Author: Dave Maxwell

Yucca Mountain Concerns Remain Hot Topic

Yucca Mountain is a story that will not go away. It popped back up in the news in March when the Trump administration announced efforts to revive the licensing process of the proposed nuclear waste repository north of Las Vegas. The Obama administration halted the licensing process for Yucca in 2011. Opposing such efforts will likely be the top legislative priority for Nevada tourism groups for the rest of the year. In the meantime, Nye County has been supportive of building the repository, but Nevada’s congressional delegation has opposed it. According to recent reports in the Las Vegas Review-Journal,...

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Panther Boys Top Sunrise Mountain

Pahranagat Valley bested Sunrise Mountain in a high scoring affair on Tuesday in Las Vegas with a 17-6 win. The Panthers broke open early with an 8-run second inning when they batted around. Jesse Jones had two doubles in the ining. He started the action with an RBI double to left field and closed out the action with another double in about the same spot. Stockton Maxwell also had an RBI double.  The Miners got some runs back, scoring three times in the third inning powered big RBIs from Angel Mora and Jose Bolan.  Maxwell started for Pahranagat. He...

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PVHS Track

After being out of competition for three weeks, the Pahranagat Valley boys and girls track teams participated in the Richard Lewis Invitational meet at Moapa Valley High School last week. Unfortunately, the Panther teams did not score any points at the meet. Both teams are off this week and compete again April 19 at The Meadows in Las Vegas. They close out the month at the White Pine Invitational in Ely, April 27. BOYS 100 meters – Hunter Hollingshead, 12.69; Reece Thornton, 12.77; Ethan Baine, 13.55 200 meters – Hunter Hollingshead, 25.33 400 meters –  Cole Cannon, 1:00.90 3200...

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Panthers Have Another One-Hit Shutout.

Two Pahranagat Valley pitchers combined for a one-hit shutout as the Lady Panthers blanked Sunrise Mountain 16-0 on Tuesday in Las Vegas. The game, shortened to four innings, was highlighted by Pahranagat Emily Hansen going 3-for-4 at the plate, getting a walk, and belting a grand slam home run. Madalyn Taylor, Kaitlyn Davis Ashlyn Wadsworth, and Kaitlin Higbee collected 11 hits for the Panther girls. Wadsworth and Davis had pitched three one-hit shutouts during the Panther Invitational tournament at the beginning of March. Alyssa Guevara-Canales had the only hit for the Miners, a single in the second inning. Pahranagat...

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Home Invasion Suspects Plead Guilty

Lincoln County District Attorney Daniel Hooge said the two suspects in custody for the home invasion and assault at the Atlanta Farms appeared in Meadow Valley Justice court on Monday and waived their right to a preliminary hearing. Edwin Stevenson II, 28 and Aaron Jacobson, 32, both of Pioche, pled guilty to the charges filed against them. Joel Davis, 28, also of Pioche, who was involved in the incident, “is presently on the run,” Hooge said. A warrant for his arrest has been issued. The incident occurred March 9 at the Atlanta Farms north of Pioche off U.S. 93....

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