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Fire causes trouble at Wheeler Well

Efforts to fight the wildfire which raged for days in the mountains east of Pahrump have created a problem for the wildlife, including at least two herds of wild mustangs.

Death Valley floods, roads closed

Death Valley, Calif. — Heavy rainstorms that crossed the region over the July 28 weekend have forced the closure of several Death Valley National Park roads due to flood damage. The following roads are closed and will remain closed until repairs can be made:

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Nevada veteran recognized for service

Caleb Harris was recognized as Nevada’s July Veteran of the Month during a presentation at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Thursday, July 26.

The great antelope hunt

The anticipated letter from the Nevada Department of Wildlife arrived. Could it be notification of a successful tag or more likely another unsuccessful draw letter? Opening it the words jumped out; “successful draw for an antelope.” The other animals on the list were followed by that word beginning with “un.”

Community Calendar

VFW donation dinner — 5-7 p.m., VFW Post 10054, Homestead Road, $6. Open to the public.

California lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Wednesday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $9 million.

California lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Saturday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $8 million.

Support Meetings

• 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Mystical Healing, 1230 S. Loop Road. For information call Jerry at 727-4531.

Bike and Build Group rides across the country building character as well as homes

Most people have heard of Habitat for Humanity (HFH), but not many know about Bike and Build, an organization of young volunteers who turn their summer over to biking from East to West, stopping at HFH and other community building efforts to help construct affordable homes for the less fortunate.

Senior News

Pahrump Senior Center

Vote now for your ‘Nevada Treasure’

The Nevada Commission on Tourism is running a popularity contest to define what it calls “Nevada Treasures” where the public can, through a process of elimination; vote on their favorite things about Nevada.

Medicare: Home health covered or not?

Medicare covers a variety of health care services you can receive at home. These include, intermittent skilled nursing care, physical therapy, speech-language pathology services and occupational therapy.

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