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Vehicle in garage destroyed by fire

No serious injuries were reported after fire gutted a vehicle inside the garage of a home along the 2400 block of Zuni Avenue on Wednesday, April 10.

Need a good laugh? Join in a night of hilarious scholarship fundraising

Promising a “laugh-your-ass-off” night of hilarity and musical diversion, Sanders Family Winery is all set to host the Kiwanis Club of the Pahrump Valley Scholarship Fundraiser and its sure to be an amusing time for all involved.

$6.2M allocated to 10 projects

Nye County has earmarked about $6.2 million of its $12 million in Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund (LATCF) grant dollars for a total of 10 projects throughout the county.

GALLERY: Winners of the Pins & Needles Quilt Show

The Bob Ruud Community Center was transformed into a world of color and design during the 19th Annual Pins and Needles Quilt Show, a yearly event that offers a stage to fabric artists of all kinds while giving the community to chance to admire their array of masterpieces.

Nye County loans itself $5.78 million to shore up reserves

In an effort to shore up the financial reserves used to cover cash flow issues in the county general fund, Nye County is loaning itself $5.78 million.

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Court ruling may open up breast cancer gene tests

A ruling by the Supreme Court that human genes can’t be patented is expected to increase access and drop the cost for tests for gene mutations that greatly raise the risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer.

Engaged

Will and GiGi Dawson, of Benton, Ariz., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Paige Dawson to Matthew Charles Stevens, son of Chuck and Mary Ann Stevens, of Pahrump.

California lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Wednesday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $18 million.

Hof bails out Liberace’s ex-lover

CARSON CITY (AP) — Liberace’s ex-lover is out of jail after a Lyon County brothel owner paid $15,000 to cover bail on identity theft charges.

Fight over Vegas pipeline plan heads back to court

RENO (AP) — A battle over a massive pipeline project to carry billions of gallons of water to Las Vegas from rural counties along the Nevada-Utah line is heading back to court this week.

Police: Repeat sex offender assaults girl, 9

A man arrested for allegedly molesting a 9-year-old girl while babysitting her last week reportedly told the girl’s mother “he shouldn’t have watched her child because he knew this would happen,” when confronted about the allegation.

Las Vegas company aims to start Pahrump taxi service

A second group will be applying for a permit to operate a taxi service in Pahrump. This time it’s a well-established Las Vegas company called Executive Coach and Carriage, which also plans to start up a shuttle service from Pahrump to Las Vegas.

Kohbarger resigns; headed to NLV

Pahrump Town Manager Bill Kohbarger announced Wednesday that he has accepted an administrative position in the human resources department with the City of North Las Vegas.

RPC turns down permit for Great Ape Experience

The Pahrump Regional Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to deny a conditional use permit for James Casey and his Great Ape Experience, at 2721 Our Road.

Half-cent sales tax being reconsidered

Nye County commissioners will consider setting the date for a hearing on a bill to amend the Nye County Code imposing a one-half percent sales tax to fund public safety during a regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at 2100 Walt Williams Dr. on the Calvada Eye.