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.
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.
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.
Years before Northwest Academy was closed amid an ongoing child abuse investigation, officials from four Nevada communities removed their students from the facility.
An allegation of Medicaid fraud last year against Northwest Academy led state officials to temporarily suspend payments to the boarding school.
Pahrump Senior Center
Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of August 26 – August 30
Twenty-seven members of the Nevada Army National Guard who will deploy for Afghanistan on Wednesday morning took part in a mobilization ceremony Tuesday.
You’re not going to get a lot of lame coach-speak out of Jill Harris.
A 5.0 magnitude earthquake from the Ridgecrest, California, area was felt in parts of the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday. It was an aftershock of July’s larger quakes.
Nye County Commissioner Leo Blundo announced this week that he has hired RightVoter LLC to serve as general consultant to his campaign for Congress in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District.
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.
An excessive heat warning is in its second day as high temperatures continue in the Pahrump region.
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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.
One person was transported via Mercy Air, following a two-vehicle crash along Nevada Highway 160 earlier this month.
Two Pahrump men are facing charges following an argument, which ended up turning physical.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Nevada National Security Site announced this week that Neile Miller joined the organization as the chief strategist.
Death Valley National Park announced that Saline Valley’s “Chicken Strip” Airfield is now officially authorized, as of Aug. 19.
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.
Gov. Steve Sisolak has appointed Amanda Horn of Reno to a four-year term on the Nevada Arts Council Board, the state announced.