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• Michael Anthony Parish was charged on Sept. 29 with theft, a felony.

• Ryan Shane Wagner was charged on Sept. 29 with burglary, a felony; theft, and obtaining money under false pretenses, both misdemeanors.

• Susan Rachelle Shaefer was charged on Sept. 29 with obtaining money under false pretenses, a misdemeanor.

• Jeffrey Dean Vanwinkle was charged on Sept. 29 with duty upon damaging unattended vehicle or other property, a misdemeanor.

• Michael Ainsworth was charged on Sept. 29 with unlawful deposit garbage or rubbish, a misdemeanor.

• Carolyn Hock was charged on Sept. 30 with possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, first offense; and unlawful operation of bicycle on roadway, all misdemeanors.

• Perla Mendoza-Vazquez was charged on Sept. 29 with duty upon damaging unattended vehicle or other property, a misdemeanor.

• Cassandra Lynn Port was charged on Sept. 23 with possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Nevada Highway Patrol receives $100k public safety grant

By putting in additional efforts to combat drunk and distracted drivers along Silver State roadways, the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Highway Patrol Division has received a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety for targeted DUI enforcement campaigns during the coming year.

Fire restrictions lifted at Humboldt-Toiyabe

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FDA pushes for reduction in salt in packaged foods, restaurants

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Social Security benefits to rise 5.9% in 2022

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Solar project discussion riles Pahrump citizens

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Pumpkin Days returns to Pahrump next weekend

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Adam Laxalt stumps in Pahrump

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Pahrump local’s Kids Costume Car Wash a success

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Cegavske won’t allow tax petitions off 2022 ballot

Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske has told Attorney General Aaron Ford in a letter the state constitution doesn’t allow for petitions to be withdrawn.