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Kulkin: County will ruin town’s finances, too

With the Nye County Board of Commissioners facing a $3.5 million dollar 2014-15 budget deficit, some town officials wonder how in the world it is qualified to assume the town’s financial responsibilities, too.

Pool service: the time is now

Getting ready to take that first dip in the pool? Have you checked all the equipment and chemicals or do you need a little help? Paul Beauparlant of Paul &Sons Pool Service opened here in 2007. In February 2011, he opened a pool supply store and kept it open for two years. The pool service continued but was taken over by his brother Marc Beauparlant on Friday.

VEA to PUC: Co-op acted in good faith

Valley Electric Association says it acted in good faith and didn’t yet place its Innovation Substation project at the Nevada National Security Site in commercial operation, so the cooperative shouldn’t be fined by the Public Utilities Commission.

Last chance for Last Chance Park?

The status of Last Chance Park was heard by the Pahrump Town Board this week.

‘Blueberry farm’ to come back before board

A “farming project” proposed for the Pahrump Valley may return before the town board later this year.

7 arrested in heroin bust

Seven people were arrested last week after police raided a property on Casey Street and allegedly discovered more than 10 grams of heroin and a multitude of drug paraphernalia throughout the home.

Gamebird flood channel nears completion

Patriot Contractors has almost completed building a flood channel on Gamebird Road. The company will soon start building another channel a block south on Yucca Springs Road, Nye County Public Works Director Dave Fanning told county commissioners Tuesday.

Crime Corner

COPS: DUI suspect arrested after fleeing accident

County faces $3.5 million budget deficit

TONOPAH — Nye County faces a $3.5 million deficit going into the 2014-15 fiscal year, commissioners learned this week.

Family ranch opens equine therapy program

Though the practice has been around for decades, not a lot of people have heard of it.

Retired K-9 may lose ear

One of the two pit bulls who escaped their yard and attacked a retired police dog last week will likely be put down after the owner surrendered the dog to animal control following a second escape Wednesday.

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