Photo: ‘Welcome to Nevada’ monument sign is in place

The Nevada Department of Transportation has installed a new $396,090 “Welcome to Nevada” monument sign along northbound Interstate 11 (U.S. Highway 93), just past the Hoover Dam Bridge, near the Arizona line.

Tim Wilson appointed as Nevada state engineer

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is excited to announce the appointment of Tim Wilson to serve as Nevada state engineer and administrator of the department’s Division of Water Resources.

Commercial crops bill passes with protection for small-scale growers

Farmers market growers can exhale a sigh of relief, the production of crops on Pahrump area residential lots for commercial purposes has been granted a certain level of protection following the Nye County Commission’s approval of some changes to Nye County Code Title 17.

BLM seeks public comment on wild horse issue

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s Tonopah Field Office announced the availability of a draft environmental assessment to address potential environmental consequences associated with excess wild horses within and outside of the Reveille Herd Management Area near Tonopah.

Christmas Club Bowling League returns to Pahrump Nugget

The Pahrump Nugget Bowling Center again will host a Monday Christmas Club Bowling League, and Debbie Varner urges those interested to be at the initial meeting at 9 a.m. Jan. 6.

Community Christmas Dinner returns to coalition in Pahrump

The Activities Center at NyE Communities Coalition was teeming with smiles and good tidings as the annual Christmas Community Outreach Dinner returned to the venue on Tuesday, Dec. 24.

Nye congressman Horsford targets out-of-pocket health care costs

Nye County’s congressman, U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford is joining two other U.S. House members in introducing the Fair Indexing for Health Care Act to reduce out-of-pocket costs by reversing the administration’s rule that would make fewer Americans eligible for the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) premium tax credits and cause those who are eligible to receive less in tax credit support.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, Dec. 25 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $7 million.

Tourism boost for rural Nevada

The Nevada Commission on Tourism approved $301,575 in grants to promote tourism to the state’s rural areas, including at the Goldwell Open Air Museum, officials announced.

Mystery light prompts a search of Beatty mountain

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. It was a dark and soggy night as Beatty Fire Chief Mike Harmon slogged his way up the slopes of Beatty Mountain.

Pahrump delights in Christmas Party in the Park

Christmas in the Pahrump Valley was a magical time this year, with so much for residents to see and do, including a brand new large-scale community event, the inaugural Christmas Party in the Park.

Former Nye commissioner set to release album

After eight years serving an elected official, former Nye County Commissioner Dan Schinhofen is literally singing the blues.

Two appointed to Nevada Arts Council board

A pair, performing artist-teacher Andy Lott and set designer Yale Yeandel, have been appointed by Gov. Steve Sisolak to serve on the Nevada Arts Council board.

Ray Hagar: Harry Reid, Robert List recall danger of battling mobsters

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and former Nevada Gov. Bob List were major targets of organized crime when the mob controlled and skimmed profits from Las Vegas casino-resorts in the 1970s and 1980s, they said in interviews on Nevada Newsmakers.

A New Year’s fondue for people who fon-don’t

Want to know my go-to recipe for hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration? Cheese fondue! Here’s a scrumptious party food that’s festive enough for any special occasion. It’s easy to make, adaptable to suit any party plan, and communal so guests will mingle.

California power shut-offs could affect Fish Lake Valley

California became known for its widespread power shut-offs over this last fire season. Nevada, however, is also not immune from this push by electric utility giants in the Golden State being used to prevent wildfires.

HealthCare Partners puts a focus on senior care

HealthCare Partners Nevada, an Intermountain Healthcare company, has brought the senior population an extra level of care across Southern Nevada, including Pahrump.

Girls basketball: Beatty falls to Nye County rivals in tournament

By early afternoon Friday, the Beatty High School girls basketball team had to feel pretty good about itself. After winning two of three games in a tournament in Big Pine, California, the Hornets routed Carlin in their opening game at Round Mountain’s Kody Beach Memorial Basketball Tournament to improve to 3-1.

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