Blasting near Pahrump in mountain pass could delay Las Vegas commute

Crews are going to be “blasting” starting Monday along Highway 160, in the mountain pass area, that connects Pahrump to Las Vegas, as part of a nearly two-year-long widening project. Motorists planning to travel through the area could experience long delays, periodically.

Beatty rolls to 2nd football win, Pahranagat Valley up next

It wasn’t much of a contest Thursday night as the Beatty High School football team jumped all over Mountain View Christian and rolled to a 30-0 victory in Beatty.

Jim Hartman: Politics glaringly back on chaotic display

A week-long nationally unifying tribute to Senator John McCain concluded on September 2 with his being laid to rest at the U.S. Naval Academy. McCain was honored both as military hero and public servant champion of bipartisan causes.

List: Nye County school menu

Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of Sept. 24 – Sept. 28:

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 $7 million.

VA Town Hall meeting set for Pahrump area veterans

Officials with the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will host a Veterans Town Hall meeting from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Pahrump Community Library, 701 East St.

NHP plans stepped-up enforcement

During Thursday’s event in an area known for frequent crashes, troopers will enforce traffic laws and issuing citations accordingly, focusing on speed infractions in construction zones, unsafe passing and following too closely.

DVH ‘Friday Denim’ fundraiser garners $1,000 for Pahrump’s No to Abuse

The Nevada Outreach Training Organization is one of the Pahrump Valley’s most valuable resources for a wide variety of services and its ability to positively impact people’s lives is bolstered for every donation that comes in.

Gold Point ‘squatters’ may get to buy what they thought they owned

The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to transfer ownership of the ghost town to Esmeralda County, ending a decadeslong property dispute that has prevented residents from getting clear title to the land.

Fire destroys Pahrump area home

No injuries were reported after a fire destroyed a home in the community.

Justice Department honors law enforcement officers

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Justice Department leadership this week announced the recipients of the Second Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing, recognizing the exceptional work of 25 law enforcement officers and deputies from 12 jurisdictions across the country.

Scotty’s Castle flood recovery tours set

Death Valley National Park and Death Valley Natural History Association are offering a limited number of opportunities to visit Scotty’s Castle to see the flood damage and learn about repairs, the park announced.

Pahrump homelessness issue pushed into forefront

There was something of an outcry from several members of the Pahrump public on Tuesday during the latest Nye County Commission meeting, centering on the situation with the valley’s homeless who were recently trespassed from privately owned land east of the Pahrump Nugget.

Barrick Tinker Classic draws cyclists to Beatty

Their numbers might have been fewer than the year before, but participants in the second Barrick Tinker Classic mountain bike event Saturday were plenty enthusiastic.

Measures seek to prioritize victims’ rights in Nevada

Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced this week that his office submitted two bills prioritizing victims’ rights for consideration in the upcoming Legislative session.

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