Red Rock Canyon Campground reopening for season

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area’s developed campground is set to reopen today, Friday, Aug. 31, in time for the beginning of its busiest camping season, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced.

Kyle Canyon interchange hits project milestone in S. Nevada

The Nevada Department of Transportation recently hit a midpoint project milestone for a $78 million U.S. Highway 95 corridor upgrade that broke ground earlier this year in northwest Las Vegas, NDOT announced this week.

List: Nye County school menu

Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of Sept. 3 – Sept. 7:

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 $28 million.

Divas on a Dime: Enjoy tender, juicy steak without spending a fortune

It happens. I get emails asking for advice. This one pops up often enough that I’m dedicating this column to it. “My family loves a nice juicy steak, but our budget doesn’t allow it. When I buy the cheaper cuts of beef they turn out tough and chewy. What can I do to make the cheaper cuts turn out better?”

Jim Hartman: For John McCain, it was ‘Country First’

With the passing of Senator John McCain, America has lost a military hero, a patriot and a public servant of the highest order.

New deadline set to protect 8 rivers, including Nevada’s Amargosa

Congress designated portions of the Amargosa, which originates in Nevada, and seven other California rivers as wild and scenic in 2009, but the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management never completed management plans.

New NHP crackdown is underway

The Nevada Highway Patrol is joining other state law enforcement agencies to emphasize the importance of safe and sober driving as the Labor Day holiday weekend arrives.

Funds awarded by Nevada attorney general

Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that his office has finalized awards for over $1.6 million to non-profit and law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, non-profit service providers and a court through the Services-Officers-Training-Prosecutors grant and the Sexual Assault Services Program grant.

Vehicle fire extends to Pahrump residence

One passenger vehicle was destroyed while a pickup truck sustained substantial damage following a recent fire.

Pahrump area collision sends 3 to hospital

Three people were transported to Desert View Hospital following a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of West Charleston Park Drive and Barney Street.

Pahrump Valley Boulevard slated for road upgrades

Nye County is marching forward with major road improvements county-wide and in Pahrump, the next endeavor will target Pahrump Valley Boulevard between Highway 372 and Calvada Boulevard.

Nevada marijuana sales blow away projections in first year

Nevada dispensaries sold nearly $425 million worth of recreational marijuana and pulled in nearly $70 million in tax revenue in the state’s first full year of sales, officials announced Tuesday.

Inaugural Pahrump Veterans Forum sees large turnout

The Bob Ruud Community Center was packed with local former military service members during the Nevada Department of Veterans Services’ Pahrump Veterans Forum.

Pahrump Valley still confident despite 0-2 start to season

Nobody on the Pahrump Valley High School football roster expected the Trojans to be 0-2 after two games. It’s safe to say none of them expect to be 0-3, either.

Tonopah to get a full-time medical professional

After more than a 3-year hiatus, Tonopah will get a full-time physician assistant, officials familiar with the matter said.

Celebration set for Belmont community

Friends of the Belmont Courthouse is planning a Labor Day a celebration a day prior to the holiday, Sunday, Sept. 2.

Drivers urged to get rest to avoid falling asleep at the wheel

Drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving. Getting plenty of rest before a long trip is a vital step to keep motorists from nodding off behind the wheel and potentially causing a crash.

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