CARSON CITY — Bob Halstead, director of the state office of nuclear projects, told the Legislative Committee on High-Level Radioactive Waste Friday the Nuclear Regulatory Commission won’t have money to complete studies on Yucca Mountain. His comments drew a rebuke from Nye County Commissioner Dan Schinhofen.
The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is set for May, but ahead of the event, meetings are held, teams of volunteers put together and work begins to raise money for the event.
• Cortney Ann Stalker was charged on Feb. 5 with unlawful use of a controlled substance, driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawfully allowing child to be present during commission of certain situations which involve controlled substances, child abuse and neglect, possession of a controlled substance.
Commissioner Butch Borasky Tuesday withdrew a bill to reduce the size of the Pahrump Planning District 38 percent in the north and northwest areas of Pahrump Valley, a proposal planners said could cost the county as much as $100,000.
A wanted man listed as a “predatory sex offender” by the Oregon division of parole and probation was arrested in Pahrump Sunday for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender with local police after he crashed his motorcycle on Mountain Falls Boulevard.
Arlene Gawne of the Spring Mountain Alliance, a project of America’s Wild Horse Advocates, thinks the wild horse population in the mountain range could be marketed as an attraction for tourists on safari, like the Serengeti Plains in Africa.
Retired Nye County officials are drawing lucrative pensions in their twilight years, some as high as $7,000 per month, according to information posted on the website Transparency Nevada.
Desert View Hospital is set to host its first charity golf tournament next month at Mountain Falls Golf Club to benefit the newly created Desert View Hospital Foundation — a nonprofit organization looking to help members of the Pahrump community.
Nye County commissioners Tuesday overturned a recommendation by the Pahrump Regional Planning Commission and approved a conditional use permit for a commercial kennel requested by Douglas Varin, owner of the Howl-a-Day Inn and Spa at 1440 W. Black St., in the rural estates zoning district.