Nye County District Attorney’s investigator Sharon Wehrly led the hotly-contested sheriff’s race with 25 percent of the vote after early voting totals were released late Tuesday evening, while the two county commission incumbents Butch Borasky and Dan Schinhofen were poised for easy Republican primary wins.
Pahrump Valley High School Principal Max Buffi called it the “greatest show in town” as Friday’s 2014 commencement ceremony got underway just after sundown.
Five people were arrested and two officers sent to a local hospital with minor injuries following a riot at the White Glove Ranch on Betty Avenue Saturday afternoon.
County Commissioner Dan Schinhofen last week proudly noted a ninth Nevada county, White Pine County, joined the list that have approved resolutions asking to complete the licensing process on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.
A former Nye County Clerk’s Office employee has been charged with unlawful use of public money after she allegedly admitted to a superior in December she had borrowed more than $2,000 from the office’s cash drawer and was unable to pay it back.
Local residents are voicing problems with the master plan despite the Pahrump Master Plan steering committee’s years-long efforts to finalize revisions to the last plan, which was adopted in 2003.
The office of the United States Trustee recently filed a motion with the federal bankruptcy court of Nevada claiming the appointment of Nye Regional Medical Center’s Patient Care Ombudsman (PCO) Jerry Seelig as the Tonopah hospital’s responsible officer in the case may be against the law.
About 32,000 students took classes at Front Sight Firearms Training Institute in the last year, according to Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Meacher. The number almost equals the entire population of Pahrump.