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• Mary Ann Barney was charged on Jan. 21 with failing to appear, a felony.

• Danette Kimberly Barker was charged on Jan. 29 with unlawful use of a controlled substance, a felony.

• William Daniel Bergen was charged on Jan. 27 with coercion, a felony and domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

• Kevin Myronn Armstrong was charged on Dec. 31 with domestic battery and resisting public officer, both misdemeanors.

• Christopher James Gardner was charged on Jan. 22 with domestic battery and battery, two counts, all misdemeanors.

• Derick Michael Lee Baron was charged on Jan. 27 with false reporting of a crime, a misdemeanor.

• Heath William Paschal was charged on Jan. 28 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

• Kyle Lee Adams was charged on Jan. 30 with theft, unlawful trespass upon land and resisting public officer, all misdemeanors.

• Lisa Marie Feurstein was charged on Jan. 30 with theft, unlawful trespass upon land and resisting public officer, all misdemeanors.

• Joshua Cecil Baker was charged on Jan. 29 with domestic battery, second offense, a misdemeanor.

Nye schools seek retirees to fill some critical vacancies

Even as school officials announced the retirement of more than a dozen teachers and other personnel on Monday night, they hope some veteran workers and retirees will consider returning to fill essential roles in the district.

GALLERY: Pinkbox Pahrump grand opening

When asked why Pahrump, owner of Pinkbox Stephen Siegel responds with, “why not?”

Fire destroys property, vehicles on Our Road

No injuries were reported after fire consumed two structures and vehicles on Sunday, May 19, just after 12:30 p.m.

RENDERING: Rhyolite Ridge gains formal county support

The Bureau of Land Management published its draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron project in April, triggering another crucial step forward for the planned mining operation – the public comment period. The deadline to submit is June 3.

Friends of Nevada Wilderness maintaining local trails

Nevada is a state filled with beautiful wilderness areas, many of which can be found right here in Nye County, but the value and benefits of those areas cannot be realized unless they can be accessed by the everyday person.

Pinkbox opening in Pahrump Nugget

An illuminated oversized doughnut already overlooks Highway 160, in a central area of Pahrump where passersby will see it on their way to Death Valley. Many local leaders in the valley are excited about the grand opening of popular chain Pinkbox Doughnuts beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday inside the Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino.

Pahrump man injured in gunfire with deputy

Nye County Sheriff Joe McGill told the Pahrump Valley Times the incident occurred at a residence along Bunarch Road at approximately 7:30 a.m. on May 14.