Perea to speak at water forum

White Pine County resident Gary Perea will be one of the representatives attending the annual Central Nevada Regional Water Authority Forum, which began on Oct. 17. The forum sees presentations and panels to help discuss and inform people from across … [Read more...]

Group aims to tackle housing issues

The Economic Diversification Council held a meeting last Thursday morning to take the first steps toward addressing housing needs in White Pine County. The meeting saw members from the County Commission, City Council, City and County Building … [Read more...]

OHV Ordinance Fails During County Meeting

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The White Pine County Commission did not approve Ordinance 450, Bill No. 08-10-2013 pertaining to the operation of OHV’s on public roads because of a lack of a second. County Commissioner Mike Coster m … [Read more...]

Committee Confident About Comins Project

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The Comins Lake ad hoc committee turned in White Pine County’s grant application to the Federal Lands Access Program. The application presents a long-term plan to restore Comins Lake as a popular fishery … [Read more...]

County Accepts Shearman’s Resignation

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The White Pine County Commission accepted District Fire Chief John Shearman’s resignation during a special fire commission meeting last week. Human Resource director Kathy Ricci read the letter of r … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to Cheryl Nakashimas’ letter in the July 26-August 1 edition of the Ely Times. Regarding the “unfair” assessment of the Times building; there was initially some confusion on the part of the writer as to which … [Read more...]

County Looks to Quell Misinformation Spreading

My name is Elizabeth Frances and I am the Finance Director for White Pine County. On behalf of the White Pine County Board of County Commissioners I would like to provide factual data to the public in order to correct misinformation being provided … [Read more...]

Defendants Reviewing Lawsuit

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer With White Pine County Commissioner filing a lawsuit against Cheryl Noriega, Tim McGowan, James Adams and the Ely Jet Center on claims of defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, … [Read more...]

District Fire Chief Resigns

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer White Pine County District Fire Chief John Shearman turned in a letter of resignation to the White Pine County Commission last week. Shearman’s resignation is effective Aug. 9. Shearman confirmed t … [Read more...]

Technology Action Plan Important for County’s Future

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer White Pine County completed its technology action plan as part of its involvement in the Connected Community Engagement Program. The top goals set in the plan are to offer download speeds up to 6 Mbps … [Read more...]