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...]

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...]

Big crowds for Pioneer Day parade

By Collin Anderson Saturday afternoon, Panaca was abuzz with activity due to the Pioneer Day Celebration. Cars and folding chairs lined Main Street as hundreds of residents and visitors joined in the yearly event, their numbers boosted by the … [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...]

Program teaches local kids healthy eating habits

Little Books Little Cooks is a program provided for preschool age children ranging from 3-5 years old accompanied by their parents. The program in Alamo runs on Thursdays from June 15 to July 27 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the senior center. Caliente … [Read more...]

Alamo honors America with weekend full of events

In celebration of our nation, this year’s festivities in Alamo took place from Saturday, July 1 through July 4. Many activities helped raise money for students and organizations in Pahranagat Valley. The Firecracker 5K Color Run started everything … [Read more...]

Food, fun, fireworks and a parade in Caliente

The traditional boom kicked off Caliente’s annual 4th of July celebration of freedom and summer fun. Next was the firemen’s breakfast at Rose Memorial Park, featuring pancakes, eggs, sausage and coffee. By 10 a.m. the streets were lining up with ch … [Read more...]

Class One charger Joe David wins Knotty Pine 250

The Southern Nevada Off Road Enthusiasts brought the annual SNORE Knotty Pine 250 here June 10 again and a good old-fashioned shootout occurred. Thirty-one year-old Joe David won the Overall and Unlimited categories by just 43 seconds over Class … [Read more...]

Without Obamacare, rural economies may suffer most

Rural Americans played a big part in sending Donald Trump to the White House, with 64 percent of those voters pulling the lever for the billionaire real estate developer. Yet the president’s and Republican leaders’ efforts to make good on a pro … [Read more...]

Suspect arrested after explosives discovered

Authorities investigate possible connection with Panaca bomber Blasting caps and other related explosive materials found at the home of a Caliente man have raised suspicions of possible connections with the bombing in Panaca in July of last … [Read more...]

Strong contingent of female racers ready for Snore Knotty Pine 250

A strong field of more than 100 entries along with an all-new course layout will welcome the SNORE Knotty Pine 250 here Friday and Saturday. Always a favorite, the Southern Nevada Off-Road Enthusiasts event again promises to present a wide variety … [Read more...]

Preliminary hearing concludes for Panther football coach

The preliminary hearing in Meadow Valley Justice Court for Ken Higbee of Alamo concluded June 2 after four days of testimony without the defense making a case or calling any witnesses. Defense attorney Brett Whipple of Las Vegas, said, “After h … [Read more...]

Local girl represents county at Smith Center

On May 21, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts hosted the fifth annual Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards, shining a spotlight on Nevada’s youth. The event welcomed 17 selected participants from schools all over the state, including L … [Read more...]

Preliminary hearing for Higbee

A preliminary hearing for Ken Higbee of Alamo was set to begin May 30 in Meadow Valley Justice Court in Pioche. County District Attorney Daniel Hooge said this will be a “probable cause hearing.” At this time the DA will present all the charges and … [Read more...]

Exterior renovation assessments to be made on Caliente City Hall

Mayor Stana Hurlburt reported that after visits recently from Peter Wellish of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Congressman Ruben Kiheun, the city is going to be receiving some supplemental grant money. Hurlburt said the grant a … [Read more...]

More than 70 participate in Carp Rodeo

The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge held its annual Carp Rodeo on April 29 at the Upper Pahranagat Lake. Admission was free. There were 72 participants from the Southern Nevada area, including locals, and people from Las Vegas, Mesquite, … [Read more...]

Large turnout for memorial 5K event

Approximately 70 participants met at the starting line in front of the Eric M. Lee Fire Station in Alamo on April 22. Family, friends and community members gathered for the 11th Annual Eric M. Lee Memorial 5K Run/Walk/Bike. The Lee family moved … [Read more...]

Courthouse security reviews addressed by department heads

Courthouse security in Pioche was again a topic of discussion this week. Sheriff Kerry Lee met with courthouse department heads Tuesday morning to review the draft of a plan that Planning and Building Director Cory Lytle and Emergency Management … [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...]

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...]