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Death of suspect during Beatty arrest under investigation

Updated: Aug 28, 2015 11:04am

BEATTY - The death of a man soon after the Nye County Sheriff's deputies placed him under arrest is under investigation.  

Police responded on Aug. 14 in Beatty to a report of a subject out...

Kraig C. Smith

Crime Corner

Aug 28, 2015 10:04am

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Firework shops like Area 51 Fireworks Superstore on Highway 372 could be targeted by Clark County officials in order to curb use of illegal fireworks on the Fourth of July.  Mick Akers / Pahrump Valley Times

Clark County up in arms over Pahrump's fireworks

Updated: Aug 28, 2015 10:28am

Clark County is fed up with Las Vegans firing off illegal fireworks on Independence Day and they have plans to curb the banned items, which includes possibly targeting Nye County.

At the Aug...

County officials are looking at privatizing ambulance service in town. 
 Selwyn Harris / Pahrump Valley Times

Privatization of Pahrump ambulance service possible

Aug 28, 2015 8:55am

As Pahrump continues to grapple with unpaid medical debt, officials are looking at privatizing ambulance service in town.

The Board of Nye County Commissioners last week directed County...

Water district board could disband as expense outpaces revenue

Aug 28, 2015 8:51am

The Nye County Water District Governing Board could disband before the end of the year as the district's expenses continue to outpace revenues.

According to the annual budget submitted to...

Furtado is charged with allegedly taking her neighbor's dog, driving with her two sons in the desert and shooting the animal before handing the gun to the older child to finish killing the animal.  Special to the Pahrump Valley Times

Another charge added in puppy killing case

Aug 28, 2015 8:48am

An amended complaint adding another criminal count has been filed against Maria Furtado, the woman charged in helping facilitate the killing of a neighbor's puppy.

Furtado is charged with...

Vince Neil's Tatuado Wildside is set to open Nov. 1 at the soon-to-be remodeled site of the old Valley Bar on East Gamebird Road.  Mick Akers / Pahrump Valley Times

Vince Neil backed Tatuado Wildside going for liquor license

Aug 28, 2015 8:36am

The Pahrump bar that will be affiliated with the front man for Motley Crue is scheduled to open Nov. 1.

Vince Neil's Tatuado Wildside bar is going before the Nye County Commission for a...

District Attorney's Report

Aug 28, 2015 8:25am

• Laura Dawn Wright was charged on Aug. 13 with possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of a controlled substance, and possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell (...

Tens of thousands flock to Burning Man Festival

Aug 28, 2015 8:20am

The pilgrimage has begun as tens of thousands of "Burners" make their way to Nevada's Black Rock Desert for an annual crusade dedicated to promoting community, art, self-expression, and self-...

State Assemblyman James Oscarson (left)  surveys the future home of the Pahrump VA clinic along with local veteran Arthur Jones and Dr. Ramu Komanduri of Veterans Affairs during Tuesday's gathering at the site just north of Desert View Hospital. Groundbreaking is expected to take place by year's end. Horace Langford Jr./Pahrump Valley Times

Local veterans, officials dedicate sign for new VA clinic site

Aug 28, 2015 8:10am

Local veteran Dr. Tom Waters said he is remaining "cautiously optimistic" at the probability of a new VA clinic in Pahrump.

Waters was part of more than a dozen veterans on Friday and...

Kathleen Davies

Pahrump woman arrested for felony child abuse

Updated: Aug 26, 2015 12:38pm

A Pahrump woman was arrested on preliminary felony child abuse charges Tuesday after police were dispatched to a local elementary school.

Kathleen Davies, 43, was...

Missy Molt, administrative assistant for emergency management, Vance Payne, Nye County emergency services director and County Manager Pam Webster speak to a Pahrump resident Amy Nelson, in red, after the meeting on Monday. Daria Sokolova/Pahrump Valley Times

Nye officials to leave animal ordinance alone, for now

Updated: Aug 26, 2015 9:21am

The embattled Nye County animal shelter may not close its doors as county commissioners said they will try to identify the funding source for the organization and consequently save ordinances from...


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