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BLM largely ignores desired airport

Scarce mention of the Pahrump airport is made in the resource management plan proposed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, but that doesn’t mean the project is dead.

North Pahrump Valley residents complain of dusty conditions

Kathy Stone said she has had to wear goggles and a mask sometimes while walking her dog, to protect her eyes and lungs when dust storms kick up near her home at 560 Antelope Ave. in the Desert Trails subdivision in northern Pahrump Valley.

School Menu

Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of Nov. 24 – Nov. 28:

Kunzi applies to newly formed appeals court

Nye County District Attorney Brian Kunzi has applied for a seat on the new Nevada Court of Appeals, just approved by voters in the Nov. 4 election.

Oscarson to head Health and Human Services Committee

Nevada District 36 Assemblyman and Pahrump resident James Oscarson was named chairman of the Assembly Health and Human Services Committee in an announcement by newly-named House Speaker Ira Hansen, R-Sparks.

The Times moves to new location

The Pahrump Valley Times has a new home.

Contract approved for Calvada Boulevard paving

Nye County Commissioners on Nov. 12 approved a $137,386 contract with Wulfenstein Construction Company, the only supplier of SuperPave material, to treat a section of Calvada Boulevard between Blagg Road and Red Rock Drive.

Crime Corner, Nov. 19

Woman detained by citizen, jailed by police

Nevada PERS retirement funding rate improves

CARSON CITY — The funded ratio of Nevada’s public employee retirement plan improved in fiscal year 2014 over 2013 and now stands at 71.5 percent fully funded, an analysis from an independent actuary shows.

Another brothel closing as industry shrinks

BEATTY — Shady Lady Ranch brothel owner Bobbi Davis announced she will be the latest brothel owner to close down on Highway 95. Her establishment closes at midnight Dec. 14.

Nevada renews fight against Yucca Mountain

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada commission approved a report Monday alerting state lawmakers that the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project is not dead yet and they should press on with their opposition.

New business is thinking out of the box

Small businesses open and close quite frequently in Pahrump, but if all goes as planned, Out of the Box Liquidations will be here to serve you for a long time.

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