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SHERIFF: 59 calls for illegal fireworks

In spite of numerous warnings from the Nye County Sheriff’s Office this year, not all area residents chose to use the Fireworks Safety Site in Pahrump, according to the agency

Dogs flee fireworks — Pahrump shelter aims to reunite these pets with their owners

The Nye County Animal Shelter greeted a number of additional “guests” over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. That’s because many frightened pets escaped their yards to avoid the sights and sounds of fireworks throughout the valley, shelter manager Kristina Siegmund said.

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Why JROTC won’t return to Pahrump Valley

Lack of interest, expense the reason behind the decision to not reinstate cadet program.

Want to help kids prepare for Back to School? Here’s how

It won’t be long before Nye County students head back to the classroom. To help ensure that youth will be prepared for the new academic year, several local organizations and businesses are coming together for the Back to School Fair on Saturday, July 27.

Why Nye County officials are lobbying to keep its Public Safety Sales Tax

Commonly referred to as the PSST, this tax was established by an act of legislation in 2007, authorizing the county to impose a sales tax of up to one-half of 1 percent to fund staff and equipment for the local public safety departments.

Oil company may buy 200 acres of public land near Tonopah

The oil refinery has leased its land since the ’80s. The project is fueling some concerns about how the burning of fossil fuels is warming the planet.

What could become of former Kingdom Gentlemen’s Club site

The land at the southwest corner of Highway 160 and Homestead Road has been bare since 2019 when the infamous white castle-style building that once housed the Kingdom Gentlemen’s Club was finally torn down. Now, five years later, the first steps are being taken toward redevelopment of the property.