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Date set for Fleiss felony marijuana trial

Heidi Lynn Fleiss will go to trial in September after pleading not guilty to a pair of felonies stemming from 2013 drug charges when police recovered nearly 400 marijuana plants at her residence.

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Opponents to Margin Tax ballot question speak out

Ballot question No. 3 simply asks: Shall state law be amended to create a 2 percent tax on a margin of the gross revenue of entities doing business in Nevada with total revenue for any taxable year that exceeds $1 million, with the proceeds going to the State Distributive School Account to be apportioned among Nevada school districts and charter schools.

Museum hosting National Nuclear Science speakers tonight

A series of speakers and displays will be at the Pahrump Valley Museum from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today as part of National Nuclear Science Week.

Peace Officer Advisory Review Board approved

Nye County Commissioners on Tuesday approved the creation of a peace officer advisory review board, an issue in the campaign for sheriff. However, the proceedings of the review board will be closed to the public.

Horizon Market robbed, again

Nye County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking information on the valley’s fourth armed robbery of a business in less than a month.

Sheriff candidate’s U.N. comments cause stir

Nye County sheriff’s candidate Sharon Wehrly explained a campaign gaffe made during a debate during a follow-up appearance at the Artesia Community Center last Wednesday.

California Lottery

One ticket matched all five numbers and the mega number in Saturday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto, with a payout of $13 million. The next jackpot will be at least $7 million.

Two solar projects planned for Pahrump

A pair of solar, photovoltaic projects are planned on the far north end of Pahrump by a start-up company called Belaluz Solar LLC.

Report: Yucca Mountain could meet safety needs

WASHINGTON — A long-awaited report issued Thursday by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission found the Yucca Mountain site — once pursued by the government but halted by the Obama administration — could be safe to store nuclear waste.

Nevada’s implied consent law ruled unconstitutional

CARSON CITY — The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday said the state’s implied consent law, which permits law enforcement officials to force a motorist to submit to a blood test to determine impairment without a warrant, is unconstitutional.

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