Smiles Across Pahrump: Photos from this festival will make you grin

Smiles Across Pahrump returned this month to the valley for the first time since 2019. Families were invited out for a day of unplugged, technology-free fun, continuing a tradition started by the late Butch “Patches” Harper.

SPORTSMAN’S QUEST: Our hunting heritage, culture and traditions

Columnist Dan Simmons just returned to Pahrump from a homecoming trip to British Columbia, Canada and was reminded that many in northern communities continue to be financially and culturally dependent on subsistence hunting and fishing, as were our American families in the not-too-distant past.

Victim ID’d in suspected Pahrump murder

Martin Riske, 64, has been identified as the victim located in the front yard of a residence at 921 W. Irene St. on Monday, Aug. 21. A Nye County Sheriff’s Office report details more about his death.

Dennis Hof’s former Pahrump home to become cannabis lounge

The Cannabis Compliance Board has approved Nye County’s first cannabis consumption lounge — businesses where people can consume cannabis products.

NCSO: 95-year-old man found buried in Pahrump

Investigators said Bruce Brown’s daughter had been living off the dead man’s Social Security and VA benefits.

How a youth program saved summer with an affordable childcare option

As students return to class after summer break, a popular summer youth program has closed for the season. The Pahrump Valley Youth Activities Program began in 2011 as a way to keep students engaged during summer break.

Nye eyes block grants for upgrades to fairgrounds, Amargosa park

Administered by the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the CDBG program has funneled millions of dollars into the county over the last 40 years and officials are hoping to glean even more of that funding in the coming year. Here’s what they’re hoping to fund.

Look ahead: Muckers’ football season

Tonopah head coach Duffy Otteson is looking to get his team back into the playoffs after having a down season in 2022, finishing third in the 1A Central league at 2-7.

Pahrump murder suspect caught in Vegas

Authorities in Las Vegas have captured the suspect wanted for the homicide of a middle-aged Pahrump man, according to the Nye County Sheriff’s Office.

Trojans win season opener

All eyes in Southern Nevada were focused on weather apps beginning Friday night and throughout the weekend.

EDITORIAL: Electric vehicles run on natural gas

California’s electric vehicle push has increased the demand for natural gas. The global warming alarmists never mentioned that.

Aftermath of Hillary: Pahrump dodges storm’s bullet

Proper planning and tight coordination were key in saving lives during the severe tropical storm that passed through parts of Southern Nevada and California over the weekend, officials say.

Nye County Sheriff’s captain indicted on federal charges

Capt. David Boruchowitz stands accused of using his position to falsely arrest the former CEO of Valley Electric Association.

This free event will make the whole family ‘smile’

What does a smile mean to me? The question is at the center of the Smiles Across Pahrump event, which makes its return this month following a several-year hiatus.

How you can help Hawaii

The disaster is considered the deadliest U.S wildfire in more than a century as more than 2,200 structures were also destroyed on the garden isle, with 86 percent being residential homes officials say.

Here’s how Pahrump Valley girls soccer team stacks up this season

The Pahrump Valley girls soccer team will kick off their season this weekend with a 2-day tournament in Spring Creek, Nevada. First-year head coach Amy Carlson will be leading the Lady Trojans on the field this season.

Head-on crash kills 1, injures another

The Nye County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause of a fatal vehicle crash last week.

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