Civic sorority donates to local causes

The Laureate Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi presents a check to the Nye County School District’s Homeless Activity Fund. The group gives an annual check to the fund, as well as a yearly check to the Salvation Army.

Divas: Pinecones: From debris to decor

If you choose to hunt and gather wild pinecones, you’ll need to prepare them before you use them for crafts. They need to be dried, de-sapped and de-bugged. (Unless you’d like gold spray-painted spiders running through your house, very sparkly!) There are two ways: wash or bake.

News

Nevada Secretary of State has final say in calling statewide recount

CARSON CITY — A recount of ballots in select precincts from five Nevada counties sought by a last-place presidential contender will not automatically trigger a statewide recount, even if the stipulated one percent discrepancy is found, a state election official said Wednesday.

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Entertainment

Divas: Let’s be thankful for leftovers!

Besides being thankful for our blessings and time spent with loved ones, leftovers are probably the best part of Thanksgiving. Here’s a recipe for a hearty soup that uses every last bit of your leftovers, even the stuffing. In our home, we call this “Thanksgiving Soup” and look forward to it each year.

Divas: Pinecones: From debris to decor

If you choose to hunt and gather wild pinecones, you’ll need to prepare them before you use them for crafts. They need to be dried, de-sapped and de-bugged. (Unless you’d like gold spray-painted spiders running through your house, very sparkly!) There are two ways: wash or bake.

Opinion

Veterans Reporter: Landmines, buried unexploded munitions at highest point in decade

The Department of Veterans Affairs clinic that recently opened here in Pahrump was a welcome addition to the town for veterans and their families who have been wounded or otherwise need medical care. I was at the ribbon cutting for the original clinic years ago, and that was greeted with open arms. But with the advent of the Middle East wars, it soon became overwhelmed with patients.

Myers: Nevadans challenge authority

Each election I collect campaign materials from around Nevada and elsewhere. It helps to stay up on the techniques employed in them. I save television spots, leaflets, whatever. I send out requests to friends to save me their campaign mail pieces from the last couple of weeks of each campaign.

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