Federal judge rules against Baker GID

Two weeks ago, a federal judge in Reno issued a significant ruling on a county level challenge to federal conservation policy, and a local infrastructure issue played a significant part in the proceedings. On Jan. 5, United States District Judge … [Read more...]

Local priest serves Vegas homeless

  By the time Father John McShane arrived in Ely in 2013, he had become well accustomed to the “Frontier Parish,” spending more than 20 years as a Catholic priest across Nevada’s rural interior. “I love the beauty of the area,” he … [Read more...]

Ely City Council to have special strategic meeting

On Friday, Jan. 8, the Ely City Council will convene a special meeting at the Jailhouse restaurant. The purpose of the 9 a.m. meeting is to create and possibly adopt a strategic plan for the city, including a mission statement and a vision statement, … [Read more...]

Snow for Christmas

Another Pacific storm system drove low pressure, moisture and cold temperatures across the Sierra Nevada and into the Great Basin on Tuesday, Dec. 22, blanketing the area with record breaking snowfall and temperatures well below … [Read more...]

Great Basin National Park gets observatory

  Great Basin National Park is getting a world class telescope and observatory. The national park’s foundation has surpassed its fundraising goal of $480,000, which will be used to purchase and build a research-grade PlaneWave CDK700 … [Read more...]

City Council and County Commission reach a temporary solution on fire services

On Dec. 10 the Ely City Council, along with the Ely Liquor Licensing Board and White Pine Historical Railroad Foundation, held their regular twice-monthly meeting at the Ely Volunteer Fire Hall. Among the topics discussed and acted upon were … [Read more...]

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...]