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Roundabouts OK’d at highway intersections

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.

Ex-town manager wants job back

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.

Nye insurance premium drops to $640,747

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.

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• Isaiah Broderick Allen was charged on June 17 with car seat required and driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended.

Crime Corner

One woman was arrested last week after she allegedly stole more than $2,500 worth of equipment from her neighbor’s property.

NCSO promotes Medina to lieutenant

A local Nye County Sheriff’s sergeant was recently promoted to lieutenant after being tasked with taking over management of the new county jail.

Nevada Digest

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.

A case for upward mobility

All men are by nature equal, but differ greatly in the sequel.

Correction

All the Same Wild and Tame animal rescue and boarding facility on Gills Way has operating hours of 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, not 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. as the story on page A3 of the June 19 issue reads.

In Brief

The women’s self-defense classes begin its sixth year with Homeland Heroes Inc. sponsorship and the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, which began in March of 2007, after a rape and two attacks took place in Pahrump.

Medical examiner loses county contract

After 10 years as the county medical examiner conducting autopsies, Dr. Rexene Worrell’s latest contract bid was denied by county commissioners Tuesday.