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Mammovan free screening detects rare cancer in Pahrump woman

The Nevada Health Center's Mammovan is making a difference for women in Southern Nevada. Sherry Brady from Pahrump noticed a lump on her left breast but didn't have medical insurance.


A Year in Jail for the Death of a Fish

They passed around a bottle of Malibu rum as gunshots bellowed into the desert night. A trio of young men had set up camp near the unincorporated town of Crystal, 80 miles outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. As recently as 2005, the tiny town hosted two brothels, but by April 2016, it was pretty much empt


Traffic alerts for April 23, 2019

The following is a roundup of traffic alerts from around the Las Vegas valley. There is a crash on the I-15 NB on ramp near Flamingo Road involving a tractor-trailer. NHP says the tractor-trailer was hauling garbage traveling east on Flamingo Road and rolled over when it tried to turn on the I-15. T


Pahrump-based Valley Electric Association completes investigation, audit

Valley Electric Association has concluded an audit on the 2018 financials and an outside investigation into allegations of embezzlement by utility executive Angela Evans. On the audit front, a news release from Valley Electric stated that the co-op’s 2018 financial statements “‘present fairly, in al


Nevada DMV introduces gender-neutral IDs

CARSON CITY, NV (AP) - Nevada has joined a growing number of states allowing residents to choose gender “X” on their state-issued driver’s licenses or identification cards, in addition to "M" for male and "F" for female.


Convicted Killer Dies in Northern Nevada Correctional Center

A Reno man sentenced to life for murdering a man in 1994 has died while serving his sentence. 64-year-old Robert Buff died in the Hospice Unit of Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City. Buff and Louis Pacheco robbed and killed John Coleman in Reno during an argument about the merits of C


Easter Day event in Pahrump to honor Cassandra Selbach

Growing up in rural Amargosa Valley, there wasn’t much by way of community Easter celebrations for Cassandra Mills, her brother, or anyone in the small town. As a result, her father took it upon himself to host his own Easter Day celebration for the community roughly 44 miles northwest of Pahrump.


Nevada transgender man files suit over passport’s gender marker

A transgender Nevada man who applied for a passport card with a male gender marker was denied the card and told that he needed a doctor’s note to certify that he had “completed” his gender transition, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed against the Secretary of State’s office.


Inmate Dies at Northern Nevada Correctional Center

The Nevada Department of Corrections says an inmate died Sunday at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City. Authorities say 64-year-old Robert Buff died in the Northern Nevada Correctional Center Hospice Unit.


Las Vegas Ecosexuals Married the Earth in a Nevada Wedding Ceremony

“It’s not like genitally having sex with the Earth.”. Filed Under Earth Day, Activism, Environment, Relationships & Sex. Pida Plaza, dotted with tall palm trees rustling in the desert heat, usually serves as an outdoor gathering area for the students of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. But on Mo


Gas prices in Nevada are the 5th highest in the nation

Nevadans continue to feel pain at the pump. Even though the national gasoline price average went up only 1 cent, the smallest one-week increase since mid-February, it was a different story in Nevada.


Nevada Senate passes amended PERS secrecy bill

CARSON CITY — The Senate and Assembly worked late into the evening Monday ahead of a Tuesday deadline for bill passage, with senators narrowly approving new confidentiality requirements around public employee retirement records among two dozen Senate bills passed.


Three men sentenced for illegally killing a black bear in northern Nevada

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Nevada Department of Wildlife said three men were sentenced after illegally killing a black bear in the Pinenut Mountains near Dayton, Nev. Daniel Rubio, Elisio Rubio Sr., and Elisio Rubio Jr., all of Dayton, were convicted of killing a big game animal without a tag, NDOW sai


Police investigate fatal shooting of man in northwest Las Vegas home

Las Vegas homicide detectives are investigating after a man was fatally shot Monday morning inside a northwest valley home. About 8:05 a.m., a woman called 911 to report that shots had been fired inside the home on the 8500 block of Honey Vine Avenue, near North Durango and West Grand Teton drives,


Twin brothers driving separate vehicles charged with DWI after crash that injured Texas deputies

Twin brothers driving separate vehicles were both charged with driving while intoxicated over the weekend after two deputies were injured in a crash on a Houston freeway. The Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office said in a Facebook post that officers were initially investigating a "major accid


Nevada Now Has Gender Neutral Drivers Licences

Nevada is now issuing gender neutral drivers licenses. People can now choose gender "X" instead of male or female. The DMV says it is a way of modernizing policies for transgender residents who don't identify with either sex. Last year, the department changed its regulations to allow applicants to s


Gayatri & other ancient Hindu mantras opened both Nevada Senate & Assembly

Both Nevada State Assembly and Senate in capital Carson City started their sessions on April 22 with ancient Hindu prayers; containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture.


Community Easter Picnic in Pahrump is returning on Saturday

With more than two dozen vendors, games, fun activities and food, the 2019 Community Easter Picnic is expected to attract untold numbers of families to Petrack Park on Saturday, April 20, so says Project Coordinator Linda Wright of the NyE Communities Coalition’s Holiday Task Force.


List: Pahrump area entertainment guide

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free admission, information on conservation, demonstrations, food and entertainment, Shadow Mountain Christian Fellowship, 1500 Red Butte. Sunday Open Jam, hosted by Mike Hickey, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., THE HUBB Bar and Saloon, 3720 West Bell Vista.


Inaugural Rodent Races rolls into Pahrump

Some of Pahrump’s smaller creatures battled their way to the finish line during an event in mid-April. Area children and adults cheered on as mice, rats, hamsters and guinea pigs raced their way around a circular plastic track during an event dubbed the Rodent Races. The event occurred at Acme Gener