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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.

New warehouse for snack-food giant in Tonopah part of town’s growth effort

Crews are busy off U.S. Highway 95 near Radar Road, constructing two buildings, one of which will include warehouse space for snack-food giant Frito-Lay Inc. as part of the developer’s plans to help grow Tonopah.

Enthusiasm displayed toward Goldfield High School restoration

Bolstered by community support, efforts continue to bring new life to the former Goldfield High School building, the historic structure in the heart of the Esmeralda County community.

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