Navy fighter jet crashes on west side of Death Valley

A Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday at Death Valley National Park during training, killing the pilot and causing minor injuries to seven people on the ground.

Pahrump resident Dilger helps bring horseshoes to Goldfield Days

This weekend will mark the 19th edition of Goldfield Days. And, thanks to the efforts of Pahrump resident Lathan Dilger, this year will be the first to include a horseshoes tournament.

Beatty football team to open season at Round Mountain

Last year, the Beatty High School football team had a strong case for being the best Class 1A team that did not make the playoffs.

Young Tonopah wrestlers get tips from former world champion

T.J. Hill is a well-known name in the wrestling world. From the time he was in high school, when he was a four-time Missouri state champion, until he was a junior world champion, Hill has known success.

Best in the Desert announces 2020 schedule

Best in the Desert announced the dates and locations of its 2020 race series this week, with Vegas to Reno slated for Aug. 12-15.

Pahrump’s Matt Luis set to retire after 23 years

It is the end of an era and the beginning of a whole new chapter for Matt Luis, as he will soon be officially retiring from his longstanding position as Pahrump Buildings and Grounds manager.

Flying insects descend upon Pahrump region

It seems that Mother Nature has played a big role in the recent Southern Nevada grasshopper invasion.

Dan Schinhofen to Nevada governor: Don’t follow the old Yucca playbook

Recently, the governor, along with most of our congressional delegation, sent two letters to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) concerning Area 5 at the Nevada National Security Site, and of course, Yucca Mountain.

2 additional arrests in Nye County murder investigation

Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives have made two additional arrests relating to a murdered Tonopah man whose body was located inside an abandoned mineshaft, roughly 30 miles east of the town.

Nathan Adelson Hospice gets new leader

Nathan Adelson Hospice, which offers hospice care and palliative medicine in Southern Nevada, has a new leader over an organization that has been in existence for over four decades. The hospice expanded to Pahrump over 10 years ago.

Launch of new business processing system in Nevada

Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske announced that the Commercial Recordings Division’s new business processing system was launching earlier this month.

U.S. effort affects small businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration recently issued an interim final rule that will adjust monetary-based small business size standards for inflation to allow more small businesses to become eligible for the SBA’s loan and contracting programs.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, July 27 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $66 million.

Art exhibit opens in Pahrump

Join the Pahrump Arts Council for refreshments from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 at a meet and welcome for local artists featuring their “Simulate the Masters” works on exhibit in the Readers Nook of the Pahrump Community Library, organizers announced.

Reno dorm explosion prompts town halls in Southern Nevada

In response to the explosion that occurred Friday, July 5, damaging Argenta and Nye Halls, the University of Nevada, Reno is planning town hall meetings with students, parents/guardians in Las Vegas to address concerns.

Cold War Patriots coming to Pahrump, Las Vegas

Cold War Patriots, a community resource organization that is the nation’s strongest and most sustained voice advocating for worker benefits, will host free information events for Nevada Test Site workers on July 31 in Las Vegas and on Aug. 1 in Pahrump, the group announced.

Presidential hopeful Julian Castro’s team visits Nye County

The 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary is shaping up to be quite a showdown with more than two dozen candidates announcing their intention to vie for the nomination and their campaigns are already hard at work in an effort to garner voters’ support.

Goldfield set for another year of celebrations

Goldfield Days is about to take place in Esmeralda County. Another year of food, fun and entertainment is just days away for the Esmeralda County area with the 19th annual Goldfield Days set to occur from Aug. 2-4. Hundreds are expected to fill Crook Avenue, Goldfield’s main drag.

2 bodies found in Inyo County

The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of two bodies found in a parked vehicle earlier this week.

Defendant sentenced in death of man in Nye County

The Nye County District Attorney’s Office announced that on July 16, Jeremmy Burch was sentenced pursuant to a plea agreement in Tonopah District Court for the murder of James Remster, whose body was found in an abandoned mine shaft earlier this year, the DA’s office said in a news release.

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