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…

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…

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…

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…

Nye County is at the bottom of a dubious list, being named last in a health ranking of counties in Nevada. The list is part of the 2015 County Health Rankings released Tuesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. States across the country were dissected by county,…

WASHINGTON — A call for Nevada to begin talks with the federal government over Yucca Mountain re-awakened strong feelings on Sunday over the prospects of burying high-level nuclear waste in the state. Debate about the once-proposed nuclear waste site largely had faded in the five years since the Obama administration moved to terminate the controversial…

By Cresent HardySpecial to the It was one of the first questions I was asked on the campaign trail last year. Do I support storing nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain? Even before I was asked about my plans for constituent services, how I planned to help veterans or seniors, or even ways to jumpstart the…

A Tonopah man has been arrested for an alleged sexual assault following an investigation into a case involving a 3-year-old girl. Kenneth Cardenas, 39, was arrested after the Nye County Sheriff’s Office followed up on information from an outside agency pertaining to the female juvenile being sexually assaulted between 2011 and 2012 at a location…

WASHINGTON — Nevada should open an “honest discussion” with the federal government over burying nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain to determine if citizens might want it and what benefits the state might obtain for hosting it, according to Rep. Cresent Hardy. Hardy, a Republican and the newest member of Nevada’s delegation to Congress, says the…