LAS VEGAS — Beginning tomorrow, the World Series of Poker (WSOP), will offer real-money online poker in the United States in the State of Nevada at WSOP.com.
Parties in the Nye County suit over Blagg Road along with a companion case in Clark County filed by Utilities Inc. of Central Nevada are scheduled to begin mediation talks Oct. 24-25, with an additional conference scheduled Dec. 2-13, according to documents on file in Fifth Judicial District Court.
Roughly a fourth of Nevada’s schools were deemed less than proficient according to a report released by the Nevada Department of Public Education (NDPE) this week.
Mark Zane, a former Nye County undersheriff in the 1980s and a candidate for sheriff in 1990, announced he will run for sheriff again in 2014.
More than 35 million adults in the United States reportedly have a chronic lung disease. About 12 million people have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD, and there are as many as 12 million more that have COPD but don’t know it, according to the American Lung Association.
Nevada State Engineer Jason King said Tuesday he hoped Nye County would have acted by now on his comments last October about the possibility of setting up a plan to avoid designating Pahrump a critical management area due to the over-appropriation of water under a new state law.
Nye County water board member James Eason, also the Tonopah town manager, feels a little bit like the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield: he gets no respect.
A memorial service for former Beatty Town Advisory Board member Bert Bertram will be held Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Beatty Community Center. There will also be a pot luck meal.
• Abel Dominguez-Rivera was charged on Aug. 30 with unlawful use of a controlled substance.
The Nye Communities Coalition, in partnership with Southwest Medical Associates, plans to host the second annual Healthy Families Festival this weekend at Ian Deutch Memorial Park.