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Morales makes public plea ahead of landfill appeal

Construction company owner Rene Morales placed full page advertisements in two Pahrump newspapers this week to attract support for his proposal to open a construction landfill on Simkins Road, which will be heard Tuesday by the Nye County Commission.

RPC bends codes to suit application

The Pahrump Regional Planning Commission again Wednesday showed a willingness to bend Nye County Code to accommodate applicants for zoning requests.

School psychologist competent to stand trial

A Nye County School District psychologist who was arrested earlier this year on charges of possessing and producing child pornography has reportedly been deemed competent to stand trial in the case following a mental health evaluation.

DA Reports

• Hood Ahmed Qasim Algaili was charged on June 6 with purchase, consumption, or possession of alcoholic beverage by minor.


Parole and probation officers allegedly uncovered guns and more than two grams of methamphetamine under couch cushions during an inspection of a probationer’s home earlier this week.

Nevada Digest

RENO (AP) — A university professor was arrested outside a Washoe County school board meeting where he said he wanted to press concerns about the mistreatment of his daughter with a disability.

Letters to the Editor

Governor Sandoval did the right thing with his veto of AB391, which would have placed VEA under the regulation of the PUC.

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“You just gotta love those Democrats, don’t ya? Always trying to meddle in OUR business and raise our prices with their union mentality.

‘The Flagman’ gets notice to evict Mitchell

Ray “The Flagman” Mielzynski was issued a cease and desist letter by Nye County code compliance ordering his tenant, Karl Mitchell, to move his tigers off his property. Mielzynski claims the notice isn’t legally valid.

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