Dennis Myers: Gap between citizen and Legislature? Not so much

In 1985 when I was still working in television, my news director got a call from some official at the Nevada Legislature complaining that I would not register to be a credentialed reporter.

Search underway man missing from Tonopah

Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the disappearance of a 62-year-old resident.

More online shoppers want free shipping

Consumers increasingly expect free delivery of items they buy online and are also embracing new options like picking up their online purchases at a local store, according to the latest issue of the quarterly Consumer View report released recently by the National Retail Federation.

Letters to editor of the Pahrump Valley Times

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, Feb. 2 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $16 million.

Thomas Knapp: Why should anyone have to sneak around

Why should it be up to the U.S. Department of Justice, or this or that group of politicians or lobbyists, or some percentage of your state’s voters, whether or not you can place a bet on the outcome of a sporting event, a roll of the dice, a spin of the wheel, or what cards get dealt at a poker table?

Second victim identified in fatal crash near Nye County

The Clark County coroner’s office has identified a man as the second of two people killed in a two-car crash at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area on Sunday.

Nevada law enforcement cracking down on distracted drivers

Local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to combat distracted drivers.Through Feb. 19, Nevada’s law enforcement agencies will be citing drivers who are not paying attention to the road, multiple law enforcement agencies announced.

IRS kicks off tax-filing season

The Internal Revenue Service successfully opened the 2019 tax-filing season recently as the agency started accepting and processing federal tax returns for tax year 2018.

USDA Rural Development seeks grant applications

USDA Rural Development Nevada encourages small rural business owners and agricultural producers to apply for assistance through USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).

Arrest in boarding school investigation at Amargosa

Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives have launched dual investigations into what is described as a private boarding school for at-risk teenagers in Amargosa Valley.

Pahrump community needs assessment underway

In the town of Pahrump, there are many and varied community-wide needs but which is the greatest? That is just the focus of a new effort by five local nonprofit organizations, which are banding together to determine projects they can collaboratively work on to better the place they all call home.

Pahrump Valley’s Cruz, Wright win region wrestling titles

From the moment it was clear Dylan Wright was going to go down and wrestle at 160 during the postseason, a matchup with teammate Tristan Maughan seemed inevitable.

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