VEA board calls special meeting

Valley Electric Association’s board of directors has called a special member meeting to address concerns over the board’s fiduciary responsibilities and the process of recalling members of Valley’s board, according to a news release from Valley.

Tax help resources announced

The Internal Revenue Service reported that there were more than 585 million visits to by taxpayers finding answers to tax questions, e-filing tax returns and checking on their tax refunds in 2018. This year, visits are 11 percent higher than the same time last year.

Employment program assists veterans

The U.S. Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service announced the availability of approximately $13.5 million in Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program grants.

Consignment shop takes off in Pahrump

A positive picture is being etched out for a local business that opened its doors near the end of 2018.

Steve Sebelius: PERS secrecy bill loaded with issues

A bill to amend the state Public Records Law proposed by state Sen. Julia Ratti, D-Sparks, could end up making information about every government employee secret.

Dennis Myers: GOP leaders are unlikely to act against Trump

In 1982, Nevada Republicans had an incumbent governor, Robert List, who was deeply unpopular, his competence and character widely doubted. No other major Republican challenged List in his re-election primary. If Democrats fielded any serious candidate, they would win. And they had a very good candidate.

Butterflies are making their way through Nye region

The desert around here has been alive recently with millions of undocumented migrants from Mexico, and no border wall could have stopped them.

First Solar donation aids bird habitat, conservation

BEATTY— The Nature Conservancy and First Solar recently announced a collaboration to restore wild bird habitats in south-central Nevada.

Beatty opens league play with doubleheader sweep of Spring Mountain

Spring Mountain’s status as part of the Clark County Juvenile Justice System and recent dominance in football and basketball has led to something of a movement to get the school pushed up and out of Class 1A.

Mountain Falls in Pahrump to host 24th Quarter Auction

Over the past 23 years, the Pahrump Valley Youth Golf Founders Club has raised more than $200,000 through its annual Quarter Auction, and this year’s edition is slated for April 13 at Mountain Falls Golf Course.

Vibrant fiber art to enchant the eye at 2019 Pins and Needles Quilt Show

Pahrump Valley residents and visitors should prepare to be swept away into a land of color and creation during the Shadow Mountain Quilters’ 2019 Pins and Needles Quilt Show, scheduled for this Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6 at Nevada Treasure RV Resort.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, March 30 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $32 million.

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