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PHOTOS: Pahrump shows support for law enforcement

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was Monday, Jan. 9 and the Nye County Sheriff’s Office celebrated with an event intended to highlight support for the department’s deputies and officers.

Reba McEntire portrays Nye County judge in Lifetime movie

“The Hammer” recently aired on the Lifetime Movie Network, with internationally acclaimed country music and TV star Reba McEntire portraying Fifth Judicial District Court Judge Kim Wanker.

Prep work for Basin Avenue rebuild is underway

Potholes and alligator cracking plague the street, despite Nye County road crews’ efforts to keep pace with the damage inflicted by thousands of vehicles traveling up and down the road each day.

NCSO celebrating National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day will be marked on Monday, Jan. 9 mark and newly seated Nye County Sheriff Joe McGill is taking the opportunity to shine the spotlight on the department and its many dedicated deputies and officers.

Radon detected in 13% of Nevada homes

During Radon Action Month in January, the American Lung Association is urging residents to test their homes for radon.

Nye voters will decide diesel tax in special election

In mid-2021, Nye County Public Works began gathering input on the possibility of creating a Nye County-specific diesel tax, at a rate of 5 cents per gallon. Now voters will decide.

Former Nye DA will lead Nevada Public Defenders Office

Following his defeat in last year’s primary election, former Nye County District Attorney Chris Arabia has been appointed to lead the Nevada State Public Defender’s Office.

Winners of ‘2022 Best of Pahrump’

The Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce will recognize winners of its “2022 Best of Pahrump” business competition at an upcoming gala. More than 5,000 responses were received, according to chamber officials.

DAN SIMMONS: The hunt for new possibilities

It’s a new year with new opportunities and possibilities. Now it is time to set our priorities and make plans. My friend Bill Wilson did just that this past year as he set his sights on an African Cape Buffalo safari in Zimbabwe.

Michele Fiore’s last Las Vegas City Council votes questioned

Michele Fiore’s move to Nye County in November has raised questions about the legitimacy of her last votes on the Las Vegas City Council and her appointment to a Pahrump Justice Court bench.