Petitions can be withdrawn before vote, Nevada AG says

The Nevada Constitution doesn’t prohibit people who circulate petitions to create or change laws from withdrawing those measures after they qualify for the ballot but before they go to voters, according to an opinion from the attorney general’s office.

We were getting comfortable, now the mask mandate is back

The resurgence of COVID-19 and the Clark County Health District’s recent recommendation that everyone should once again wear masks indoors had left many of us wondering if that recommendation would lead to local government entities requiring masks.

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2 Aces play key roles in USA gold-medal effort

Kelsey Plum and Jackie Young, who are enjoying career years with the Aces, continued their superb play for Team USA in 3-on-3 basketball Olympic championship win.

NFR events to start 1 hour earlier to broaden audience

Las Vegas Events and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has decided to start the 10 rodeo performances at 5:45 p.m. in a bid to expand the East Coast audience.

Nye County Public Works mitigating town’s storm debris

In reference to Sunday and Monday’s severe weather in Pahrump, Nye County Public Works Director Tim Dahl said he’s never witnessed such a rain and wind event throughout the valley.

Goldfield Days returns in early August

Goldfield Days and the land auction returns to Esmeralda County this year after being canceled due to the pandemic the previous year. The town will celebrate its 20th annual event this year.

RTC, Raiders launch Game Day Express bus service

The transportation agency is launching its Game Day Express bus service starting with the Raiders’ Aug. 14 preseason opener.

Graney: Cry all you want, but Golden Knights had to trade Fleury

The Golden Knights needed to clear some salary, even if it meant trading the face of the franchise and a future Hall of Famer. Welcome to the harsh reality of pro sports.

Storms prompt state of emergency in Nye County

On Sunday and Monday, July 25 and 26, two back-to-back storms blew through the Pahrump Valley, bringing hurricane-force winds and flash flooding that left a path of destruction in their wake and now, Nye County is striving to clean up the mess left behind, a process that will not only take enormous time and effort but will come with a fairly large price tag as well.

Small plane crashes, burns on US 95 northwest of Las Vegas

A small plane crashed and caught fire on U.S. Highway 95 northwest of Las Vegas early Wednesday, forcing the closure of the highway for several hours.

NCSO captures man accused of killing 2 in Oregon

A fugitive wanted in connection with the killing of two in Oregon was captured by Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputies in Tonopah.

Pahrump Medical Center valued at $1.8 million

Following a June 2 vote by the Nye County Commission to pursue the potential sale of the county-owned Pahrump Medical Center, an agenda item regarding the fair market value appraisal for that facility went before the board on Tuesday, July 20. That appraisal, conducted by Fidelity Appraisals, came in at $1.8 million and a public hearing was necessary in order for the county to move forward with the possibility of a sale.

Annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser returns to PVHS

A popular tradition returns to Pahrump Valley High School on Saturday, July 31, as the annual Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale is scheduled for 6 p.m. inside the school’s cafeteria.

Wild summer storms whip through Pahrump

As monsoonal moisture made its way across the southwestern portion of the United States over the last couple of weeks, much of the severe weather had missed Pahrump, until the night of Sunday, July 25 when a substantial summer thunderstorm finally broke over the valley, dumping rain and bringing fierce winds that wreaked havoc in certain parts of town, all the while illuminating the dark sky with streaks of lightning for a period of several hours. The storm let up in the late-night hours but revived with ferocity the next day and though wind speeds did not match Sunday’s, the storm on Monday brought even more rain than the previous night and resulted in extensive flooding throughout Pahrump.

Man allegedly exposes himself at Pahrump bar

A local man was taken into custody after allegedly exposing himself to a bar full of patrons and driving under the influence.

Purple Heart Day ceremony set for Pahrump Veterans Memorial

Pahrump and Nye County as a whole are both well-known for their support of the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces and every year sees multiple military ceremonies to honor those who have proudly put on a uniform and offered their service in defense of the nation.

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STEVE SEBELIUS: Face masks aren’t political oppression

Members of the public who objected to a mandate to wear face masks to slow the spread of COVID are vastly overstating their case.

Arizona sports wagering to begin Sept. 9 for 20 licensees

Legalized sports betting will kick off in the Grand Canyon State on the same day the National Football League opens its 2021 season with a Tampa Bay-Dallas matchup.

Architect helps A’s envision what a Las Vegas ballpark could offer

Oakland Athletics’ President Dave Kaval and crew toured various sites mainly around the Resort Corridor and Summerlin on their latest trip, getting a new feel for the sites with an architect along for the trip.

Shea Theodore expands fund fighting breast cancer in Nevada

Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore launched a new initiative for his Kay’s Power Play fund fighting breast cancer Monday, in honor of his late grandmother.

Nye County gold mine project acquired

Eminent Gold Corp. has acquired an option to purchase the Gilbert South Project located approximately 26 miles west of Tonopah, according to the press release.

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