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...]

Homecoming spirit

Students work behind scenes to make events happen For many students at White Pine High School, this week’s slate of homecoming events means getting to hang out at a bonfire or cheering on the football team. But the week of fun activities holds a … [Read more...]

Rand Paul visits Ely

Republican presidential candidate answers questions Kentucky Senator and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul answered questions and explained his campaign’s platform on the issues at a meet and greet event inside the Prospector Hotel … [Read more...]

On the road again

History of bi-annual race shows just how much it’s grown Special to the Ely Times It happens every May and September. The State of Nevada closes down 90 miles of Route 318 and more than 200 drivers from around the world converge on the little … [Read more...]

New monthly program highlights chamber members

When April and Andy Bath were called up for a picture inside their business, Economy Drug, they didn’t realize they were being given an award. Executive Director of the White Pine Chamber of Commerce Wayne Cameron, along with Tamera Brown of the … [Read more...]