Nevada mining family strikes turquoise on reality TV show

The debut episode of reality TV series “Turquoise Fever,” set in the wilds of rural Tonopah, premieres Wednesday on the INSP Network.

Tonopah selected for cultural exchange program

Tonopah was recently selected to participate in a collaboration project with Carson City as part of the Nevada Arts Council’s Basin to Range Exchange Program that is aimed at bringing together urban and rural art organizations from across the state.

‘Storm Area 51’ Facebook page vanished, but it’s reappeared

The original post, “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” started as a joke and quickly went viral with more than 2 million people pledging to “see them aliens.”

Renown and Blue Cross reach agreement on new contract

Reno-based Renown Health, one of Tonopah’s major providers of medical services, reached an agreement with one of Nevada’s major medical insurance providers.

New Year brings changes to Beatty schools

The first day of school in Beatty was a blur of activity as students, faculty and staff adjusted to new schedules and other changes.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, August 10 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $70 million.

Fresh start for Pahrump students as school year begins

Hundreds of K-12 students in the Nye County School District headed back to classes on Monday for the start of the 2019-2020 school year. The Pahrump area schools welcomed more than 4,000 students with over 300 in Beatty and Amargosa.

Valley Electric searching for new CEO

Valley Electric Association Inc.’s board of directors is searching for its next CEO.

Nevada oil and gas lease sale planned

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada is opening a 30-day public comment period on its preliminary Environmental Analysis (EA) for a proposed Dec. 10, 2019 oil and gas lease sale in Nevada.

Golden’s record 2Q revenue shines for analysts

Golden Entertainment continues to invest in The STRAT and had record second-quarter revenue, but results still failed to impress analysts.

IRS launches new tax withholding estimator

The Internal Revenue Service recently launched the new “Tax Withholding Estimator,” an expanded, mobile-friendly online tool designed to make it easier for everyone to have the right amount of tax withheld during the year.

Facebook Messenger sting nets two suspects

Two Pahrump men are facing charges following what the Nye County Sheriff’s Office described as a Facebook Messenger sting in two separate cases.

Pahrump soccer player takes step toward 05 traveling team

It was 7 a.m. on a Saturday morning, and Paris Coleman of Pahrump was among almost two dozen girls on Field 5 at the Kellogg Zaher Soccer Complex in Las Vegas.

Nevada Dance Centre team wins big in Anaheim

From the outside, the Nevada Dance Centre is an unassuming place. But its location in a Basin Road strip mall conceals its status as the home of champions.

Matassa bowls 7th 300 game at Pahrump Nugget

Bowling 300 games on consecutive nights would be a pretty good year for many league bowlers, but for Anthony Matassa of Pahrump it just wasn’t enough.

Jim Hartman: Politics reaches new low in USA

A new low has been reached in our nation’s politics between Donald Trump and Democrats over who’s the biggest racist, or real anti-Semite, or greater disgrace to the nation.

Dennis Myers: When people talk themselves into believing nonsense

At the end of the 1993 Nevada Legislature, there was a reporter who got it in her head that the lawmakers had accidentally outlawed brothel prostitution in Nevada.

Dan Schinhofen: Caution urged when it comes to ‘red-flag’ laws

By no means take this as I don’t care about those that were murdered by sick, evil people, but do you realize that more people were murdered by guns in Chicago over the same time we had these recent mass shootings?

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