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…

By Arnold M. KnightlyPahrump Valley Times Police arrested an Amargosa Valley man on various alleged drug charges after a short, high-speed chase in that community. Esequiel Beltran-Garcia, 31, was arrested Monday after leading Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives on a 2.5-mile chase that topped speeds of more than 100 mph through the town and local…

DEATH VALLEY JUNCTION — Aug. 4 was a sunny day in this dusty town in between Amargosa Valley and Shoshone. The flood that soaked the junction seemingly came out of nowhere, with no warning. “I walked out of Marta’s house and it was good out — no rain. I was heading out and it looked…

Amargosa Valley will get a new senior center, soon after county commissioners Tuesday approved a $ 263,500 spending budget for a single, employing a $ 190,000 congressional earmark from 2009. Nye County bid $ 3,020 for a 60-foot by 60-foot building formerly employed for the Yucca Mountain project. The county will pay $ 35,000 in…