DEATH VALLEY —Scientists in Death Valley National Park believe they have solved the mystery of the Racetrack Playa. This mystery involves rocks that mysteriously move by themselves on a dry lake bed. The lake bed is located in a remote valley between the Cottonwood and Last Chance ranges.
Prior to 375 million years ago, fish reproduced through spawning, where the females deposited eggs into the water and the males fertilized them. The embryos that developed from the fertilized eggs were on their own and most ended up being eaten by other fish.
This is the first in a series of stories by historian Bob McCracken on the history of prostitution in Nevada and Nye County. A new feature in the series will come out every Friday for the next several weeks.
When State Engineer Jason King warned in October 2012 he may have to allocate water rights by priority date after 10 years, if Pahrump Valley is designated a critical management area, he shook up the local development community and well owners, too.
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Anyone driving along East Kellogg this week may have spotted unusual activity among the vineyards at Sanders Family Winery.
Local resident Vic Barnes was preparing to do his Monday afternoon workout this week when all of a sudden he looked out the window and saw a large dust devil approaching his property at the far west end of town.
A long-serving juvenile court master and former Pahrump justice of the peace resigned her position after 35 years of service to the county last week after the District Court urged her to take a drastic pay cut.
A former Nye County public defender filed a scathing motion in District Court Friday, accusing a controversial detective of possibly planting evidence in a pending child pornography case.