Rash of car accidents in White Pine County

  Two separate accidents that occurred in one week, resulted in one fatality, and one with severe injuries. On Wednesday, July 12, a four car pile up resulted in a motorhome being sandwiched in between two tractor trailer vehicles. One … [Read more...]

Treasurer calls for city to go into ‘survival mode’

  Jeanette Trask, Ely’s City Treasurer sent a letter dated July 6 to Mayor Melody VanCamp, City Council members and the City Administrator Bob Switzer addressing concerns with the city’s general fund. Trask was hired on with the city on Mar … [Read more...]

Veterans get big hand from parade spectators

White Pine County residents celebrated the 4th of July holiday with a spectacular parade that filled Aultman street with floats, vintage automobiles and trucks, horse teams, politicians and kids, while hundreds of devotees lined the highway, cheering … [Read more...]

New business has avalanche of clients

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times Ely Sno has only been open a month, but it has already broken a national record for being a new dealer with the franchise to sell a record-breaking number of Sno’s the first Saturday of op … [Read more...]

Bathtub races unique to Ely

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times Some float. Some don’t. Some flip over and take everyone inside with them. They are bath tub boats, built to survive and compete on the still waters of Cave Lake, and for the organizers and p … [Read more...]

Commissioners discuss jail, courthouse project

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The White Pine County Commission held their commission meeting this past Wednesday. One of the agenda items was to decide which project they were going to work on, the jail or the … [Read more...]

Courthouse or jail? That is the question

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The White Pine County Commission will now have to decide if they are going to remodel the jail or the courthouse. A special commission meeting was held on Tuesday, June 6, to discuss the outcome of … [Read more...]

Employment contracts draw heated debate

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times There was not a seat to spare at last week’s Ely City Council meeting. With two particular agenda items that were ironically last on the agenda had a lot of citizens of Ely frustrated and co … [Read more...]

Bobcats win state titles

After winning the 2A Southern Regional track meet, the White Pine girls repeated as 2A state champions for the fifth consecutive year, and the Bobcat boys tied with Lincoln County for the championship last weekend at Foothill High in … [Read more...]

Baker was water watchdog for county

Dean Baker was a rancher, pilot,  family man, a businessman, but most people knew him as a watchdog, to the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Dean passed away Saturday, May 13th at a St. George, Utah, hospital from complications from Alzheimer’s di … [Read more...]