With Pot on Agenda, Full House at Council Meeting

Every seat was filled and more seats had to be brought in to accommodate the attendance at the Caliente City Council meeting last Thursday. Kyle Cox spoke during public comment, saying, “I have no financial interest in my dad’s (Burt Cox) bus … [Read more...]

Elementary Students Visit Hospital

Caliente Elementary students entertained the folks at the hospital on Thursday morning and afternoon. Arriving on the bus class by class, they lined up to head into the dining room to sing and dance their way into every heart that was there. The … [Read more...]

Santa Brings Smiles to Local Hospital

Last Wednesday afternoon, Santa landed at Grover C. Dils Medical Center with a bag full of goodies for the good folks living there. He and his elves went through the dining hall handing out teddy bears, hugs, and visiting as they went. Santa, aka … [Read more...]

Marijuana Cultivation Businesses Approved

It was another full house at the final Caliente City Council meeting of 2017 as marijuana was once again the hot topic. Public comment was opened with Bert Cox taking the floor. He made comments on the Bike Park Project, saying, “I have been able t … [Read more...]

Holiday Spirit Alive in Lincoln County

If you didn’t show up early, you had a hard time finding a parking spot, and when you entered St. Joseph Hall, it was packed to the rafters, and few chairs were left. Families sat listening to the music; couples held hands, and young children p … [Read more...]

Caliente holds Tree Lighting Event

The annual tree lighting ceremony was held on Dec. 2 at the Caliente Depot. As anxious children waited with parents bundled up in coats, scarves, and hats, they crowded into the art room decorated and filled with the smell of cookies and hot cocoa … [Read more...]

‘Judge Pete’ honored on 80th birthday

An open house was held Saturday at the Panaca Senior Center for Sarah “Judge Pete” Getker. On Feb. 5, 1982, she was appointed Justice of the Peace, the first woman to hold that position in Lincoln County. She retired in Jan. 2007 and was appointed Sen … [Read more...]

Caliente Moving Forward with Marijuana Businesses

A larger than usual crowd gathered for the Dec. 7 city council meeting. Wes Henderson, Director of the Nevada State League of Cities, gave a presentation on the bills relating to marijuana that were passed by the legislature and signed into law by … [Read more...]

Candidate Makes Stop in County

Republican Jeff Miller, running a grassroots campaign for the U.S House in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, stopped in Caliente at the Olson Senior Center last Thursday afternoon, talking to people and joining them for lunch. Born in Arkansas, … [Read more...]

Caliente City Council News

The Nov. 16 Caliente City Council meeting began with with Mull’s Midway Motel. City attorney Dylan Frehner said that they have paid the back taxes to the city. The Mulls will have to pay the back fees to the state, about $3,000, by Jan. 31, 2018. T … [Read more...]

State Treasurer Visits Caliente as Part of Gubernatorial Campaign

Nevada Treasurer Dan Schwartz, the second candidate for governor to come to Caliente, held an eat and meet at the Olson Senior Center on Monday. He said the reason he is running is, “Enough is enough. What do I mean by this? I’ve been in Carson the … [Read more...]

Caliente Hosts Veterans Day Events

Several events were held in Caliente in honor of Veterans Day. The weekend started with live music by Troy Spriggs at the Shamrock Pub Friday evening. Bartenders Victoria and Mikel were keeping busy serving patrons. Saturday morning, the … [Read more...]

Caliente City Council News

During the Nov. 2 Caliente City Council meeting, Connie Simkins of Nuclear Oversight gave a presentation on Yucca Mountain. The status of Yucca Mountain has not been decided. The Trump administration has recommended more time to finish the review … [Read more...]

Strong Turnout for Community Prayer Event in Caliente

It seemed appropriate that there were jets flying over as churches throughout Lincoln County gathered at the Caliente firehouse for the second annual Community Day of Prayer. This was a non-denominational event where all community members were … [Read more...]

Laxalt’s Tour Through Nevada Makes Its Way to Caliente

Last Friday afternoon, the Knotty Pine Restaurant was filled with people waiting to welcome Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt. The AG recently announced he is running for Governor of Nevada and has been touring each county in the … [Read more...]

City Council News

Mayor Tommy Rowe opened the most recent Caliente City Council meeting by greeting the people and congratulating Councilman Victor Jones for getting his certificate for becoming a Certified Public Official. The city also received plaques from Caliente … [Read more...]

RSVP Recognizes Volunteers

RSVP held its award banquet at the Caliente Fire Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 4. With a table of sandwich makings catered by Great Basin Food and salads provided by volunteers, the room filled with volunteers from Pioche, Panaca, and Caliente. A gift … [Read more...]

LCAT looking to Promote Tourism

The Lincoln County Authority of Tourism (LCAT) held a meeting on Sept. 12 at the Extension Office. According to Marcia Hurd, President of LCAT, one of the main focuses was to promote tourism into the area. LCAT also helps organizations that do not … [Read more...]

City Council News

At the most recent Caliente City Council meeting, the council approved a conditional use permit for a year and business license to Rheajean Roberts to have a vacation rental, “Caliente Cottage Street,” at 290 Main Street. The Planning Commission also … [Read more...]

Grover C. Dils holds Annual Health Fair

The Grover C. Dils Medical Center (GCDMC) held its annual Health Fair at the Caliente Fire Hall on Sept. 16. As always, it was well attended by both adults and kids interested in new attractions. Tables included IsAgenix, a healthier way to lose … [Read more...]