SolarReserve, the parent of Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant near Tonopah has been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance American innovation in solar thermal technology, according to the press release.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management withdrew approximately 85,000 acres of land from northern Nye County near the remote town of Gabbs for the proposed expansion of Fallon Naval Air Station to support President Donald Trump’s national security strategy, officials said.
The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Austin-Tonopah Ranger District Office in Tonopah, Nevada, will have the front access ramp, stairs, and railing replaced this month, the Forest Service announced.
The post of Nye County treasurer is set for the 2018 general election ballot but that vote may not be the determining factor in who ultimately holds the office in the coming four-year term.
The Nye County District Attorney’s Office will have new leadership in 2019, with current DA Angela Bello falling to Chris Arabia in the Republican primary this past June. Arabia now heads to the general election to square off with Democrat Nicholas Del Vecchio.
The race for the nonpartisan seat of Nye County Sheriff is undoubtedly one of the most interesting for Nye County voters this year, who must select between incumbent Sharon Wehrly and former sheriff Tony DeMeo.
Republican Sandra “Sam” Merlino has held the post of Nye County clerk for 18 years and she is seeking another term in the 2018 general election.
Republican Deborah Beatty is running for her third term as Nye County recorder with Independent American Party candidate Michael Noyes as her opponent in the 2018 General Election.
Incumbent Republican Sheree Stringer and Independent American Andy Alberti are set to face off for the opportunity to hold the post of Nye County assessor for the next four years.