Another year of heavy lifting occurred in Tonopah with the 2019 Nevada State Mining Championships breezing through during the 49th annual Jim Butler Days celebration.
An earthquake of preliminary 3.1 to 3.64 magnitude was recorded today about 10.5 miles southeast of the Esmeralda County community of Dyer.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is holding a competitive oil and gas lease sale on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The agency will offer 200 parcels for lease totaling 389,334.04 acres in Nye, Eureka, Elko, Lander and White Pine counties in north-central Nevada.
Residents and visitors who stopped in the Tonopah area on Memorial Day weekend enjoyed the festivities of the 49th annual Jim Butler Days that had a theme of “Cowboys and Ranchers – Backbone of Nevada.”
Several Nye County schools will be moving to a four-day school week with the first year of implementation planned for the 2019-20 school session.
For the second straight week, the Tonopah community got hit by a late May snowstorm, the latest making for a white Memorial Day.
Tonopah’s infamous Clown Motel attracts clown enthusiasts from all over the world. But now the fans of the establishment have another reason for the joy: The Clown Motel will be featured in an upcoming movie.
The Phase W project at Round Mountain Gold Mine that is expected to extend the life of the mine by 5 years is proceeding on schedule, company officials said.
Tonopah is only days away from the start of the festivities of Jim Butler Days that includes entertainment, a parade and other fun.
Nevada Travel Exchange, an initiative that wants to bridge the gap between Nevada’s rural and urban communities has successfully moved forward since it launched in Tonopah in April, officials said.
A&W, a Lexington, Kentucky-based chain of fast-food restaurants known for its root beer plans to open a restaurant in Tonopah, however, sources familiar with the matter said that “quite a few details” still need to be worked out.
Leaders of two federal agencies based in Nevada are touring rural areas of the state to promote business enterprise, talk with community leaders about challenges, participate in a Workforce Development Roundtable, and learn how one community is developing its Recreation Plan.
Sarah Allen, a Tonopah native, and advocate for rural healthcare recently received the Nevada Ambulance Association Star of Life Award.
After the federal report showed Nevada ranked as the top state in the nation in the release of toxic chemicals per square mile in 2017 because of the mining industry, officials at Round Mountain Gold Corporation that owns Round Mountain Gold Mine answered questions about their operations.
Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah earned slightly over $6.5 million in revenue in the first quarter of 2019, according to a recent federal report.