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$550k renovation in the works for Pahrump skate park

The $550,000 revamping will be funded equally by the town itself and a grant through the Nevada Division of State Parks, with each entity putting in $275,000. The town’s portion will be paid out of its capital projects fund.

Pahrump DAV member Reggie Knight honored for 45 years of service

Dedication is a highly admirable personal quality and it is one that is exemplified by longtime Pahrump resident Reggie Knight, who was recently honored for decades of commitment to the Disabled American Veterans of Nevada.

Elks Lodge raises $1k for Pahrump Senior Center

For many years the Pahrump Elks Lodge #2796 has supported community organizations by way of fundraisers and other events.

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GriefShare to host upcoming seminars, Celebration of Life

DAN SIMMONS: Our hunting heritage, culture and traditions

While attending a recent Fraternity of the Desert Bighorn banquet I was reminded of our outdoor traditions. I’m seeing an increasing number of youth, with their parents, at these functions.

PHOTOS: Blessed be the pets

“The relationship people have with their pets is essential, and the church recognizes that,” said Father John McClatchy of St. Martin’s in the Desert Episcopal Church, one of three priests who performed blessings there this weekend for animals and their owners.

Vonnie Gray awarded Beatty ‘Good Citizen’

Gray was instrumental in the establishment of the Beatty Museum and Historical Society and served on the museum’s board of directors.

B-I-N-G-O: Event marks return of fundraisers at Hafen Elementary

Several dozen families participated in the event which provided numerous prizes for players, according to Tanya Carson, who served as the main organizer of the Sept. 16 event.

Mexican earthquake sloshes 4-foot waves at Devils Hole

In a surprising quirk of geology, Monday’s magnitude 7.6 earthquake in Mexico triggered 4-foot-tall waves in Devils Hole, a detached unit of Death Valley National Park in Nye County’s Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.