A bill passed by the Nevada Legislature this past session will change the law regarding which entities, unincorporated towns or the counties in which they reside, are entitled to the revenue from the licensing of marijuana businesses in those towns.
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the federal government exceeded its small business federal contracting goal for the sixth consecutive year, awarding 25.05 percent in federal contract dollars to small businesses, totaling $120.8 billion, an increase from the previous fiscal year of nearly $15 billion.
No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, July 13 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $62 million.
Nye County resident Cindy Kaminski, of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1103 in Tonopah, was selected as elected as state auxiliary president during the annual VFW Department of Nevada state convention held recently in Mesquite.
A power outage in Pahrump is being linked to recent earthquake activity in the region.
Roughly 1.3 million people on Facebook have enlisted on a mission to uncover the mystery of Area 51: Does the complex have aliens?
The Nye County Sheriff’s Office and two federal law enforcement agencies are investigating what is being described as a homicide at the CoreCivic Nevada Southern Detention Center.
A hiker reported missing July 12 was found alive Monday in Inyo County, the sheriff’s office there reported.
Moose blood drive
An event at the NyE Communities Coalition building will present information to the public on millions of dollars in federal funding being invested in Southern Nevada for employment and training programs.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is holding a competitive oil and gas lease sale on Sept. 10, the federal government announced.
A complaint filed against Nye County with the state-run Nevada Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board is set to move onto a hearing in early December—barring a resolution in an August settlement conference.
It was a very busy past few weeks for area fire crews as they responded to numerous emergency service calls.
Editor’s note: The Nye County District Attorney’s Report is provided by the office of DA Chris Arabia. Plans call for it to be provided on a monthly basis as the information becomes available. Duplicate names represent separate cases.
A $500 reward is in place for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person/people responsible for vandalism that closed Pahrump’s Community Swimming Pool for four days starting on Independence Day, a government official said Wednesday.