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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.

Police discover Fleiss with 400 pot plants

A local celebrity apparently escaped jail last week after sheriff’s deputies discovered nearly 400 marijuana plants growing on her property.

Two arrested after Amargosa search uncovers drugs, guns

AMARGOSA — Two men were arrested last week after sheriff’s deputies allegedly found methamphetamine, prescription pills and drug paraphernalia on a property on West Amargosa Farm Road.

Man refuses plea deal after judge denies OR release

A man charged with battery and assault of an officer following a 2010 incident involving his probation officer pleaded not guilty again this week in court after he was denied a recognizance release from jail.

Free vision screenings for students

Parents who wonder why a child doesn’t seem to be meeting the learning curve of his classmates have the opportunity now through the end of September to find out if vision may be a part of the problem.

Unrestricted gaming license for new casinos will require hotel rooms

TONOPAH — Brandywine Bookmaking LLC, dba William Hill Race and Sports Book, will now run the sports books at all three Golden Gaming casino locations in Pahrump, after approval by the Nye County Licensing and Liquor Board last week.

Driver cited after collision with motorcycle

One person was transported to a Las Vegas area hospital Monday with head injuries after a motorcycle and sedan collided on State Route 372.

Saturday health fair attracts hundreds

With the start of school about two weeks away, the 2013 Desert View Hospital (DVH) Back to School Health Fair has proven once again how popular and valuable the event is to local parents and kids.

Cox interrogates cop on drug grant

TONOPAH — The sheriff’s Scorpion Narcotics Task Force will continue to sting area drug dealers for another year, thanks to a $104,940 federal grant.

Judge blasts lawyers over Willow Creek

LAS VEGAS — A federal bankruptcy judge blasted attorneys involved in the Chapter 11 case of Caldera P&G Wednesday after a plan confirmed in June over how to divide the defunct Willow Creek Golf Course nearly unraveled due to disagreements between Nye County and Utilities Inc. of Central Nevada.

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