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Rise of COVID-19 cases have canceled visits at Nevada prisons

Following a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections, the Nevada Department of Corrections suspended inmate visitations until further notice. The agency did not indicate whether inmate and attorney visits are part of the suspension period.

Staffing crisis at area hospitals continues

An increasing number of sick employees and an continuing rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations have extended a staffing crisis in Southern Nevada hospitals for a second week.

Judges alarmed after commissioners allow guns at court complex

Judges are expressing concerns about safety after Nye County commissioners voted last month to allow weapons in most areas of the region’s courthouses.

Raw ground beef products recalled

Here’s where they were sold locally and what to do if you believe you may have been exposed.

Mesquite tree deaths remain a mystery

Screwbean mesquite trees have been suffering a die-off in the Amargosa Watershed and throughout the Southwest.

Beatty Town Advisory Board elects officers

The election of officers at the Beatty Town Advisory Board’s first meeting of the year on Monday resulted in the swapping of some positions on the board.

Guardrail to be installed at Mt. Charleston and Dandelion in Pahrump

The intersection has concerned Nye County Commissioner Donna Cox, who has spent months lamenting the danger posed by the large, deep ditch that runs along the roadway at one corner of the intersection.

Crash in roundabout sends 1 to hospital

The driver who struck a light pole was traveling westbound on Highway 372 near Blagg Road.