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‘Subsistence farming’ definition to be called back by Nye County Commission

Over the past year, the subject of growing hemp on smaller residential lots in the Pahrump Valley has been at the forefront of the minds of many and now, it has spiraled into a situation in which the Nye County Commission is planning to pull back definitions that were recently approved in an attempt to curb hemp cultivation.

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Nye County Right to Life fundraiser sees huge turnout

Nye County Right to Life is a brand new non-profit organization and its very first fundraiser is being hailed as an incredible success, drawing more than 300 people and raising a total of $4,200.

In Season: Companion planting: The Three Sisters way

Companion planting has many benefits in a garden. Planting flowers with vegetables attracts pollinators. Tall heat-loving plants can provide shade to shorter shade-loving plants. One method of companion planting, the Three Sisters, has been used by Native American farmers for centuries and works well in our region.

Navarro returns to Pahrump

Charles Navarro, candidate for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, is stopping at the Pahrump Senior Center on Saturday for a meet and greet with area voters.

Mining has outsize impact on rural Nevada counties

Mining accounts directly for about 1 percent of the state workforce but is the state’s fifth-largest economic sector, representing 6 percent of the state economy.

Pahrump robotics team takes fifth at state championships

Pahrump Southern Nye County 4-H’s competitive robotics team, known as Awkward Silence, fought hard in the recent Nevada state finals of the FIRST Tech Challenge (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in Sparks, taking home the award for innovative industrial robot design and ranking fifth place overall out of 36 teams.

Parents sue Nevada regulator in bid to save online charter school

Parents and students are suing the State Public Charter School Authority in an attempt to overturn its decision to close Nevada Connections Academy over performance issues.

Nevada board pardons Hope for Prisoners founder

Jon Ponder, an ex-convict who founded Hope for Prisoners, was granted clemency by the state Pardons Board on Wednesday for past battery convictions.

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