Jim Hartman: Taking a look at the Paul Laxalt, Ronald Reagan legacy

In the turbulent late-1960s, Paul Laxalt’s tenure as governor (1967-1971) was best remembered nationally for his phone conversations with the eccentric and wildly-rich Howard Hughes encouraging his acquisition binge of Nevada gaming properties that helped rid Las Vegas of mob influences.

2-car crash halts southbound traffic in Pahrump

Southbound traffic along Highway 160 was diverted through the parking lot of a fast food business following a two-vehicle crash in front of Wells Fargo bank at the corner of Wilson Road.

Biggest year yet for VEA Fill the Bucket event in Pahrump

Students and teachers throughout the Valley Electric Association service territory can now look forward to a new school year with the knowledge that thousands of dollars worth of school supplies will help make their academic endeavors a success.

15 states join Nevada in push to proceed with execution

Attorneys general from 15 states filed court papers Monday supporting Nevada’s opposition to a drug company’s lawsuit that halted the execution of death row inmate Scott Dozier.

Teen captures first Modifieds victory at Pahrump Valley Speedway

Fourteen-year-old Jake Pike isn’t legally able to drive on the streets, but Saturday night you could catch him in Victory Lane at Pahrump Valley Speedway.

New athletic fields a welcome addition for Beatty

The biggest change for Beatty High School football players this year isn’t a new coach or a hotshot transfer. In fact, it’s right under their feet.

Pahrump Valley welcomes Peterson as full-time trainer

For more than a decade, Pahrump chiropractor Mike Taylor has given his time to be Pahrump Valley High School’s unofficial athletic trainer.

Major roadwork on Nevada Highway 160 to begin in fall

A project to widen Highway 160 in southwestern Clark County will also include roadwork on the state highway’s eastbound lanes from the western edge of Mountain Springs all the way down to the Nye County line.

Goldfield Days weekend entertains eventgoers

Goldfield’s biggest event of the year brings out people from many parts of Nevada and across the country.

Beatty’s burros both an Old West symbol and a problem

Beatty, Nev., is known for its burros, and a recent roundup by the Bureau of Land Management isn’t likely to change that.

Nye County yanks Hof’s brothel and liquor licenses

Nevada businessman and Assembly District 36 Republican nominee Dennis Hof has had two of his business licenses yanked and the Love Ranch brothel and Crystal Watering Hole have now been shut down.

Nevada DMV offers new specialty license plates

The Women’s Resource Center of Southern Nevada has a new ally, by way of the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles.

NDOT asks for public input on street, freeway improvements

Public comments are being sought on street and freeway improvements across the state, the Nevada Department of Transportation said.

Tonopah K-12 schools set to get underway

Parents and students are gearing up for another school year in Tonopah and surrounding towns in the area.

Nye County school menu

Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of Aug. 13 – Aug. 17:

Beatty High School readies for new year

Members of the Beatty High School student council were already at work a week and a half before the start of school, planning activities for the coming year and providing service to spiffy up the campus.

Nye County schools set to get underway

Students and parents are gearing up for another year at Pahrump and other southern Nye County towns.

Divas on Dime: Make-ahead breakfasts save money, time and sanity

It’s back to school time already! (I know!) Many of us are about to have our lovely, relaxing summer come to crashing halt and the rigors of routine thrown in our sun-kissed, freckled faces.

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 $22 million.

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