Annual Tree Auction Raises $11,000

On Friday, Dec. 4 the Bristlecone Convention Center hosted its annual Christmas Tree Auction, raising a total of $11,000, which will go to the Great Basin Service Club. Executive Director Ed Spear auctioned a total of 19 trees and several other … [Read more...]

Christmas tree auction, crafters festival and parade

By Meg Rhoads Special to the Times The Bristlecone Convention Center is overflowing with Christmas spirit. The Festival of Trees opened to the public on Friday November 27th, followed by the Annual Holiday Fashion Show & Luncheon on … [Read more...]

Next Generation Leahy coming to Ely

Coming from Ontario, Canada join The Next Generation Leahy as they share the magic of Christmas with you at this year’s annual Tree Auction. Doug Leahy and his wife Jennifer, together with their children, bring over three generations of Leahy … [Read more...]

Baby it’s cold outside! Get ready for winter

Get ready. Can you feel it? Yes indeed, winter is coming. The recent cold weather is a friendly reminder that winter is almost here. Of course, the fact that most of White Pine County is located at an altitude of 6,000 feet and above sometimes … [Read more...]

Honoring our Veterans

Fifth annual Veterans’ ceremony memorial held The fifth annual Veterans’ Memorial ceremony was held at White Pine High School on Tuesday, Nov. 10. The event is held to honor and keep the memory alive of local veterans who served our country … [Read more...]

A Ghoulishly Good Halloween in Ely

Garrett Estrada photos Tara Klaas stands in front of her business handing out candy to trick-or-treaters walking up and down Aultman Street for Trick-or-treat the streets. A witch holding a human skull was just one of the creepy company that … [Read more...]

Ghost stories

Old buildings in an old town lead to spooky specters   Old buildings tend to make noise. Creaking floorboards, screeching door hinges and the sounds that come along with near century old craftsmanship all make for a great atmosphere for … [Read more...]

Trustees make progress

John Gianoli reappointed to NNRy management board City of Ely Administrative Assistant Jennifer Lee had to take a moment to catch her breath. She had just read a stack of letters sent into the special meeting of the Ely City Council on Monday as … [Read more...]

The council of chaos

Special meeting called for after botched nominations Around five hours into a well attended meeting of the Ely City Council, after an hour of public comment and several hours of interviews, it came time for Mayor Melody Van Camp to make her first … [Read more...]

What to do with bullies

Anti-bullying groups form as parents grow frustrated “It’s not fair and it’s not right that the teachers didn’t try to stop it.” That’s what Tami Key felt when she found out from her 12-year-old daughter that she had been bullied in her math … [Read more...]