Australian company buys lithium project in Nye’s Big Smoky Valley

Argosy Minerals Limited, an Australian company focused on the exploration of lithium signed a binding agreement to acquire a lithium brine project in the Big Smoky Valley about 40 minutes away from Tonopah, according to an announcement.

Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant earnings drop sharply in Nevada

Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah reported $106,451 in profits during the second quarter of 2019, according to the report filed with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. But according to the last three quarterly reports filed by the parent of the plant, Tonopah Solar Energy LLC with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the plant’s earnings show a downward trend.

Pahrump Valley Trojans set open football season

Few teams feel the advantage of playing at home as much as the Pahrump Valley High School football team.

Beatty volleyball team eyes return trip to states

Beatty High School volleyball players Adrianna Gill and Carmen Stephenson agree on a lot of things: The Hornets look to be headed for a good season, they have a lot of confidence in their teammates, and they are excited to get the season started.

The lure of Goldfield Days stretches beyond Nevada festival

The 19th annual Goldfield Days’ celebration in Esmeralda Country brought out dozens to bid on property and mining claims in the region. The annual event draws in locals and individuals from across the U.S. and beyond.

Barricaded suspect surrenders in Pahrump

A Pahrump man is facing several charges after local law enforcement responded to a domestic disturbance call.

Nevada off-highway grant workshop stops in Beatty

Folks from Beatty and the surrounding area learned more about the Nevada Off-Highway Vehicle Program in a workshop conducted at the Beatty Community Center Aug. 12.

Tim Burke: Protecting yourself against scams and cybercrime

Scams and cybercrimes are the bank robberies and purse snatching crimes of our modern era. Anonymous criminals, frequently located in other countries, are targeting anyone with a cellphone or internet access.

Northern Nye hospital district approves terms of ownership transfer

Earlier this month, the Nye County Commission adopted a resolution to transfer the ownership of the former Nye Regional Medical Center in Tonopah from the county to the Northern Nye County Hospital District.

New developments for health care in Tonopah

Tonopah recently received a new hospice program and is on track to get its first home health services.

Divas on a Dime: This easy pasta dish is like summer on a plate

This recipe is called Summer Garden Pasta because it stars these three garden favorites – tomatoes, zucchini and basil. It’s so fresh and light it really tastes like summer on a plate.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, Aug. 21 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $7 million.

Death Valley entrance fees to be waived on Sunday

Area residents looking for a bit of adventure this weekend may want to take a road trip out to Death Valley National Park.

Pahrump’s vandalized memorial plaque repaired

Deanna O’Donnell, the news director of Pahrump’s KPVM-TV 25, is thanking members of the community for their support in repairing a memorial plaque for Cassandra Selbach, who died in late January of this year.

Investment in earthquake early warning system

The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded more than $12.5 million to seven universities and a university-governed nonprofit to support operation, improvement and expansion of the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system for the West Coast of the United States.

Nye County grants new marijuana dispensary permit

Nevada Organic Remedies has been granted a Special Use Permit by the Nye County Commission to allow for the establishment of a retail recreational marijuana dispensary at 2370 and 2380 S. Homestead Road, just south of the intersection of Highway 160 in Pahrump.

‘Storm Area 51’: Nye County rejects Peacestock51 festival

In the wake of the frenzy caused by the Storm Area 51 Facebook event, which was reportedly intended as a hoax but has now drawn the attention of millions around the world, one Pahrump resident set out to provide a peaceful alternative to attempting to breach the military base with Peacestock51.

List: Nye County school menu

Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of August 26 – August 30

 
Nevada National Guard unit deploys for Afghanistan mission

Twenty-seven members of the Nevada Army National Guard who will deploy for Afghanistan on Wednesday morning took part in a mobilization ceremony Tuesday.

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