Lincoln D.A. says county is ‘bowing out’ of Groom Mine case

County District Attorney Daniel Hooge said in the county commission meeting April 3 that Lincoln County is “bowing out” of involvement in the Groom Mine Eminent Domain case. He recommended to the board they file a disclaimer and get out of the … [Read more...]

‘What Not Shop’ makes the move inside

The long time outdoor gift shop at R Place Shell at Ash Springs has moved indoors. After being under the canopy close to the parking area and grassy area, manager Rogan Haslem decided to expand the business and have the shop moved inside the main … [Read more...]

Hunter pleads guilty to poaching out of season

Zachary Grant Holdaway pled guilty recently in the Seventh Judicial District Court on a count of poaching out of season. Lincoln County Assistant District Attorney Franklin Katschke presented the case, charging that between August 29 and 30, 2015, … [Read more...]

Work on mountain bike trails begins

Construction has started on the non-motorized mountain bike trails around the City of Caliente that have been planned since the fall of 2012. Jake Powell with the Arizona-based American Conservation Experience gave a presentation on the project to … [Read more...]

Seventh inning rally wins for Panther baseball

An exciting three-run rally in the top of the seventh inning led Pahranagat Valley to an 8-7 victory over Virgin Valley in a consolation game at the Cowboy Classic in Las Vegas April 12 during spring break. Tabor Maxwell scored the go-ahead run on a … [Read more...]

Panther girls hammer Western

Pahranagat Valley softball did not have any games during spring break, but they did have one on Monday this week at Western in Las Vegas. Madison Harris gave the Warriors fits in going 4-for-5 with two doubles and a home run to lead the Panthers … [Read more...]

Lincoln County Detention Center looking to house Nellis inmates

Arrangements are continuing between the Lincoln County Detention Center and Nellis Air Force Base whereby Lincoln County is able to receive some of the overflow jail inmates that are U.S. Air Force personnel being housed at Nellis. This is in … [Read more...]

Pahranagat Valley coach to plead not guilty to theft charges

Criminal felony complaint charges of theft of nearly $123,000 were filed April 10 by the District Attorney’s office in Meadow Valley Justice Court against Ken Higbee of Alamo. Higbee has served as principal at C.O. Bastian High School in Caliente and … [Read more...]

Increased courthouse security discussed

The need for better security measures at the Lincoln County Courthouse was addressed at the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday. Not because something has happened, but rather in the event something could happen. Sheriff Kerry … [Read more...]

Panthers in Cowboy Classic

Spring break for Pahranagat Valley’s boys baseball team meant competing against some of the big schools in the Cowboy Classic at Chaparral High in Las Vegas. The Panthers were the only 1A school entered among 4A and 3A teams. An early start Monday … [Read more...]

Panther girls win high scoring affair

Pahranagat Valley topped Virgin Valley 19-13 in a back and forth affair last Friday in Alamo.   For example, the game was tied at nine when Sidney Harris singled to drive in a run in what proved to be an eight-run inning for the Panthers. But even … [Read more...]

District attorney explains liaison ethics question

Responding to several comments by members of the public, and at least two letters to the editor in the Lincoln County Record, District Attorney Daniel Hooge spoke to the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners on Monday to clear up what he called a … [Read more...]

New coordinator begins at refuge

A young lady from Minnesota and former Peace Corps worker is the new Visitor Services Coordinator at the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge near Alamo. Barbara Michel (pronounced Mitchell) is from New Prague, Minnesota, a town of about 7,500, … [Read more...]

Commissioners looking to improve faulty gutters in Pioche

County commissioners have plans to meet April 10 with a company to line out what needs to be done to put curb and gutters at the top of Main Street in Pioche. Board chair Paul Donohue said the board decided to have the meeting because of numerous … [Read more...]

More inmates arriving from North Las Vegas

The Lincoln County Detention Center is ready to begin receiving more of the overflow inmates in the recent agreement worked out with the City of North Las Vegas and the Clark County City Jail. After a few delays, “to get the bugs worked out … [Read more...]

Body of missing Moapa man found

The body of a man missing since September has been positively identified as that of Charles L. “Chuck” Harper, 60, of Moapa. Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee said the identification was made this week by the Clark County Coroner’s office in Las … [Read more...]

Panther baseball in spring break tourney in Vegas

Having games postponed due to cold and windy weather is always a letdown and that happened to Pahranagat Valley when they expected to play last week in Tonopah in a non-league matchup. However, the Muckers called and said they would have to cancel … [Read more...]

Pahranagat girls split California trip

Being lethargic and seemingly disinterested is not going to help you on the softball field, and that’s how coach Mike Sparrow described his players when Pahranagat Valley faced Carpinteria (Calif.) last Friday. “We just weren’t there mentally,” … [Read more...]

Strong to replace dad as new PVHS boys basketball coach

Mike Strong, principal and head boys basketball coach at Pahranagat Valley High, announced he is stepping down and turning over the program to his son, Michael Strong. The older Strong has been coaching for the past 25 years, since 1992 in some … [Read more...]

New tourism billboard installed

A new tourist billboard sign has been placed at the Hiko Junction on U.S. 93. A unique feature of the attractive new sign is that it is double-sided with a very similar message on the other side, facing motorists coming down from the north, or … [Read more...]