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<p>Deborah Wall/Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - Most of the petroglyphs are prehistoric carvings done by American Indians, but you'll also find some interesting glyphs carved later by pioneers and travelers of European descent.</p>

Neighboring Lincoln County rich in petroglyph sites

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:37am

Lincoln County, Nevada, our neighboring county to the northeast, is rich in sites where you can see unspoiled petroglyphs, the mysterious rock carvings which have graced cliffs and boulders since...

<p>Horace Langford Jr. / Pahrump Valley Times - Eduardo Nunez started on the mound for the Trojans. The Trojans lost the game in extra innings by three runs.</p>

Trojans lose to Mojave in extra innings

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:40am

Things didn’t go well for the Trojans baseball team as they played their last home game of the season against Mojave and lost 10-7.

The Trojans (21-10 overall, 8-5 Sunset League) got off to...

<p>Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - The outhouse race, which begins at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Petrack Park, is expected to be one of the spectator highlights of the Wild West Extravaganza this weekend.</p>

Outhouse races, melodrama among Wild West events

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:10am

The 13th annual Wild West Extravaganza and Bluegrass Festival takes place this weekend at Petrack Park and Bob Ruud Community Center, with events scheduled throughout the three-day event.


<p>Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - Special Olympics athletes and their supporters run with the torch in front of the Pahrump Nugget last year. The Special Olympics fundraiser is this weekend. All are invited to donate and to run with the athletes on May 2.</p>

Special Olympics Torch Run is largest fundraiser of the year

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:41am

The Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will be on May 16 at 8 a.m. and is a fundraiser for Special Olympics Nevada. The torch is carried from Hoover Dam and runs up to Reno. Last year was...

<p>Mick Akers/Pahrump Valley Times - Rubina Soorty from England, quit her job as a physiotherapist one day when the urge to get out and explore the world. She stopped by Pahrump on Wednesday as wart of her around-the-world trek. </p>

English cyclist on worldwide bike trip stops in Pahrump

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:09am

Quitting your day job to travel around the world seems like a fantasy to most, but to one English woman, it is reality.

Rubina Soorty quit her job as a physiotherapist one day when the urge...

<p>Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - In 1970, Preferred Equities, lead by Leonard Rosen, right (glasses), and brother Jack, bought up large areas of land that became the Calvada homesite. </p>

The Rosen brothers and the birth of Calvada

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:36am

Editor’s Note: This is the second in what the Times plans to be a monthly article on the people who helped make modern Pahrump and its social history.

Many people in Pahrump live on paved...

Brothel lobbyist always honest, upfront with lawmakers

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:11am

This is the last of three articles profiling the brothel industry’s legal crusader and lobbyist in Carson City, George Flint.

Flint’s Principle of

Political Exploitation


<p>Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - Eating out can be a financial challenge, especially today. But time at restaurants can be important not only to feed your body but also your soul. </p>

12 tips to saving money while dining out

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:38am

Who doesn’t like to eat out? But the downside is the cost.

When you’re trying to save money it’s easy to feel discouraged or deprived.

So, here’s how to go out to eat without...

<p>Arnold M. Knightly/Pahrump Valley Times - Members of Congress and others listen to safety instructions before an April 9 educational tour of proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility. Attempts by two Nevada lawmakers Thursday to remove or divert $150 million in Yucca funds from a 2016 Department of Energy spending bill were killed by voice vote.</p>

Attempt to slow Yucca’s new momentum fails

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:13am

WASHINGTON — Nevada lawmakers took two swings Thursday to try to knock out new funding for nuclear waste storage at Yucca Mountain and came up empty.

Republican Rep. Joe Heck and Democratic...

<p>Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - Part-time Pahrump resident Bruce Trampler has had his hand in the careers of both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao as a Hall of Fame boxing matchmaker for the promotional company Top Rank. Trampler sits with Pacquiao's dog, Pacman, during one of the Filipino star's training camp days for the Saturday bout.</p>

Figure in Mayweather and Pacquiao careers has Pahrump ties

Updated: May 01, 2015 7:18am

With the bout being billed as the “Fight of the Century” taking place Saturday night between boxing greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, a man who has...