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Calvada sidewalks on RTC wish list

The county is looking at building sidewalks along one block of Calvada Boulevard from Highway 160 to Mount Charleston Drive. An additional road reconstruction project is also awaiting a report on available funds.

Concerns force changes to VEA power line project

The construction of a Valley Electric Association power line from Beatty to Tolicha Peak to serve the Nevada Test and Training Range is nearing completion, without any disputes or fanfare, though the project was temporarily suspended due to environmental concerns.

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DA’s Report

• Danny Ray was charged on Nov. 19 with luring a child.

NCSD uses grant funds for preschool English language program

The Nye County School District recently started a pre-kindergarten program, with the help of state funding, targeting non-native English speaking children to give those students language skills they need to succeed as they progress through an English language-based curriculum.

Welfare, food stamp cuts affecting needy

While the needy enjoyed a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday thanks to the NyE Communities Coalition Holiday Task Force, during the rest of the year there is a big demand for food aid in Nye and Esmeralda County.

Food program ensures kids fed over holidays

While most families look forward to holiday breaks and weekends this time of year as a way to spend time with their school-aged children outside the classroom, some families in Pahrump become nervous, wondering how they are going to provide enough food to feed their children over the breaks without the support of the free and reduced lunch programs they rely on during the school week.

Annual NNSS impact report released

About 120 people were concerned enough about the shipments of uranium to the Nevada National Security Site. They showed up at a public hearing Nov. 14 at Nevada Treasure RV Resort on the far north end of Pahrump.

Parties settle 2003 casino fire case

The last three defendants to settle in the Mountain View Casino fire lawsuit will pay out at least six-digit figures.

Solar development agreement considered

TONOPAH — Nye County commissioners will consider a development agreement for the Sunshine Valley Solar LLC 65-megawatt photo voltaic power plant in Amargosa Valley when they meet here Tuesday.

Elementary schools, Rosemary Clarke host Angel Trees

It’s official, the holiday season is now in full swing and many local organizations are gearing up to make this Christmas a memorable one for area families.

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