Over the past year, the subject of growing hemp on smaller residential lots in the Pahrump Valley has been at the forefront of the minds of many and now, it has spiraled into a situation in which the Nye County Commission is planning to pull back definitions that were recently approved in an attempt to curb hemp cultivation.
Nye County Right to Life is a brand new non-profit organization and its very first fundraiser is being hailed as an incredible success, drawing more than 300 people and raising a total of $4,200.
Mountain Falls continues to move forward with its master planned development, gaining quick, if not unanimous, approval for a tentative subdivision map outlining 90 new homes on 13 acres.
A battalion of golf carts were lined up outside the pro shop at Mountain Falls Golf Course on Saturday morning, waiting for competitors who, unlike in many tournaments, would be allowed to ride.
Cracked, peeling and sun-damaged, the 15-year-old signs welcoming visitors to the Pahrump Valley and thanking them for making the trip are now set for replacement, with the Nye County Commission, sitting as the governing body for the town, voting to select a brand new design for said signs at its Feb. 19 meeting.
The effort to recall Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak is now officially in the petition gathering phase, with leads identified for each of Nevada’s 16 counties and Carson City.
Veterans of Pahrump and the surrounding areas looking for resources and information should mark their calendars for Friday, March 6 when the Pahrump Committee for Veterans Issues will host its 4th Annual Veterans Extravaganza.
Pahrump is now poised to have its own private ambulance service, following a split decision by the Nye County Commission to allow OptimuMedicine, a Las Vegas-based company, to provide medical transport services to the town.
Residents near the area of Homestead Road and Bond Street are hoping to finally see some relief of their longstanding frustrations about a large-scale commercial kennel operation in their neighborhood, with kennel operator Vasili Platunov once again denied permission to house a large number of sizable canines on his property on the south side of Pahrump.
The weekend of Feb. 22 and 23 was a big one for the GOP, with both the Nevada Republican Party and the Nye County Republican Central Committee hosting events throughout both days in Pahrump.
Kasey Dilger of Pahrump and Scott Heer of Mount Charleston took first place in the Pahrump Balloon Festival Horseshoes Tournament on Saturday at Petrack Park.
For people old enough to remember, the peak visibility for pool in the United States was a battle between Willie Mosconi and Minnesota Fats on Valentine’s Day of 1978 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.
The Nevada Democratic Caucus is now at an end and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been declared the winner in the Silver State, with a commanding lead at 6,788 county delegates, according to the state party’s results website.
Facing an unexpected loss of funding through alleged embezzlement by a former board member, the Pahrump Arts Council has been hard at work striving to recoup some of that money.
Cathleen Steck and Cliff Edwards combined to roll a 752 series to win Division A of the Pahrump Valley Tournament Bowling Club’s scotch doubles tournament on Saturday at the Pahrump Nugget.