Snow Creek Fire Update

Size: 1,119 acres Percent Contained: 60% Resources: 2 helicopters, 1 water tender, 2 engines, 1 Type 1 hand crew, 1 Type 2 hand crew Total Personnel: 62 The 1,119-acre Snow Creek Fire in the Goshute Canyon Wilderness, 60-plus miles north … [Read more...]

NPRI Releases Report

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The Nevada Policy Research Institute released a special report last week about the history of federal lands in Nevada. NPRI vice president Steve Miller wrote the report, which looks at the state’s … [Read more...]

Snow Creek Fire Update

Size: 1,119 acres Percent Contained: 50% Resources: 2 helicopters, 1 water tender, 3 engines, 1 Type 1 hand crew, 2 Type 2 hand crews Total Personnel: 100 The 1,119-acre Snow Creek Fire is 50-percent contained. Full containment of the … [Read more...]

Ash Springs Recreation Site Closed for public safety

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District, Caliente Field Office has closed the Ash Springs Recreation Site until further notice to provide for public safety. “Unauthorized modifications made to the pool by members of the public have … [Read more...]

State senators have different agendas

By Thomas Mitchell Nevada’s junior senator, Dean Heller, took to the floor of the Senate earlier this month to berate the sweeping abuses and arrogance of federal bureaucrats in general and specifically the federal satraps who tried to bankrupt … [Read more...]

BLM Begins Emergency Wild Horse Gather

The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Caliente Field Office began an emergency helicopter gather on July 23, to relocate 50 wild horses threatened by severe drought from the Seaman Herd Area to off-range pastures and facilities. Worsening … [Read more...]

BLM to Remove 1,300 Wild Horses this Summer

RENO — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they plan to remove only 1,300 wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens. Overall, they intend to remove about … [Read more...]

BLM Land Sale Raises $15,800

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District, Schell Field Office held a public auction on Wednesday, July 10, selling three parcels of agency-administered public lands totaling approximately 26.39 acres to Lee Pearson, of Lincoln County, Nev., … [Read more...]

BLM Responds to Season’s First Significant Fires

The Black Fire is burning in the Highland Ridge Wilderness near the Great Basin National Park. (Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management)

The Bureau of Land Management responded to three fires in recent weeks, the first fires of significance size this fire season, Tye Peterson said. The Eight Mile Fire was 50 percent contained as of press day, burning 5,700 acres in the South Pahroc … [Read more...]

BLM Completes Horse Gather at Seaman Herd

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The Bureau of Land Management completed its emergency wild horse gather in late July in the Seaman Herd area, located about 100 miles south of Ely. The BLM watched the area since the middle of June … [Read more...]

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