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Man back in court over January slaying

A suspect charged in the January murder of a Pahrump man waived a preliminary hearing in the case last week and was bound over to District Court to answer to charges there. The move may signal a plea deal is close in the case.

Four injured after cars collide

Two people were sent to the local hospital this week following a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Lola Lane and Wilson Road.

Wife frantic over missing husband

TONOPAH — “I’ve cried every day and asked God for help several times a day.”

BoCC to revisit touchy items Tuesday

It will be déjà vu all over again at next Tuesday’s county commission meeting.

Teacher orientation starts for new school year

The Nye County School District (NCSD) will welcome 40 new teachers when classes start on Aug. 26.

RPC torpedoes bumper boat attraction

A request for a conditional use permit to operate Big Splash Bumper Boat at 231 S. Frontage Rd. was torpedoed by the Pahrump Regional Planning Commission Wednesday, which rejected the application by a majority vote.

HOA takeover rumor addressed by board

Rumors, lies and innuendo within the community strangely enough got top billing during this week’s Pahrump Town Board meeting after the board voted to pull several major agenda items and revisit them later this month.

Stabbing suspect’s sister says she warned police

Police arrested a woman Tuesday morning after she allegedly broke into her ex-boyfriend’s home and stabbed him in the back.

New principal to head Pathways

The Nye County School District Pathways program has new leadership. The new principal is Karen Hills, who is the former principal at Amargosa Valley School.

$10,000 given to support Meals on Wheels

A generous donation by a local agency will help ensure that the Pahrump Senior Center’s homebound residents will remain nutritionally sated.

Band shell for Pahrump area park in works

TONOPAH — Local businesses have stepped up to contribute materials and labor to build a band shell at the Calvada Eye, Nye County Commissioner Dan Schinhofen said last week, which is returning as a popular entertainment venue.

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Tropical Smoothie opens with a flurry

The anticipation is just about over as a brand new business will finally open its doors to the Pahrump community tomorrow morning.

Judges order Yucca licensing reboot

WASHINGTON — The decades-long controversy over burying high-level nuclear waste in Nevada was thrown back up in the air on Tuesday when a federal court ordered authorities to resume licensing for the once-proposed disposal site at Yucca Mountain.

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