The spirit of cooperation took center stage throughout Tuesday night’s Pahrump Town Board meeting. Board members agreed to meet county officials halfway for safety solutions offered for the duration of final month’s Spring Mountains Run motorcycle rally. Initial costs for implementing last-minute security measures totaled $ 12,750 for 255 man hours at a rate of…

Former Nye County Commissioner Jeff Taguchi died Tuesday evening at his home in Irvine, Calif. He was 52. Taguchi was appointed to fill the county commission seat left vacant when Bill Copeland died in 1996 during his term in workplace. A Beatty resident, Taguchi was reelected to a single term from 1998 to 2002 but…

A school board member, a former neighborhood medical doctor, a huge development firm and a bar owner are amongst some of the applicants looking for unique use permits for healthcare marijuana establishments just before the Nye County Commission Wednesday. Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. in what is anticipated to be a day-lengthy process hearing…

Pahrump observed Independence Day in grand style with no significantly less than 3 patriotic events last weekend attracting hundreds of visitors to area venues. The whole celebration got underway at the Calvada Eye Friday morning with the annual July 4 parade procession. Nye County Commissioner Dan Schinhofen, who emceed the event, said 3 local organizations…

Rod Poteete was a teacher for more than 3 decades at Pahrump Valley Higher School. In truth, he was the school’s initial baseball coach. Although he retired 5 years ago, to many who knew and loved Poteete, it seemed as if he had just left. Save for the fond memories buried deep in a multitude…

James Eason and Michael Lach had been reappointed to the Nye County Water District board to two-year terms, but Donna Lamm, a member of the board since its inception in March 2009 was replaced by Greg Dann and a current controversial appointee from Amargosa Valley, John Bosta, was replaced by Dave Hall. Commissioner Frank Carbone…

By • Francois Anthony Bessette was charged on June 18 with theft. • Mary Elizabeth Supples was charged on June 18 with theft. • Kevin Thomas Hannah was charged on June 20 with unlawful use of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. • Michelle Stauff was charged on…

Nye County will only have to reduce its division budgets two.75 percent this year alternatively of 5 percent, due to some extra revenues, County Manager Pam Webster told commissioners for the duration of a special teleconference Friday, which marked the finish of the fiscal year. The estimated shortfall was decreased from $ 1.7 million to…

County commissioners Tuesday passed a resolution asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore a stream flow to the Patch of Heaven Church Camp in Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and compensate the owners for flood harm. Victor and Annette Fuentes purchased 40 acres of private house at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in…

LAS VEGAS — The public can participate in a virtual meeting on the Interstate 11 project, reviewing the most current project information and providing feedback on-line through July 18. There is also a public hearing scheduled on improvements to Highway 160 from Red Rock Canyon to Mountain Springs. This month-extended virtual meeting on I-11 will…