JOE TRIMBLE: Your guide to Pahrump small business pandemic re-hiring

When COVID-19 hit, nearly half of small businesses had to furlough or lay off staff members. But as the economy reopens in Pahrump and businesses rebuild, you may be ready to hire or rehire. Deciding how to staff your business may be heavily influenced by the ongoing pandemic in Pahrump, even as you rebuild for the future. These four steps can guide you through the hiring process:

Remote Area Medical gearing up for sixth year in Pahrump

Over the last five years, Remote Area Medical has provided hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of free medical care to thousands of members of the Pahrump community and surrounding areas, and the international nonprofit organization is now in the midst of preparing to bring its invaluable services back yet again for 2021.

Little League: PV juniors reach district final, lose to Peccole

After a wild, exhausting and dramatic victory Thursday night over Mountain Ridge, the Pahrump Valley Little League Junior All-Stars had very little left for Friday’s championship game against Peccole.

Nevada now has higher COVID-19 case rate than any other state

Nevada’s case count continues to rise at a significant rate, and the state now has a higher 7-day case rate per 100,000 people than any other state in the country.

Wildfire at national security site 100% contained

The Cottonwood Valley Fire, first reported Monday morning, is the second wildfire just west of Las Vegas since Thursday.

New coordinator to bring Master Gardener cert online

The University of Nevada Reno Extension’s Master Gardener of Nevada has a new coordinator. And under this new leadership, plant-growing education and training is set to be expanded to increase access.

Ride 4 Liberty Poker Run set for July 3 in Pahrump

Independence Day is right around the corner and with this most patriotic holiday looming, there is perhaps no better time to get people together for an event celebrating the freedoms and liberties of America.

Nevada AG forming working group on substance abuse

According to a February 2021 report prepared by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Office of Analytics, the Silver State observed a larger number of opioid overdose deaths at 484 in 2020, than what was previously considered the peak in 2011, where 460 individuals died from opioid overdoses.

STEVE SEBELIUS: Use caution before ending the filibuster

With parts of the Biden agenda stymied in the U.S. Senate, some Democrats have called for ending the filibuster entirely. But there may be a cost to hasty action.

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