EDC makes recommendations to address housing issues

The White Pine County Economic Diversification Council (EDC) held a special workshop meeting aimed at looking at and fixing issues facing housing availability in White Pine County. The EDC voted to approve sending a recommendation to the Ely City … [Read more...]

Ely City Council looking to post codes online

The Ely City Council voted to table consideration to contract with Sterling Codifiers to make Ely City Codes available online to do price comparisons on different services. Councilman Marty Westland put the item on the agenda. “The reason for this … [Read more...]

Rebels Prepare in Ely for 2013 Football Season

Players celebrate after intercepting a pass. UNLV will practice in Ely through Aug. 21. (Staff photo by Lukas Eggen)

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer For the UNLV football team, the 2013 season is a chance to break through. After a 2012 season that saw the Rebels make strides on the field, but struggled to finish games, this season provides a chance … [Read more...]

White Pine Fire Update: Aug. 12

Public is asked to drive with caution due to fire vehicles and personnel working in the area. Cause: Lightning Start Date: July 5, 2013 Size: 1,292 Containment: 0% Location: Approximately 40 miles southwest of Ely, in the Currant … [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...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for July 1-8 Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter … [Read more...]

Forest Service Manages White Pine Fire, Orders Additional Resources

Area residents and motorists may occasionally see smoke from the lightning-ignited White Pine Fire that is burning in the Currant Mountain Wilderness, about 40 miles southwest of Ely.  The 385-acre fire poses no threat to human life or property, but … [Read more...]

Election Editorial

By Jon Hickman Abraham Lincoln said “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” The City of Ely has elected three new city councilmen, Randy Lee, Sam Hanson and Bruce Setterstrom. Gone are … [Read more...]