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There is more than 1,800 miles of shoreline and dozens of canyons to explore on Lake Powell in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Deborah Wall/Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

Conditions ideal for fall trip to Lake Powell

Aug 28, 2015 10:18am

The monsoon season is almost over, the crowds have gone, and the daytime temperatures are ideal, all perfect conditions for an early fall trip to Lake Powell. The lake, which boasts more than 1,...

Bill Gossage, owner of Bernina Sewing Center is registering local sewing enthusiasts for the upcoming "Sewapalozza" at the Mountain Falls Banquet Room on Saturday Sept. 2nd. The all-day workshop runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Selwyn Harris / Pahrump Valley Times

Local business seeking sewing enthusiasts

Aug 28, 2015 10:06am

It's an event tailor-made for local sewing enthusiasts.

Pahrump's Bernina Sewing Center is now registering sewing aficionados for what's known as Sewapalooza on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9:30...

Kraig C. Smith

Crime Corner

Aug 28, 2015 10:04am

Argument leads to arrest

Kraig C. Smith was arrested on August 21 and faces preliminary charges of possession of a firearm by an ex-felon, draw a firearm in a threatening manner and elder...

With hunting tags gone for this Nevada season, other states and countries still provide opportunities to scratch that hunting itch. Guide Mark Holt packs some mules for one such adventure. Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

Going further afield beyond Nevada for game hunting

Aug 28, 2015 9:59am

You've applied, as I have, for this fall's hunting tag draw - hope you had good luck. If you haven't – it's too late. The application deadline was in June – better luck next year.

The next...

Entertainment Schedule • Aug. 28-Sept. 3

Aug 28, 2015 9:53am

Live Music


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


• Three Blind Mice, 8 p.m. –...

State AG's opposition to EPA's unconstitutional water power grab

Aug 28, 2015 9:43am

Few states feel the importance of water more keenly than Nevada, where cities and towns are surrounded by high sierra and desert landscapes.

But agriculture, industry, and nature can all...

School Menu

Aug 28, 2015 9:37am

Friday — cheese pizza, fresh fruit.

Cody Craig - We need a movie theater in Pahrump.

What entertainment activity would you like to see in Pahrump?

Aug 28, 2015 9:31am

1. Cody Craig, 27

We need a movie theater in Pahrump.

2. Amanda Robinson, 19

Water parks. It's so hot in Pahrump we need a water park of some sort.

3. Dayna Santoro, 60...

A worker starts to cover the sign of the Nye Regional Medical Center in Tonopah after the facility's emergency services were closed on Aug. 21. Nancy Whipperman/Pahrump Valley Times

Health care and government official on Tonopah solution

Aug 28, 2015 9:23am

TONOPAH - Officials are trying to work out temporary and long-term solutions after the Nye Regional Medical Center in Tonopah was closed last week due to a grim financial situation.


Investigators believe arson was the cause of a structure fire which destroyed this home on Thousandaire Blvd. Saturday afternoon. At least one minor injury was reported. Nye County Juvenile Probation took a minor into custody for questioning.  Selwyn Harris / Pahrump Valley Times

Local juvenile taken into custody, questioned about structure fire

Aug 28, 2015 9:20am

Arson is suspected as the cause of a structure fire Saturday afternoon that gutted a home on the south end of town.

Pahrump Fire and Rescue Service crews responded to a home on Thousandaire...