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International menu on K-7’s new buffet

When location is everything, and a business is off the beaten path, the owners become creative in order to satisfy the wants of a spread out community. Some retail shops offer sales, some owners participate in networking with other businesses and some just renovate the entire operation, which is the case for K-7 Lounge on Hafen Ranch Road.

Hospice offering advanced services to community

A local hospice group says it has revamped its approach to health care in the community since it first opened its doors more than a year ago in order to better serve local patients and their families.

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Bark for Life raises money for cancer society

A weekend event for dogs and their owners helped raise approximately $900 for a local chapter of the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life on Saturday.

100-room hotel said to be in planning stage

County Manager Pam Webster, president of the newly-formed Nye County Regional Economic Development Authority (NCREDA), outlined a number of potential building projects on tap for the Pahrump Valley Tuesday, ranging from the more advertised, like a Pizza Hut moving into a small restaurant building on Highway 372, to a proposed 100-room hotel being kept under wraps.

Dueling cab companies compete for license

The duel between parties applying to operate a taxi service in Pahrump has been described as a David vs. Goliath battle.

FDA announces changes to pain medication labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced changes last week to safety label and post-market study requirements for extended-release and long-acting opioid pain medications in order to combat the rising problem of their misuse.

Feds list blue butterfly as endangered species

LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday the Mount Charleston blue butterfly will be given federal protections under the Endangered Species Act.

Chemical spill at clinic sends 8 to hospital

Eight people were sent to the local hospital Thursday morning following an accidental chemical spill inside a medical facility on Calvada Boulevard.

Police ID suspects in bomb scare

Police have identified two suspects arrested in connection with the discovery of two homemade bombs as well as a rifle found Tuesday inside a car parked behind Goldfield’s courthouse.

Felony charges filed over Fleiss pot farm

Former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss was slapped with formal criminal charges Monday related to the nearly 400 pot plants found growing last month on her Pahrump property.

Webster on course for contract extension

Nye County Manager Pam Webster confirmed Thursday she’s agreed to stay on past the expiration of her Dec. 31 contract.

Grants for drug, traffic crackdowns approved

Nye County commissioners Tuesday accepted two grants for the Nye County Sheriff’s Department, one for traffic safety crackdowns involving officers from various law enforcement agencies and another for narcotics highway interdiction.

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