Proficiency levels on the ACT will be used as one component in new star ratings for high schools beginning this fall.
Residents in the area of Blagg Road and Comstock Avenue literally found themselves in the dark after the driver of a vehicle crashed into a power pole, just before 12 a.m., on Thursday, July 26.
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck involving a pickup truck in Esmeralda County.
Practice is over, and what little light is left at Petrack Park is fading quickly. Most of the young soccer players have left, but two of the boys are still out there, kicking soccer balls they barely can see into a net that’s almost invisible.
With two Class 1A state championships and five region championships under his belt, Beatty High School’s rising junior Jose Granados will be among the top returning distance runners in the state next track season.
Jake Pike’s second-place finish in Modifieds on July 21 was good enough to maintain a healthy lead in the division standings at Pahrump Valley Speedway.
This story starts with a velvet ant. I spotted one in our yard in Beatty and pointed it out to visiting grandchildren.
Another year of festivities is about to descend upon the town of Goldfield.
A Nevada man who admitted to using stolen identities to create more than 8,000 fraudulent online accounts to commit a $3.5 million fraud scheme was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison, three years supervised release, and 100 hours of community service, U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson announced.
A felon pleaded guilty to possession of an explosive device at his Nevada residence in Winnemucca, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Nevada announced.
The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s office.
Pahrump Senior Center
More than 400 burros gathered from public and private lands at locations close to U.S. 95 in Nye County now have a new place to call home.
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 $20 million.
According to the American Heart Association, we’re supposed to eat fish at least twice a week for optimal health but it’s so expensive! It’s hard to justify salmon at $10 a pound when chicken breasts are $2 a pound. But there are less expensive alternatives with big nutritional benefits. Here are some tips.
Three new 2018 Police Utility Interceptors will be patrolling southern Nevada highways looking for drunken drivers, speeders and other traffic scofflaws.
Pahrump’s many veterans organizations are gearing up to commemorate National Purple Heart Day with the second annual sundown ceremony and the entire community is invited to attend.
Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested two local teens on Wednesday, suspected of killing their mother.
William Lyon Homes is marching forward with the development of the Mountain Falls master-planned community, recently receiving approval for a tentative subdivision map for its next phase, constituting more than 120 homes. However, the green light was narrowly granted with two Nye County commissioners expressing reservations about the project, voting against the item.
Last summer, Pahrump Valley Winery owner Bill Loken rolled the dice and this year, it appears to be paying off.
Minority parents in Nevada strongly support school choice, and elected officials are taking notice. School choice is also a way to help modernize education. That’s according to Valeria Gurr, director of Nevada School Choice Coalition.
It’s critical for Steve Sisolak’s gubernatorial campaign to get strong support from primary-election opponent Chris Giunchigliani and the liberal factions of the Nevada Democratic Party if he is to win in November, a leading Nevada political scientist said recently on Nevada Newsmakers.
Flying the way it used to be (and still should)
A recent study says Nevada has barely improved the ratio of physicians-to-residents, which is one of the highest in the nation, despite longstanding efforts to do so.
A representative for the Tonopah parent-teacher association, citing safety concerns, pushed for interim and long-term solutions on where school instruction is held in the local area.