Sheriff’s office to hold back to school drive in Nye

The Nye County Sheriff’s Office is planning to hold a back to school drive to collect school supplies for students in need on Saturday.

Natural Vibes celebrates Grand Opening in Pahrump

Saturday, July 10 was an incredibly hot day in the Pahrump Valley and while the extreme, recording-breaking temperatures were certainly nothing to cheer about, for local business owner Crystal Atwood, it was a day of delighted celebration. After more than a year in her new position as owner and Integrative Health Practitioner at Natural Vibes Wellness and Nutrition Center, Atwood was finally able to commemorate her entrepreneurial accomplishments during the official Natural Vibes Grand Opening event.

Hobby Stocks race gets even tighter at Speedway

Results of Pahrump Valley Speedway’s July 3 card left a tight race in the Hobby Stock class, with Jared Ward, Jay Ward and Adam Tiscareno separated by six points at the top of the standings.

Dunn takes Ho-Z Classic; Pahrump pitchers win other divisions

The Ho-Z Classic horseshoes tournament was moved back seven days and south 165 miles, but the extra dose of home cooking was fine with Kasey Dilger and DJ Zuloaga.

Trojans football team will tackle new-look schedule

With the Pahrump Valley High School football team spending the week in Cedar City, Utah at the Southern Utah University summer camp, fall schedules began popping up on As it’s never too early to start thinking about football season, here is a look at what’s in store for the Trojans during this fall.

Chip seal projects slated for rural highways in Nye and Esmeralda

Four separate sections of rural highway are slated for an overlay of new chip sealant following the awarding of a construction contract by the Nevada Department of Transportation.

Diesel tax workshop held in Pahrump

Road maintenance in Nye County, the third largest county in the United States, is a constant source of strain on the Nye County Public Works Department’s budget and in an attempt to ease some of this strain, the county is now considering the possibility of implementing a new local diesel fuel tax. As such, the county is hosting a series of workshops to give the public the chance to learn about the diesel tax proposal and pose questions, the first of which was held on Wednesday, July 14 at the Bob Ruud Community Center.

Pahrump Fairgrounds, Tonopah parking lots to benefit from block grants

For the past 39 years, Nye County has been a regular participant in the Community Development Block Grant Program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, bringing millions of federal dollars to the county to support all kinds of projects, and this year, the county will be receiving nearly a half-million dollars in grant funding from the program. That money will now go toward improvements at the Pahrump Fairgrounds, as well as a facelift for two major parking lots in the Tonopah community.

PDOP program gets support from Golden

For more than a decade, the Pahrump Disability Outreach Program, also known as “PDOP” has provided support for children with disabilities and their families.

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Key Nye County departments making switch to OpenGov

A quick inquiry to anyone involved in development projects in Nye County will make one thing clear, the document process that paves the way for approval to proceed is often very time-consuming.

Pahrump woman allegedly was held against her will

A brief standoff occurred between Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputies and an armed convicted felon, who was eventually taken into custody.

Local group donates to 4-H robotics team

A local youth robotics team got an extra boost this month.

2 senior advisers leaving Gov. Sisolak’s team

Chief of Staff Michelle White will be leaving at the end of summer when her replacement is found. Senior adviser Scott Gilles’ last day on the job will be on Friday.

First round of vaccine winners announced

The winners of the first round of Vax Nevada Days have been announced.

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