Pahrump Valley veterans and their families will want to mark their calendars for this Friday, March 9 so as to not miss out on the 2nd Annual Veterans Extravaganza, set for 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. at the Bob Ruud Community Center at the corner of Highway 160 and Basin Avenue.
The Parkland, Florida high school massacre of 17 people re-ignited the call to “do something” on gun violence. Far too many recent mass shooting events have two things in common: guns and violent mental illness. But, “doing something” is easier said than actually done in identifying achievable steps to reduce the recurrent carnage.
Roger Bannister died last week, on March 3, in Oxford, England. “He banked his treasure in the hearts of his friends,” said a statement from his family.
Quilt show success, needs new venue in future
In the latest action surrounding Nevada State Engineer Order #1293, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt has joined the fight on the side of the state engineer’s office. Laxalt is representing the engineer’s office in the lawsuit filed by Pahrump Fair Water LLC, a group of local citizens seeking to put a stop to the order.
An 11-year-old girl was arrested in connection with a social media post that said a school shooter would be at Rosemary Clark Middle School in Pahrump, according to the Nye County Sheriff’s Office.
Nye County gaming operators began the year on a roll, continuing a hot streak that started in the summer of 2017.
The 2018 Lincoln Day Dinner took place this past Friday at the Pahrump Nugget Events Center, with a packed house of Republicans all coming together to spend an evening in camaraderie just before candidate filing and the primary election season officially kicked off.
American flags in Nevada were at half-staff on March 2 to honor the Rev. Billy Graham, who died Feb. 21 at age 99.
A special ceremony was held for longtime Pahrump resident and Marine Corps veteran Bernard M. Mihalcean, 65, who passed away on Feb. 10.
Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault can reach out to Nevada Outreach’s No To Abuse program for assistance. On Saturday, golfers and Mountain Falls Golf Course will provide assistance for No To Abuse.
The annual Donkey Basketball game sponsored by Rosemary Clarke Middle School and Pahrump Valley High School was a success, according to Nancy Berry, the tournament coordinator.
The serenity of the western slope of the mountains near Pahrump was shattered Saturday, March 3, when an impressive field of ground-thundering, fire-breathing International Motor Contest Association Modifieds and Super Stocks gathered at Pahrump Valley Speedway for a showdown that could be heard for miles.
There were stretching exercises, jumping jacks, dribbling drills, passing drills and a series of full-court scrimmages, but it was no ordinary basketball practice.
No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Saturday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $15 million.
Nevada authorities are carrying out another traffic enforcement crackdown.
The motorist who caused a head-on collision in 2006, killing one person, says that he has paid the restitution in the case.
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development and the Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs is holding public meetings today and Thursday, officials announced.
A recent study identified Pahrump as being in the top five for towns and cities to retire in Nevada.
The Internal Revenue Service is releasing an updated Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov and a new version of Form W-4 to help taxpayers check their 2018 tax withholding following passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December.
A Nevada college student is working to see that the issues of affordable housing and homelessness are addressed.