As part of the expansion project, Round Mountain hired about 40 new employees, most of whom were truck haul operators, said Emily Hendrickson, corporate social responsibility specialist at Round Mountain Gold Corporation.
Tonopah has been a mining town ever since it was established, but even after the mineral production boom ended, it continues to see a high number of miners who work in the area by day and come to Tonopah to eat and sleep by night.
The Southern Nevada Health District has started a unique effort in Clark County, with a “syringe vending machine” initiative underway and the health district is now looking to expand into rural areas as well.
Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the disappearance of a 62-year-old resident.
Despite the increased gold exploration activity, Beatty officials said that tourism remains the main economic engine of the town.
The state Bureau of Air Pollution Control at the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection has opened the public notice period for a permit for a proposed Gemfield Mine in Esmeralda County, organizers announced.
After mining activity went dormant in Beatty years ago, the Nye County town is set to become a hub of gold exploration again, experts say.
A man who died last month after a van struck an overturned semitrailer north of Beatty was a 64-year-old Tonopah man, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.
Nye County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Duane Downing was welcomed home by his colleagues, friends and family and others who support his recovery.
The Navy will conduct public meetings in Gabbs in Nye County and Hawthorne in Mineral County this month to get feedback on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement that assesses the potential environmental impacts of modernization of the Fallon Range Training Complex.