Future bright for City Hall

Committee begins planning to renovate historic landmark The Mayor’s City Hall Committee held there first meeting on July 16 to begin the planning stages of what to do with the old City Hall building that sits in downtown. The committee discussed … [Read more...]

City sues railroad partner

Lawsuit against S&S Shortline surprises management board As the Ely City Council prepares to vote on accepting the dismissal of the lawsuit brought forth against them by the Nevada Northern Railroad’s Management Board at its next meeting, the … [Read more...]

Veterans honored on Fourth

Memorial foundation receives recognition from senator As the water from the heavy but brief rains subsided and the crowded bar area of the golf course began to clear, everyone’s mind turned to the past. As a poem that was written and read by … [Read more...]

Alumni return home

All class reunion just one part of event-filled holiday weekend Most class reunions allow old friends and classmates to see each other again after being apart for years. Not many class reunions come with a parade. After all the planning and … [Read more...]

Midway files bankruptcy

Miners laid off as activities are suspended at Pan Mine Project Midway Gold suspended mining activities at their Pan mine site on Friday and announced a reduction in the mining projects workforce. On Monday, Midway Gold announced that the company … [Read more...]

Disincorporation bill vetoed

Governor Sandoval stops senate bill to put question on 2017 ballot   Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval put an end to a senate bill that would have put an “advisory question” on the City of Ely’s 2017 general election ballot asking city … [Read more...]

Tubs on the water

Tour and Recreation board seeks more participants for races Some float. Some don’t Some flip over and take everyone inside with them. They are bath tub boats, built to survive and compete on the still waters of Cave Lake, and for the organizers … [Read more...]

New faces join City Council

Van Camp retained as Mayor, O’Brien and Gardner finish in tie Some new faces will be joining the Ely City council and retained Mayor Melody Van Camp after city voters made their voices heard in the 2015 City of Ely General Election on Tuesday. Pat … [Read more...]

Decision time in Ely

City election to take place at Convention Center on June 2   After the radio shows, candidate forums, Facebook discussions and deluge of signage, the general election for the City of Ely will finally determine who will be sitting in … [Read more...]

Ladycats make history

Girls track team first in school history to win three straight titles   The White Pine High School girls track and field team have become accustomed to setting records this year. The triple jump school record was broken, and then broken … [Read more...]