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01/19/2018 07:03 AM
Nye County District Attorney’s report
The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s office.

01/19/2018 07:03 AM
Pahrump’s Floyd Elementary increases efforts on technology and related instruction
Floyd Elementary School in Pahrump has added a new program that’s helping students gear up for the future call for technical skills and improve their use of critical thought.

01/19/2018 07:02 AM
Blaze destroys home in Pahrump, kills 2 pets
“It started in the roof area, right over the kitchen,” said Pahrump resident Royal Cutler, who less than 24 hours prior, witnessed his family’s home burn to the ground in a fire which broke out just before 3 p.m. Jan 10.

01/19/2018 07:02 AM
Nye County Sheriff’s office welcomes 9 new deputies
Demanding, demeaning and exhausting only begin to describe what nine would-be cops underwent during the past seven months.

01/19/2018 07:02 AM
Public transit service arrives in Pahrump area
After many years of effort and struggle by various citizens and organizations, the town of Pahrump finally has a public bus service.

01/19/2018 07:02 AM
Nye County considering lawsuit against opioid drug makers/distributors
In the face of the opioid-fueled crisis that is gripping the entire country, Nye County officials are considering joining hundreds of others in an effort to force prescription drug manufacturers and distributors to pay for their role in the widespread epidemic.

01/19/2018 07:02 AM
Nevada medical board to review rules for new opioid law
The Nevada Medical Board of Examiners is delaying implementation of a new opioid prescription law after dozens of doctors complained that the change is burdensome and enforcement is confusing.

01/19/2018 07:02 AM
California Lottery
No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Wednesday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $16 million.

01/19/2018 07:00 AM
Sheriff’s cruiser collides with wild horses in rural Nevada
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a nighttime crash between a sheriff’s vehicle and wild horses in rural Nevada.

01/17/2018 07:04 AM
Miracle finish proves super for Nevada sports books
A William Hill bettor lost $150,000 in money-line wagers on the Saints at 2-1 odds, a CG Technology sports book bettor also lost a six-figure money-line wager on New Orleans and a Caesars Palace sports book bettor lost a money-line wager of more than $50,000 on the Saints.

01/17/2018 07:03 AM
No direction to the water board from Nye County
Despite a wave of public outcry from residents, Realtors, landowners and developers alike, the commission, sitting as the governing board of Pahrump, was unable to pass a motion to begin the process of seeking legal action to halt Nevada State Engineer Order #1293.

01/17/2018 07:03 AM
Pahrump gets tourism marketing funds boost
Pahrump and other surrounding communities are getting a boost in funds for marketing efforts through several state grants.

01/17/2018 07:02 AM
MLK Day ceremony draws wide support in Pahrump
The new addition to the Pahrump Community Church served as the venue for this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation’s All People’s Luncheon on Monday.

01/17/2018 07:02 AM
Heightened fraud activity as tax season arrives
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry are warning tax professionals of early signs that cybercriminals already are at work as the nation’s tax season approaches.

01/17/2018 07:02 AM
Season comes to end for Pahrump community Christmas tree
A symbol of the recent holiday season was being taken down in Pahrump on Tuesday.

01/17/2018 07:02 AM
California Lottery
No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Saturday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $15 million.

01/17/2018 07:02 AM
Pahrump Regional Planning Commission looking to make signage code changes
The Pahrump Regional Planning Commission is bringing forward possible changes to Nye County Code regulating signage in the Pahrump Valley, with much of the amendments to be modeled after a Henderson city ordinance.

01/17/2018 07:01 AM
20 new troopers join Nevada Highway Patrol
A total of 20 graduates from the Nevada Highway Patrol Advanced Academy 78 received the title of trooper at their graduation ceremony held this month in Carson City.

01/17/2018 07:01 AM
Nye County Treasurer Richard Billman resigns
Nye County Treasurer Richard Billman officially resigned from his post as of Thursday, Jan. 11, citing a medical condition as the reason for his decision.

01/17/2018 07:01 AM
Nevada wildlife investigate moose poaching case
State game wardens ask public’s help locating the poacher or poachers who killed an adult moose last month near Jarbidge, about 500 miles north of Las Vegas, and removed its head and most of its meat.