Suicide Prevention Walk makes stop in Ely

The Ely Times More than 75 people attended the Suicide Prevention Walk this past Saturday. This was the 11th year for the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention Walk but this was a first time for it to be held in Ely. Other communities such as … [Read more...]

Nevada tribes enter compact to enter marijuana business

Special to The Ely Times Nevada tribes are getting into the marijuana industry by following a successful model from a nearby state. The Ely Shoshone Tribe and the Yerington Paiute Tribes are the first to enter into marijuana compacts in the … [Read more...]

Senator makes stop in Ely

By Geri Wopschall  Special to The ElyTimes  U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto completed a month-long tour of Nevada’s rural communities that included a stop in Ely on Monday. In her meetings with local leaders and community members, Cortez … [Read more...]

Illegal dump site in Lund part of BLM’s cleanup day event

  At the White Pine County Commission held on Wednesday, Aug. 23, Commissioner Carol McKenzie put on the agenda to discuss the unlawful disposal of solid waste or sewage. McKenzie said “the reason for this is, that at the south end u … [Read more...]

Bikers roar through Ely

If you heard a lot of loud noise and saw more motorcyles in town than usual, that’s because approximately 300 motorcyling American Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members rode through Ely on Tuesday, Aug. 15, on their way to Reno f … [Read more...]

Wild horse auction slated

  The White Pine County Fair is bringing something new to this years event. The Bureau of Land Management and Nevada Department of Corrections, Silver State Industries on Saturday, Aug.19, will host a saddle-trained wild horse and … [Read more...]

Judge hears arguments in water pipeline fight

By Howard Watts  Special to The Ely Times On Monday, US District Court Judge  Andrew  Gordon heard arguments in a lawsuit seeking to block a proposal by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) from building a 300-mile long pipeline  to ext … [Read more...]

Discussion heated on ambulance dispatch issues

The White Pine County Commission meeting recessed its meeting for a special meeting of the White Pine County Fire Commission, Wednesday, July 26. Commissioner Shane Bybee resigned as Fire Commission liason for the Fire District, which led into a … [Read more...]

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...]