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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.

Beatty football traveling to Tonopah for big rivalry game

The Muckers football team suffered its second loss of the season, losing 61-6 to Spring Mountain, but have to pick up the pieces because they have to face their rival to the south, Beatty this Friday.

Navy presses for expansion into northern Nye County

GABBS — Appearing before a crowd of at least 75, the commanding officer of Naval Air Station Fallon outlined the Navy’s proposed massive expansion of the Fallon Range Training Complex, growth that would extend into Nye County as part of the military’s aim to modernize.

Times-Bonanza, reporter Jacobs honored at newspaper contest

The Tonopah Times-Bonanza won third place for general excellence for community newspapers in the Nevada Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest.

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