Fill the bucket in its 12th year in Pahrump

For the 12th consecutive year, Valley Electric Association will conduct its Fill the Bucket School Supply Drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, to support the schools within VEA’s service territory, the VEA announced.

Hundreds of Pahrump students benefit from Back to School Health Fair

The last few weeks of summer vacation are quickly slipping by and for hundreds of Pahrump area students facing a new school year, they are now better prepared to take on the scholastic challenges ahead thanks to the Desert View Hospital Back to School Health Fair.

U.S. Justice officials uncover call center scam

Twenty-one members of a massive India-based fraud and money laundering conspiracy that defrauded thousands of U.S. residents of hundreds of millions of dollars were sentenced this week to terms of imprisonment up to 20 years, the U.S. Justice Department announced.

Pahrump area man arrested on animal cruelty charges

A Pahrump man was arrested on two counts of animal cruelty charges after Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputies discovered a wounded desert tortoise on his property this month.

California lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Wednesday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $18 million.

Divas on a Dime: Up your burger game with ‘the other white meat’

The dog days of summer are here in Pahrump and nobody wants the oven heating up the house, so the grill is getting lots of attention right now. One of the most popular foods to cook on the grill is the American classic: Hamburgers. Is there any food that screams “summer” more than a juicy barbecued hamburger? I think not.

Nye’s Tina Trenner files election complaint

Former Nye County Commission District 4 candidate Tina Trenner has filed a formal complaint against primary election winner Leo Blundo, alleging multiple violations of the law.

Help arrives to assist Beatty seniors

With the Beatty Senior Center closed indefinitely, Beatty Seniors are making do with facilities in the Beatty Community Center next door.

Reported stolen vehicle runs out of fuel in Nevada

If you’re driving a reported stolen vehicle while trying to flee from law enforcement, it’s always best to make sure there’s enough fuel in the tank.

Smiles Across Pahrump leaves youngsters grinning

Valley youth were treated to an exciting and entertaining afternoon during the Smiles Across Pahrump event, with games, activities and a plethora of prizes to be enjoyed by all.

Yucca Mountain revival efforts appear dead – for now

Efforts to restart licensing hearings and store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain appear dead for the next year after a congressional panel eliminated a funding request in the defense bill Monday.

Inmate walks away from Nevada corrections facility

Ezekial Earl Derr, 30, walked away from Humboldt Conservation Camp in Winnemucca, Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Santina said in a release

Thomas Knapp: First Amendment saved 2nd Amendment

“It’s impossible to effectually outlaw guns,” I wrote in 2015, “without also outlawing writing, speaking and thinking about guns.”

No injuries reported in Pahrump rollover crash

No injuries were reported following a single-vehicle rollover crash along northbound Highway 160 near Betty Avenue just before 10 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Nye deputy involved in vehicle collision

One person was transported to Desert View Hospital following a two-vehicle collision along south Highway 160 just after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Esmeralda sheriff talks on 2018 election victory

The Esmeralda County sheriff’s race, held during the state’s June 12 primaries, brought another victory for longtime incumbent Kenneth Elgan.

Vacancies decrease in federal judiciary

U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., came off the floor of the U.S. Senate in mid-July to talk to reporters in rural Nevada on a conference call about progress being made with filling vacancies in the federal judiciary.

Inspirations Senior Living holds open house

Local seniors and others enjoyed a night of socializing and entertainment at a local memory care and assisted living facility.

Footage shows pursuit of suspects from Pahrump to Las Vegas

The pursuit, captured on camera by documentary series Live PD, unfolded with the sound of breaking glass coming from inside the hotel room, which sent the deputies sprinting back to the parking lot.

Dennis Myers: One more look at vets issue

In the Pahrump Valley Times last month, I wrote about the urban myth that soldiers returning from Vietnam were spat upon.

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