Nevada’s 155th birthday celebrated in Pahrump

Nevada Day 2019 marked the 155th birthday of the state and while the holiday may not have been greeted with quite the same level of fantastic fanfare as seen in the state’s capital, Pahrump did have its own exciting festivities to celebrate Nevada’s anniversary.

Amargosa Opera House celebrates its shared history

It’s been over seventy years since Duffy Chisholm played with his brother and sisters in the dusty desert around their small house in Death Valley Junction and watched the T and T Railroad engines pass by, but he still thinks of this place as home.

Beatty’s Granados wins region cross country championship

Successful cross country runners never seem satisfied, something that was evident after Saturday’s Southern Region championships in Boulder City.

Nye’s Celebrity Auction won’t be held this year

The Nevada Outreach Training Organization has confirmed that it will not be hosting its annual Nye County Celebrity Auction this year, due to issues involving scheduling for the popular event.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, Nov. 2 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $8 million.

Pahrump selected for arts grant workshop

Artists, educators, nonprofit organizations and public institutions interested in funding from the Nevada Arts Council are encouraged to participate in one of its free grants workshops scheduled throughout the state, including in Pahrump later this month.

Nevada gaming win eclipses $1B in historic September

Nevada casinos had luck on their side playing baccarat and statewide gaming win eclipsed the $1 billion mark for the fifth time this year.

Increase reported in Nevada voter registation

Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske reports an increase of 5,899 active registered voters statewide during the month of October 2019 as compared to September 2019.

Nevada’s Congressman Horsford is an early fundraising leader

Democratic Reps. Susie Lee and Steven Horsford hold early fundraising leads in their races for re-election in Nevada’s 3rd and 4th congressional districts.

Seeking nominations for 2020 Governor’s Points of Light Awards

Nevada Volunteers, the Governor’s Commission on Service, announced that nominations for the 2020 Governor’s Points of Light Awards, the highest honor bestowed on a volunteer in Nevada, are now open to the public, officials announced.

Nevada first lady donates inaugural gown to museum

Nevada first lady Kathy Sisolak continued what has become a tradition in Nevada by donating the gown she wore at her husband’s inaugural ball to the Nevada State Museum.

Initiative to support rural Nevada entrepreneurship

The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced that it is partnering with other government entities, higher education institutions, business leaders and start-up resources in a new statewide initiative to foster entrepreneurship in Nevada’s smaller cities and towns.

K-9 Lobo joins Nevada law enforcement team

Lobo, a 3-year-old German shepherd, graduated from training and joined the Nevada Department of Public Safety’s ranks as an explosives detection K-9 earlier this month.

Viva Gold Corp. to start drilling at project in Nye

Viva Gold Corp., a Vancouver, Canada-headquartered company, received approval to drill 20 holes at the Tonopah gold project, according to the news release that was put out by the company.

Dan Schinhofen: Divisive speech raises multiple concerns

There has been a lot of talk about “hate speech” and divisive language used by political leaders of late, and I have to say I am sick of them using us for their own agendas. The leaders of both parties have their catchphrases they know will incite their base and yet they still blame the “other side” for being divisive.

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