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UPDATE: The latest on the Basin Avenue project

The much-delayed Basin Avenue improvement project has been inconveniencing drivers for seven months. Officials initially said everything would wrap prior to Pahrump’s Fall Festival which attracts thousands of motorists to the area. But it could come down to the wire.

Motive remains unclear in shooting

A Pahrump woman is facing a domestic battery charge after Nye County sheriff’s deputies say she admitted to shooting a man who had to be airlifted for his injuries.

Crews rescue motorists in Pahrump floods

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched Friday to the area of southbound Highway 160 between mile markers 35 and 32 for swift-water rescues following heavy flooding from thunderstorms.

Smiles Across Pahrump: Photos from this festival will make you grin

Smiles Across Pahrump returned this month to the valley for the first time since 2019. Families were invited out for a day of unplugged, technology-free fun, continuing a tradition started by the late Butch “Patches” Harper.

Victim ID’d in suspected Pahrump murder

Martin Riske, 64, has been identified as the victim located in the front yard of a residence at 921 W. Irene St. on Monday, Aug. 21. A Nye County Sheriff’s Office report details more about his death.

How a youth program saved summer with an affordable childcare option

As students return to class after summer break, a popular summer youth program has closed for the season. The Pahrump Valley Youth Activities Program began in 2011 as a way to keep students engaged during summer break.

Nye eyes block grants for upgrades to fairgrounds, Amargosa park

Administered by the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the CDBG program has funneled millions of dollars into the county over the last 40 years and officials are hoping to glean even more of that funding in the coming year. Here’s what they’re hoping to fund.