Town hall set for college in Pahrump

Great Basin College President Joyce Helens plans to lead an open discussion about the future and outlook of higher education in the Pahrump community at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, the college announced.

Nye Sheriff Wehrly provides update on fatal shooting at Nevada Security Site

A man was fatally shot by a security guard and a Nye County deputy on Monday after driving through the Nevada National Security Site’s main gate, but there’s no body-worn camera footage of the shooting because of federal regulations, the sheriff’s office said Wednesday.

Former Nye DA Angela Bello temporarily hired to qualify for PERS

After losing her bid for re-election in the 2018 general, former Nye County District Attorney Angela Bello secured a temporary stint of employment with Nye County, a fact that left several members of the public questioning the reasoning behind the move.

Man facing animal cruelty charges in Pahrump

The man arrested on animal cruelty charges last year has been bound over to District Court by Pahrump Justice of the Peace Lisa Chamlee.

Jim Hartman: Nevada could play pivotal 2020 role

The list of contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination includes at least 35 individuals expressing interest in running — a huge field.

Pahrump Valley Public Transportation running strong

It has been almost one year since the launch of full operations for Pahrump Valley Public Transportation and organization officials presented an update on the transit service during the Nye County Commission’s latest meeting, detailing a thriving system that provided over 18,000 rides in just a 12-month period.

Pahrump students in Nevada Science Bowl championship

A new team of high school students will be crowned champions of the 28th annual Nevada Science Bowl competition Saturday, Feb. 2, an event featuring competitors from Pahrump Valley High School.

Pahrump citizens gear up for 2019 Legislative Session

The 2019 Legislative Session in Nevada starts Monday, Feb. 4 and dozens of Pahrump residents are now better prepared to follow the process and voice their opinions to lawmakers after the Citizen Lobbyist Workshop. Held Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Pahrump Valley Museum, the Citizen Lobbyist Workshop drew a sizable crowd of attendees.

Super Bowl to bring parties, entertainment to Pahrump

A list of Pahrump casinos, eateries and bars are readying for the “Big Game” on Sunday with discounted drinks, food and other offerings during the main event.

Inquiry attracts attention of Nye sheriff’s office

Nye County Sheriff’s authorities are wondering why an alleged sexual assault at the Nevada National Security Site was not reported to the sheriff’s office.

Nevada drivers rank among nation’s best, study says

Nevada drivers can toot their horns after a recent study of the best and worst drivers in the United States.

Pahrump Valley wrestlers excited for region tournament

Pahrump Valley High School wrestling coach Craig Rieger would love to see history repeat itself this weekend at the Class 3A Southern Region Championships at Moapa Valley High School in Overton.

Pahrump Valley boys emphatically end losing streak

Senior Brayden Severt led three double-figure scorers with 15 points Tuesday night as the Pahrump Valley High School boys basketball team snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 59-36 win over Lake Mead Christian in Pahrump.

Memorial services planned for local community leader Cassandra Selbach

Local community leader Cassandra Selbach is being remembered for the legacy of helping others. The executive vice president of community relations at Valley Electric Association and mother of two died on Jan. 23 of a systemic autoimmune disease.

List: Nye County school menu

Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of Feb. 4 – Feb. 8

Recent government shutdown affects Nye County

Now that the federal government shutdown is over, for now, there will be no interruption of services for Nye County residents who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP.

Divas on a Dime: Buffalo chicken meets pizza for Super Bowl Sunday

This week, in anticipation of Super Bowl Sunday, I couldn’t decide between buffalo chicken wings or pizza. They both sound delicious. So, I decided to mash them together and make a Buffalo Chicken Pizza.

California lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, Jan. 30 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $15 million.

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