Tecopa restaurants opening for season with new offerings

Weird beer, lottery tickets, food as art and life-sized Jenga are a few of the highlights as local restaurants open their doors for the cool weather season in Tecopa, the tiny town with what may be the most brewpubs per capita in the United States.

Fall Festival week arrives in Pahrump

With a carnival, rodeo, car show, entertainment of all kinds, arts and crafts, vendors galore and so much more, the Pahrump Fall Festival is about to get underway.

Thomas Knapp: President Trump didn’t start the war in Afghanistan, but he owns it

National Security Adviser John Bolton became the latest American casualty of Washington’s 18-year war in Afghanistan on Sept. 10, fired by President Donald Trump shortly after Trump announced that he had planned, but was canceling, a meeting with Taliban leaders at Camp David to ink a “peace deal.”

Nevada lands small business funding

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that $257,914 has been awarded to the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development to support export growth among small businesses through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), up from the $125,000 Nevada was awarded last year.

Pahrump Valley Times takes home honors at Nevada Press Association awards

The Pahrump Valley Times won 35 awards, including being honored with the award for “General Excellence,” during the 2019 annual Nevada Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest banquet in Ely — the second year in a row the newspaper has been honored with the award.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, Sept. 21 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $13 million.

Cameras aim to put brakes on potential catastrophic wildfires in Nevada, beyond

As fire hazard has built through the summer, ALERTWildfire, a network of mountaintop cameras that helps fire managers spot and monitor fires over large swaths of land, has been on a frenzied pace to reach its goal of adding 300 cameras to the network in the western U.S. by the end of the year.

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.

Troubled waters in Beatty sanitation district

The sudden Sept. 12 resignation of Beatty Water and Sanitation District Manager Rob Shirley moved the district’s board of trustees to schedule an emergency meeting.

Beatty youth world chili champ

Joey Taylor, a 15-year-old sophomore at Beatty High School, recently conquered the chili cook-off world in unprecedented fashion.

Nevada group receives $250K grant to help boost export sales

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development received more than $250,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration on Tuesday to help expand export sales.

‘Storm Area 51’ event comes up short in Nevada

Though employees at the Area 51 Alien Center were prepared for large crowds related to the Storm Area 51 event, the turnout was much less than expected, considering the business along Highway 95 in Amargosa Valley is on the way to the remote location in Rachel, Nevada.

‘Storm Area 51’ fizzles in Nye County

After weeks of preparation amid swirling uncertainty as Nye County officials braced for a potential influx of alien enthusiasts and revelers, the Storm Area 51 weekend turned out to be a fairly quiet affair in Nye County.

Sports Roundup: Pahrump Valley soccer teams post easy wins

Seniors Kaylee Vega and Kaylee Mendoza and freshman Adryanna Avena-Caraballo scored 2 goals apiece as the Pahrump Valley High School girls soccer team rolled to a 7-0 win over winless Somerset Sky Pointe on Sept. 18 in Pahrump.

Nevada Democrats Horsford, Lee join calls for impeachment inquiry

Reps. Steven Horsford and Susie Lee, both Democrats in competitive congressional districts, said Tuesday they now back a House impeachment inquiry into the president.

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