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...]

Second town hall addresses veteran’s needs

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times A second Veteran’s Town Hall meeting was held this past Monday at the Convention Center. While there was definitely more seating, and the usage of a microphone so everyone could hear, it appeared t … [Read more...]

City, county discuss service consolidation

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Ely City Council held a special meeting last Tuesday to approve an Interlocal Agreement that would combine the city and county fire departments. With a unanimous vote, and each council member in … [Read more...]

Kihuen visits with Ely vets

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Ely Times was invited to a closed door meeting with Ruben Kihuen, the U.S. Representative for Nevada’s 4th congressional district who was here to discuss ongoing issues with the Veteran’s Adm … [Read more...]

New judge given health insurance benefits

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times In the Ely City Council meeting last week, the Council approved by a unanimous vote to give Judge Mike Coster insurance benefits. The job announcement that had originally ran for the Municipal Court … [Read more...]

Ely veterans have volunteer advocate

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times After the Veteran’s Administration Town Hall meeting last week, it was discovered that Ely has a Nevada Veteran’s Advocate located at the JOB Connect office. The program began in January of this yea … [Read more...]

Still lots of questions for veterans despite meeting

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times More than 250 veterans, their spouses, friends and elected officials in the community came out to the Veterans Town Hall meeting on Monday, April 3. There was not enough room for all attendees. … [Read more...]

Denny’s diner coming to Hotel Nevada soon

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times Denny’s, America’s diner has officially announced they are coming to Ely. The Cafe in the Hotel Nevada closed it’s doors last Thursday. The entrance has been boarded up while Denny’s renovates the … [Read more...]

Locals vie to turn trash into treasures

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times We all know that you’re supposed to reduce, reuse and recycle, but for artists, reuse and recycle often have totally different meaning than they do for the rest of us. Some artists specialize in making … [Read more...]

Justice center plan undergoing scrutiny

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The White Pine County Commission and Ely City Council can’t see eye to eye on the transfer of the city’s portion of the land to the county  so that a Community Justice Center can be constructed on the p … [Read more...]