Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services had a substantial year-to-year increase in the number of service calls in 2016, according to the department’s annual report.
CARSON CITY — State lawmakers got a crash course Tuesday on Nevada’s complicated water laws as they prepare to consider several bills dealing with the most precious resource in the driest state in the nation.
The Nevada Department of Transportation will undertake $8.7 million in highway improvements in Nye County, according to a press release.
The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s office.
The Nevada Highway Patrol issued a scam alert Wednesday warning of fraudulent callers soliciting donations and making threats on the behalf of state trooper organizations.
An impromptu family reunion took place this week in Pahrump for the birthday of resident Carmen McFarland, who turned 104 years old this month.
It’s that time of year again when the asses run wild at the high school for the annual donkey basketball game and we are not talking about the students.
CARSON CITY — Business owners and low-wage workers jammed hearing rooms in both ends of the state Wednesday to face off over a bill to raise Nevada’s minimum wage.
CARSON CITY — It’s too late for Valentine’s Day, but you can shop for next year’s gift at the state treasurer office’s second annual online auction of unclaimed property.
For the second time in six weeks, the region is mourning the loss of area residents killed in a traffic wreck.
Beatty resident Kristy Turner said that her family of four was sound asleep early Friday morning, Feb. 10, when the barking of their dog, Calypso, woke them up.
Lexi Gil will be the one factor that will have to be in rare form for the Hornets to advance in the playoffs. The lead scorer and top player for Beatty has been one of the reasons the Hornets are playing another playoff game.
OVERTON—The Lady Trojans had an off game and that can’t happen in the playoffs. Moapa Valley ran away with the game, winning the Class 3A quarterfinal playoff game 42-24 on Wednesday night.
A look at the future: During the quarterfinal playoff game between the Lady Trojans and Moapa Valley on Wednesday night, Trojans coach Bob Hopkins found his team too far behind in points (they lost 42-24) and so he played as many junior varsity players as he could.
Jacob Oseguera scored 35 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Hornets past Word of Life, 57-51, on Wednesday in Beatty.
Senior Lexi Gil’s 28 points helped the Lady Hornets easily defeat Word of Life, 65-28, in the Class 1A Southern Region quarterfinal game on Wednesday at Beatty.
The Las Vegas Area Council’s annual Mountain Man Rendezvous returned to David Spicer’s ranch in Beatty again last weekend, with around 2,000 Boy Scouts and leaders participating in a wide variety of mountain man and Native American themed activities. The weather was cool and damp, but, as one staff member put it, “It’s mountain man. Mountain men have to cope.”
Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area should be considered a must-see place by every outdoor person in Southern Nevada. Handily located at the southern tip of Nevada, the park was established in 1996, directly on the Colorado River south of Laughlin’s Casino Drive.
Turns out, Mother was right. There are lots of reasons to start your day with a proper breakfast. By proper, I mean breakfasts that don’t have frosting. Breakfast starts the day with essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals that improve strength, endurance and brain function. People who eat a healthy breakfast reduce hunger throughout the day, which helps them make better food choices at other meals.
If I am to believe the deluge of calls to my cell phone this week I have some real problems that need to be addressed.
If you’re a conservative like me, your knee-jerk reaction to any suggestion of changing our presidential elections to a national popular vote isn’t just no, but … “Heck (or stronger), no!” After all, Al Gore and Hillary Clinton both won the popular vote but lost the elections under the current system, right?
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