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UPDATE: Death Valley highway to Beatty reopens

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – The National Park Service reopened Mud Canyon Road and Daylight Pass on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Daylight Pass connects Death Valley National Park to Nevada Highway 374 and Beatty. Only emergency repairs have been completed, so drivers need to use caution, according to park officials.

Tarantula blamed for crash that injured Death Valley motorcyclist

The motorcyclist was transported to Desert View Hospital in Pahrump after authorities said he rear-ended a passenger van traveling along California Highway 190 in Death Valley National Park.

GALLERY: 85-year-old’s birthday bash a benefit for Pahrump charities

If there is one thing that Pahrump resident Willi Baer is known for, it’s her unwavering altruism and with such a philanthropic spirit, it should come as no surprise that she used one of the major milestones of her own life to give back to others.

How this cloud-seeding program is having a measurable impact in the valley

Nevada is the driest state in the nation and though cloud-seeding is by no means a one-answer solution for managing its strained water resources, this process is having a measurable impact around the state, including right here in the Pahrump Valley.

30-year-old Illinois woman ID’s as victim in balloon fall

The Nye County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman who fell to her death from a hot air balloon on Oct. 18 as Summer Hawthorne, 30, from Rockford, Illinois.

Here’s how much the USO Benefit Show banked for veterans causes

The Nevada Silver Tappers hosted their annual USO Benefit Show this October with two performances that brought in hundreds of audience members, along with thousands of dollars for veterans’ causes.

In these tough times, new art piece a reminder to ‘Keep Going’

BEATTY — Shadows. In 2006 Eames Demetrios designated Rhyolite as the capital of the District of Shadows in his fantasy alternate universe. This bit of information can be found on the plaque he placed at Goldwell Open Air Museum next to the Nevada ghost town.

Dwindling support pushes hot air balloon event to February 2024

The event has been a popular celebration for many years according to organizer and operator Doug Campbell, who told the Pahrump Valley Times that the multi-day event will now take place in February 2024, rather than next month.

How buying art can help those in recovery “stay stopped”

Living Free Health and Fitness will host its 2nd Annual Art for Recovery fundraiser next month and residents have the opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of those in recovery from addiction while also enjoying an evening of delicious food and fabulous artwork.

New Pahrump wine bar provides calm retreat from everyday chaos

When the stresses of daily life start to grate on the nerves, sometimes all a person needs is a little time to unwind and readers can find a perfect place to do just that at The Wine Down.

Get dressed up: Halloween costume ball will benefit nonprofits

Halloween is just around the corner and those who love to get into the spirit of the holiday by donning their most fanciful or most gruesome costumes and hitting the town will want to make a trip to Wildside Tavern, for the Inaugural Halloween Costume Benefit Ball &Spaghetti Dinner.