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Reader explains who he thinks the real puppets are

Legendary country, pop singer dies at 96

It’s uncertain how many locals knew that a legendary and famed singer was a resident of Pahrump for over two decades.

Nye County school board approves new tracking system

The Nye County School District school board approved unanimously on Wednesday evening to implement a new tracking system for their buses and students who ride the buses.

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Halloween a treat for retailers this year

Nevadans and Americans are expected to spend more on Halloween this year than in any year prior, according to projections released by groups representing retailers.

Rhyolite ghost town gets an upgrade with new signs

The Bureau of Land Management is in the process of installing new interpretive signs in Rhyolite Ghost Town.

Beatty High School celebrates homecoming week

Oct. 11-16 was Beatty High School’s homecoming week, including the traditional parade and bonfire, with the addition of some new elements, such as food trucks (Gema’s Cafe and Mama’s Sweet Ice) and a drum circle at the campfire.

Halloween events begin Saturday in Pahrump Valley

Though Halloween Day is next Sunday, Oct. 31, this year, there appears to be no shortage of Halloween-themed events happening in town coming up this weekend.

Senior center ‘Monster Mash’ party returns

The Pahrump Senior Center has several upcoming events, as its annual “Monster Mash” dance and party returns on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 10 p.m.

Business expo being held at Saddle West showroom

The owner and publisher of Pahrump’s Over the Hump Saver and Real Estate Guide is inviting the community to visit the publication’s Local and Small Business Expo coming up on Saturday, Oct. 23.

Pahrump burn moratorium expires November 1

It’s been a long and hot summer in the Pahrump Valley and residents all around town have undoubtedly spent the last five months eyeing those ever-growing weeds and piles of yard debris, and perhaps even their collection of household paper products and cardboard boxes, waiting for the all-clear from town officials signifying that the 2021-2022 burn season has been opened.

Nevada Promise Scholarship application deadline looms

The scholarship was created by the Legislature in 2017. Full-time degree-seeking community college students are eligible to apply.

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