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Former Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO Salli Kerr was elected to its board of directors on Wednesday. She joins incumbent Sue Bai and others on the 9-member board. Horace Landgford Jr./Pahrump Valley Times

Chamber of commerce adds pair to board of directors

Nov 20, 2015 11:11am

The Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce filled two seats on its nine-person board of directors during an election dinner mixer Wednesday.

Incumbent Sue Bai and former chamber CEO Salli Kerr...

Karen Frost and Pastor John A. Biggs of Saved by Grace Lutheran Church hold gift boxes containing clothing, toiletries and a gift. The boxes will provide comfort for thousands of children in third-world countries. Selwyn Harris/Pahrump Valley Times

Churches give to some of the world’s most needy

Nov 20, 2015 11:11am

With just over a month until Christmas, several local churches have come together providing the gift of hope to the planet's less fortunate populations.

Operation Christmas Child is a...

Retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate, Ben Carson addresses the crowd, during a political rally at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, NV. Sunday, Nov. 15,  2015.  (Donavon Lockett/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Seating limited for Carson rally Monday

Nov 20, 2015 11:11am

A rally in support of Ben Carson's campaign on Monday will be followed by the program that will have limited seating, officials said.

Carson will stop at the Pahrump Nugget Hotel and Casino...

Dakota Raymond Salzwedel

Memorial event for Dakota Salzwedel on Tuesday

Nov 20, 2015 11:11am

A celebration of Dakota Raymond Salzwedel's life will be at the Pahrump Valley High School gymnasium on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 6:30 p.m

Dakota, 14, of Pahrump, passed away on Nov. 18.


Jim Cornell, left, and Tim Andrewnovitz, right, of the Moose Lodge, present Nye County School District official Linda Fitzgibbons with the check for $2,100 from the spaghetti donation dinner they hosted Sunday. Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

Dinner brings $2,100 for school district’s homeless activity fund

Nov 20, 2015 11:11am

After being approached by the local Moose Lodge to see how they could help the Nye County School District Homeless Activity Fund, the two groups never imagined the outpouring of support that their...

In Brief

Nov 20, 2015 10:11am

Care packages for troops

Local Boy Scout Troop 180 will be holding a fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Walmart to collect items to send to the troops overseas...

Bridle paths proposed for Pahrump

Nov 20, 2015 10:11am

Those who like to ride horses along the desert swaths of Pahrump, could soon have designated paths across the town.

At the last Nye County Regional Transportation Commission meeting, Linda...

The identity of a bicyclist killed Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle on Homestead Road has yet to be released by the Nye County Sheriff's Office. Selwyn Harris/Pahrump Valley Time

Bicyclist dies after being struck by van

Nov 20, 2015 10:11am

Dark clothing and low visibility are believed to have contributed to a fatal auto/pedestrian collision early Tuesday evening.

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue responded to Homestead Road, west...

Dressing warmly from head to toe is the best way to prevent hypothermia in cold weather. A layering system works best, particularly over the body core area – your torso. Deborah Wall/Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

Hypothermia a threat, even here

Nov 20, 2015 10:11am

While we in Southern Nevada don't see the extreme cold temperatures found in some other states, hypothermia can be a big threat, even here, for those who spend time outdoors. One chilling fact, of...

Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

The delectable cranberry duo

Nov 20, 2015 10:11am

I jokingly call this time of year "pumpkin-flavored-everything time". Yet in the shadow of the squash is the equally endearing cranberry. While cranberry on its own is tart and berry-licious, if...