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Gun issue surfaces in Tonopah post-annexation debate

Rejecting yet another proposed change to an open grazing exemption, the Tonopah Town Board voted 5-0 to give its OK to a resolution aimed at reassuring cattle ranchers that a massive annexation making the town one of the USA’s biggest in land size won’t harm their interests.

Robert Revert, longtime county commissioner, dies at 72

Robert Norman “Bobby” Revert, a lifelong resident of Beatty, passed away in a Las Vegas hospice in the early hours of Nov. 4, 2016.

Esmeralda residents fight ‘big-city mentality’

Depending on the point of view, a land-use draft plan that didn’t make it out of Esmeralda County Commission chambers marked a victory for small government advocates, a lost opportunity, a chance for community members to engage on the issue, or all of the above.

Nevada Test Range called ‘critical’ to U.S. military

TONOPAH – Facing persistent enemy threats that include ISIS, Air Force representatives during a Tonopah visit pushed for a plan to expand the Nevada Test and Training Range by more than 300,000 acres of public land.

Jacobs: Solar plant personal for former town leader

For many with longtime Tonopah ties, the solar energy celebration at SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes plant was a chance to show all that is possible in the community.

Couple escapes motor home fire in rural Nye

A fire ignited in a 40-foot motorhome along U.S. Highway 6 about 20 miles east of Tonopah, destroying the vehicle carrying a retired couple, who escaped injuries in the Halloween night blaze.

Goldfield travel center slated for spring opening

GOLDFIELD — Esmeralda County offered a sneak peek of Goldfield’s first travel/visitors center, a project that’s been more than 10 years in the making.

Navy expansion into Nye raises concerns

GABBS — As the Navy pushes for more than tripling its Fallon Range Training Complex into Nye County, regional residents are offering mixed views, including concerns over the economy and access to public lands.

Golfers take on cow pasture in unique charity event

STONE CABIN VALLEY — For the competitors who headed 35 miles east of Tonopah to play golf, this was not a typical golf tournament or course.

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