Drilling to begin Bolo Gold project near Tonopah

Barrian Mining Corp., a Vancouver, Canada-based gold exploration company focused on acquiring and advancing precious metal projects in the United States has secured a drill rig and contract with a Fallon-based drilling company for the Bolo Gold Project located 56 miles northeast of Tonopah.

$78M Kyle Canyon interchange complete in Southern Nevada

The $78 million Kyle Canyon interchange project will improve safety and traffic flow today and ready the area for the expansion of Interstate 11, officials said.

List: July 4 activities in the Pahrump region

Here is a look at Fourth of July activities in the region: Pahrump’s Independence Day parade is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 4 at the Calvada Eye, off of South Highway 160 and encircling the Nye County Board of Commissioners’ complex along Walt Williams Drive. A $5 pancake and sausage breakfast, from VFW Post 10054, is planned from 6 to 7 a.m. July Fourth at the Calvada Eye on the grass, Linda Wright, the lead organizer of the parade, said in a recent interview. She has said that organizers are looking for additional parade participants. Today, July 3, is the deadline to sign up to take part in the parade. The entry fee is $25. Wright can be reached at 775-419-7857.

Former Valley CEO no longer employed at Pahrump co-op

Angela Evans, who was put on paid administrative leave just months after being named permanent CEO of Valley Electric Association Inc. in October 2018, is no longer with the co-op.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, June 29 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $58 million.

Fort Amargosa burns to the ground

A fire at Fort Amargosa, a landmark gas station-convenience store-restaurant complex that burned to the ground over the weekend, started in a storage room just outside the restaurant kitchen, the fire chief said.

Dennis Myers: Cheapo quality of life surveys are pointless

Back in the 1980s, a friend of mine, who had left journalism to go into public relations, called me to sell me on doing a story about how, according to a survey, Reno was one of the most reading-est cities.

Donation dinner set to support Pahrump Powwow

Each year the Pahrump Valley plays host to the annual Pahrump Inter-Tribal Social Powwow, an event rife with the culture and heritage of the Native American peoples and one that regularly draws thousands of attendees over three days of song, dance and celebration.

Review to look at how Nevada uses tax abatement incentives to attract businesses

Gov. Steve Sisolak, at a recent Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) board meeting, said he will reevaluate how Nevada uses tax abatement incentives to entice businesses to relocate or expand in the state to ensure that it does not adversely impact funding for schools.

Nevada joins coalition blocking T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Nevada has joined 13 other states in filing a multi-state lawsuit to halt the proposed merger of telecom giants T-Mobile and Sprint, Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford announced.

Grand opening for real estate office in Pahrump

Gavish Real Estate recently held the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of its newest office in Pahrump.

Rural development funds available in Nevada

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has more than $2 billion still available this year to invest in community facilities and infrastructure projects in rural areas, the department announced.

Head-on crash kills 1 in Nye County

One person was killed in a head-on crash along U.S. Highway 95 near Beatty on Monday, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported.

Baffert, Smith headline annual Governor’s Dinner

In its first 50 years, the Governor’s Dinner has seen appearances from Hall of Fame athletes to all-time University of Nevada Wolf Pack athletic greats to iconic coaches.

Pro ropers Dees, and Siggins win $120,000 in Reno event

With a final run of 7.2 seconds, professional team ropers Junior Dees and Lane Siggins won the richest event of their sport and split a first-place paycheck worth $120,000 at the 42nd Annual Bob Feist Invitational on June 25 in Reno.

Torch lighting highlighted Senior Games trip for Pahrump resident Behrens

Pahrump resident Cathy Behrens was so excited to qualify for the National Senior Games and so fired up for the trip to compete in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that it seemed impossible for the experience to live up to the anticipation.

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