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Small businesses focus of effort

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.

California Lottery

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’s Kaminski selected for leadership post

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.

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Talk of Area 51 raid is growing

Roughly 1.3 million people on Facebook have enlisted on a mission to uncover the mystery of Area 51: Does the complex have aliens?

Inmate’s death investigated as a homicide in Pahrump

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.

BLM to hold oil and gas lease sale in Nevada

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is holding a competitive oil and gas lease sale on Sept. 10, the federal government announced.

Nye County responds to DA employee termination

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.

Nye County District Attorney’s Report

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.

Reward for info on pool vandalism in Pahrump

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.

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