It took far more than 4 hours for Pahrump Town Board members to take care of their typical organization on Tuesday evening. One notable agenda item was the discussion and selection to approve an occasion permit at the Pahrump Fairgrounds for a regional Burning Man festival tentatively scheduled for Memorial Day weekend. Even though board…

Cox, president of the Concerned Citizens for a Safe Rv Park Pahrump Nevada, who won election to the Nye County commission District three seat Tuesday, invited the public to give their input and advocated much more transparency on the board. She will be the second new face to take a seat on the commission, along…

Residents of a 14 block location in southern Pahrump have been allowed to rezone their house to allow horses and livestock, but county planners felt it wouldn’t be proper to rezone the Allen Estates subdivision to enable the same privilege on half-acre lots. Planner Beth Lee said a home owner in Allen Estates requested the…

  Nye County Commissioners are studying gun rights resolutions passed elsewhere in the nation for adoption to send a message to the federal government opposing more gun control. They adhere to two gun rights rallies in Pahrump more than issues at the federal level about more gun control following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary…

LAS VEGAS A semi-tractor trailer was 1 of four cars involved in a wreck that blocked lanes of U.S. 95 close to downtown Las Vegas on Monday. Nevada Highway Patrol reported the incident about 8:40 a.m. on the southbound highway close to Eastern Avenue. Authorities said three lanes of the highway have been blocked following…

Three adults had been displaced this morning right after a fire in a single-wide mobile home in the 3600 block of East Wyoming Avenue, close to East Charleston Boulevard and Palm Street. Upon arrival, Clark County firefighters identified that the mobile home was fully involved. They have been capable to avoid the fire from spreading…

A report of video gear found under a mobile home led police to seize a massive collection of suspected kid pornography on Monday. Detectives also arrested a 31-year-old registered sex offender following he allegedly set up video-recording equipment below the master bathroom area of a Pahrump mobile home. A 14-year-old girl was utilizing the bathroom…

Nye County commissioners will consider a bid to purchase one hundred mobile and 20 transportable radios for the public performs division, during a 10 a.m. meeting Tuesday at commissioners’ chambers on the Calvada Eye, 2100 Walt Williams Dr. The meeting can be watched by video conference by logging onto the county’s site and clicking on…

The depressed home market sent the taxable values even reduced this year on which Nye County will have to depend for revenues. Final year, assessed values dropped from $ 1.69 billion to $ 1.07 billion, excluding the net proceeds of minerals, according to figures from the Nevada Department of Taxation. The value of just land…

Nye County commissioners on Tuesday awarded a contract for spaying and neutering adopted animals at the Pahrump Animal Shelter. Commissioners are hoping to recover the expense from pet adoption charges. It led to a lengthy and emotional discussion about animal welfare in which commissioners had been asked by an animal advocate to expand the program…