Community Thanksgiving event sees some changes in Pahrump

The New Holiday Task Force has officially replaced the old Holiday Task Force and has taken over its ever-popular community meals, including the Community Thanksgiving Dinner, which has now been renamed the Community Outreach Thanksgiving Dinner to more accurately reflect the true purpose behind the annual event.

Nevada Supreme Court holds hearing on Pahrump water order appeal

A decision on water law and the extent of the Nevada State Engineer’s authority over domestic wells is one step closer to reality, with the Nevada Supreme Court recently holding a hearing to take oral arguments from both parties in the appeal lawsuit filed by the engineer’s office over water Order #1293(A).

Pahrump sellers permit issue settled

Local artists and craft vendors have been struggling in recent months over the interpretation of a Pahrump Town Ordinance that requires seller’s permits for certain situations but that struggle has reached a conclusion.

 
Winter offers preview near Pahrump

Snow was falling in the Spring Mountains Wednesday morning, a part of the storm that brought rain to the Las Vegas Valley and Southern Nevada.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, Nov. 20 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $9 million.

Emergency calls: Fire destroys Pahrump residence

A Pahrump residence was destroyed after an individual attempted to burn dry brush on Monday evening, Nov. 11.

Nye sheriff’s office deputy arrested

A longtime Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputy is facing charges following his arrest on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

 
Dog shot on highway near Nye County

The dog, now known as Dudley, was found bleeding from his mouth Sunday on U.S. Highway 95, northwest of Las Vegas, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Nevada’s first suffrage marker coming to Nye County

The Nye County community of Tonopah will become Nevada’s first town to get a marker commemorating the women’s suffrage movement, a decades-long campaign that fought to secure women’s rights to vote and run for office across the United States.

Tim Burke: Holiday shopping in rurals through the years

The holiday shopping season has begun in earnest, with stores converting over to Christmas-themed merchandise and aisles that are packed so full that you can barely navigate them with your shopping cart.

 
VIDEO: Murder and fire in region

The last of three cases surrounding the 2018 murder of James Remster, 62, in Nye County, came to a close on Nov. 19. Tonopah resident Jeannie Newberry was given the maximum sentence of 2-5 years in prison in Tonopah District Court in mid-November; she pleaded guilty to information of accessory to murder under a plea agreement with the Nye County District Attorney’s Office earlier in 2019, court records show.

The fall, and possible rise, of a small-town football team in Nye County

When four football players were hurt before halftime of Round Mountain High School’s opener against Carlin, the Knights were forced to forfeit and shortly thereafter canceled their second scheduled game.

Report gives insights on Nevada’s women-owned businesses

The number of women-owned businesses in Nevada is keeping pace with the national level, according to a new report commissioned by American Express. Nevada is No. 5 in growth for women-owned businesses, according to the report.

Nevada hits point of ‘critical mass’ on issue of water scarcity

Nevada’s director of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said Nevada has already reached the point of “critical mass” or the breaking point when it comes to the problem of water scarcity.

Effort seeks to reduce Nevada wildfire risk

The Office of Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finalized a landmark agreement that calls on state and federal agencies to increase their collaborative efforts to reduce the risk and impacts of catastrophic wildfire.

New colonel at Nevada Highway Patrol

Daniel Solow was appointed as colonel of the Nevada Highway Patrol, effective Monday, Nov. 18, the Nevada Department of Public Safety announced.

Details emerge on fatal wreck north of Beatty

A driver who died when her car collided with the tractor-trailer rig in rural Nye County earlier this month was identified Monday as a 21-year-old Arizona woman.

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