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Federal review of Greenlink West project begins

The project is an approximately 474-mile system of new 525-kilovolt and 345-kV overhead electric transmission lines and includes transmission and distribution lines, substations, microwave radio facilities, amplifier sites, access roads, and construction/material yards.

How to receive a free smoke alarm

The American Red Cross of Southern Nevada and Pahrump Fire and Rescue will join with volunteers on Saturday, May 7 to install about 100 free smoke alarms in Nye County homes.

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Amargosa Farm Road set for improvements

For those who live in or regularly visit the Amargosa Valley, the poor condition of East Amargosa Farm Road has been a source of annoyance for quite some time. The vexation will soon come to an end, with the roadway now set for a paving upgrade.

How this rare Nye County toad could stall future mining operations

A proposed lithium production project would push the Nevada Railroad Valley toad — a newly classified groundwater dependent species — out of existence, according to environmental activists and others who aim to protect the amphibians.

Here’s how the animal shelter will be staffed after county takeover

The Pahrump Animal Shelter has been run by the nonprofit Desert Haven Animal Society for several years but with a brand new, much larger facility nearing completion, Nye County commissioners ruled it would be best to transition to in-house operations. Here are the plans for the shelter.

2 more die from virus in Pahrump

There were 16 new cases recorded in Nye County during a two-week period, but hospitalizations from the virus in Nevada are at an all-time low.

How a Pahrump museum celebrated 30 years

The history of Nye County in Pahrump was on full display over the weekend as the Pahrump Valley Museum and Historical Society held their 30th anniversary observance on Saturday.

4 appointed to Nye County water board

The water board was dismantled in early November last year when county commissioners made the unprecedented, unanimous decision to recall all seven of the then-sitting board members.

Why ethics are a concern for District 5 commission candidates

At a candidates’ debate held on April 21, a majority of the discussion between the Nye County Board of Commissioners District 5 candidates centered around how they would react to various “unethical” situations.

What Nye County candidates had to say at the town hall debate

Nye County Assessor incumbent Sheree Stringer and treasurer candidate Raelyn Powers addressed voters at a forum at the Bob Ruud Community Center.