Truck Crash Dumps 35,000 Pounds of Salad Dressing onto Highway 93

On Jan. 30, 35,000 pounds of salad dressing spilled onto US 93, south of Alamo, near lower Pahranagat Lake, the result of a truck accident. Nevada Highway Patrol Sergeant Guy Davis reported that the truck from Just in Time Cargo, out of … [Read more...]

Reorganized Ambulance Service Discussed

This week, the county commission put forth the idea that the county ambulance service should be placed under the oversight of the county emergency management coordinator / county fire chief. Newly-hired coordinator Eric Holt made his presentation … [Read more...]

November State Ballot Measures in Nevada

In November, voters statewide will be faced with several ballot measures of interest. Five ballot measures were released recently by Secretary of State Barbara Cegvaske, which range from bolstering protections for crime victims to eliminating … [Read more...]

Special Programs Available This Month at Wildlife Refuge

Did you know that owls do not have a sense of smell? Therefore, they are not bothered at all when they catch one of their favorite prey, the skunk. Barbara Michel, Visitors Services Coordinator at the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge and Moapa … [Read more...]

Pairings for the State Wrestling Meet

Pahranagat Valley, the 2018 2A Southern Regional wrestling champion, has eight wrestlers in the NIAA 2A state meet at the Orleans in Las Vegas. Battle Mountain is the five-time defending state champion. In first-round matches, Pahranagat’s H … [Read more...]

Panthers Win First Regional Wrestling Title in 10 Years

On Saturday, Jesse Jones, Chris Thornton, Reece Thornton, and Jon Stewart each won individual titles and sent Pahranagat Valley’s wrestling team to the Class 2A Southern Region championship at Laughlin. It’s the first region title for the Panthers … [Read more...]

League Title or Runner-Up?

It’s a fun, but also nervous time, when the regular season league championship comes down to the last game between first-place teams. So it was this past Wednesday when Pahranagat Valley, on an 18-game winning streak, met rival Spring Mountain, with a … [Read more...]

Alamo Native Joins Local Physical Therapy Clinic

Dr. Lane Truman, of Lincoln Physical Therapy in Alamo and Caliente, has a new partner, Dr. Kobe Wade. The son of Gary and Roxie Wade, Kobee Wade is a 2007 graduate of Pahranagat Valley High School. He spent one semester at Dixie State University … [Read more...]

Wildlife Refuge Plans Programs for Kids

Welcome to “FUN-bruary” at the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge! All those who are young and young at heart are invited to participate in this month’s events, presented in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Barbara Michel is … [Read more...]

Newly Requested No-Fly Drone Zone a No-Go

The rule has always been: get too close to the boundary line into Area 51 and trouble closes in on you, including the possibility of arrest. It’s an interesting conundrum that a person can be subject to legal repercussions for trespassing in an a … [Read more...]

Panther Boys Took Two Last Week

Last Friday, Brodey Maxwell hit a career-high 19 points, leading Pahranagat Valley to an exciting 67-64 win in non-league action with SLAM Academy in Henderson. Culen Highbe added 12 points, and Asher Haworth scored 10 for PVHS. Londan Coleman … [Read more...]

Pahranagat Sending Eight to 2A Southern Regionals

All eight Pahranagat Valley wrestlers will compete in the 2A Southern Regionals today and on Saturday at Laughlin High School. Last week at White Pine High School in Ely, six of the wrestlers earned a No. 1 seed in the 2A Southern Duals involving … [Read more...]

Lady Panthers Close on League Title

If Coach Amy Huntsman and the Pahranagat Valley varsity girls basketball team win their remaining league games, they will have successfully defended last year’s league title. They’ll also earn an automatic spot in the league tournament semi-finals, to … [Read more...]

Panther Girls Move Closer Toward League Title

At Alamo last Saturday, Madison Williams scored eight points to help the Panthers topple the Tonopah Muckers 44-22. Madalyn Taylor and Karley Whipple each added seven points for Pahranagat Valley. Lauren Klapper and Delaney Friel scored six points … [Read more...]

End of Regular Season Nearing

Pahranagat Valley boys are getting ready for their all-important regular season ending matchup with Spring Mountain at Indian Springs Feb. 7. Moving toward that day, they took a pair of league wins last week. Culen Highbe posted a game-high 22 … [Read more...]

Thornton takes third at Chaparral Invitational

Reece Thornton (195) placed third in the Chaparral Invitational tournament last weekend in Las Vegas. Pahranagat coach Brad Loveday said it was a big tournament, 27 teams, “mostly 3A and 4A and us and Lincoln County were the smallest schools t … [Read more...]

Water Battle Continues in Lincoln County

Mark Twain once said, “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting.” Local Lincoln County cattle operators say there is a lot of fight over water between themselves and sheep grazing operations run by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SN … [Read more...]

U.S. Senate Candidate Danny Tarkanian Campaigns in Caliente, Alamo

Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Danny Tarkanian made a visit to Eureka, Elko, and Lincoln County last weekend, and even visited basketball games in Alamo on Tuesday this week. The Las Vegas businessman and attorney is running for the seat … [Read more...]

Marijuana Moratorium Extended Six Months

By a vote of 4-0, with one abstention, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners placed another six-month moratorium on the application for, construction of, and/or operation of all marijuana establishments in the county. The City of Caliente, … [Read more...]

Highbe’s 28 Leads Panther Boys

  Culen Highbe scored nine of his game high 28 points in the fourth quarter to spark Pahranagat Valley to a 46-32 win Tuesday night over a scrappy Word of Life team.    Higbee also pulled down 11 rebounds. Teammate Richard … [Read more...]