Tim Burke: This Legislature not kind to rural Nevada

During this year’s legislative session, the more divisive and controversial bills introduced have the phrase “vote was along party lines” attached to how they were passed.

Report details Death Valley National Park economic benefits

A new National Park Service report shows that 1,678,000 visitors came to Death Valley National Park in 2018 and spent over $140 million in Inyo County and Southern Nevada communities.

VEA customers targeted by scammers

Valley Electric Association warned members about “calls from unscrupulous callers warning members that their accounts are past due and that they need to pay to avoid being disconnected that day.”

Divas on a Dime: Versatile dish is mere pennies per serving

Polenta is a delicious dish made from ground corn that can be an appetizer, side or main dish, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It can be sweet or savory. Served soft, like mashed potatoes, or cooled and sliced into pieces. It can even be baked crisp into fries!

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, May 29 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $49 million.

Pahrump Candlelight Salute hosted in honor of Memorial Day

Memorial Day was observed nationally on Monday, May 27 and in the Pahrump Valley, it was truly a day of remembrance with an array of events to held to commemorate the occasion.

Storm brings snow to Tonopah

For the second straight week, the Tonopah community got hit by a late May snowstorm, the latest making for a white Memorial Day.

Beatty locals walk to remember fallen military

Beatty resident Randy Schroeder and his daughter, Kaci, were among those participating in the 2019 Operation Battle Born Ruck to Remember, culminating on Memorial Day.

Nevada DMV cracking down on emissions violators

Local commercial truck drivers beware, as the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles Compliance Enforcement Division is once again cracking down on vehicles belching out thick black smoke in the Pahrump Valley.

Pahrump VFW honors fallen heroes with Memorial Day service

Memorial Day may have been celebrated by a large portion of Americans on Monday, May 27, but for the members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, including Pahrump’s own Post #10054, the true observance did not take place until three days later on May 30.

Pahrump Special Olympics athletes depart for Summer Games in Reno

Bright and early on the morning of Thursday, May 30, the parking lot of the Pahrump Nugget was alive with activity as Special Olympics athletes from the Pahrump Valley prepared for departure to something they have been looking forward to for many months, the 2019 Summer Games.

Widfire risks ‘above normal’ for Nevada

Vegetation nourished by wet winter weather now poses an above-normal risk of wildfires in Nevada, state fire authorities told Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday.

Social events held for former Nevada Test Site workers

Former co-workers from the Nevada Test Site had a chance to mix and interact during recent social events at South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas recently.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, May 25 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $48 million.

Cannabis company to expand Nye County footprint

MJ Holdings Inc., a publicly-traded holding company involved in the Nevada Cannabis market, is working to expand its operations in Nye County.

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