Group brings unique sound to Sights, Sounds and Smells of Christmas

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By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer As the Sights, Sounds and Smells of Christmas gets ready to kick off its events this Friday, the events will culminate on Dec. 6 with the Christmas Tree auction and a performance by re:Voiced, a five-member … [Read more...]

Native Americans retrace historic walk

A group of Native Americans passed through Ely on their way from Washington D.C. to Alcatraz in San Francisco. (Lukas Eggen photo)

  By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer In 1978, the United States Congress considered 11 bills that would abolish many sovereign indigenous rights. In protest, people belonging to Native American tribes walked from San Francisco to … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s office receives reports of explosive devices

The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office over the last several weeks received reports of explosive devices being set off in the Ely area. Several of the devices had been placed near a local school. No damage or injuries had been reported. On November … [Read more...]

Great Basin National Park announces new winter hours

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Great Basin National Park Superintendent Steven Mietz announced the hours of operation and scheduled tours for the Lehman Caves Visitor Center at Great Basin National Park. Starting Dec. 2, Lehman Caves Visitor Center will operate five days a week, … [Read more...]

Task Force works to gather facts

The Nevada Land Management Task Force will hold a public meeting on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. Created by AB 227 during the 2013 Nevada Legislative session, the Task Force is researching the possible transfer of public lands from the federal government to … [Read more...]

Operation Christmas Child opens Ely center

Shoeboxes like these will be delivered to children around the world becaus of Operation Christmas Child. (Courtesy of Samaratin’s Purse)

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer As the holiday season kicks into high gear, Operation Christmas Child is hoping to gather toys, school supplies, hygiene and notes of encouragement for children around the world during its National Collection … [Read more...]

BLM releases statement on sage grouse land use plan

The Bureau of Land Management released its draft Environmental Impact Statement for its land use plan in Nevada and Northeastern California concerning greater sage grouse. The public will be allowed to make comments on the draft EIS until Jan. 29, … [Read more...]

Judge rules on defamation lawsuits

Senior District Judge Charles Thompson ruled on the motion to dismiss the defamation cases filed by County Commissioners John Lampro and Mike Lemich against Cheryl Noriega, James Adams and Timothy McGowan. The trio filed a petition to recall the … [Read more...]

County Commission votes to support BLM lawsuit

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The White Pine County Commission voted to donate $5,000 to support the Nevada Association of Counties regarding the lawsuit that would require the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada to bring the wild horse and burro populations on public rangelands … [Read more...]

Veterans Day ceremony

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White Pine High School will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 10 a.m. on Nov. 6. During the ceremony, the memorial honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice will be unveiled. A special medal honoring those surviving White Pine World War II … [Read more...]

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