Beatty swimming pool opens for the summer

Rumors that the Beatty municipal swimming pool could not open because of black mold proved false as the pool opened Monday, June 24, with a free swim day.

Beatty Museum hosts Nevada photo exhibit

The Beatty Museum is hosting an exhibit titled “Home Means Nevada,” from the Nevada Touring Initiative, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nevada Arts Council, with funding by MGM Resorts and Barrick Gold.

Divas on a Dime: How to host a big party on a little budget

With Independence Day just around the corner, summer is in full swing and it’s party time! Here’s an easy strategy to host a grand party without a grand budget: throw a tasting party. Doesn’t everyone enjoy sampling food and drink? It gives people a chance to interact, share and find new favorites.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, June 26 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $57 million.

More entrants sought for July 4 parade in Pahrump

The chief organizer of Pahrump’s Fourth of July parade at the Calvada Eye is hoping to draw more entrants to the popular annual event.

KNYE radio observes 20th-anniversary milestone in Pahrump

It was a community-wide celebration for Pahrump’s hometown radio station, as Karen Jackson, owner of KNYE 95.1 FM, hosted a pool party and barbecue at the Saddle West Resort.

New panhandling and vagrancy codes on Nye County books

Nye County has a set of new laws on its books following the adoption of an amendment to Nye County Code Title 9, which governs public peace, morals and welfare.

The Wichmans named king and queen of Butler Days

District 1 Nye County Commissioner Lorinda Wichman and her husband, Oz Wichman, were named as king and queen of 49th annual Jim Butler Days in May — giving the couple an opportunity to do something together in the public light.

Shadow Mountain Quilters celebrate 25 years in Pahrump

The month of June was a cause for celebration for the local group the Shadow Mountain Quilters, which hit a major milestone with their 25-year anniversary.

Fourth of July set to be a bang in Nye County

The Fourth of July is less than a week away and communities all across Nye County are readying for celebrations in honor of Independence Day.

Pahrump Valley grad Lucas to play baseball for Arizona Western

Arizona Western College must be a great place to go to school and play baseball. After all, Pahrump Valley High School graduate Willie Lucas decided to play at the school in Yuma, Arizona, even after getting quite an eyeful on his initial visit.

Pahrump Valley Open Inferno returns to Lakeview

The Pahrump Valley Open Inferno used to be a big event in town, and Lakeview Executive Golf Course’s general manager, Will Peers, is bringing it back July 6.

Tom Rysinski: Pahrump Little League marathons test players, coaches, parents

At its best, Little League Baseball is an opportunity not just to play a game, but to teach kids the value of being part of a team, of working hard toward goals and, thanks to baseball’s untimed nature, of learning you can’t give up on anything until it’s actually over.

Tim Burke: Residents of Clark County would buy fireworks without Pahrump

In what might equal the mad rush of holiday shoppers thronging to stores on Christmas Eve, the frenzy to buy fireworks before the Fourth of July has started here in Pahrump. Stop by any of our local fireworks businesses and you will find parking lots full of cars and long lines inside the stores.

Nevada’s new housing-related laws impact builders, tenants

Nevada lawmakers passed several housing-related bills in the recently concluded legislative session, affecting construction defect claims, affordable housing development, and evictions.

Hiker found dead lived a quiet life, but loved Las Vegas

The Clark County coroner’s office has confirmed that a body found Friday in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area was that of missing hiker Jeffrey Kalista.

One dead in head-on crash north of Tonopah

Two vehicles collided head-on Tuesday evening along U.S. Highway 95 north of Tonopah, killing a person inside one of the vehicles, authorities reported.

Beatty Town Board now at full strength with 5 members

For the first time since the resignation of two of its members, all five members of the Beatty Town Advisory Board were present at their June 24 meeting. Long-time resident Perry Forsyth, whose father also once served on the board, and Rob Shirley, manager of the Beatty Water and Sanitation District, are the newest members.

Tonopah family to appear in TV series about turquoise

The Tonopah family that has been mining turquoise for generations is featured in TV series that premiere in August on the general entertainment television network INSP.

Dennis Myers: When journalists believe their own mistakes

There’s a malady in our line of work that involves getting a story wrong at an early stage, and believing it ourselves. It then becomes more difficult to get it right because we become personally invested in it.

Phishing scam targets Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau name and logo are being fraudulently used by criminals in an on-going email phishing scam, the bureau reports.

Event planned for Pahrump real estate brokers, agents

Local real estate agents, title and loan officers and real estate brokers are about to have the “red carpet” rolled out for them at a local Pahrump winery.

Nevada honored with business award

Following another record year of economic development with small business growth and attracting major projects, Nevada was honored with the Silver Shovel Award by Area Development, a nationally-recognized business publication.

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