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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s stop watching Fox news shall we?

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:25am

Let’s stop watching Fox news shall we?

This is in response to Jim Ferrells article on July 23, 2014 regarding Fox News and Republicans misguided.

Jim, Jim, Jim … we get it. All...

<p>Horace Langford Jr. / Pahrump Valley Times - A plaque of appreciation and pin was presented to Tom Saitta. The following are in the picture: Tom Saitta (owner of Saitta Trudeau), Noah Kohbarger, Henry Amaya, Johnathan Melendez, Lou Sposato, Payden Eaton, Eli Edwards and Leo Finkler.</p>

This Week in Sports

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:35am

Plaques of appreciation and pins were presented to both Saitta Trudeau and D&J Electrical for their donations of $250 each to the 9-10- year-old Pahrump Valley Little League All-Star team last...

<p>Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - Tomatoes purchased on the vine have more nutritional value than those which are loose. Homegrown tomatoes have the opportunity to develop even more value and should be picked when they are very red.</p>

Before you eat another tomato, read this

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:29am

If you’re lucky, your tomato plants are producing like crazy right now. If you’re even luckier, you have lots of friends whose tomato plants are going nuts and you’re sharing in their abundance....

<p>Horace Langford Jr. / Pahrump Valley Times - Nye County Water Board member Wendy Barnett, president of Utilities Inc. of Central Nevada, endorses the idea of metering new wells.</p>

New residents may be forced to allow well monitoring

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:16am

Fears of well owners having to meter their wells have so far been unfounded. Still, a Basin 162 Groundwater Management Plan Advisory Committee suggestion heard Monday may raise more anxiety for...

Fall festival stage contract causes stir

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:16am

An agenda item that normally takes a few minutes to consider and approve caused a bit of consternation among town officials on Tuesday.

With the annual Pahrump Fall Festival two months away...

<p>Horace Langford Jr. / Pahrump Valley Times - PVFRS crews extinguish a few hot spots after knocking down a fire that destroyed hundreds of items destined for an upcoming yard sale at 4101 Cheyenne Way late Wednesday morning. Homeowner Robert Rooks said his yard sales are a major source of income.</p>

Fire ruins man’s yard sale

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:17am

The term “fire sale” took on new meaning Wednesday morning when Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services (PVFRS) responded to a call on the south end of town about 11:30 a.m.

Though the...

‘Sure, I can fix that for you’ scams

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:30am

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I am a technophobe.

If it’s got a power source or an electrical plug, I get confused opening the box.

This very critical mental block extends...

<p>Special to the Pahrump Valley Times - The greater sage grouse, an image of one seen above, could become an endangered species, closing off hundreds of thousands of acres to certain types of development.</p>

Sage grouse bill introduced in Congress

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:18am

WASHINGTON — After their first draft drew mixed reviews, Nevada’s senators are circulating a new plan that aims to avert or at least mitigate harm across the state if the sage grouse is listed by...

<p>Photos by Selwyn Harris / Pahrump Valley Times - Pahrump resident Lance B. praised town officials for their work in bringing basketball courts to Simkins Park this year. He said tennis courts would also be a welcome addition to the neighboord on the far north end of town.</p>

Town orders basketball courts contractor to redo surfacing

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:18am

Pahrump resident Lance B. wasn’t exactly raining down three-pointers at the brand new Simkins Park basketball courts on Monday, but he seemed to be okay with that.

Town officials recently...

<p>Selwyn Harris / Pahrump Valley Times - Pahrump Town Manager Susan Holecheck received high marks from town board members Tuesday when the results of her first annual evaluation were announced.</p>

Town board gives Holecheck high marks in evaluation

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 7:19am

Town Manager Susan Holecheck received great news Tuesday, roughly a year after she was hired by the Pahrump Town Board.

Holecheck received the highest marks ever for a local town manager on...