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Pahrump veterans treated to annual appreciation barbecue

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter #15 of Pahrump is dedicated to empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. The men and women who have served America in the U.S. armed forces have given of themselves to preserve the freedoms and liberties of the country’s citizens and giving back to those who have served is a key component of what the local veterans’ organization is all about.

Pahrump DuraPatcher purchase approved

Road conditions in Pahrump have always been a problem, with potholes littering many of the valley’s streets and causing a certain amount of frustration for those who travel them.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, June 5 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $51 million.

Nye County approves final budget

The Nye County Commission held its final hearing on the 2019-2020 fiscal year budget on May 29, unanimously approving the budget as presented by Nye County Comptroller Savannah Rucker that morning.

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Judge spars with Nye County over court order

Fifth Judicial District Court Judge Kim Wanker has issued an official order demanding that the Nye County Sheriff’s Office provide her department with the funds necessary to hire a full-time law clerk at roughly $100,000 per year, sparking a tense conflict between the judge and certain Nye County commissioners during a June 4 commission meeting.

Grab a pole for Free Fishing Day in Nevada on Saturday

Anglers of any age can catch their limits without a fishing license or a trout stamp at rivers, lakes and participating community ponds throughout the state.

National Homeownership Month highlights efforts

National Homeownership Month kicked off earlier this week by highlighting the U.S. Agriculture Department’s ongoing role to help residents of America’s small towns and cities purchase homes in rural areas.

A western toad tadpole explosion – Pahrump property home to thousands of developing amphibians

Down a rough and rutted gravel road just off Leslie Street on the north side of town, mountains create a backdrop and vast open space surrounds a lot that has been transformed into something of an artificial wetland. The natural variations in the earth’s surface, dipping and rising at random, form depressions large enough to hold life-giving water in just the right amount for Bufo Boreas , the western toad.

Pahrump burn ban now in place

The cool, spring-like weather in Pahrump may have lasted longer than usual this year but rising temperatures are swiftly making their way to the area and with the increase in temperature comes a ban on open burning in the valley.

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