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Missing teenager is found

A week-long search for a missing 15-year-old girl ended with a positive outcome on Tuesday.

Local pool business opens as summer arrives

As Southern Nevada is in the midst of a heat wave, many local residents who own swimming pools are now preparing to dive headlong into the waters.

Nye County updates staff mask policy

After the county officially set its newest mask policy in May, members of the general public attending Nye County Commission meetings have, for the most part, been unmasked but for county staff, the requirement to wear a face mask had remained in place. That is, until last week, when commissioners took action to address the county’s internal mask policy and essentially removed the requirement without placing any burden of proof of medical condition or full vaccination status on those who make the choice to go into work with a face covering.

Vaccine promotion will award $5 million in prizes in Nevada

As part of a public health initiative called Vax Nevada Days, Gov. Steve Sisolak and the state Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with Immunize Nevada, will give away $5 million in cash and prizes to nearly 2,000 Nevada residents who have initiated the COVID-19 vaccine process.

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Las Vegas tourism industry expected to surge back from pandemic plunge

UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research predicts that visitor volume in Southern Nevada will climb 57 percent this year and 13.2 percent next year, following its 55.2 percent drop in 2020.

No injuries reported after head-on collision

No serious injuries were reported following a head-on collision along Homestead Road just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning June 23.

Horseshoes: Hatch goes undefeated to win Hot Pahrump Daze title

Jim Hatch of Pahrump hit 93 ringers on 200 shoes to go undefeated through five games and win the tournament championship at the Hot Pahrump Daze tournament June 12 at Petrack Park.

Commissioners make justice council appointment

In an effort to improve its criminal justice system, reduce recidivism and support successful reentry into society for those who have served their time, in August, the state of Nevada will be convening its very first meeting of the Nevada Local Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council and the person representing the Nye County community has now been selected.