Adrienne Fors says she was eating pork and rice when she literally bit off more than she could chew. “When I tried to swallow, it went down my throat and then then it got caught with the curve of my throat. Thank goodness Troy was there to do the Heimlich on me.”
The Nevada State Ethics Commissions found earlier this week that former Nye County Commissioner Leo Blundo had failed to disclose his financial interests ahead of a vote to increase pandemic-relief funds to local small business owners. He benefited about $35,000 from the deal, according to the finding of a state ethics panel.
The Pahrump Valley has its share of residents without adequate shelter and providing assistance to them is what the Community Crisis Intervention Committee is all about.
The event is sponsored by Nathan Adelson Hospice and comforts those who are grieving the loss of a loved ones.
Five people detained by ICE were transferred to two Nevada facilities as retaliation for seeking medical care, advocacy groups say.
The construction currently underway on Basin Avenue has been focused on the intersection at Blagg Road for the last few weeks and Nye County Public Works will soon have that intersection back to full use but first, the department will need to close it to regular traffic, a fact which area motorists will want to take note.
Shelly Fisher AKA “The Bagel Lady” is opening Shelly’s NY Bagels on March 25. Fisher has customized the corner suite at 1190 E. Highway 372 and will serve breakfast and lunch there. She tells the Pahrump Valley Times how the local community has helped grow her operation and gave our Faye Burdzinski and John Clausen an inside look at her new operation.
Anthony Bell evaded a SWAT-team standoff earlier this month. Footage shows the suspect brandished a rifle outside Pahrump casino following a fight in December.
A year after the Love Ranch sold as part of a $1.3-million acquisition of 23 properties that included this Nye County brothel where NBA star Lamar Odom was famously found passed out from an apparent drug overdose, there’s been little effort to reopen or restore the iconic site. Photojournalist John Clausen went inside to “show us the Love.”
Actor Tom Sizemore died on March 3, after suffering a stroke weeks earlier. He starred in Natural Born Killers, Saving Private Ryan and other blockbuster films. Sizemore served 8 months for abusing the former ‘Hollywood Madam.’ Fleiss reflects on their time together.
Nevada Department of Transportation officials on Monday closed a portion of the highway between Schurz and Hawthorne because of the heavy rocks that fell on the road.
A lucky local playing at the Pahrump Nugget took home the biggest win of the month when he hit a royal flush and won $20,000 on a $5 bet playing video poker on Saturday, Feb. 26.
About 985 Nye County workers remain unemployed, according to the latest workforce figures, which show Nevada has overall surpassed 1.5 million jobs and has largely recovererd any positions that it lost during the pandemic.
The bar formerly hosted drink specials on “Topless Tuesdays” and “Bottomless Wednesdays” where bartenders and others were known to strip down to the bare essentials.
Ambulance downgrades, delayed 911 calls, and 24-hour work shifts are all part of the work culture for local first-responders, union members say.