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Letters to editor of the Pahrump Valley Times
Merry Christmas from the River of Life Christian Fellowship. We here at the River of Life church have a very small fellowship of about 25 people, and have been supplying the homeless here in Pahrump with food, clothing, and other needed accessories.
List: Pahrump area entertainment guide
Saturday, 3 p.m., Nevada Silver Tappers 28th Annual Christmas Benefit Show, Saddle West Showroom, $15 per person, call 727-7011 for tickets. Sunday Open Jam, hosted by Mike Hickey, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., THE HUBB Bar and Saloon, 3720 West Bell Vista.
Nye commissioner’s son releases book
Pahrump resident and son of a Nye County commissioner recently debuted his new book and now plans to write full time. Daniel Schinhofen had his most recent book “Apocalypse Gates 3: Gearing Up” the third book in the Apocalypse Gates series was published on Dec. 1.
Pahrump man with gun is shot dead by deputy
There were some tense moments in a north-side neighborhood after a Pahrump man inexplicably began firing a rifle on his property and was eventually shot dead by a Nye County Sheriff’s Office detective.
Suspicious vehicle leads to arrests in Pahrump
A suspicious vehicle occupied by two individuals led to the arrest of two other individuals. As stated in a news release, Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report of the vehicle in the area of Heritage Drive and Pahrump Valley Boulevard, on Nov. 22.
Pahrump community remembers Pearl Harbor
President Franklin D. Roosevelt referred to the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii as a “date which will live in infamy.” As such, members of the Pahrump Marine Corps League Detachment 1199, area veterans and civilians paid their respects to those who lost their lives 77 years ago, with a s
‘Surviving the Holidays’ seminar set for Pahrump
The holiday season is in full swing and for many, it is truly the most wonderful time of the year. For some others, however, the joy of the moment can be obscured amid the crushing weight of grief.
Pahrump water order reversal signed by judge
On Nov. 8 a Nevada district court judge ruled that Nevada State Engineer Order #1293(A) be rescinded and now, a month later, the court order making that ruling official has been signed and filed.
Hafen Appointed To Assembly District 36 Seat
Commissioners in three different Nevada counties came to a final decision last week on who should serve as the representative for State Assembly District 36. Gregory Hafen II, the general manager of Pahrump Utility Company, Inc., was appointed to the post on Friday in a joint meeting of the Nye, Cla
Koenigsegg is going to set a new speed record
The fastest production car could be the Regera will. Swedish hypercar manufacturer Koenigsegg intends to improve its own speed record set Agera RS on the highway near the American village Pahrump in Nevada last fall. Make a plan using the modified will the Regera.
Utahn Melvin Dummar, who claimed to be a Howard Hughes heir, dies
PAHRUMP, Nev. — A Utah man who repeatedly made headlines around the world in the 1970s has died. Melvin Dummar was a gas station operator in Box Elder County in 1976 when he suddenly seemed to be on the verge of becoming a multi-millionaire. He was named an heir to the fortune of eccentric and secre
Maloy’s ‘A Youth Sports Experience’ returns to Pahrump
Fifteen-time state track and field champion Dominique Maloy will bring another edition of her “A Youth Sports Experience” to Pahrump, and as usual she brings a little more experience to her clinics.
Claimed Howard Hughes Heir Melvin Dummar Dead at 74, Nevadan Supposedly Rescued Billionaire in 1967
An alleged heir to Howard Hughes is dead at the age of 74. Melvin Dummar, who claims to have saved the billionaire’s life in 1967 and was the beneficiary of a handwritten will that left him $156 million, died at his home in Pahrump, Nevada.
Nye sheriff releases body cam footage of fatal shooting
PAHRUMP, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Nye County Sheriff’s Office released body camera footage Friday of the fatal shooting Thursday night of a man who allegedly fired shots at his neighbors and at deputies in Pahrump.
Pahrump fire crews respond to series of collisions
Motor vehicle collisions dominated the majority of service calls for area first responders as of late. Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services Chief Scott Lewis said fire crews were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 160 and Basin Avenue, just after 7 a.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 28.
Ex-convict shot dead after firing at officers on his Pahrump property
By Ricardo Torres-Cortez (contact) A man acting erratically and shooting a rifle from the yard of his Pahrump home was shot and killed Thursday night by an officer he pointed his weapon at, according to the Nye County Sheriff’s Office.
Greg Hafen II nominated for Hof’s Nevada Assembly seat
While there may have been more than a dozen candidates to put their name forward for appointment to Dennis Hof’s Nevada Assembly District 36 seat, it was clear from the start of the Nye County Commission’s Dec. 5 meeting that in the public’s eye, there were only two real contenders.
Pahrump man shot by deputies from Nye County Sheriff's Office
PAHRUMP, NEV. (FOX5) -- Deputies from the Nye County Sheriff's Office said a man was injured after being shot by officers late Thursday night. According to Lt. Boruchowitz with the Sheriff's Office, the shooting took place on Mesquite Avenue and Chiquita Lane, near Blue Diamond Road, at around 10 p.
Hafen appointed to replace Hof in Nevada Assembly District 36
Gregory Hafen II, the general manager of Pahrump Utility Company Inc., was appointed to fill the vacant Assembly District 36 on Friday in a joint meeting of three county commissions, Nye County spokesman Arnold Knightly said.
Pahrump neighbor who alerted sheriff’s office about kidnapping case speaks out
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A Pahrump woman said she alerted the Nye County Sheriff’s Office about a potential kidnapping multiple times before deputies looked into the case. “The first time was in October,” Whitney McBride said. “A woman I’ve never seen before jumped out of [my neighbor's] window, knocked