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Lawmaker: Nuclear waste solution must include Yucca Mountain

Lawmaker: Nuclear waste solution must include Yucca Mountain

Feb 21, 2017 9:02pm

WASHINGTON — Yucca Mountain continues to be considered by a Republican lawmaker on a key congressional panel to be part of a comprehensive solution to the continuing problem of storing nuclear...

Federal approval of VEA transmission line sale on hold

Federal approval of VEA transmission line sale on hold

Feb 21, 2017 9:02pm

Valley Electric Association’s nearly $200 million sale of its high-voltage system to Chicago-based GridLiance Holdco will likely be delayed from its original closing date due to “political change...

Balloon festival returns as organizers watch the weather

Balloon festival returns as organizers watch the weather

Feb 21, 2017 9:02pm

Organizers of the Pahrump Balloon Festival have one major consideration regarding the upcoming event weekend - the wind.

“We are praying for good weather with no winds,” said Vicky Hilling,...

California Lottery • Feb. 18

California Lottery • Feb. 18

Feb 21, 2017 9:02pm

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 $14 million.

The winning numbers were:

18 27...

Violent collision snarls traffic along Highway 160

Violent collision snarls traffic along Highway 160

Feb 21, 2017 9:02pm

At least two people were transported to Desert View Hospital following a two-vehicle collision at Bell Vista Avenue at Highway 160 just after 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The initial...

Generous community donation of apples comes from big truck crash

Generous community donation of apples comes from big truck crash

Feb 21, 2017 9:02pm

If the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” rings true, there will be many doctors in the Pahrump Valley with a lot of time on their hands this month.

Last Tuesday, the Nevada...

Cybersecurity top concern for Nevada officials

Cybersecurity top concern for Nevada officials

Feb 21, 2017 8:02pm

A Nevada homeland security panel declared Friday that cybersecurity is priority No. 1.

The Nevada Commission of Homeland Security, which includes two-dozen members including Gov. Brian...

County support of bill to abolish water district to continue

County support of bill to abolish water district to continue

Feb 21, 2017 8:02pm

The county will continue to back a bill that seeks to abolish the Nye County Water District after a split vote on Tuesday.

Commissioner Butch Borasky said the intent with his vote during the...

Burke: Signs, signs, everywhere signs

Feb 21, 2017 8:02pm

What do visitors first see when they drive into Pahrump from Las Vegas on Highway 160?

Lots and lots of signs.

Big signs, little signs, new signs, old signs, homemade signs,...

Letter: Thank you from Shadow Mountain Quilters

Feb 21, 2017 8:02pm

Thank you to the Show Committee and to the many Shadow Mountain Quilters volunteers who worked long hours to make the Pins & Needles Quilt & Needlework Show such a beautiful and fun event...

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