City Council hires Sears and Briggs

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The Ely City Council voted to hire attorney Richard Sears to handle civil and adminsrative duties of the City Attorney’s office and hired Kevin Briggs to handle the criminal prosecution side of the City … [Read more...]

City Council Votes to Give Dog Owners 30 days to License Pets

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The Ely City Council voted to approve granting dog owners 30 days (from Aug. 22) to update shots and obtain licenses for any unlicensed dogs they may own during its meeting last Thursday. “I would … [Read more...]

City Council Hires Rogan as City Treasurer

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The Ely City Council voted to hire Ely resident Jennifer Rogan as its City Treasurer during its meeting last Thursday. The city received five applications for the position, three of which were … [Read more...]

City Appoints Interim Public Works Director

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The Ely City Council voted unanimously to appoint Ron Jenkins as the interim Public Works Director during a special meeting last Thursday. The appointment comes after the council’s decision to look … [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...]