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Wildfire tamed near northern Nye community

Firefighters tamed a 650-acre wildfire — believed to have been started Aug. 7 by lightning — near Nye County’s Gabbs community.

Nevada mining family strikes turquoise on reality TV show

The debut episode of reality TV series “Turquoise Fever,” set in the wilds of rural Tonopah, premieres Wednesday on the INSP Network.

Tonopah selected for cultural exchange program

Tonopah was recently selected to participate in a collaboration project with Carson City as part of the Nevada Arts Council’s Basin to Range Exchange Program that is aimed at bringing together urban and rural art organizations from across the state.

Renown and Blue Cross reach agreement on new contract

Reno-based Renown Health, one of Tonopah’s major providers of medical services, reached an agreement with one of Nevada’s major medical insurance providers.

New developments for health care in Tonopah

Tonopah recently received a new hospice program and is on track to get its first home health services.

Goldfield Days 2019 sweeps through Esmeralda County

Goldfield Days rolled through Esmeralda County in early August with hundreds of festival-goers stopping by the historic town.

Special event planned for Tonopah

Westercon 74, an annual West Coast Science Fantasy Conference is coming to Tonopah in 2021 after the town has recently won the right to host the event.

Nye County family to appear in TV series about turquoise

The Nye County family that has been mining turquoise for generations is featured in TV series that premieres later this month on the general entertainment television network INSP.

2 additional arrests in Nye County murder investigation

Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives have made two additional arrests relating to a murdered Tonopah man whose body was located inside an abandoned mineshaft, roughly 30 miles east of the town.

Young Tonopah wrestlers get tips from former world champion

T.J. Hill is a well-known name in the wrestling world. From the time he was in high school, when he was a four-time Missouri state champion, until he was a junior world champion, Hill has known success.