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Pahrump Fall Festival draws tourists

The Pahrump Fall Festival, formally known as the Harvest Festival, appears to be just as popular to those outside of the Pahrump Valley. Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO Chris Erwin said he's learned that many individuals and families visit Pahrump exclusively for the Fall Festival each year a

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:02:29

Nye County District Attorney's report

Riley Michael Alger was charged on Sept. 7 with trafficking in a schedule II controlled substance, a felony. Brittany Lynn White was charged on Sept. 8 with escaped prisoner, a felony. Crystal Suzanne Holliday was charged on Sept. 11 with burglary, a felony; and petit larceny, a misdemeanor. O'Ryan

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:03:47

Woman injured in Pahrump motorcycle crash

Local emergency crews responded to two separate motor vehicle crashes on Wednesday. The first occurred along Highway 160 at Basin Avenue just after 8 a.m., involving a motorcyclist. The female rider, who was part of a group of motorcyclists traveling northbound on Highway 160, sustained moderate inj

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:00:40

Senior menu for Pahrump, Amargosa Valley and Beatty

Pahrump Senior Center The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of Sept. 25 - Sept. 29. Two percent milk and juice available daily: Monday - Shepherd's pie, corn, salad, pinto bean soup; Tuesday - Chicken cacciatore, linguine, squash, salad with fat-free dressing, cookies, soup; Wedne

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:01:35

Belmont water concerns prompt officials' response

A community spring flow in Belmont, a Nye County ghost town, tested positive for E. coli, and officials are looking for steps to address the issue. The issues about the Belmont water system originated from several complaints about the groundwater and domestic wells' proximity to the septic systems w

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:03:14

Beatty residents take action to fight crime

BEATTY - After suffering for some time under an unaccustomed wave of break-ins, burglaries and vandalism, Beatty residents are taking action to fight crime in their community. In years past, Beatty had a fully-staffed sheriff's station with several officers and deputies stationed and living in Beatt

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:03:03

Valley Electric Association completes sale of transmission lines

Benefits to the local and regional economy and the roughly 17,500 members of Valley Electric Association Inc. will soon be felt following the completion of the sale of the association's 164 miles of high-voltage transmission lines. The sale of the 230-kilovolt transmission system that spans across C

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:02:52

Tim Burke: Nevada officials oppose Yucca because it's easier

The storage of radioactive waste in Yucca Mountain is a tough sell to the public. This is far more of an emotional subject than a logical one. We have been taught since we were children to avoid anything radioactive. We associate radioactivity with nuclear bombs and the destruction they can cause. T

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:02:07

Dennis Myers: Why do politicians treat pot smokers as pariahs?

During alcohol prohibition in the United States, there were a variety of ways people could legally drink. There were exceptions for medical reasons, religion loopholes, and others. It was also legal to drink in one's own home. People could not BUY booze, but they could drink it in their residences.

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:01:56

Stitching for students: volunteers aiding Nye County school students

Support for students enrolled in the Nye County School District came in the form of volunteers armed with sewing machines, colorful material and keen skills last Friday, Sept. 16. Upward of a dozen volunteers took time to create clothing accessories for students deemed less fortunate. The annual eve

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:01:45

Divas on a Dime: DIY Funnel Cakes keep the festival feeling all year long

It's busy here in Pahrump because it's Fall Festival weekend! I'll be there with KPVM-TV at the entertainment stage so come say hello. The carnival rides, live entertainment, rodeo, crafts and contests, and loads of vendors with something for everybody. Yes, that's all well and good. But you can pro

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:01:14

Senior Center benefits from Easterseals Nevada

The Pahrump Senior Center was ground zero for a special event last Friday. Officials from Easterseals Nevada arrived from Las Vegas with thousands of much-needed supplies for area seniors. Senior Center Site Manager Anne Blankenship-Harris said she and all of the seniors were very grateful for the d

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:01:03

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Tonopah

The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash north of Tonopah. Kenneth D. Gunerius, 81, of Buckeye, Arizona, was thrown from his motorcycle and later died in a Las Vegas hospital, the NHP announced this week. The crash occurred about 8 a.m., Sept. 13, along U.S. Highway 6 near

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:00:24

Hostel project nears completion in Tonopah

A different kind of project is taking shape in downtown Tonopah. Mizpah Club casino owner Ramsey Cline is spearheading the completion of his hostel project, which sits adjacent to the Mizpah, at the southeast corner of Brougher Avenue and Mineral Street. John McCormick, general manager of the Mizpah

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 14:03:36

Band Incognito hits prime time at the Fall Festival in Pahrump

The band Incognito will be playing at the Fall Festival from 7-8 p.m. this Thursday on the main stage in Petrack Park. Rick Garza, the male lead singer and founder of the band, started this rhythm and blues-rock band about a year ago. He is retired after working at a career in broadcasting, where he

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 14:03:59

Desert View Hospital in Pahrump gets fiber-optic capability

Desert View Hospital is one of several medical facilities across Nevada to gain access to fiber-optic communication lines, which offer facilities the potential to benefit a patient's access and speed of medical care. Robert Freymuller, CEO of Summerlin Hospital Medical Center and board chairman of t

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 14:02:41

Old Kingdom has new purpose in Pahrump

The old Kingdom Gentlemen's Club is finding a new purpose. Dr. Peter J.Shield will give new life to a familiar old landmark in Pahrump, the old castle building. This building once housed Joe Richards' old strip club, on the corner of Highway 160 and Homestead Road. The new business will now house a

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 14:01:54

NDOT seeks input in Pahrump on transportation plan

The Nevada Department of Transportation will stop in Pahrump to get public input on One Nevada Transportation Plan. The community meeting will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today the Pahrump Community Library, at 701 East St. in Pahrump. The One Nevada Transportation Plan will be Nevada's long-r

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 14:01:43

Air Force pilot killed in Nevada crash

An Air Force pilot died when his plane crashed during a training mission earlier this month northwest of Nellis Air Force Base, officials confirmed. Specific information on the aircraft involved in the Sept. 5 crash is classified and not available for release, said Maj. Christina Sukach, a Nellis sp

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 14:03:05

Beatty to be in information hyperdrive by end of 2017

BEATTY - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval joined leaders of Valley Communications Association, Nye County School District and others packed the gymnasium at Beatty High School to announce the town will be the first all-fiber community in the Silver State. "What matters to me is that regardless if you live

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 14:02:29