The population of Pahrump and Nye County continues to climb, with one year of slow but steady growth, according to third quarter figures released by the Nye County Planning Department this week.
• Paul Alvin Laverty was charged on Oct. 1 with offer, attempt or commission of unauthorized act(s) relating to controlled substance, first offense.
The Nevada Public Utilities Commission altered the language in the final order dismissing a complaint filed by NV Energy over a Valley Electric Association contract to supply power to Creech Air Force Base.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Timbisha Shoshone tribal leaders filed two administrative appeals Monday to stop a vote on a proposed new constitution scheduled for Nov. 4. Leaders claim the proposed constitution would revoke the existing constitution adopted by the Tribe in 1986 and establish many non-Timbisha as new tribal members.
Utilities Inc. of Central Nevada has scheduled a consumer session at 6 p.m. next Wednesday at county commissioner’s chambers to detail their plans to clean up the former Willow Creek Golf Course, but UICN Regional Director Wendy Barnett also wants to hear visions local residents may have for the property.
Janie is a witch. She takes her religion, Wicca, very seriously and has agreed to talk with the Pahrump Valley Times during this Halloween season to dispel some myths about her beliefs in hopes of giving people a better understanding of what witchcraft is and what it is not. Janie agreed to this Q&A as long as we did not reveal her last name. She asked me to use her witch name, Saeden. She has been a witch for the past six years of her life and practices Wicca with her husband. The two live in Las Vegas.
Newly-hired Nye County Planning Director Bobby Lewis sat in his office this week, with a Pahrump Regional Planning District zoning map on the wall behind him and a copy of the latest population estimates on his desk.
All five Pahrump Town Board members were in agreement with providing Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue crews the equipment to safely get their jobs done.
Billy Eichenbaum moves with a bit of a hitch in his gait. At 60, he finds it hard sometimes to climb in and out of a high vehicle, to bend and to lift heavy things. But after years of sleeping with one ear tuned to his hand-held radio, he finds it almost easy to wake in the black of night and don the superhero suit that turns an ordinary person into an emergency responder.