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.

Jake Pike claims second straight Pahrump Valley Speedway victory

With the checkered flag waving on another exciting night of close racing action Saturday at Pahrump Valley Speedway, 14-year-old Jake Pike picked up his second consecutive Modified feature event.

Effort seeks to better protect taxpayer data

The Internal Revenue Service announced a new format for individual tax transcripts that will redact personally identifiable information from the Form 1040 series.

Plan seeks to expand capital for rurals

The U.S. House of Representatives this summer passed the Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act, legislation to help expand economic opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural areas.

Energy Secretary Rick Perry quietly visits Southern Nevada

Energy Secretary Rick Perry visited the Nevada National Security Site and met with employees during a two-day stopover this week that was not announced in advance.

Nevada fire prevention poster contest underway

“Look, listen and learn,” is the catchphrase for this year’s National Fire Prevention Association’s Fire Prevention Week campaign.

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 $27 million.

Nye clerk offers info involving voter registration forms

A lot of mass mailings are going out from political parties and candidates that include voter registration forms that encourage voters to correct their address with the attached voter registration form, but these notices are not being sent by the Nye County Clerk’s Office.

Trojans Football Notebook: How will Pahrump Valley bounce back?

Losing a football game by one point can be tough to take. Losing a football game by two points isn’t much easier. But what about doing both on consecutive weeks? Pahrump Valley High School football coach Joe Clayton is eager to see just how his team responds to the adversity when they take the field at home Friday against Sunrise Mountain.

Pahrump Valley High School band heading to Pearl Harbor

Pahrump Valley High School Music Instructor Michael Wineski was still beaming on Monday as he spoke about an upcoming trip to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, along with more than two dozen of his band students later this year.

Federal judge orders Nye to restore Hof’s licenses

In a ruling that Dennis Hof is hailing as a win over Nye County, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Boulware issued a preliminary injunction on Monday ordering the county to reinstate his brothel and liquor licenses.

Nevadans remember John McCain

Members of the Nevada delegation representing Nye and Esmeralda counties in Congress are remembering U.S. Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican and 2008 GOP presidential nominee, who died over the weekend as the result of brain cancer. He was 81.

Treasury, IRS issue proposed regulations

The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations on the new 100-percent depreciation deduction that allows businesses to write off most depreciable business assets in the year they are placed in service by the business.

Pahrump area pub undergoing major renovation

A local bar on the north side of town is undergoing a major transformation in the next couple of months.

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