3 charged in Las Vegas man’s torture, killing appear in court

The courtroom was packed on Thursday when three people charged in connection with the killing of 27-year-old Roy Jaggers made their first court appearance.

Foundation plans Tonopah dental clinic

The Nevada Dental Foundation, the charitable arm of the Nevada Dental Association, is working to improve access to dental care in rural and underserved communities in the state, including in Tonopah. NDF was recently rebranded with the expansion of rural access, and underserved communities, as its aim.

Local pediatrician opens health clinic in Pahrump

After working as a pediatrician for several different medical care providers in Pahrump, Dr. Karen Swarts made the decision to start her own practice this year.

Animal shelter construction underway in Pahrump

After many years of demand by the public, Nye County began pursuing a new animal shelter in earnest in 2020 and now, the results of that effort can start to be seen by anyone who wishes to drive by the new Nye County Animal Shelter site in Pahrump, with construction underway and crews working steadily to bring what was once a mere concept into reality.

NyeCC and Nevada Volunteers partner to honor volunteers at virtual event

Volunteers are a big part of the NyE Communities Coalition, offering their own time, energy and enthusiasm to bolstering the many programs and activities that the coalition brings to the communities it serves.

Pediatric therapy center opens in Pahrump

As president and CEO of Pahrump’s Therapy Blocks LLC, Thomas Bowen spent much of this week preparing for the grand opening of his 1360 E. Calvada Blvd., clinic by hanging up colorful characters and images throughout the interior.

Pahrump Remote Area Medical fundraiser hailed a success

Medical services are a necessary part of maintaining health and well-being but for millions of people all around the world, accessing such services can prove very difficult. In many cases, obtaining health care is prevented due to lack of financial ability but even those who can afford health insurance and the associated co-pays and deductibles sometimes have a hard time because there is simply a lack of providers in their area.

Nye County in midst of 2022 block grant cycle

At the start of each new fiscal year, Nye County embarks on the process necessary to obtain funding through the Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, program, which provides the opportunity for both the county itself and other entities to submit applications for the program and right now, Nye County is in the midst of that process.

Nye unemployment rate edges higher in July

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s unemployment report released at the end of August shows Nye County carrying the second highest unemployment rate in the state in July.

BLM gives green light to lithium project

Pure Energy Minerals Ltd. said in a press release that Schlumberger New Energy has received approval from the Bureau of Land Management for a Plan of Operations covering construction and operation of a pilot plant at Pure Energy’s lithium brine project in Clayton Valley.

Sisolak lets conventions drop mask mandate if vaccination required

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday signed a directive to expand the Nevada mask exception for large indoor events to include conventions if all attendees are vaccinated.

Man suspected of child abuse arrested

A verbal argument that allegedly became physical led to the arrest of a local man.

Local Pahrump community activist dies

Diane Sprano, a local community activist and owner of a cleaning business that helped senior citizens, died on Friday, Aug. 20.

DUI suspected after crash in Pahrump

A local woman who admitted to drinking and driving was taken into custody after being involved in an early morning two-vehicle crash.

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