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NyECC nearly 100% operational despite coronavirus

The NyE Communities Coalition, widely considered one of the most important hubs of information and resources in Nye County, is operating at nearly 100 percent capacity despite the many challenges it has had to overcome in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, April 1 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $16 million.

Sheriff’s Office warns about COVID-19 scams

It appears that some individuals are using concerns of the COVID-19 virus as a way to scam others, as stated in a video news release by Nye County Sheriff’s Office Operations Sgt. Ann Horak.

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Body of missing woman discovered

Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking information regarding the body of a female discovered inside of a vehicle last week.

Pahrump’s Grove dispensary offering deliveries

Officials from Pahrump’s Grove cannabis dispensary have started up a brand new delivery service for residents in the valley.

Action demanded to protect inmates from coronavirus

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada is one of six organizations that sent a letter to Gov. Steve Sisolak and other leaders outlining specific actions that should be taken to reduce the COVID-19 exposure of those in the care of our prisons and jails.

Protection equipment numbers down for first responders

As area first responders answer emergency service calls in the wake of the COVID-19 virus, they themselves are subject to possible exposure to the contagion.

UPS Store essential during crisis

UPS has been classified as an essential business nationwide, and local franchisee Gerry Faulkner wants customers to know that the Pahrump location will continue to provide customers with services they expect during these turbulent times.

Pahrump Valley Academy’s charter school application denied

Pahrump Valley Academy has been striving to become the valley’s very first charter school, aiming to open its doors in the fall of 2020 but after more than a year of effort, the fledgling academic institution is no more.

Inyo County warns against taking part in ‘high-risk’ activities

Officials from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the Inyo County Search and Rescue team, are urging area residents and travelers not to take part in ‘high-risk’ outdoor activities at this time.

In Season: Tomatoes, America’s most popular vegetable

Legend has it that sometime, during or after the Great Depression, a farmer paid off his entire mortgage by developing and selling a new variety of tomato. That wildly successful tomato variety has since come to be called “Mortgage Lifter” and is available today from many online seed stores.

NHP putting safety first amid virus outbreak

As concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus continue, the Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP), is taking extra precautions for the safety of troopers patrolling the highways throughout the Silver State.