Former Nye County Sheriff and well-known local figure Tony DeMeo passed away on Tuesday, July 9 at the age of 67.
Ask Manuel Souza what is most important about the rodeos his Souza’s Bucking Broncos puts on, and he’s quick to answer.
The trucker killed in a two-truck crash near Tonopah was identified this week as a 53-year-old California man.
Barrian Mining Corp., a Vancouver, Canada-based gold exploration company focused on acquiring and advancing precious metal projects in the United States has secured a drill rig and contract with a Fallon-based drilling company for the Bolo Gold Project located 56 miles northeast of Tonopah.
Nye County medical entities who are affiliate members of the Washoe County Medical Society will be able to provide additional health insurance benefits to their employees starting July 1, according to the news release.
District 1 Nye County Commissioner Lorinda Wichman and her husband, Oz Wichman, were named as king and queen of 49th annual Jim Butler Days in May — giving the couple an opportunity to do something together in the public light.
Two vehicles collided head-on Tuesday evening along U.S. Highway 95 north of Tonopah, killing a person inside one of the vehicles, authorities reported.
The Tonopah family that has been mining turquoise for generations is featured in TV series that premiere in August on the general entertainment television network INSP.
The Belmont Courthouse will again be bustling with activity during the Friends of the Belmont Courthouse annual arts and crafts show on June 29-July 4, organizers announced.
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.