Smoke rises from Pahrump residential fire

Fire crews on Tuesday afternoon were at the scene of a residential fire near Wilson and Bolling roads in Pahrump. Initial reports were that a mobile home was burning near the area of West and Short streets.

Dennis Myers: Paul Laxalt’s unfulfilled promise as senator

In 1981, President Ronald Reagan was facing jeopardy. The debt ceiling was reaching its limit, and some young Republican members of Congress were balking at raising it. (They tended to confuse the debt with the deficit.) It didn’t help that this would be a symbolic benchmark, when the U.S. debt limit passed a trillion dollars for the first time.

U.S. back-to-school spending in the tens of billions

Many parents and college students reported they were waiting for the best deals to complete their shopping lists, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights and Analytics.

Fire destroys home in south end of Pahrump

Two people were medically assessed for smoke inhalation following a structure fire on the south end of town.

Pahrump Veterans Forum set to debut in community

Area veterans take notice, the Nevada Department of Veterans Services is heading to town to host its first-ever Pahrump Veterans Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at the Bob Ruud Community Center, 150 N. Highway 160.

Nevada Gov. Sandoval: gear up to fight Yucca Mountain in 2019

Despite a stalemate in Congress that appears to have shelved action on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project for the year, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval urged state officials to be prepared, proactive and to take the battle to the federal government.

Initiative launched to battle opioid addiction

A group of more than a dozen organizations across Nevada and the nation launched an initiative to combat against opioid addiction and prescription drug abuse.

Pahrump-based VEA issues warning about phone scam

Officials at Valley Electric Association (VEA) are cautioning members of the co-op to be aware of telephone scammers operating in the Pahrump area.

VCA upgrades may have effect on TV reception

Some area residents may experience a few interruptions with their television reception due to maintenance and equipment upgrades by Valley Communications Association (VCA), on Thursday, Aug. 23.

California Lottery

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 $25 million.

Pahrump Valley tennis team makes varsity debut

Seven high school students were taking turns hitting tennis balls being fired at them by a machine.

Pahrump Valley falls in opener despite 450 yards of offense

Near perfection offensively. That’s how Pahrump Valley High School football coach Joe Clayton described his team’s performance Friday night against Lowry in Winnemucca.

Small business nominations sought

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2019 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year.

Retailer celebrates a decade in Pahrump

The Home Depot celebrated its 10th year in the Pahrump area on Saturday.

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