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Nye County responds to DA employee termination

A complaint filed against Nye County with the state-run Nevada Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board is set to move onto a hearing in early December—barring a resolution in an August settlement conference.

Talk of Area 51 raid is growing

Roughly 1.3 million people on Facebook have enlisted on a mission to uncover the mystery of Area 51: Does the complex have aliens?

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Nye County’s Kaminski selected for leadership post

Nye County resident Cindy Kaminski, of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1103 in Tonopah, was selected as elected as state auxiliary president during the annual VFW Department of Nevada state convention held recently in Mesquite.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, July 13 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $62 million.

Small businesses focus of effort

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the federal government exceeded its small business federal contracting goal for the sixth consecutive year, awarding 25.05 percent in federal contract dollars to small businesses, totaling $120.8 billion, an increase from the previous fiscal year of nearly $15 billion.

New law designates cannabis license funds go to Nevada counties, not towns

A bill passed by the Nevada Legislature this past session will change the law regarding which entities, unincorporated towns or the counties in which they reside, are entitled to the revenue from the licensing of marijuana businesses in those towns.

BLM to hold oil and gas lease sale in Nevada

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is holding a competitive oil and gas lease sale on Sept. 10, the federal government announced.

Victor Joecks: The problems with taking water from Eastern Nevada — VIDEO

The Southern Nevada Water Authority wants to take billions of gallons of water that doesn’t exist from Eastern Nevada via a pipeline that would cost ratepayers $15 billion. Doing so would devastate the wildlife and people who live there. That’s according to Kyle Roerink, executive director of the Great Basin Water Network, which opposes the pipeline.