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Holiday fundraiser will help kids get a good night’s sleep

The holiday season is officially underway so it’s a great time for residents to think about how they can help make a difference in the lives of others. One simple way to do just that is attending the 2nd Annual Nye County Sleep in Heavenly Peace Holiday Fundraiser, proceeds from which will go directly to providing beds to children in need.

Former Hollywood Madam’s exotic birds shot — again

So-called former “Hollywood Madam” Heidi Fleiss, who owns and operates a tropical bird sanctuary in Pahrump, says two of her prized pet macaws were wounded by BB pellets — again.

How the public wants to $12M windfall

Nye County held a public workshop on its Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund allotment and there were more than a dozen proposals for how to spend the $12 million federal treasury windfall. Here are some of those suggestions.

2 fires, 1 day, 0 injuries

Pahrump Valley crews extinguished two fires on Wednesday without incident, including a motorhome blaze and a “controlled burn” that got out of control.

Free Thanksgiving turkey meal is a community affair — how to help

The Community Thanksgiving Dinner is a free event sponsored by the Pahrump Holiday Task Force, a nonprofit with a single goal in mind — bringing together the community in celebration of four of the biggest holidays of the year.

PHOTOS: VFW honors military members at Veterans Day event

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10054 held its annual Veterans Day Ceremony this past Saturday, Nov. 11 and a large crowd of supporters turned out, with current and former military members, their families and everyday citizens coming together to mark the day.

2 Nye County K-9 officers die

K-9 officers Eddie and Amigo died a day apart from each other, according to a sheriff’s office posting.

Meet the latest recipient of the Beatty Good Citizen Award

Karl Olson was honored by the Beatty Town Advisory Board with its Good Citizenship Award. He volunteers as caretaker for the Rhyolite ghost town, and was recognized for years of work in the development and promotion of off-highway roads and trails in the area.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Pahrump Powwow returns

Hosted annually the weekend before Thanksgiving, the 24th Annual Pahrump Social Powwow will take over Petrack Park from Friday to Sunday, Nov. 17-19 and the theme for 2023 is “Celebration of Youth.” What you need to know about the cultural event.

PHOTOS: Art auction raises nearly $15k to support addiction recovery in Pahrump

Living Free Health and Fitness is a local organization carrying out a crucial mission, assisting residents who are striving to break free from their addictions. Following a highly successful night of fundraising, the nonprofit is now better off by several thousands of dollars, all of which will go toward bolstering its operations in Pahrump and throughout rural Nevada.

GALLERY: Veterans honored with Quilts of Valor

More than two dozen of the valley’s veterans were honored this month during the Nye County Valor Quilter’s bi-annual Quilts of Valor Presentation Ceremony, with beautiful, handmade quilts bestowed as a means of recognition as well as a source of healing and comfort for those who have served.

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