150 Afghan refugees headed for Nevada

California and Texas will host the most refugees from Afghanistan, as the Biden administration works to settle about 65,000 people from the war-torn country.

Mount Charleston Lodge ‘lost’ to early morning fire

The A-frame building that has long been a favored escape from the heat for Las Vegas locals replaced the previous lodge, which was destroyed by fire in 1961.

20th Anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks marked in Pahrump

It was an emotional morning at the First Responders Reflection Area in Pahrump when members of the Rotary Club of the Pahrump Valley and the local community gathered together in remembrance of one of the most tragic moments in American history, the terrorist attacks that had the entire country frozen with horror on Sept. 11, 2001.

Nevada Recovers Listening Tour coming to Pahrump

Early last month, the Nevada governor’s office and Nevada treasurer’s office kicked off the Nevada Recovers Listening Tour, a 75-day calendar of trips to communities all across the Silver State geared toward gathering public input on how the state can best use the billions of dollars that are pouring into its coffers as a result of the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act, better known as the ARPA.

VA encouraging veterans to get an annual flu shot

As the autumn season arrives next week, officials at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System are encouraging all veterans to get their vaccination for the influenza virus.

Crash shuts down the main thoroughfare

One person was transported to Desert View Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 14, following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Pahrump Valley Boulevard and Bourbon Street.

AG Ford rejects Texas abortion ban

The state of Nevada has joined more than 20 other states in opposing Texas’ law banning abortions after six weeks.

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County opens applications for financial analysts to work on ARPA grants

Last week, the Nye County Commission gave the green light to the Nye County Finance Department to hire two new staff members who will focus on assisting with the administration of the $9 million the county is receiving in American Rescue Plan Act funding and the application process for those hoping to fill one of those positions was officially opened on Friday, Sept. 10.

Tonopah Courthouse improvements slated

The Nye County Courthouse in Tonopah will very soon be seeing some long-awaited renovations that will provide a variety of improvements to the existing facility, with Sparks-based company Reyman Brothers Construction, Inc. awarded the approximately $321,000 contract during the Nye County Commission’s most recent meeting.

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South-end resident still frustrated by construction traffic in residential areas

Rookie camp gives Golden Knights GM chance to meet prospects

The Golden Knights rookies will practice Thursday at City National Arena and then participate in the Rookie Faceoff Tournament in Arizona from Friday to Monday.

Aces to honor franchise legend Monday in home finale

The Aces are honoring Becky Hammon at halftime of their matinee against the Dallas Wings by raising her retired jersey to the rafters inside Michelob Ultra Arena.

Valley’s board appoints new District 3 director

Valley Electric Association Inc.’s board of directors appointed a new board member to District 3 (Beatty) in September.

RTC seeking qualified bus drivers in Clark County

Area residents seeking gainful employment and who don’t mind commuting to Las Vegas may want to consider attending a job fair coming up on Friday.

TSA update solves problem with Nevada driver’s licenses

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles says a problem transportation officials had scanning the new design driver’s licenses has been mostly resolved.

US education Department approves Nevada’s plan for rescue funds

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that they have approved Nevada’s plan for their American Rescue Plan Act Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funds.

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