Study on future of former Nye County Regional Medical building

Russell Pillers, a biomedical engineer, and owner Biowerx Consulting, LLC, who has been working with Northern Nye County Hospital District as a consultant since October 2018, said that one of his tasks involves an assessment for the building where the Nye County Regional Medical Hospital was located.

Selbach honored at special Easter event in Pahrump community

Bittersweet would be an apt term to describe Easter Sunday morning, April 21, at Simkins Park, as local residents, family and friends witnessed the unveiling of a memorial in memory of Pahrump resident Cassandra Selbach, who passed away in January.

Nevada community set for Amargosa Days

Amargosa Valley is gearing up for its 50th annual Amargosa Days celebration this weekend with live music, demonstrations and activities, food, and fireworks after dark, as well as “the shortest parade in the world,” according to festival organizer Mike Cottingim.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, April 20 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $38 million.

Policy would replace remedial classes at Nevada colleges

A proposed policy from the Nevada System of Higher Education could remove remedial math and English classes from colleges and universities.

Nevada Real Estate Division announces hire

Perry Faigin has been hired as deputy administrator of the Nevada Real Estate Division, the state announced.

Gender-neutral driver’s licenses, IDs cards in Nevada

Nevada has joined a growing number of states allowing residents to choose gender “X” on their state-issued driver’s license or identification card in addition to “M” for male and “F” for female, the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles announced this week.

Nevada gas prices 5th highest in USA

With only a penny increase on the week, the national gas price average saw the smallest one-week jump since mid-February, though Nevada’s ranks fifth nationally in price, AAA announced Monday. For the last eight weeks, weekly jumps ranged anywhere between a nickel and a nearly a quarter, AAA said.

Dennis Myers: It’s hard to tell campaign money from bribery

A couple of decades ago, the Nevada Legislature enacted a new tax on soft drinks. When that legislative session ended for the year, the beverage industry contacted one of the state’s high-powered lobbyists and asked how to get rid of the new tax.

Pahrump-based VEA announces customer-related changes

Valley Electric Association has extended office hours and installed new phone software in moves that are expected to improve customer service for members, the cooperative announced earlier this month.

College of Business renews accreditation

The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno has earned an extension of accreditation in business and accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. AACSB accredits institutions with the highest standard of excellence that continually work to improve the quality of business education.

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