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The games keep the kids engaged by using a lot of water, but they also teach the kids about the dangers of gangs.  Horace Langford / Pahrump Valley Times

GREAT Games showers local kids with fun and games

Updated: Jul 27, 2015 8:19am

The annual GREAT Games ran last week at J.G. Johnson Elementary School with close to 200 kids from all over the valley.

The GREAT Games have entertained youth in Pahrump for the past 18...

Residents and volunteers take part in VEA's  Fill the Bucket Truck Drive last year, which brought in a record haul of 31 buckets of school supplies, equivalent to 449.5 cubic feet. Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

VEA to host annual Fill the Bucket Drive Aug. 1

Updated: Jul 27, 2015 8:17am

Valley Electric Association, Inc. is set to hold its annual back to school drive next week.

In an effort to provide valuable support for local students, Valley Electric, a member-owned...

Resident Andy Alberti, on left in yellow, gives a slideshow to the Nye County Commission on Tuesday arguing that moving the county seat to Pahrump from Tonopah would reduce costs, improve efficiency and increase government accountability and transparency. Daria Sokolova/Pahrump Valley Times

Resident’s desire to move county seat finds little support

Updated: Jul 27, 2015 8:05am

A Pahrump resident wants to pursue his idea to move the county seat to Pahrump even after officials exhibited little enthusiasm for his idea.

In his 10-minute presentation to Nye County...

Entertainment Schedule • July 24-30

Jul 24, 2015 2:01pm

Live Music


- Monte Nowland on the piano, 5 to 10 p.m., Stockman'€™s Steakhouse Lounge, Pahrump Nugget, 751-6500.


- Randy Anderson, 7 p.m.,...

Remote access to the DashPass system will remain in Pahrump while DMV officials have eliminated the program in the Las Vegas area.  Selwyn Harris/Pahrump Valley Times

DMV to retain remote notification system in Pahrump

Updated: Jul 25, 2015 8:13am

Pahrump'€™s DMV will continue operating the DashPass system, even though the state'€™s Department of Motor Vehicles offices announced it is eliminating the service in some metro areas.


A governor's son who had so much and lost it all

Updated: Jul 27, 2015 8:11am

Not many years ago, Jeffrey Guinn was the high-flying head of Aspen Financial Services.

He parlayed the booming Southern Nevada construction economy and his status as a son of popular former...

Assumptions made in critical letter wrong

Updated: Jul 27, 2015 8:13am

This is in reply to a letter to the editor on July 15, 2015 from Cathy Girard. Let'€™s me say this for the assumptions you made in your letter Mrs. Girard.

First, you say the town let the...

Vandals destroyed property at the site off Basin Avenue where the Pahrump Valley Model Aviators meet to perform their hobby each week. Club President Larry Chapman said club-member fees will pay for the repairs. Selwyn Harris/Pahrump Valley Times

Vandals strike Murphy Park, again

Updated: Jul 27, 2015 8:04am

"€œWe are just 27 guys trying to keep our hobby going."

Those words are from local resident Larry Chapman, president of the Pahrump Valley Model Aviators Club, who was busy Wednesday morning...

Grant Odegard hits a ball for the Pahrump Connie Mack Trojans 14U team. The team finished in the playoffs in their first year playing Connie Mack ball.    Charlotte Uyeno / Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

Connie Mack 14U team makes playoffs

Updated: Jul 27, 2015 8:29am

The Trojans 14U Connie Mack baseball team made the playoffs as the eighth seed.

The team played in a double elimination tournament at Centennial High School in Las Vegas and lost the first...

A man shoots off a gun as part of the Civil War reenactment at last year’s Goldfield Days event. This year’s event takes place Friday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 2.  Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

15th annual Goldfield Days brings 3 days of events

Updated: Jul 27, 2015 8:20am

The 15th annual Goldfield Days Celebration and Land Auction is set to take place next weekend in the historic mining town.

The three-day event takes place July 31 to Aug. 2 throughout the...