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Tonopah solar plant No. 1 for energy storage

TONOPAH – Though the announcement that a second Nye County solar plant is in the works was the national headline at SolarReserves’s recent solar celebration near Tonopah, the event also provided a behind-the-scenes look at the Crescent Dunes solar plant off Gabbs Pole Line Road.

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.

Grazing exemption gets bogged down Tonopah expansion discussion

Seeking to keep its commitment to concerned Nye County cattle owners, the town of Tonopah is revising a proposed resolution to allow grazing in a wide swath of newly annexed land.

Jacobs: At least 300 gather to remember Otteson

I’m still finding my way around Nye and Esmeralda counties, trying to make sure I don’t miss anything, or at least catch up with news as quickly as possible.

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.

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