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Fal Festval Events Schedule

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:20am

Thursday, September 25

5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Davis Amusements Carnival

5 p.m. — 10 p.m., Vendors open for business

5 p.m. — Pepe Tequila &Jose M. Escobedo (Mexican), Stage Area...

<p>Selwyn Harris / Pahrump Valley Times - Nye County Assistant Sheriff Rick Marshall (left) and Deputy Summer Danneker (far right) announced the return of NCSO’s Explorer program to the community. The program is open to youths 14-to-21. Danneker said she would like to see more females participate.</p>

NCSO makes plans for funding cadet program

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:11am

As far as local law enforcement training is concerned, Nye County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Summer Danneker believes in a real hands-on approach.

Danneker and deputies Wes Fancher and Joey...

<p>Courtesy Central Nevada Historical Society - Working girl Alice Nashlund, seen here deceased, was brutally murdered inside the Nugget Bar in Tonopah on Dec. 18, 1951. Her assailant was never convicted, though a suspect was arrested and tried for her death. The suspect was acquitted by a jury in what became a sensational case for central Nevada.</p>

Murder of working girl in 1951 shocked central Nevada

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:11am

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of stories by historian Bob McCracken on the history of prostitution in Nevada and Nye County. A new feature in the series will come out every Friday...

<p>Mark Waite / Pahrump Valley Times - Golden Casino Group Manager Jeremy Jenson and former Nevada Silver Tapper Cindy McGrath take a turn on the dance floor at a previous competition held to raise money for the Friends of Nathan Adelson Hospice building fund.</p>

Nathan Adelson holds annual dance fundraiser

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:21am

The third annual “Stairway to Heaven Dance Competition,” in memory of Dr. Dennis G. Campton and benefiting “Friends of Pahrump Valley Nathan Adelson Hospice Building Fund, is just around the...

<p>Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - An all-female group with a celtic sound call themselves Killian’s Angels. This group, among others, will perform for the Death Valley Luau to benefit the Goldwell Open Air Museum. The festivities are set for Sept. 27 in Tecopa.</p>

Tecopa hosts luau fundraiser next Saturday

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:22am

While most organizational fundraisers got the jump on the Fall Festival set for next week, one nonprofit is going head-to-head at Tecopa Hot Springs Resort.

The Death Valley Luau will let...

<p>Selwyn Harris / Pahrump Valley Times - Pahrump Chamber of Commerce CEO Salli Kerr, (left) NyECC’s One Stop Manager Tim Wigchers and NCREDA’s Cassandra Selbach announced a collaborative partnership to match employers and and employees in NyECC’s revamped “Employment Expo.”</p>

Three organizations combine resources for job expo

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:12am

There are six words that drive NyE Communities Coalition’s (NyECC) Tim Wigchers nuts.

“There are no jobs in Pahrump.”

As the coalition’s “One Stop Manager,” Wigchers oversees the...

Local legislators defend Tesla tax deal

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:13am

State legislators for this area defended their votes last week during a special session called by the governor to pass tax abatements for the Tesla lithium battery gigafactory near Reno.


<p>Skylar Stephens / Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - The volleyball team is seen here playing against Lund last Friday. The gym was never shut down, and according to the school district, no students or district personnel were ever exposed to the mold.</p>

Mold at Beatty High School gym given all clear sign

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:14am

During the last rain in Beatty on Sept. 8, maintenance workers found what they thought was mold in the boys’ locker room showers.

Beatty Principal Gary Flood said the district was notified...

A few medical marijuana applicants fail to apply at state

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:14am

Four of the applicants that applied for county special use permits to build medical marijuana cultivation facilities and two applicants that applied for permits for production facilities didn’t...

<p>Skylar Stephens / Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - Denise Gonzalez (7) and Alexia Gil (12) make a play for the ball against the Lund Mustangs last Friday.</p>

Hornets go down to the wire with Lund

Updated: Sep 19, 2014 7:26am

The Lady Hornets have shown in the past that they are a spunky and scrappy team. If there was a street version of high school volleyball, they would be the Division IV champions for sure.