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Legendary Art Bell returning to airwaves

The man who gave late-night talk radio listeners across the country the jitters by way of engaging in conversation about everything paranormal is returning to the airwaves next month.

In Profile: Ron Schoeb

BUSINESS: Owner Ron’s Maintenance and Repair

Rain wallops valley; cleanup underway

Severe weather struck Pahrump Valley for the second time in two weeks on Sunday when summer monsoon storms dumped a torrent of rain, turning streets into rivers and creating havoc in other ways.

Chinese chemicals lead police to ‘spice’ lab

Police took one man into custody last week after an alleged “spice” lab was discovered in his home near the Calvada Eye.

Trout Canyon residents still without water

More than 20 days after the Carpenter 1 fire forced Trout Canyon residents to evacuate their homes, the small canyon community is still without running water.

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RPC tables bumper boat permit request

The Pahrump Regional Planning Commission (RPC) revisited several agenda items last week that were tabled earlier this month after a communications error prevented the body from taking any action.

Q&A with Diane Wrightman, GBC’s Pahrump director

Diane Wrightman, director of Great Basin College’s Pahrump campus, said about the new school year, “Graduation starts today.” That means from the time a student registers, plans a two- or four-year curriculum and starts attending classes, they’re on the road to their graduation.

Injunction ordered against sale of Tonopah hangar

A District Court judge ordered a temporary injunction against the sale of a 70-year-old Tonopah airport hangar during a short hearing Monday.

Witnesses called in 2012 biker shootout trial

Jurors heard opening arguments Tuesday in the case of a 2012 shootout between two Nye County Sheriff’s deputies and a biker outside a home on Manse Road.

Energy storage technology considers county for facility

The world is using more energy every day and creating and harnessing energy isn’t the problem — it’s storing what is harnessed and feeding it back into the power system to make power grids everywhere more efficient.

Animal control investigates conditions at rescue

Nye County Animal Control officers launched an investigation into a local nonprofit animal shelter after receiving a report about poor conditions at the facility.

Inmate letter writer gets $350 in NCSO suit

A settlement reached earlier this year between the sheriff’s office and a former inmate have led to changes in the county inmate mail policy.

Man invokes 1863 treaty in hangar fight

A man who claims he owns one of three hangars at Tonopah’s tiny airport will be in District Court Monday in an effort to keep Nye County from taking possession of the property.

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