Nevada is among four states to get U.S. Education Department approval of its plan as required under a new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA.
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After issuing an official proclamation on Aug. 1, several dozen residents, including all five Nye County commissioners came together for the first ever Purple Heart Day observance in Nye County on Monday, Aug. 7.
The Pahrump Moose Lodge is hosting a farewell party for a longtime active member of the community.
The historc town of Goldfield attracted hundreds of attendees seeking entertainment, food and prizes during its 17th annual Goldfield Days event.
Pahrump resident Annika Martin had every chance to avoid getting arrested, but she chose to escalate a recent confrontation, according to a Nye County Sheriff’s Office news release.
The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s office.
A California company wants to build a 1,600-megawatt solar energy generation facility in Nye County.
An official who will play a key role in any effort to revive the nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain was confirmed overwhelmingly by the Senate on Thursday, despite opposition from Nevada’s two senators.
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Nye was the fastest growing rural county in the West from 1980 to 2015, a recent study found.
The owners of a Pahrump family farm are taking advantage of what could become a bustling industry in the local area and the state.
The Nevada Department of Transportation plans to have a pilot car or escort vehicle safely lead motorists through the construction zone along Nevada Highway 160 between mile markers 20 and 27 in Nye County, just north of Pahrump, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Tuesday through Wednesday, Aug. 16.
Brush and structure fires, along with a series of motor vehicle collisions, challenged local fire crews over the past week.
The inaugural Purple Heart Day was observed in Nye County this week as local veterans and public officials converged on the veterans section of Chief Tecopa Cemetery on Monday. The event was approved by Nye County Commissioners in a proclamation on Aug 1., affirming Aug 7, Purple Heart Day in Nye County.
Beatty and Amargosa schools kicked off the new year under new leadership this year, and with several new faculty members.
No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Saturday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $62 million.
Although lacking some of the excitement of his first military job as a Marine Corps machine gunner, Maj. Geir Gabrielson’s latest military assignment carries far more responsibility.
The owner of a new Mexican grill was expecting to get things set up during a soft opening and prepare for an official opening day in early August.
Nye County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking any information on a possible bank robbery suspect.
With the Best in the Desert General Tire Vegas to Reno race starting in nine days, drivers are getting ready for the longest off-road race in the continental United States at 550 miles, which starts in Beatty on Aug. 18.
Death Valley National Park, 100 miles west of Las Vegas, set an unpleasant record in July with an average temperature of 107.4 degrees. That ranks as the hottest month ever in the Western Hemisphere, the National Weather Service says.
While Death Valley National Park just had the hottest July on record, Pahrump’s temperatures were not quite as high, according to the National Weather Service.
The first day back to school for kids in the Nye County School District was a success for many parents around the valley.