Last week’s rain is being replaced with sunny skies for the 4th Annual Pahrump Balloon Festival this weekend.
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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.
Almost all of Nye County is in an extremely dry area when compared to the rest of the state, the latest data from the Western Regional Climate Center shows.
The rains keep coming to the desert, this time to disrupt some people’s Presidents Day weekend plans.
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.
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.
The Nevada Department of Transportation will undertake $8.7 million in highway improvements in Nye County, according to a press release.
The owner of a south end fitness club is lamenting the closure of the facility.
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.
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.
The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s office.
Amid concerns for the future of the Amargosa Opera House, friends and business associates of Marta Becket, the 92-year-old legendary dancer and artist who died on Jan. 30, say they are working to rectify bookkeeping errors that put the corporation’s nonprofit status in jeopardy.
The Nye County personnel policy manual that contains changes to the employment of relatives rules has a criminal violation, according to the Nye County District’s Attorney’s Office.
Nye County approved resolutions that allowed augmentation of ending balances of various county funds.
CARSON CITY — Bills passed Feb. 8 by a Senate committee expand membership of the Nevada Veterans Service Commission and set procedures for disposing of memorabilia left at state veteran memorials.
A resident is asking for a judicial review of the Pahrump Regional Planning Commission’s decision that prohibited him from keeping a trailer on his property.
LAS VEGAS — Defiant cattle rancher Cliven Bundy tossed court orders out the window of his truck and tried to pay grazing fees to Clark County instead of the federal government, a Justice Department lawyer testified Monday as prosecutors began to establish the chain of events that led to an armed standoff in Bunkerville in 2014.
DEATH VALLEY JUNCTION, California — Artists aren’t the only ones who found inspiration in desert dancer Marta Becket.
Reno-based Shaw Engineering has been hired to develop potential project costs and describe the benefits of the projects related to the Basin 162 Groundwater Management Plan.
Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson wants to prevent any city or county in Nevada from becoming a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants.
CARSON CITY — The Nevada Supreme Court adopted a professional conduct rule Friday, advising attorneys to tread carefully when it comes to marijuana.
CARSON CITY – A proposal was introduced Monday in the Nevada Legislature to nearly double the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.
A series of motor vehicle collisions and structure fires made for a busy start of the month for area first responders.