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1,400 CCWs issued in Nye so far this year

Between April and May of this year, the Nye County Sheriff’s Office brought in more than $50,000 in application fees for concealed weapons permits, yet none of those funds stayed with the department.

BMW, Mercedes Benz test new cars in Death Valley

BEATTY — It happens every year. Residents and visitors to the Beatty area start seeing a lot of identical cars, some covered with strange squiggly patterns (to frustrate automotive paparazzi), and for a few weeks every summer Beatty becomes sort of a little Germany.

DA Reports

• Lucas Benford was charged on July 18 with offer, attempt, or commission of unauthorized act(s) relating to controlled substance, first offense.

Crime Corner

Police took one man into custody over the weekend after he allegedly tried to run from them following a report of domestic battery at a home on the south-end of town.


Pahrump Chapter 15 of Disabled American Veterans (DAV) meetings will resume the third Tuesday of the month in August and monthly thereafter and will be held in a new meeting place at the Nye Coalition facility (Oasis Outreach Center.)

Sports Brief

Marty Rodick from KSHP, 1400 AM, will host his Los Angeles Dodgers postgame show on July 27 at 6 p.m. The broadcast will be live from Stockman’s Steakhouse at the Pahrump Nugget Hotel and Casino, 681 South Highway 160. During this event there will be a drawing for prizes.


1. Jordon Shelton, 2. Michael McLaughlin, 3. Matt Gillam, 4. Larry Leach, 5. Wild Bill Delahunte, 6. Dakota Day, 7. Jamaree Earl, 8. Melissa Otteson, 9. Troy Maher (Broke Down)

This week in sports

We would like to thank the following businesses and friends for their generous support at the second annual Sam Stringer Memorial Super Stock Race.

Suspects in double homicide caught in Tonopah

A white Buick sedan belonging to an elderly couple murdered in Tucson, Ariz., earlier this week was reportedly stopped in Tonopah Wednesday afternoon and three people inside detained for questioning in connection to the double homicide.

In Profile: Alice Cummings

BUSINESS: Manager of Keoki’s Wings & Things

80 mph winds uproot trees, spread debris across valley

According to the weather forecast, local residents were expecting inclement weather last weekend but they did not expect the damage Saturday’s windstorm wrought.

Holecheck contract put to vote

The first town board meeting without Bill Kohbarger will focus on approving the interim town manager contract with Susan Holecheck.

NCSD looks to hire 27 new teachers

Nye County School District is looking for a few good educators — 27 of them to be exact.

Housing among needs ID’d by vet outreach groups

Expanding services regularly seen in Las Vegas and providing housing for Pahrump veterans was discussed at length among Silver State veteran representatives on Friday.

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