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Sandstone approval process is explained

SolarReserve’s proposed Sandstone Solar Energy Project near Tonopah could be approved in a shorter period of time, as the Trump administration is looking to streamline energy development, but SolarReserve officials said that they are not going to rush the process.

Former nuclear workers gather in Southern Nevada

A few hundred former nuclear workers gathered at the Cannery Hotel and Casino in North Las Vegas to celebrate the National Day of Remembrance and honor their fellow nuclear weapons, atomic, and uranium workers around the country.

SolarReserve secures federal grant

SolarReserve, the parent of Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant near Tonopah has been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance American innovation in solar thermal technology, according to the press release.

BLM withdraws land for Navy expansion in Nevada

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management withdrew approximately 85,000 acres of land from northern Nye County near the remote town of Gabbs for the proposed expansion of Fallon Naval Air Station to support President Donald Trump’s national security strategy, officials said.

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Lance Schaus seeking Nye County Treasurer’s seat

The post of Nye County treasurer is set for the 2018 general election ballot but that vote may not be the determining factor in who ultimately holds the office in the coming four-year term.

Voters to select new leadership in Nye County DA’s office

The Nye County District Attorney’s Office will have new leadership in 2019, with current DA Angela Bello falling to Chris Arabia in the Republican primary this past June. Arabia now heads to the general election to square off with Democrat Nicholas Del Vecchio.

Former Nye County Sheriff DeMeo challenges incumbent Wehrly

The race for the nonpartisan seat of Nye County Sheriff is undoubtedly one of the most interesting for Nye County voters this year, who must select between incumbent Sharon Wehrly and former sheriff Tony DeMeo.

Incumbent Merlino faces Winn in race for Nye County Clerk

Republican Sandra “Sam” Merlino has held the post of Nye County clerk for 18 years and she is seeking another term in the 2018 general election.

Beatty and Noyes vying for Nye County Recorder’s seat

Republican Deborah Beatty is running for her third term as Nye County recorder with Independent American Party candidate Michael Noyes as her opponent in the 2018 General Election.

Nye County Assessor’s race pits Stringer against Alberti

Incumbent Republican Sheree Stringer and Independent American Andy Alberti are set to face off for the opportunity to hold the post of Nye County assessor for the next four years.

Heavy rains hit Nye and Esmeralda counties

A large portion of Esmeralda County and western Nye County were pounded with “numerous” thunderstorms earlier this week.

Nye County gives historic courthouse financial boost

The Friends of the Belmont Courthouse have a lot to celebrate, with a recent donation from the Nye County Commission adding a substantial amount of cash to the group’s coffers.

Congressional candidate Hardy hoping for rural Nevada votes

Former U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy, who is running for his old seat in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, hopes that rural voters will help to win the swing district.

2 Nye County women vying to be on magazine covers

Time is winding down for two Nye County women looking to land on the cover of two different nationally circulated magazines.

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