Crews rescue motorists in Pahrump floods

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched Friday to the area of southbound Highway 160 between mile markers 35 and 32 for swift-water rescues following heavy flooding from thunderstorms.

Spaceport air races could bring high-speed craft to area

Las Vegas Spaceport will host a new high-speed race planned in 2024. Promoters this week announced a first-of-its kind race for the area, where aircraft will reach speeds of up to 500 mph high above the deserts about 15 miles from Nye County.