Subscribe to Tonopah RSS feed


Tonopah, Goldfield communities mourn crash victims

Residents in Tonopah and the Esmeralda County communities of Gold Point and Goldfield are mourning the loss of the three people killed in the head-on collision between a pickup and an SUV along U.S. Highway 95 south of Tonopah in Esmeralda County on Dec. 28.

Tonopah solar plant No. 1 for energy storage

TONOPAH - Though the announcement that a second Nye County solar plant is in the works was the national headline at SolarReserves’s recent solar celebration near Tonopah, the event also provided a behind-the-scenes look at the Crescent Dunes solar plant off Gabbs Pole Line Road.

Gun issue surfaces in Tonopah post-annexation debate

Rejecting yet another proposed change to an open grazing exemption, the Tonopah Town Board voted 5-0 to give its OK to a resolution aimed at reassuring cattle ranchers that a massive annexation making the town one of the USA’s biggest in land size won’t harm their interests.

Esmeralda residents fight ‘big-city mentality’

Depending on the point of view, a land-use draft plan that didn’t make it out of Esmeralda County Commission chambers marked a victory for small government advocates, a lost opportunity, a chance for community members to engage on the issue, or all of the above.