Quarter Auction raises thousands for Pahrump youth golf

It was a simple idea. Convince local businesses to donate items for a fundraiser, sell some tickets, hand out prizes and use the proceeds to fund programs for young golfers.

Census of Agriculture data now available

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, spanning some 6.4 million new points of information about America’s farms and ranches and those who operate them, including new data about on-farm decision making, down to the county level.

National ‘Chill Out Day’ returns to Pahrump

Las Vegas Kona Ice Franchisee Jim Kerr was chilling out in the parking lot of the VFW Post 10054 on Monday afternoon in Pahrump.

Government says Nevada site for plutonium storage is safe

Nevada National Security Site officials say a facility housing weapons grade plutonium is safe from earthquake threats that could expose radiation to surrounding populations.

Devils Hole pupfish population reaches 136

One of the world’s rarest fish species, the Devils Hole pupfish, has reached a population of 136 observable fish, Death Valley National park recently announced.

Maurer announces early retirement from VEA board

Longtime board member for Valley Electric Association John Maurer announced retirement from his position just three weeks before his term is set to expire—citing family health issues for his departure.

Pahrump’s Mountain Falls Blvd. road construction comes to completion

Road construction on Mountain Falls Boulevard has been taking place intermittently over the past few months, with the stretch of street extending from Nevada Highway 160 into the master planned community the subject of a cone zone off and on for several weeks.

Road repairs: DuraPatcher is at work in Pahrump

With road conditions always in the forefront of area residents’ minds, Nye County Public Works was excited to announce that the county’s recently purchased DuraPatcher was set to be brought down from the northern portion of the county to the Pahrump Valley this month.

Plan to use Sourdough Spring approved

DEATH VALLEY — The National Park Service has approved a plan of operations that includes diversion and use of up to 470 gallons of water per day from Sourdough Spring, within Death Valley National Park, for use at a mine outside the park.

Dennis Myers: The little things help build the Democratic brand

Years ago, John McLaughlin – a Catholic priest who was an aide to President Richard Nixon and then became famous as the host of public broadcasting’s McLaughlin Group – produced one show on which one of the topics was an extended discussion of how big toilet tanks should be.

Nye Sheriff’s office warns of phone scam

If you receive a phone call from a person claiming to be a representative of Pahrump’s Affiliated Therapy, looking to collect a payment, the Nye County Sheriff’s Office says it is a scam.

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