Democrats love tax hikes because they mean more money for government to do more things. Conservatives loathe tax hikes because they mean more money for government to do more things. Philosophically-challenged Republicans vote for tax hikes because … well, they stand for nothing, so they’ll fall for anything.
Nye County is still funding consultant work for the all-but-dead Yucca Mountain project. Last week commissioners renewed 21 contracts, while Senate Republicans in Washington, D.C. threatened to resurrect the project.
Major reductions in wild horse and burro numbers in the Spring Mountains could begin with gathers starting as early as October 2014, depending on space in holding facilities, to reduce numbers down to what the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service consider appropriate management levels, in a 10-year management plan under consideration.
The Nye County Sheriff’s Office launched a new work release program this week for jail inmates who meet certain conditions.
Negotiations with the Nevada Department of Transportation to construct roundabouts at State Route 372 intersections with Pahrump Valley Boulevard and Blagg Road were approved by county commissioners Tuesday.
Former Pahrump Town Manager Dave Richards says he wants to assume the position again when the present town manager, Bill Kohbarger, officially leaves the post.
For many college students, summer break is a time to relax, unwind, and eventually contemplate the upcoming fall semester.
Nye County will spend $67,221 less in the coming fiscal year on its payments to the state public agency insurance pool due to a better claims history, County Manager Pam Webster told commissioners Tuesday.
Nye County Manager Pam Webster said the county will save $70,000 by hiring Milan Dimic as the new director of management information services, replacing Mark Hatfield.
The easy availability of electricity is one of the great benefits of modern life.
• Isaiah Broderick Allen was charged on June 17 with car seat required and driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended.
One woman was arrested last week after she allegedly stole more than $2,500 worth of equipment from her neighbor’s property.
A local Nye County Sheriff’s sergeant was recently promoted to lieutenant after being tasked with taking over management of the new county jail.
Does the Town of Pahrump really need another advisory board?
RENO (AP) — Washoe County deputies are investigating after some students at a Catholic high school in Reno ingested an illegal substance at a “Safe and Sober’’ graduation party.