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Gaming Control Board OKs casino takeover

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Gaming Control Board Wednesday approved a non-restricted gaming license for Herbst Pahrump Acquisitions LLC for the Mountain View Casino and Tim Herbst as manager.

Matson confirms firing attempt with online comments

Nye County Assessor Shirley Matson wouldn’t comment for a newspaper article earlier this week on her attempts to fire her property appraiser and opponent in the Nov. 4 general election, Sheree Stringer, but she spilled the beans in posting online comments on the story on the Pahrump Valley Times’ website.

Judge accepts Marshall plea deal

As expected, a visiting senior judge Thursday dismissed a misdemeanor charge of injury to property against Rick Marshall, a candidate for Nye County sheriff.

RPC delays approving new town trailhead plan

Pahrump Town Manager Susan Holecheck said Wednesday there was some urgency in getting Pahrump Regional Planning Commission approval for a conditional use permit for a different trailhead site as an access to the long-awaited Last Chance Range Park.

Holecheck up for award from legacy organization

With roughly three months left until Nye County commissioners assume the fiduciary duties of the Town of Pahrump, Town Manager Susan Holecheck said this week that she hopes for a smooth transition come Jan. 5.

Local Salvation Army welcomes two new leaders

Tim and Kimberly Brown say not only do they want to continue the progress Pahrump’s Salvation Army has made over the years, but they also want to reach out to assist other valley families and individuals within the community.

‘Cameragate’ engulfs race for assessor

County assessor candidate Sheree Stringer has been placed on paid administrative leave and a part-time assessor’s employee terminated, county officials confirmed Monday.

Wehrly racks up endorsements, hosts spaghetti dinner fundraiser

Former Nye County sheriff’s candidates Bill Becht, Galen Morgan and Mark Zane took to the podium during a packed fundraiser of about 300 people Saturday at the Bob Ruud Community Center to announce their support for the top vote-getter in the primary, district attorney’s investigator Sharon Wehrly, in the Nov. 4 general election.

Beatty officials in tizzy over lone bank closing

A lot of people are going to be hearing from the Beatty Town Advisory Board about the closing of the only bank in Beatty.

Hearing set on Mountain View Casino gaming license

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Gaming Control Board is scheduled to hear an application for a non-restricted gaming license by Herbst Pahrump Acquisitions LLC for the Mountain View Casino at 1750 Pahrump Valley Boulevard, at 9 a.m. today in the Grant Sawyer Building, Room 2450.

Several new businesses open this week

New businesses continue to open doors to the public this week, and a restaurant which has appeared ready for business for almost a year will open its doors today.

Democratic candidates speak at party dinner

Democratic candidates for state treasurer and controller both emphasized their qualifications as certified public accountants, while lieutenant governor candidate Lucy Flores brought up her tough upbringing, in speeches at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner hosted by the Nye County Democratic Party at the Pahrump Nugget Hotel and Casino Friday night.

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