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U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-NV, will host a veterans town hall on Thursday in the County Commission chambers on Walt Williams Drive starting at 10 a.m. Horace Langford Jr./Pahrump Valley Times

Congressman Hardy to host veterans town hall

Updated: Feb 12, 2016 7:59pm

Congressman Cresent Hardy will host a veterans town hall meeting in Pahrump on Thursday, Feb.18.

The question-and-answer session will take place at the Nye County Commission chambers,...

Approximately 220 freshmen and sophomores from Nye County high schools descended on the Beatty Community Center on Thursday for a college and career fair presented by Nevada Gear Up. Richard Stephens/Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

Students flock to Beatty for Gear Up for college and careers

Updated: Feb 12, 2016 8:15pm

BEATTY - Approximately 220 freshmen and sophomores from Nye County high schools descended on the Beatty Community Center on Thursday for a college and career fair presented by Nevada Gear Up.

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Dragon Cloud Dojo sensei Jose Hernandez teaches a class on Tuesday afternoon.  Horace Langford Jr. / Pahrump Valley Times

Dragon Cloud Dojo closing after 12 years

Updated: Feb 12, 2016 8:03pm

Dragon Cloud Dojo will close its operations in Pahrump on March 1. The dojo has been a fixture in Pahrump since it moved here in November of 2004 and is owned by Jose Hernandez, who is a master...

Author Robin Flinchum will discuss her nonfiction book, "Red Light Women of Death Valley" on Saturday at the Pahrump Valley Museum. Courtesy Photo

Author to discuss brothels in mining era Death Valley

Updated: Feb 12, 2016 8:16pm

Pahrump Valley Museum and Historical Society's lecture series returns on Saturday with author Robin Flinchum.

The Tecopa resident will talk about her book entitled, "Red Light Women of Death...

A before and after photo of flood debris removal outside the Longhouse at Scotty's Castle in Death Valley in October. Flood damage throughout the national park increased deferred maintenance budget by nearly $50 million. Courtesy of the National Park Service

Death Valley has $155M in deferred maintenance

Updated: Feb 12, 2016 8:01pm

Needed work at one of the most popular tourists destinations in the West is piling up on the park service.

Death Valley National Park has deferred maintenance projects totaling almost $155...

Brett Gamble #47 spins out after colliding with Kane Williams #2 last Saturday at the Pahrump Valley Speedway.  Horace Langford Jr. / Pahrump Valley Times

Speedway opens season with big car count

Updated: Feb 12, 2016 8:05pm

The first day of the racing season started at the Pahrump Valley Speedway on Saturday with over 55 cars in 9 divisions racing.

The main event in the Mini Stock showcased four cars with Dusty...

Shadow Mountain Community Players practice their respective lines during a recent dress rehearsal for the season opener, "A Family Reunion to Die For." The show's performances are today and Saturday, then Feb. 19 and 20. Courtesy of the Shadow Mountain Community Players

Shadow Mountain Community Players open season

Updated: Feb 12, 2016 8:17pm

Area families in pursuit of entertainment this weekend may want to consider a night out with the Shadow Mountain Community Players.

The performing troupe is a nonprofit group of actors based...

A vehicle travels on the West Side Road in Death Valley National Park, California. Deborah Wall/Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

Traveling an uncrowded back road in Death Valley

Updated: Feb 12, 2016 8:17pm

One of the great advantages of living in this region is being able enjoy nature up close and privately, along the many uncrowded back roads. In the next couple of weeks, for instance, you can...

Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

A decadent Valentine’s dessert with a surprise twist

Updated: Feb 12, 2016 8:18pm

This Sunday is Valentine's Day and have I got a treat for you! Are you sitting down? Prepare yourself: Red velvet waffles with cream cheese mousse and balsamic strawberries topped with sliced...

Hazmat crews from Pahrump responded to State Route 373 after a truck carrying hazardous waste overturned following a two-vehicle collision near White Sands Road Thursday morning. No injuries were reported, but the highway remained shut down throughout the day as crews worked to clear the wreckage. Doug Bradley/Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

Truck headed for industrial waste site overturns

Feb 12, 2016 11:33am

A two-vehicle collision that sent a tractor-trailer onto its side near Amargosa Valley required a Hazmat response from Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services and Nye County Emergency Services...

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