Jim Hartman: Looking at the debate claims of Kamala Harris

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California was credited with a political “break out” moment in the June 27 Democratic presidential primary debate by casting herself as the “the little girl in California” who integrated the Berkeley public schools in 1970.

The heat is on in Pahrump region

An excessive heat warning is in its second day as high temperatures continue in the Pahrump region.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, August 16 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $72 million.

Crash near Pahrump sends man to UMC Trauma

One person was transported via Mercy Air, following a two-vehicle crash along Nevada Highway 160 earlier this month.

Community investment tour makes a stop in Pahrump

A presentation was made by the Workforce Connections (WC), Southern Nevada’s local workforce development board, and others, at the NyE Communities Coalition building to highlight millions in federal funding being put into Nye County and other parts of Southern Nevada employment and training programs.

Workforce development training gets boost in Nevada

More than $2.4 million in state-funded equipment for workforce development programs at Nevada colleges was authorized earlier this month to remain with the schools to continue the various specialized training to support the employment needs of the state’s industries.

IRS automatically waives a tax penalty

The Internal Revenue Service is automatically waiving the estimated tax penalty for the more than 400,000 eligible taxpayers who already filed their 2018 federal income tax returns but did not claim the waiver.

Valley reverses move to push for creating tiered system for its net metering program

Valley Electric Association Inc.’s board reversed its position on plans to potentially institute a tiered system for co-op customers that have or plan to install rooftop solar or other renewable energy power-generation systems and utilize Valley’s net metering program.

Free medical help returning to Pahrump

Remote Area Medical is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing free medical services to underserved and uninsured individuals with mobile clinics held all over the globe each year.

Pahrump nonprofit gets upgraded through grant from Home Depot

A nonprofit organization in Pahrump is planning the next stages of its growth after a grant helped with upgrading its existing space on the north end of town.

Miller joins Nevada National Security Site

The Nevada National Security Site announced this week that Neile Miller joined the organization as the chief strategist.

New leader for Nevada National Guard

Brig. Gen. Ondra L. Berry, a 32-year veteran of the Nevada Air National Guard, longtime Reno police officer and most recently a senior vice president in MGM Resorts International human resources office, has been named Nevada’s 30th adjutant general and the first African-American to hold the position in the state’s 154-year history, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Monday.

Nye County included in oil, gas lease sale

An upcoming competitive oil and gas lease sale will include parcels in Nye County, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced.

Vegas to Reno race draw drivers from as far as Australia

Brett Comiskey might have traveled thousands of miles to compete in Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno race, but he felt right at home in Southern Nevada.

Beatty football features less size, more speed

According to last year’s roster, there were nine seniors on the Beatty High School football team during the 2018 season, a bit more than one-third of the roster.

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