New peace officers commissioned in Nevada

The Nevada Department of Public Safety commissioned the state’s newest peace officers at the academy 81 graduation ceremony this summer.

Vice President Pence talks with airmen in Nevada

Vice President Mike Pence made his second visit in Las Vegas on Friday to tour Nellis Air Force Base, speak to the airmen and stump for U.S. Sen. Dean Heller and gubernatorial nominee Adam Laxalt.

Training courses prepare Nye residents to prevent suicide

Editor’s note: This is part two in a series on suicide prevention and awareness. Part one appeared in the Sept. 12 edition of the Pahrump Valley Times. Look for part three in an upcoming publication.

Question 3 Pahrump forum offers insight on choice market

Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of the coverage on an energy choice forum focusing on energy choice. Watch for additional coverage of the forum in coming editions.

Victim ID’d in Pahrump crash

A 20-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash Saturday night in Pahrump, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Decomposed body found in desert area near Pahrump

A man found a decomposed body wrapped in sheets Tuesday morning in a remote desert area near Carpenter Canyon and Lee Spring Canyon Loop roads, Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Jay Rivera said.

Beatty opens football season with easy win over Trona

Senior running back Yadir Rodriguez returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown to cap the scoring as the Beatty High School football team opened its season with a convincing 34-6 victory over visiting Trona, California, on Sept. 7.

List: Nye County school menu

Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of Sept. 17 – Sept. 21:

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 $32 million.

Tim Burke: Yucca transportation scenarios explored

In analyzing what is “fact or fiction” regarding the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Repository today we will look at rail transportation of nuclear waste and the studies done on the possible routes.

Nevada Medicaid to reverse mental health ruling

Nevada Medicaid will reverse its decision to require prior authorization for mental health services after providers and patients raised concerns that the policy change could delay treatment.

Roadwork begins near Tonopah

Motorists planning to travel on U.S. 6, near Tonopah, may have to deal with roadwork in the coming weeks. A pilot car is part of the project occurring through the end of September.

Taking a look at life in the fast lane in Pahrump

Situated 60 miles west of Las Vegas, Pahrump has legal brothels, widespread gun ownership and a lot of retirees. But along state Route 160, not far from the RV Superstore, those with a taste for sports cars have a place to burn rubber.

Nevada execution case won’t need doctor’s name

The Nevada Department of Corrections will not have to turn over the name of a physician who had been scheduled to oversee the execution of Scott Dozier, despite a court ruling last week.

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