Nye County Commission Chairman Dan Schinhofen Tuesday said property owners outside a utility service area could still subdivide residential lots smaller than five acres if they dig a community well, as commissioners approved tougher planning regulations designed to reduce future water demand.
Nye County Sheriff Tony DeMeo on Thursday did not mince words while talking to the organizer of this weekend’s Spring Mountains Run motorcycle rally at Petrack Park.
Local veterans appear to be containing their enthusiasm about a proposed new VA clinic coming to the Pahrump Valley.
To call Michael Stafford an adventurer would be akin to calling Mark Twain a mere riverboat captain.
WASHINGTON — Late spring means short sleeves, schoolchildren preparing for summer vacation, and the annual push by Yucca Mountain supporters in Congress to revive the dormant nuclear waste project.
Beatty residents tend to laugh whenever a big-city reporter refers to Beatty as a “sleepy little town.”
Valley Electric Association, Inc. announced last week the organization has hired Chris Brooks, a well-established leader in Nevada’s renewable energy industry, to serve as VEA’s executive vice president of energy services.
Two new businesses have joined the owner-operated selection of small establishments which make up most of Pahrump’s economy.
Mark Zane, a former undersheriff under Harold “Stick” Davis, finished ahead in the sheriff’s race in northern Nye County, according to a canvass of election day voting.
County commissioners may have been reluctant to house juvenile offenders with more seasoned criminals in Las Vegas, but they bit the bullet Tuesday and decided to approve a contract with Clark County for temporarily housing them at Zenoff Hall.
County commissioners Tuesday approved a bill reducing the fee for initial applications for a medical marijuana dispensary from $30,000 to $15,000, after a last-ditch attempt by Commissioner Frank Carbone to lower the fees even farther to $4,000.
The hue and cry has arisen throughout rural Nevada for years about the 87 percent of federal land in the state, but only 10 people were interested in a Monday workshop in Pahrump about the workings of a Nevada Land Management Task Force plan to transfer some of it to the state.
Wayne Carlson, the executive director of the Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool (POOL/PACT), delivered some welcome news to the Town of Pahrump on Tuesday.
Pahrump officials want their county counterparts to know one thing: “We are here and we are listening.”