Las Vegas businessman enters Nevada’s District 4 congressional race

After serving as an officer in the United States Air Force for 20 years, it would be safe to say at this point, that Nevada resident Sam Peters is the sole Republican District 4 Congressional candidate who has earned a Bronze Star.

Kamala Harris campaign takes focus on rural Nevada

Democratic presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and her team, have been moving across parts of rural Nevada in recent weeks to focus on issues facing less densely populated areas. The candidate, in a field of more than two dozen opponents, also participated in a virtual conference that was broadcast across several rural areas in the state.

Golden Years Queen holds first Caregivers Retreat in Pahrump

As 2019 Ms. Senior Golden Years Queen, Laraine Babbitt has many duties to attend to but perhaps the most special for the pageant winner is pursuing her personal platform.

Pahrump’s White ready to take field for Winona State

Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series catching up with Pahrump Valley High School graduates who are continuing their athletic careers in college.

3rd annual ceremony set to honor Purple Heart Day in Pahrump

National Purple Heart Day will be observed around the country on Wednesday, Aug, 7 and for the third year running, the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #15 of Pahrump will host a ceremony in honor of the occasion.

Beatty land-use workshop lacks local attendance

When the reporter covering an event and the town secretary constitute the total local attendance at an event in Beatty it is safe to say that the town was poorly represented.

Foxter Music celebrates 3 years in Pahrump

A music store based in Pahrump entertained locals and visitors to the area as the owner celebrated three years in business.

Hazmat teams respond to crime scene in Pahrump

At least three Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputies were transported to Desert View Hospital while they were investigating a crime scene just before 2:30 p.m., on Tuesday, July 30.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, July 31 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $67 million.

Tim Burke: Will hemp follow the historical patterns of past?

The latest trend in get-rich-quick ideas has spread to Nye County and Pahrump with hundreds of acres of hemp under cultivation or in the planning phase.

Pahrump crash sends 4 to hospital

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services crews remained busy as they responded to numerous service calls throughout the valley over the past few weeks.

Pilot dead in crash of Navy fighter jet at 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.

Las Vegas Aviators stadium named Ballpark of Year by website

Las Vegas Ballpark, home of the Las Vegas Aviators, was voted the BaseballParks.com’s 20th annual Ballpark of the Year, the team announced on Wednesday.

Rosemary Clarke football tryouts to begin Aug. 9

Rosemary Clarke Middle School in Pahrump will be fielding an unweighted 14U football team this fall, with tryouts for the team beginning Aug. 9

Yucca forum in Pahrump emphasizes new concept for site

Former Nevada Assemblyman and Nevada Congressional District 4 Republican candidate Jim Marchant hosted a forum on Yucca Mountain on July 30 in Pahrump, bringing several nuclear professionals and experts to discuss a re-branding of sorts on the project.

Valley to hold town hall in Pahrump on net metering

Valley Electric Association Inc. announced the co-op will hold a town hall meeting on the topic of net metering. The cooperative’s board of directors is developing a potential change to Valley’s net metering policy that could affect current and future member-owners that have or plan to install a rooftop solar system or other renewable energy power-generation systems.

Record of decision for Gemfield mining project in Nevada

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Tonopah Field Office, has published a record of decision associated with Gemfield Resources Ltd. proposal to develop gold mine operations within the Gemfield project area, the BLM announced.

Divas on a Dime: Stretch your dollars with a favorite comfort food

There are few foods more comforting than good old-fashioned meatloaf. I’m always surprised how much my family loves this humble dish, especially the kiddies. Who knew happiness could come in such an unassuming little package?

Back to School Supply Drive a success across Nye County

It’s back to school season with Nye County students set to start the 2019-2020 school term on Aug. 12 and in an effort to help them gear up for the coming year, three area entities came together to host a Back to School Supply Drive on Saturday, July 27.

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