Though residents of Trout Canyon were allowed to return home Sunday following a mandatory evacuation caused by the Carpenter 1 fire, it was a bittersweet return as they were unsure whether there would be any running water in their community.
The last of the evacuated residents forced from their homes by the Carpenter 1 fire will be allowed to return home today as firefighters have reached 80 percent containment on the more than 27,000-acre wildfire that began earlier this month.
The homicide rate for older children and young adults has hit its lowest point in at least three decades, but the decline has been slowing, according to a new government report.
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The former mayor of Mesquite was chosen to replace Bill Kohbarger as Pahrump’s interim town manager on Tuesday.
Bureau of Land Management officials have temporarily closed Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area’s scenic loop and trails as the Carpenter One fire moved into remote sections of the mountains this week, growing to a size of 27,968 acres by Thursday morning.
Outgoing Pahrump Town Manager Bill Kohbarger sat down with the Pahrump Valley Times this week for an exit interview. His last day on the job is today, though he says he will spend some Fridays and Saturdays helping the town’s new manager get up to speed. Kohbarger is leaving for a human resources position with the City of North Las Vegas.
Nye County Sheriff Tony DeMeo and his attorney say several emails exchanged by officials in his office with the district attorney and other county officials prove there was no intent to violate Nevada law when the NCSO overspent its budget during the last fiscal year.
The Board of County Commissioners are set to vote on a bill to amend Nye County code to impose a half-cent sales tax increase to fund public safety.
An apparent technical error prevented the Pahrump Regional Planning Commission from taking any action on several agenda items during its Wednesday evening meeting this week.
Pahrump Town Board members voted to accept a phase II interim report on Contour Entertainment’s “Adventure Springs” project slated for the Pahrump Fairgrounds facility.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Dina Titus peppered the Department of Energy with more questions Wednesday about nuclear waste plans for its Nevada landfill.
WASHINGTON — A bid by Nevada lawmakers to attack funding for the Yucca Mountain Project was snuffed out Tuesday in the U.S. House.
BEATTY — Casey Folks, Director of Best in the Desert off-road racing, secured the blessing of the Beatty Town Advisory Board at its July 8 meeting for the 18th Annual Vegas to Reno race.
One woman was arrested this week after she allegedly lied to police about a bank teller refusing to give her money she had withdrawn from her account.