PVHS Volleyball Preview

With school in session now, defending 1A state champion Pahranagat Valley looks for another strong year in volleyball. Coach Ginger Whipple admits losing top players to graduation like Madison Harris and Allyse Frehner will be felt, but she has … [Read more...]

2017 PVHS Football Preview

Eight seniors will anchor Pahranagat Valley’s football fortunes on the gridiron this season. The front offensive and defensive line will be the main focus.   No longer seeking to keep clean their national record-setting nine-year winning streak, th … [Read more...]

Local High School Senior Competes Against Top Players in The Country

Pahranagat Valley senior Culen Highbe has concluded a unique experience only enjoyed a handful of the other players from Lincoln County. He played Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) summer basketball with a Nike Elite Youth Basketball League team, the Las … [Read more...]

Funding Obtained for First Two Phases of Mountain Bike Trails

Kershaw-Ryan State Park Ranger Andrew Porter reported at the Lincoln Communities Action Team meeting last month that funding for Phase I and II of the mountain bike trails has been obtained. Porter said now he is putting out a request for proposal … [Read more...]

Commissioners Decide Against Curb and Gutter Project

Rather than installing curb and gutter, ideas now are leaning more to constructing some retention basins up above Main Street in Pioche. County commissioners voted unanimously Monday at their regular meeting to make that decision to cancel the … [Read more...]

Robbery in Delamar

The mining town of Delamar in Lincoln County was still riding the gold boom in 1906, although it was to run out soon. Something that never goes out of style in a mining town is the concept of robbery. Into town one day strolled lovely 23-year-old … [Read more...]

Flood evacuees dry out in Alamo

Flood waters from the July 24 rain storm forced a Nevada youth group on a camping trip to have to scramble for higher ground in the middle of the night. Andrew Gonzales and Kaylee Harker, supervisors of the youth program in connection with the Nye … [Read more...]

Interior Secretary tours nearby monuments

By Dave Maxwell Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was in Nevada last weekend with the intent to visit both the Gold Butte Monument and the Basin and Range Monument. The question he faced is whether the designation of some or all of the lands should be … [Read more...]

NDOT outlines plan for 2018

During the annual visit to the county commission meeting July 17, Sondra Rosenberg, Nevada Department of Transportation Southern District Assistant Director for Planning, outlined the 2017 work program and the long range plan for 2018. She asked … [Read more...]

Two rescued after being stranded overnight on Corn Creek Road

A Las Vegas man and his elderly mother were stranded overnight July 16 on Corn Creek Road, also known as Alamo Road. County Sheriff Kerry Lee said Alan Chandler and his 87-year-old mother, name not given, both of Las Vegas, had been driving along … [Read more...]

County renews contract with voting machine company

Not wanting to break a 14-year relationship with a reliable company, County Clerk Lisa Lloyd told county commissioners July 17 she is going to renew the contract to remain with the current company that provides voting machines to the county. Lloyd … [Read more...]

LC History: Stone Age tools found at Dry Lake

By Dave Maxwell Many thousands of years ago, according to geologists, the vast basin we know today as the Great Basin, covered eastern Nevada in water and marshlands. Anthropologists and archeologists from the University of Utah think that … [Read more...]

Volunteers sought for emergency assistance

By Dave Maxwell The Lincoln County office of Emergency Management is looking for volunteers to assist in helping in time of local emergencies. County Emergency Management Director Rick Stever said, “We are trying to recruit people interested in … [Read more...]

Commissioners ask NDOT to look into dangerous stretch of US 93

By Dave Maxwell A section of U.S. 93 between mile marker 37 southward to just before the Narrows at Maynard Lake, is a section of road county commissioners asked the Nevada Department of Transportation to add to their priority worklist for 2018 or … [Read more...]

Drug arrest in Caliente

A Caliente man, Albert Livreri, 68, was arrested for parole violations at his home in mid-July by probation officers from Ely. Sheriff Kerry Lee said the arrest was made pursuant to a parole probation search and officers recovered two of what is … [Read more...]

Heavy rains pelt county

July rains came in buckets on Monday around Lincoln County. And with it came some minor flooding problems in Pioche and on SR 320, the Caselton Road. County commission chair Paul Donohue said Pioche had received 1.81 inches by early Tuesday … [Read more...]

Plenty of 4-H events planned for Lincoln County Fair

As usual, the summer’s 4-H activities for Lincoln County youth will conclude with most of the kids displaying their projects at the Lincoln County Fair Exhibition Hall in Panaca Aug. 10-12. Each exhibit must be checked in by either the child, p … [Read more...]

Solid waste agreement extended

A one-year amendment to the existing contract for solid waste hauling and disposal with the City of Caliente was approved this week at the county commission meeting in Pioche. County Planning and Building Director Cory Lytle said the agreement … [Read more...]

Higbee arraignment set for Aug. 11

Arraignment for Ken Higbee of Alamo has been set for Aug. 11 in the 7th Judicial District Court before Judge Gary Fairman at the county courthouse in Pioche. District Attorney Daniel Hooge said this will be the time when Higbee, on advice of … [Read more...]

Questions arise over curb and gutter project

Rain has long been a problem for the residents of Pioche along upper Main Street, even businesses along the street suffer during heavy rainfall. County commissioners considered a proposed curb and gutter project agreement with Greenfield … [Read more...]