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COPS: Man arrested after allegedly breaking into home, assaulting woman

DA’s Report

• Mason Isaiah Kehoe was charged on Sept. 11 burglary, petit larceny and three counts of resisting public officer.

Bigger, better contract considered for Holecheck

Interim Town Manager Susan Holecheck’s contract will be revisited when the Pahrump Town Board meets on Tuesday.

Update: Police ID suspects in explosives scare

Police have identified two suspects arrested in connection with the discovery of two homemade bombs as well as a rifle found Tuesday inside a car parked behind Goldfield’s courthouse.

Bomb squad called after residents evacuated

Esmeralda County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly found explosive materials in a vehicle outside the county courthouse in Goldfield Tuesday following a shooting incident in Tonopah.

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BUSINESS: Just promoted to Casino Manager for Golden Casinos Group’s three properties

New location for burned out tattoo studio

Although it’s been just over a week since a fire forced Living Art Tattoo to close the doors to its original location on State Route 372, the shop reopened Saturday in a new spot at the corner of Calvada and Pahrump Valley boulevards and is readily accepting new customers.

Blagg Road case goes to mediation next month

Parties in the Nye County suit over Blagg Road along with a companion case in Clark County filed by Utilities Inc. of Central Nevada are scheduled to begin mediation talks Oct. 24-25, with an additional conference scheduled Dec. 2-13, according to documents on file in Fifth Judicial District Court.

Quarter of Silver State schools deemed underperforming

Roughly a fourth of Nevada’s schools were deemed less than proficient according to a report released by the Nevada Department of Public Education (NDPE) this week.

Zane announces run for sheriff

Mark Zane, a former Nye County undersheriff in the 1980s and a candidate for sheriff in 1990, announced he will run for sheriff again in 2014.

Breathing better is focus of new group

More than 35 million adults in the United States reportedly have a chronic lung disease. About 12 million people have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD, and there are as many as 12 million more that have COPD but don’t know it, according to the American Lung Association.

State Engineer: Pahrump Valley needs water plan now

Nevada State Engineer Jason King said Tuesday he hoped Nye County would have acted by now on his comments last October about the possibility of setting up a plan to avoid designating Pahrump a critical management area due to the over-appropriation of water under a new state law.

Water board members ask: Are we necessary?

Nye County water board member James Eason, also the Tonopah town manager, feels a little bit like the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield: he gets no respect.

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