Fire crews respond to fatal crash

One person has died following a two-vehicle crash on Thursday, Sept. 23.

Nye County DA receives public reprimand, seeking further reveiw of case

A panel of the Nevada Supreme Court, in a split decision, has issued a public reprimand of Nye County District Attorney Chris Arabia over the handling of an appeal request from a former Nye County deputy district attorney, whom Arabia fired in September of 2019. This is apparently not the end of the matter, however, as Arabia stated he will be pursuing the case further with the aim of having the entire Nevada Supreme Court, rather than just a panel, review the matter.

Nye County diesel tax proposal set for 2022 ballot

After hosting a series of workshops geared toward gleaning the public’s opinion on a proposal to implement a five-cent Nye County diesel tax, officials with the Nye County Public Works Department went before the Nye County Commission this month to present their findings and determine the next step forward.

VA now ready to offer COVID-19 booster shot

The Department of Veterans Affairs began administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shots under Emergency Use Authorization.

Raiders complete comeback to stay perfect in OT

The Las Vegas Raiders stayed perfect this week when they defeated the visiting Miami Dolphins 31-28, in overtime.

Company secures lithium resource claims near Tonopah

American Battery Metals Corporation, a lithium-ion battery recycling technology and advanced battery metal extraction company, entered into an agreement to secure 305 unpatented lode mining claims covering approximately 6,100 acres of BLM land near Tonopah.

Beatty Rocks group etches work in stone

They catch your eye in unexpected places — by the trunk of a tree, beside a pathway, beside some landmark—bright bits of whimsy hidden in plain sight like leftovers from some gigantic Easter egg hunt.

Cabuena and Williams roll to top spots at PVTBC event

Nenita Cabuena and Herb Williams bowled their way to division wins at the 8-9 Pahrump Valley Tournament Bowling event that took place on Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Pahrump Nugget.

Hornets take the field after 23-month layoff

The Beatty High School Hornets played their first football game in nearly two years on Friday, Sept. 24.

Trojans drop nail-biter in Boulder City

The Pahrump Valley Trojans opened up league play on Friday night with a 27-22 loss, when they traveled to Boulder City to take on the Eagles.

Wildfire haze, smoke to stretch across Pahrump, Las Vegas

Smoke and haze from California wildfires will be in the Las Vegas sky through at least Tuesday, according to the latest National Weather Service forecast.

 
Birth and death: Unvaccinated mom dies after child is born

“She tried so hard to have that baby, and she never even knew it was born. Never got to hold her,” Vena Foster said about her sister, Kimmie Pavone, who was 35.

Nye County redistricting committee members sought

The COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping across America early last year and in its wake came a host of changes but what was then termed “the novel coronavirus” was not the only major event in 2020 that presaged a bevy of change for the country.

Remote Area Medical set for next weekend in Pahrump

Remote Area Medical will make its sixth return trip to the Pahrump Valley next weekend and all those in the local community and surrounding areas who may be in need of medical services they cannot afford, whether they have insurance or not, are encouraged to mark their calendars and head out for the free medical clinic event.

Pahrump Rotary Club’s Cash Extravaganza rakes in over $19K

One very lucky Pahrump resident is several thousand dollars richer following the Rotary Club of Pahrump Valley’s Annual Cash Extravaganza, with well-known local Sherry Starbuck taking home the incredible grand prize of $10,000.

Two are arrested at Desert View Hospital on the same day

Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to two separate incidents at Desert View Hospital on the same day that resulted in the arrests of two men.

Sen. Cortez Masto introduces natural disaster legislation

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is receiving bipartisan support for legislation to provide relief for impacted taxpayers in states that have issued state-level disaster declarations.

Marla Quercia crowned Ms. Senior Golden Years

If there is one phrase that can sum up the incredible show at the 2021 Ms. Senior Golden Years USA Pageant, it is undoubtedly “C’est Magnifique!”

Halloween Costume Drive now underway for Pahrump youngsters

Life’s many challenges can be a source of intense stress but also a source of incredible inspiration and for one local resident, her own personal struggles in recent months have been just that, both stressful and inspiring.

New pharmacy arrives in the valley this month

Local residents who rely on chain pharmacies for their medications now have an alternative choice.

CVS seeking to hire 300 in Nevada

CVS Health will be offering 300 new career opportunities in its Nevada stores, part of a national push to fill 25,000 clinical and retail roles for the upcoming fall and winter season.

2 Nye schools still under mask mandate, awaitng evaluation

The Nye County School District was still waiting to hear from the state on whether or not the mask mandate imposed at the end of August could be lifted after an uptick of COVID-19 cases led to the initial action by the state’s health department.

Rebels swept away by Cyclones

The UNLV Rebels lost their third consecutive game to open the season when they hosted the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, Sept. 18, 48-3.

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