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Schools host open houses tomorrow

The 2013 fall semester open house events for Hafen, Floyd and J. G. Johnson elementary school students will be held tomorrow from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

NCSD gets hopping ahead of Monday’s school start

With the beginning of school just days away, teachers and administrators in the Nye County School District (NCSD) are preparing for the return of more than 5,000 K-12 students next week.

‘Franken-tax’ from 2006 killed after 2-3 vote

Nye County commissioners failed to revive a 2006 sales tax hike Tuesday aimed at buttressing the finances of local public safety agencies.

Willow Creek wrinkle develops

Just when it appeared the contentious bankruptcy deal involving the future of Willow Creek Golf Course was done, a new dispute threatens to upend the agreement again.

Goodie Two Shoes makes happy feet for local students

The Las Vegas-based nonprofit Goodie Two Shoes Foundation (GTSF) provided their first pair of brand new shoes for disadvantaged children in southern Nevada in 2003.

Water Cooler: Hawaiian ice a cool treat, 3-D moving dirt

The dining car building on the lot beside the Carl’s Jr. Highway 160 location is again open for business. The novel structure has been a coffee express drive-thru twice, once occupied by Chuck Lytle’s Java Xpress and once by Wendy and Mike King and partners Michael and Cassandra Selbach as The Sweet Corner Express.

Nye County Flood Response considers a name change

Naming a business is one of the most important things owners do to get a message across. It tells potential customers what services are offered, and in the case of Nye County Flood Response, it tells people where those services are offered.

Family care physician joins Vista Health

A new family care doctor with a passion for rural health care recently joined the Vista Health team of physicians practicing at Desert View Hospital.

Back to school Q&A with Dr. Mamidi

As local families prepare to go back to school next week, the Pahrump Valley Times sat down with HealthCare Partners Pediatrician Dr. Dheeresh Mamidi to talk about how children can stay healthy and what the local school district requires before returning to the classroom.

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.

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