Tonopah’s Silver Top gets a makeover

Tonopah’s Silver Top, one of the main historic fixtures in town, recently received a makeover after an engineering report deemed it to be “in danger of collapse” a few years ago.

Ormsby to serve with Nevada Conservation Districts program

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced that Zachary Ormsby has been hired as the new program manager for the Nevada Conservation Districts Program.

McCarran breaks monthly passenger record in October

For the second time this year, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport has set a monthly passenger record.

Nevada gets new parole and probation leader

The Nevada Department of Public Safety recently appointed Anne Carpenter as chief of the Parole and Probation Division.

Two dead in U.S. Highway 95 crash in Nye County

Two people were killed in a head-on crash reported along U.S. Highway 95 in Nye County, a wreck that left two others in critical condition, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported.

Nevada license plate commemorates women’s suffrage

The plate was authorized this year by the passing of Assembly Bill 499 by the first majority female state Legislature and can be reserved ahead of its Jan. 2 debut.

Nevada Gov. Sisolak honors veteran service officers

Sometimes just being a proud, helpful veteran does not go far enough for some individuals to feel they have contributed all they are capable of. So without hesitation or seeking payment of any kind, some veterans go the extra mile or two when it comes to helping others.

Winter storms bring snow to region near Pahrump

A winter storm warning is in place until 5 a.m. Saturday as “an unusually cold and potent storm for late November will likely bring significant snow accumulations” to regions near Pahrump, the National Weather Service said.

Project could increase renewable energy efforts in Southern Nevada

The completion of an interconnection between an electric transmission system in Southern Nevada and a major power grid in California could be a boon for renewable energy developers in the state.

Farming in residential areas: Commerical crops bill to go before Nye commission

Commercial use of crops grown on certain residentially zoned properties in the Pahrump Valley could be curbed in the near future, with the Nye County Commission set to address a code change that would place restrictions on this activity during a public hearing to be held next month.

High-tech lawn care business arrives in Pahrump

Described as the most cutting-edge startup in the lawn care industry, the owner of Lawn Love, has recently launched a lawn care service in the Pahrump Valley.

Silver Tappers to host 29th Annual Christmas Benefit Show in Pahrump

Thanksgiving has come to a close and the Christmas season is officially underway, meaning it’s that time of year again for the Nevada Silver Tappers’ annual Christmas Benefit Show fundraiser, which is being held for an incredible 29th time this year.

California Lottery

Due to early holiday deadlines, the results of the Wednesday night Super Lotto drawing were not available.

Photos: Pahrump Powwow showcases culture, history, more

Now in its 21st year, the Pahrump Inter-tribal Social Powwow attracted hundreds of individuals and families to Petrack Park over the past weekend.

Tim Burke: High-speed rail project may be just some California dreamin’

Thursday we celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving Day is an annual national holiday in the United States celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Our Thanksgiving is modeled on a 1621 harvest feast shared by the English colonists (pilgrims) of Plymouth and Native Americans.

Divas on a Dime: Get all the goodness from your turkey with stock

If you have a turkey carcass in your refrigerator today (and who doesn’t?) you’re going to want to get all the goodness you can from it. Right? So, let’s make a rich stock. But can we say “frame” instead of carcass? Because I don’t think the word “carcass” is remotely appetizing.

Nye County school menu

Weekly menus for the Nye County School District are no longer included in the Pahrump Valley Times.

Leader announced for Nevada Division of Outdoor Recreation

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced the appointment of Heidi Swank as the inaugural administrator for the new Nevada Division of Outdoor Recreation.

Busy shopping days ahead for Nevadans

Once the turkey dinner is done this Thanksgiving weekend, Nevada consumers will begin flocking to shopping destinations to hunt for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday deals, the Retail Association of Nevada reports.

Congressman Horsford addresses Southern Nevada water issues

Nye County’s congressman, U.S. Rep. Steve Horsford, D-Nevada, is not a big fan of taking water from one part of his congressional district — White Pine County — and moving it to another area — the Las Vegas Valley.

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