Fabulous 4th of July Fireworks flare over Pahrump

America’s 245th birthday was celebrated with true holiday style during the town of Pahrump’s annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show, which saw a huge turnout of thousands gathered together at Petrack Park for what was one of the largest pyrotechnic extravaganzas in all of Southern Nevada.

Vacation Bible School returns to Salvation Army

Pahrump Salvation Army Pastor Jon Watt is pleased to announce the return of the agency’s Vacation Bible School.

Sheriff’s office certifies Rapid Response Team members

Several dozen area residents late last month were recognized for their successful participation in a new program formed by the Nye County Sheriff’s Office.

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‘Love Letters’ play fundraiser to benefit Pahrump Valley Lions Club

Anyone looking to enjoy some theatric entertainment while contributing to a good cause will want to mark their calendars for next Friday and Saturday, July 16 and 17, when the Pahrump Valley Lions Club will take over Sanders Family Winery for a production of “Love Letters.”

Diesel tax workshop set for Wednesday in Pahrump

Some of the most common complaints among those in Nye County center on the condition of the county’s roadways, with both residents and visitors lamenting the abundance of potholes, cracks and crumbling edges but maintaining the thousands of miles of roads in the third largest county in the United States is no easy task and it comes with great cost.

Pahrump Holiday Task Force July 4 activities declared a grand success

Independence Day in the Pahrump Valley was an occasion to remember in 2021, with the Pahrump Holiday Task Force hosting its very first event in celebration of the Fourth of July and hundreds of community members turning out to enjoy all that was available during the group’s festivities.

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Deflated balloons are real hazard to desert animals

Nevada Arts Council opens grants

The Nevada Arts Council approved several grants, including two American Rescue Plan grants, according to a recent announcement. Most of the application periods opened on July 1.

Kiah Stokes adds experience, toughness to Aces

Kiah Stokes signed with Las Vegas last week after spending the first five-plus years of her WNBA career with the New York Libertyand is already making an impact.

Mining project moves to 2nd phase

VR Resources, a Canadian junior exploration company, said that second phase drilling has started at its Reveille silver-copper and gold project near Tonopah, according to the press release.

Critics give Control Board earful over COVID-19 policies for gaming

Critics of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s COVID-19 health and safety policies enforced by gaming regulators spent 45 minutes urging board mask and vaccination policies be rescinded.

Andy Matthews announces bid for state controller

Freshman Assemblyman Andy Matthews announced Tuesday he will run for Nevada state controller in 2022, bringing a slew of conservative endorsements with him.

NDOT seeks comments on roadside memorials

The Nevada Department of Transportation is seeking feedback on its plans to establish formal policies on the installation of roadside memorials on state roads and highways. NDOT is also seeking to formalize the process of creating secondary highway names to honor public servants.

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