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2023 Crab Fest tickets are selling fast — here’s how to get them

In the dry desert environment of Pahrump, opportunities to feast on fresh seafood are few and far between but this February, those with a taste for succulent crab can do just that during the 2023 Crab Fest.

Animal advocate Dave Stevens’ memory honored with plaque at new shelter

“Dave Stevens, Pahrump citizen, heavy taxpayer!” This was the emphatic introduction that the late Dave Stevens used to give before launching into public comment at meetings of the Nye County Commission.

PHOTOS: Pahrump’s Desert Squares are keeping an old tradition alive

Those who took advantage of free square-dancing lessons at the Bob Ruud Community Center this month were coached through the basics of a do-si-do, promenade, sashay and more by caller Ned Newberg and the club’s more experienced dancers.

Ruling: Miners violated BLM regulations near site of protected flower

Conservationists from the Center for Biological Diversity were monitoring the site where Tiehm’s buckwheat grows on Dec. 26, 2022, when they reportedly discovered a staging area for Ioneer’s drilling operations with a truck, water tanks and materials near the newly protected critical habitat for Tiehm’s buckwheat.

Training will help Nye County add more foster parents

Patricipants will hear from judges, social workers, birth parents, former foster children and other stakeholders about the need for more foster homes in the county.

NCSO: Man dragged woman with car

A Pahrump man is facing assault charges after he allegedly dragged a woman with a car.

DMV adds kiosk at Pahrump Albertsons

The kiosk can process vehicle registration renewals and duplicate registrations and print decals and other docs on the spot.

Fencing erected to protectNye County’s rare dune beetles

Bureau of Land Management officials are placing protective buck-and-rail fencing on the north side of Big Dune to protect the densest population of Giuliani’s Dune Scarab.

Soroptimist club making a difference year round

In March of 2006, Soroptimist International of Pahrump Valley was formed and over the nearly 17 years that the group has been operating locally, it has been able to have a profound impact on the lives of hundreds of others who call the area home.

3 crashes under investigation

Fire Chief Scott Lewis said the driver of a white sedan left the roadway and crashed on top of a large dirt embankment and subsequently fled the scene prior to the arrival of first responders.