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BLM plan criticized for adding new areas

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management revised resource management plan for 3.1 million acres of public land that has already been criticized for creating 20 more Areas of Critical Environmental Concern, will be discussed during public hearings tomorrow.

Micro-brewery opens in Tecopa

TECOPA, Calif. — The tiny area of Tecopa, Calif., has always been a watering hole. The natural waters have served pioneers, livestock, the Pony Express riders and their horses and the mule trains. Now it is a watering hole for thirsty travelers wanting more than a drink of water.

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Town manager’s payment questioned by staff member

It appeared Town of Pahrump Finance Assistant Carla Yoder was spoiling for a fight with Town Board members and Town Manager Susan Holecheck during Monday’s town board meeting, but no one on the board took the bait.

Local VFW officials speak of America’s lessons in war

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — originally called to remember the time the armistice was signed ending World War I — area veterans gathered Tuesday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10054 on Homestead Road to reflect on war and the veterans who fought in them.

Crime Corner, Nov. 12

Man jailed for driving under the influence

GOP takeover could mean new push for Yucca, nuclear waste

WASHINGTON — The Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s elections is giving new hope to those who see reviving the mothballed Yucca Mountain site as a solution to the nation’s nuclear waste problem.

Local man arrested in sexual assault of a minor

Nye County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a man on Thursday for sexual assault of a female relative under the age of 14.

Pahrump attorney convicted for roadside confrontation with Las Vegas police

Failed Clark County District Attorney candidate and Pahrump attorney Raymond James “Jim” Duensing was convicted Monday on three felony charges stemming from a roadside confrontation with Las Vegas police.

Taxable sales in Nye County drop sharply

Nye County taxable sales fell 42.2 percent in August, the continuing impact of the end of construction of the SolarReserve Crescent Dunes project near Tonopah.

Half of eligible voters participated in election

Just over half of the 23,805 active, registered voters in Nye County went to the polls in the Nov. 4 election, according to figures from the county clerk’s office.

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