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Car catches fire at recycling center

There were no injuries to report after Pahrump Valley Fire Rescue Services were called to extinguish a large fire at Pahrump Valley Recycling Wednesday morning.

Deputies on stress leave caught campaigning

Three Nye County Sheriff’s deputies who are supposed to be out on paid stress leave — they even reportedly filed worker compensation claims — were caught spending their time not relaxing or seeking treatment, but campaigning.

Nonprofit pitches housing program for homeless vets

Renewed efforts to reach out to local homeless veterans and their families came before the Pahrump Town Board this month.

Groundwater workshop set for June 4

A workshop where contentious issues can be brought out in the open and hopefully get past the emotional aspects is being planned by the Pahrump Groundwater Management Plan Advisory Committee at 2 p.m., June 4 at commission chambers.

Process for marijuana grow facilities up for debate

TONOPAH — The selection process for medical marijuana grow facilities and the dispensary will be up for discussion when Nye County Commissioners meet at commission chambers here at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

USFWS honors Devil’s Hole pupfish team

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The nine-person, inter-agency Devil’s Hole pupfish team was honored as 2013 Recovery Champions by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pacific Southwest region for their work on helping revive the highly endangered fish.

Holiday mishaps keep PVFRS busy

Pahrump Valley Fire Rescue Services were kept busy this holiday weekend as it responded to three structure fires, a one-vehicle accident and more than 70 EMS calls across the valley.

Groups honor war dead during Memorial Day observances

American veterans who sacrificed their lives during conflicts around the world were honored this past weekend during Memorial Day observances.

Ponderosa dairy seeks new 5-year waste water permit

AMARGOSA VALLEY — The Ponderosa Dairy applied for a permit with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection to continue discharging dairy manure and process waste water into the surface and groundwater for another five years.

Half Price Lawyers to open satellite office

Everyone finds themselves in need of a little legal assistance on occasion, even if it’s just having someone review a contract and examine the fine print.

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