BREAKING NEWS! Council orders fire department not to cross city borders

The Ely City Council voted to stop sending it's fire personnel (paid staff and volunteers) to emergency situations outside the city limits after a contract agreement with White Pine County terminated at midnight last night. According to Fire Chief … [Read more...]

Donation to athletic programs

The All Class Reunion Committee presented checks to help fund the athletic program at both White Pine Middle School and White Pine High School on June 20. The checks were in the amount of $500 for the middle school and $1,000 for the high school. … [Read more...]

Great Bathtub Races return to Cave Lake State Park

By Marty Bachman The Great Bathtub Races will be held at Cave Lake State Park on Saturday, with vendors open at 11 a.m. and bathtub racing beginning at 3 p.m. Rubber Ducky, canoe and kayak races begin shortly after the bathtub races have … [Read more...]

Hotel Nevada to sponsor new mural

By Marty Bachman   The suggested theme of the mural will be, “Where the world met and became one,” and will pay homage to women of eight different ethnicities that have contributed to the town’s history and made it accepting of all … [Read more...]

Friday Fun Days kick off annual WP Chamber activities

By Marty Bachman   It was a beautiful warm, sunny spring day that met the dozens of people who attended White Pine Chamber of Commerce’s first Fun Friday of the year last week at Sculpture Park on Aultman. There were a variety of … [Read more...]

Fallen soldiers remembered at Memorial Day ceremonies

By Marty Bachman Memorial Day service was held at the war memorial on the lawn of the downtown courthouse Monday morning, with many Ely citizens, dignitaries and veterans on hand to celebrate the lives of local fallen soldiers and the many who … [Read more...]

White Pine Class of 2016

By Marty Bachman T he White Pine High School Class of 2016 took center stage Tuesday night, to the applause and approval of an audience of proud teachers, administrators, parents and friends. The evening was live and festive, beginning with … [Read more...]

Ely City Council passes ordinance using room tax funds for infrastructure

By Kay Lynn Roberts-McMurray Ely Staff Writer At the May 12 Ely City Council meeting, there was much discussion about the proposed city ordinance 689, which would allow the city of Ely to use room tax funds for infrastructure projects instead … [Read more...]

Ely airport – a look back in time

Dan Netcher put articles in the Ely Times on April 1 and on May 13, 2011. “The headlines in the White Pine News on July 6, 1913. This marks the first time that aircraft flew in Ely and only the second time aircraft flew in the State of … [Read more...]

Art Auction raises money for local scholarships

  About 50 people attended a dinner and auction at the Bristlecone Convention Center on April 29. Nevada’s Chapter C of the Philanthropic Education Organization hosted the auction and raised over $4,500 to be used for local … [Read more...]