Excessive heat continues across Nye and Esmeralda counties and in Death Valley National Park through the weekend, with high temperatures soaring to near record levels.
One person was transported to UMC Trauma following what was described as an explosion at a local hemp production facility on Friday, July 2.
“If you build it, they will come,” is a familiar line from the movie “Field of Dreams.” That promise is proving true for NV Energy’s proposed Greenlink West Project.
“Not in my back yard!” was the sentiment expressed by a larger than usual crowd of locals at the Beatty Town Advisory Board’s June 29 meeting as they voiced opposition to two proposed large solar energy projects near the town.
On the cusp of Independence Day, patriotism in Pahrump was running high and hundreds of area residents expressed their delight and pride in the country they call home by taking to the streets during the Ride 4 Liberty Poker Run, an event put on by the Nye County Republican Central Committee in celebration of this most American of holidays.
When simply looking at a political map of the state of Nevada, with the color red showing counties that generally vote Republican and blue representing areas where Democrats hold the majority, one might assume that the state as a whole votes “red” but this would be misleading. Though the sections of “blue” on such a map would be quite tiny in comparison to the vast swathes of “red”, they are the population centers of Nevada. Thus, these “blue” patches are the controlling factor when it comes to the local outcome of statewide and federal elections, and it is this very fact that birthed a push to create a whole new state of the union, New Nevada.
Anyone who has had reason to make a trip to the Ian Deutch Government Complex, comprised of the Gerald “Bear” Smith courthouse and the offices of the Nye County Sheriff, clerk and district attorney, has undoubtedly noticed the deteriorating state of the parking lot, which has been in need of repairs for some time.
Being eco-friendly only so successful in the real world
The U.S. is a bastion of freedom, a land of opportunity, and a country with noble and just ideals.
Annie Kunz is headed to Tokyo in the heptathlon 45 years after her dad won a Super Bowl ring with the Raiders.
The Golden Knights majority owner said “we really want to improve the power play. We’ve got to do better there.”
For years, but especially since Aaron Masden took over as football coach, Spring Mountain “High School” has been a thorn in the sides of Class 1A schools in Nevada, especially Southern Nevada.