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BLM oil, gas lease sale includes Nye County

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.

Jim Butler Days sweeps through Tonopah

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.”

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Storm brings snow to Tonopah

For the second straight week, the Tonopah community got hit by a late May snowstorm, the latest making for a white Memorial Day.

Movie about Tonopah’s Clown Motel set to be released

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.

Round Mountain mine expansion project moves forward

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.

Jim Butler Days starts soon in town of Tonopah

Tonopah is only days away from the start of the festivities of Jim Butler Days that includes entertainment, a parade and other fun.

Initiative moves forward to bridge gap between rural, urban Nevada

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 restaurant is planned for Tonopah

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.

Rural development directors touring Nevada

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.

Tonopah resident receives Star of Life Award

Sarah Allen, a Tonopah native, and advocate for rural healthcare recently received the Nevada Ambulance Association Star of Life Award.

Mine owner offers insights on federal report

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.

Report shows Crescent Dunes earnings grow

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.

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