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The Wichmans named king and queen of Butler Days

District 1 Nye County Commissioner Lorinda Wichman and her husband, Oz Wichman, were named as king and queen of 49th annual Jim Butler Days in May — giving the couple an opportunity to do something together in the public light.

Tonopah family to appear in TV series about turquoise

The Tonopah family that has been mining turquoise for generations is featured in TV series that premiere in August on the general entertainment television network INSP.

Arts, crafts show set for historic Belmont Courthouse

The Belmont Courthouse will again be bustling with activity during the Friends of the Belmont Courthouse annual arts and crafts show on June 29-July 4, organizers announced.

Nevada State Mining championships power through Tonopah

Another year of heavy lifting occurred in Tonopah with the 2019 Nevada State Mining Championships breezing through during the 49th annual Jim Butler Days celebration.

Up to 3.64 magnitude earthquake near Esmeralda County

An earthquake of preliminary 3.1 to 3.64 magnitude was recorded today about 10.5 miles southeast of the Esmeralda County community of Dyer.

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BLM oil, gas lease sale includes Nye County

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is holding a competitive oil and gas lease sale on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The agency will offer 200 parcels for lease totaling 389,334.04 acres in Nye, Eureka, Elko, Lander and White Pine counties in north-central Nevada.

Jim Butler Days sweeps through Tonopah

Residents and visitors who stopped in the Tonopah area on Memorial Day weekend enjoyed the festivities of the 49th annual Jim Butler Days that had a theme of “Cowboys and Ranchers – Backbone of Nevada.”

Storm brings snow to Tonopah

For the second straight week, the Tonopah community got hit by a late May snowstorm, the latest making for a white Memorial Day.

Movie about Tonopah’s Clown Motel set to be released

Tonopah’s infamous Clown Motel attracts clown enthusiasts from all over the world. But now the fans of the establishment have another reason for the joy: The Clown Motel will be featured in an upcoming movie.

Round Mountain mine expansion project moves forward

The Phase W project at Round Mountain Gold Mine that is expected to extend the life of the mine by 5 years is proceeding on schedule, company officials said.

Jim Butler Days starts soon in town of Tonopah

Tonopah is only days away from the start of the festivities of Jim Butler Days that includes entertainment, a parade and other fun.

Initiative moves forward to bridge gap between rural, urban Nevada

Nevada Travel Exchange, an initiative that wants to bridge the gap between Nevada’s rural and urban communities has successfully moved forward since it launched in Tonopah in April, officials said.

A&W restaurant is planned for Tonopah

A&W, a Lexington, Kentucky-based chain of fast-food restaurants known for its root beer plans to open a restaurant in Tonopah, however, sources familiar with the matter said that “quite a few details” still need to be worked out.

Rural development directors touring Nevada

Leaders of two federal agencies based in Nevada are touring rural areas of the state to promote business enterprise, talk with community leaders about challenges, participate in a Workforce Development Roundtable, and learn how one community is developing its Recreation Plan.

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