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Fresh wave of COVID hits Southern Nevada, but no new deaths in Nye County

The wave of new cases of COVID-19 was triggered by a new omicron sub-variant, waning immunity and riskier behavior, a top official with the Southern Nevada Health District said Wednesday.

Home builders eye Pahrump, as Las Vegas land prices take off

With land prices accelerating in Las Vegas, home builders are increasingly eyeing rural communities sprinkled around Southern Nevada for potential new projects.

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Nye County COVID-19 metrics decline

Nye County officials on Monday reported 27 new coronavirus cases and another death, as most long-term metrics continued to decline.

 
Rising home prices ‘not sustainable’

Fewer homes for sale in Pahrump; median list price in February was $340k.

 
Nevada ticketed thousands of drivers for going 100 mph or more last year

One law enforcement official says the numbers would be much higher – maybe thousands more – if staffing within the Nevada Highway Patrol wasn’t at “critically low levels.

Sen. Harry Reid dies at 82

A Democrat, Reid spent 30 years in the U.S. Senate, including four terms as majority leader. He was instrumental in blocking Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository, worked closely with former President Barack Obama to move the Affordable Care Act through Congress and single-handedly provided Nevada with an outsized influence on national politics.

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