Nye Commissioner Schinhofen meets with Speaker Ryan

Nye County Commissioner Dan Schinhofen met U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan during the Energy Communities Alliance annual National Cleanup Conference in Alexandria, Virginia, Nye County announced Monday.

Thomas Knapp: Political boycotts with taxpayer money? Just don’t do it

The latest round of American boycott/buycott enthusiasm centers on Nike’s new marketing campaign, which features former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick — central figure of the “take a knee” protest movement in the National Football League and elsewhere.

USDA invests in rural Nevada water projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $392 million to help rebuild and improve rural water and wastewater infrastructure in 42 states, including Nevada.

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 $33 million.

FTC action halts phony grants operation

At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal court this summer halted a telemarketing scheme that took at least $3 million from consumers, including elderly and disabled persons, who sought help with paying personal expenses, such as credit card debts, medical bills, and home repairs.

Pahrump youth football teams take two of three in Las Vegas

Austin Alvarez and Kayne Horibe scored two touchdowns apiece to lead the 11U Pahrump Junior Trojans to a 26-0 win over the North Las Vegas Mustangs on Sept. 8 at Rancho High School in Las Vegas.

Homeless camp disbanded in Pahrump

Last week was a very difficult time for Pahrump area homeless who have been living for many years on a vacant property behind the Pahrump Nugget Hotel and Casino.

Sheriff Wehrly describes visit with Trump, lawmakers

Fresh off of her visit to Washington, D.C. this month, Nye County Sheriff Sharon Wehrly spoke about the trip where she and 43 other sheriffs from around the country discussed immigration-related policies.

Valley, Gridliance announce work starting on nearly $40 million project

A project is underway that is set to improve transmission reliability for Valley Electric Association Inc. member-owners and lay the groundwork for renewable energy development in the southwest part of the state.

IRS reaches out to retirees

With tax reform bringing major changes for the year ahead, the Internal Revenue Service last week urged retirees to make sure they are paying in enough tax during the year by using the Withholding Calculator, available on IRS.gov.

Better Business Bureau offers advice in hurricane aftermath

BBB Wise Giving Alliance (Give.org) and the Better Business Bureau advise donors that experienced disaster relief organizations are your best bet to provide emergency help for victims of Hurricane Florence.

Trump coming to Southern Nevada for rally

President Donald Trump plans to visit Las Vegas on Thursday for a “Make America Great Again” rally in advance of the November midterm elections, the Review-Journal has learned.

Agriculture of the 21st century grows in Pahrump

The Pahrump Valley has been playing host to an agricultural trend of the 21st century for a little over a year to a company that’s about to spread its leaves a bit further.

Pahrump Valley enjoying no-pressure tennis season

Scroll down to the bottom of the Nevada Preps tennis standings and you will find Pahrump Valley, listed alone as an independent with a record of 0-4.

Nominations sought for NDOW conservation award

The state’s Board of Wildlife Commissioners is seeking nominations for the 2018 Wayne E. Kirch Nevada Wildlife Conservation Award.

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