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<p>Selwyn Harris / Pahrump Valley Times Lisa Hasse, a master gardener, said her new position as southern Nye County’s 4-H coordinator is both challenging and exciting. Hasse and her husband moved to the Pahrump Valley from Las Vegas. </p>

Pahrump’s 4-H Club gets new coordinator

Updated: May 20, 2016 7:01am

Pahrump’s 4-H Club is under new leadership.

Lisa Hasse began overseeing operations as the southern Nye County coordinator back in March.

This week, Hasse, who is a master gardener,...

<p>Lily Murrin and Sabrina Lutz stand in front of their camp site stationed outside of IKEA in Las Vegas. Pair camped out for four days to both receive a free sofa. Mick Akers/Pahrump Valley Times </p>

Pahrump pair camp out ahead of IKEA Las Vegas opening

Updated: May 20, 2016 6:49am

LAS VEGAS — With all the buzz surrounding the grand opening of the new IKEA store in Las Vegas, droves of eager customers lined up outside the media furniture chain’s building ahead of its opening...

Veterans Report: Airports a welcoming place for America’s veterans

Updated: May 20, 2016 7:06am

Individuals who are frequent flyers have got to be upset with the long lines at the TSA inspection gates. Actually, even occasional flyers are most likely unimpressed with the slow, laborious...

Pahrump Senior Center parking lot is venue for neighborhood yard sale

Updated: May 20, 2016 7:03am

The Pahrump Senior Center parking lot at 1300 West Basin Road is ground zero for a special Sunday yard sale from noon to 6 p.m.

Residents at the Sunset Community neighborhood now have the...

<p>Horace Langford Jr / Pahrump Valley Times - Nye County Department of Public Works Director Dave Fanning said the department will spend $550,000 to superpave the crumbling portion of Bell Vista Road that stretches east from California state line for 5.5 miles.</p>

Officials to spend $550,000 to superpave Bell Vista Road

Updated: May 20, 2016 6:49am

Nye County officials found a happy medium when trying to figure out how to fix one of the busiest roads in Pahrump.

The Nye County Department of Public Works will spend $550,000 to “...

Future of social media needs news credibility

Updated: May 20, 2016 7:07am

Forgive me for a little old-fashioned smirking when following the digital-era dilemma of Facebook having to own up to some human involvement in its tidy, algorithmic universe.


<p>The 45 students who received diplomas and certificates were congratulated with a cake at their reception dinner Monday. Courtesy of Great Basin College                                </p>

Great Basin College awards record number of certificates and degrees

Updated: May 20, 2016 6:53am

A record 611 certificates and degrees from Great Basin College were awarded this spring, with 45 of those coming from Pahrump.

The number eclipses the previous record set last year of 553...

<p>Early morning along the Bright Angel Trail, at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Deborah Wall/Special to the Pahrump Valley Times</p>

Day Trips: Bright Angel Trail a dream for many hikers

Updated: May 20, 2016 7:04am

Every hiker who has heard of it dreams of walking the Bright Angel Trail, the famous footpath that snakes from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon all the way to the Colorado River on the canyon...

<p>Selwyn Harris / Pahrump Valley Times Gusty winds and heavy smoke conditions provided a challenge to fire crews as they worked to extinguish the fire, which destroyed the motor home and caused major damage to the secondary vehicle on Wednesday on North Leslie. </p>

Fire destroys motorhome, damages second vehicle

Updated: May 20, 2016 6:58am

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Service crews were summoned to 2900 north Leslie St., for what was originally dispatched as a structure fire just after 12 p.m. on Wednesday.

Upon arrival,...

Wind advisory in affect today

Updated: May 20, 2016 6:57am

The Pahrump Valley will see a gusty start to the weekend, as a weather system will be exiting the area, kicking up winds across the valley.

Winds will blow at sustained speeds of 20 mph to...