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Groundbreaking set for new Tonopah elementary school

A ground-breaking ceremony is set for the construction of the new $25 million Tonopah Elementary School beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29

Community Narcan dispensers saving lives

More than 80,000 people died in 2021 of an opioid overdose nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control, including prescription opioids, heroin and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. To help counter this trend, Michael Quattrocchi, grant manager at NyECC, and his team have placed four Naloxone dispensers, which look like newspaper vending machines, in Nye County over the past five months.

Tonopah to be home to experimental hypersonic testing facility

Ambitious. It’s an apt word to describe Michael Grace’s vision for the future of his company, Longshot Space Technology Corporation, which, if all goes to plan, will build what he calls the world’s largest potato gun.

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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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