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VEA board members re-elected

Two Valley Electric Association board members were easily re-elected to three-year terms in district meetings last week.

Murphy kicks off campaign for sheriff

A 36-year resident of Nye County with more than two decades of emergency services experience under his belt celebrated his decision to run for sheriff in the upcoming election.

NCSD: Homelessness among students rising

A recent federal government report on homelessness among Nye County School District students reveals the number is at an all-time high.

Hafen seeks moratorium — on word ‘moratorium’

Developer Tim Hafen had an urgent request Monday for the newly-formed committee drafting a groundwater management plan for the Pahrump Valley: “Don’t use the M word.”

Man gets 20 years in rape of disabled woman

A former high-profile member of the community who was charged with sexually abusing a mentally handicapped woman was sentenced to a maximum of 20 years in prison for the offense last week.

Water board’s authority questioned

Nye County Water Board member John Bosta Monday questioned the board’s authority in voluntary metering of domestic wells and monitoring stream flows after flooding in Trout Canyon last summer.

Mining companies want to explore trust properties

District Attorney Brian Kunzi was squeamish last week about releasing county treasurer’s trust properties for exploration by mining exploration companies.

2016 presidential hopeful stumps for votes

Pahrump Valley Republican Women’s Club member Dorothy Oriondo boasted she got a photo of herself with U.S. presidential candidate Kerry Bowers at a recent club meeting at the Pahrump Senior Center.

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