List: Nye County school menu

Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of Oct. 1 – Oct. 5:

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 $9 million.

Divas on a Dime: What to do with a bounty of garden tomatoes

It’s that heavenly time of year every gardener loves. It’s finally cooling down enough for the tomatoes to ripen and explode into abundance.

Nevada is home to a ‘foreign’ nation

Individuals and families in the Silver State looking to travel to a foreign land need not worry about expensive airfare, passports or learning the basics of a particular native language.

Bicycle restrictions during Highway 160 construction

The Nevada Department of Transportation has enacted 24-hour bicycle restrictions along Nevada Highway 160 (Blue Diamond Road) between mile markers 16 and 22, east of Mount Potosi Road in southwest Clark County.

Rosen: Yucca poses threat to bases in Nevada

Nevada’s 3rd U.S. House Rep. Jacky Rosen looks at the Yucca Mountain controversy through the eyes of a member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee.

Nevada Public Lands Day set

Nevada residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Nevada Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 29 with a “fee-free” day at Nevada’s State Parks.

2 Nye County women vying to be on magazine covers

Time is winding down for two Nye County women looking to land on the cover of two different nationally circulated magazines.

1 dead, 1 critical in rollover crash near Pahrump

A single-vehicle rollover crash left one person dead on state Route 160 between Las Vegas and Pahrump on Wednesday, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Pahrump man facing animal cruelty charges appears in court

The Pahrump man arrested on two counts of animal cruelty charges back in July was ordered to take a mental competency evaluation by Fifth District Court Judge Robert Lane during a Sept. 17 hearing.

Bosta vindicated in marijuana money dispute with Nye County

Over the past eight months, Amargosa resident John Bosta has been repeatedly blasting Nye County for “operating under the color of the law” and it appears that Bosta may just be right.

Fall Festival underway in Pahrump

The Fall Festival is underway in Pahrump and locals and visitors have enjoyed carnival rides, food and fun. The festivities go on through the end of the weekend.

Weather modification operation set for Spring Mountains

The Desert Research Institute is on the verge of initiating its newest cloud seeding operation, with the target being the Spring Mountains and the goal to increase the snowpack that in turn feeds the water supply.

Silver Tappers raised $3,750 for Nye County Search and Rescue

Earlier this month, the Nevada Silver Tappers and Ms. Senior Golden Years ladies hosted their 5th annual golf tournament, a yearly charitable event geared toward garnering funding for nonprofits serving Pahrump and surrounding communities.

Pahrump’s Mountain Falls to host Making a Difference tournament

Mountain Falls Golf Course has hosted several successful fundraising tournaments, and Infinity Hospice Foundation officials have high hopes Pahrump individuals and businesses will turn out for the latest one.

Pahranagat Valley pulls away from Beatty in football

When you play a team that has won nine of the past 10 state championships, winning every game but one during those seasons, the barometer for success is a bit different.

Perfect corner kick sets up winning goal for Pahrump Valley boys

With a corner kick coming up midway through the second half of a tied game against Valley, the Pahrump Valley High School boys soccer team had no need to reach deep into its bag of tricks.

Dan Schinhofen: Civics class might be good idea for some

Last week’s Board of Commissioners meeting was interesting. No, we didn’t vote to get rid of manufactured homes, and no we didn’t and cannot take your wells. What was interesting, or most interesting, was a question I heard shouted twice:

Horsford details his views on Nevada issues

Democrat Steven Horsford, who is running for his former seat in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, said his priorities for rural Nye and Esmeralda counties are to improve health care and build an economy that works for “all of us” in every community.

Pahrump Valley dominates second half to top Democracy Prep

It was a tale of two halves Friday night for the Pahrump Valley High School football team, but their dominance in the second half made it easy to forget the crazy back-and-forth nature of the first.

Nevada’s Kihuen does not rule out future run

Nevada’s 4th U.S. House District Rep. Ruben Kihuen decided last December he would not seek re-election after a House Ethics Committee investigation began into allegations he sexually harassed two women.

Parade to force closure of state Highway 160 in Pahrump

Beware local motorists, a portion of Highway 160 between Dandelion Street and Oxbow Avenue will be closed for the annual Pahrump Fall Festival Parade on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., according to a Nevada Department of Transportation, (NDOT) news release.

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 $8 million.

Nevada secures $32M in additional transportation funding

The Nevada Department of Transportation acquired approximately $32 million in additional federal highway spending authority which has been made available for state road projects through the Federal Highway Administration fiscal year-end redistribution of funds.

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