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Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer visits Pahrump

Presidential hopeful and California billionaire Tom Steyer made his way to Pahrump during a weekend of campaign stops in Southern Nevada. Steyer is the only presidential candidate to visit Pahrump on the campaign trail for the 2020 race.

Educational effort includes Nye County

Results for America recently released a case study about evidence-based work conducted by the Nevada Department of Education in the Nye and Humboldt County School Districts.

Pahrump Community Christmas Tree lights up the night

Christmastime is officially in full swing and in Pahrump, the most wonderful time of the year is always welcomed to the valley with what has become a beloved tradition, the Community Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.

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Sports Briefs: Alvarado wins Lakeview men’s club championship

Lorenzo Alvarado made par on the second playoff hole to defeat Ron Simmers and claim the 2019 Lakeview Men’s Club Championship on Nov. 14 at Lakeview Executive Golf Course.

Pahrump’s dust problem drawing state attention, again

Though officials insisted it was not intended to be a threat, a warning of sorts was issued to Nye County last month when an air quality specialist explained that the county must keep a tight handle on its dust problem, otherwise outside governmental agencies could come in to enforce dust control restrictions and regulations.

Spring Mountain Medical’s toy drive is underway

The Christmas spirit is alive and well at Pahrump’s Spring Mountain Medical as doctors and staff are coordinating a toy drive once again this year.

Nevada producers reminded to sign up for program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week reminded producers in Nevada that the nationwide deadline to sign up for the Market Facilitation Program is today, Dec. 6.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, Dec. 4 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $8 million.

Tim Burke: How to make your brain AND your body happy

Somewhere between that third helping of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving and that prime rib with potatoes and gravy from New Year’s Eve, the average American will gain anywhere from as little as one pound to as much as five pounds over the holidays.

Dog shot on highway near Nye County

The dog, now known as Dudley, was found bleeding from his mouth Sunday on U.S. Highway 95, northwest of Las Vegas, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

VIDEO: Murder and fire in region

The last of three cases surrounding the 2018 murder of James Remster, 62, in Nye County, came to a close on Nov. 19. Tonopah resident Jeannie Newberry was given the maximum sentence of 2-5 years in prison in Tonopah District Court in mid-November; she pleaded guilty to information of accessory to murder under a plea agreement with the Nye County District Attorney’s Office earlier in 2019, court records show.