It began as a scheme to attract businesses and thus jobs to Pahrump Valley. But now that development is beginning to pick up, county officials figure a moratorium on impact fees isn’t affecting decisions by businesses to locate here.
The Nye County School District Board of Trustees voted against a proposed non-secure juvenile detention facility at the former Mt. Charleston Elementary School.
Two companies recently filed for permits to drill for oil in Railroad Valley, one of the few oil fields in Nevada.
A friendly competition between two local elementary schools helped students raise more than $1,100 for the American Cancer Society in October.
Taxable sales in Nye County continued double-digit increases in September over 2012 figures, but at slower pace than the most recent months.
The Food and Drug Administration announced earlier this month it would open a 60-day comment period on measures to further reduce trans-fat in all processed foods after making a preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans-fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” or (GRAS) for use in food.
The Butterball brand also provides the following Thanksgiving cooking tips and advice on their website at www.butterball.com.
Those attending the Pahrump Senior Center’s annual Thanksgiving meal today will be treated to turkey and pumpkin pie thanks to HealthCare Partners of Nevada who donated the traditional holiday staples for the event.
SHOSHONE, Calif. — Even with heavy cakes of mud on her shoes, Susan Sorrells moves lightly through the tangled brush, making her way to the secret place where the pupfish swim.