By Mick AkersPahrump Valley Timesmakers@pvtimes.com A Florida man was arrested Monday near Tonopah on a felony warrant out of state, the Nye County Sheriff’s Offices said in a statement. David Erdman, 51, was arrested on felony possession and distribution of child pornography charges from Florida at the Economy Inn Motel after a tip came in…

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and scores of supporters are gathering in Carson City to support a bill seeking to reclaim land from the federal government. Bundy’s son Ammon Bundy said one bus from Phoenix and another from Las Vegas brought more than 100 people to attend a hearing for…

When Paula Lane toured Vantage Lofts a few years ago, the stylish, mothballed Henderson condo complex was a scary sight. Windows were boarded up, birds were flying inside, upscale appliances had vanished, and air conditioners were caked in dirt. At one point in recent years, a homeless person moved into the sales office across the…

By Mick AkersPahrump Valley Timesmakers@pvtimes.com The Nye County Sheriff’s Office broke up an alleged embezzlement scheme involving a local brothel employee and an armored truck company employee, police announced Monday. As part of what police deemed, “Operation Red Carpet,” Shiva Zamari, and Jessie Aulelava were arrested in Clark County on separate dates this month in…

Las Vegas, NV — It has been 3.5 years since 15-year-old Alyssa Otremba was found dead near her home in the northwest part of the valley. After another delay, her alleged killer will not go to trial until at least this time next year. Javier Righetti was indicted in connection with Otremba’s murder in October…

Guy Brenkman was born in Illinois in February 1947. He got into the liquor business and over the years owned several night clubs and neighborhood taverns in Peoria, Illinois. A woman whom he knew worked in a strip club in the Peoria area and was having difficulty getting along with its management. After hearing of…

Mount Charleston, NV — This is the last weekend for the Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort. The lifts will stop running on March 29. The resort is hosting a Mountain Fest to celebrate their final weekend. The event features live music and special events.

Las Vegas, NV —  Two adults and 6 children were displaced by a fire on Saturday at their home in the 5300 block of Vicksburg Avenue, near East Tropicana Avenue and Boulder Highway. The Clark Count Fire Department responded to the call at about 4:02 p.m. Upon arrival, they discovered visible flames on one side…

The owner of an adult themed local business, which closed its doors late last year, has decided to reopen. Joe Richards, owner of the Kingdom Gentleman’s Club at the corner of Highway 160 and Homestead Road, said he plans to resume business within 30 to 40 days. “I’m negotiating right now with a lease on…

Though Nevada Sen. Harry Reid has been vocal in his efforts to halt forward movement on a national nuclear waste repository in “his backyard,” partisan support has rallied with demands to rely on science rather than scare tactics. Republican Assemblyman James Oscarson and Nye County Commissioner Dan Schinhofen have joined U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy in…