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...]

Layoffs hit Robinson

Commodity prices force more efficient operations The Robinson Nevada Mining Company, owned and operated by KGHM International Ltd.,  has announced that the Robinson Mine will lay off 36 positions as part of a restructuring the mine’s operation to … [Read more...]

More cuts as school starts

Changes in state legislature add to budget problems As the new school year began on Aug. 24, school faculties around the White Pine County School District began another year of trying to achieve more with less. According to School District … [Read more...]

White Pine County Fair

Annual Fair and Horse Races expected to draw crowds Outside of Fourth of July weekend, the White Pine County Fair and Horse Races on Aug. 22 and 23 will be the biggest draw for locals and tourists alike all year. This year’s  annual event is … [Read more...]

End of an era

Cattlewomens BBQ hands off tradition to firefighters The Cattlewomens barbecue has become an annual tradition ever since the organization of ranching women started it in 1970, when they were called the White Pine Cowbells. Then in 1990, the … [Read more...]