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...]

Condemned Buildings Finally Demolished

Two condemned buildings on the corner of Main and Lacour Streets in Pioche have been torn down and the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is backfilling the site with dirt. County District Attorney Daniel Hooge explained that 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...]

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...]

Firefighter Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation ceremonies were held last Saturday at the fire station in Panaca for those who had completed the Firefighter I and Firefighter II programs. Panaca fire chief and County Sheriff Kerry Lee said there was a good group of people on hand for … [Read more...]

LCHS Students Taking Part in JAG Program

Submitted by Londyn McGinty Lincoln County High School students are taking part in the Jobs For America’s Graduates (JAG) program. JAG is a national nonprofit organization that teaches high school students the skills needed to be more s … [Read more...]

Annual Park to Park Pedal

The 2017 annual Park to Park Pedal, sponsored by the Nevada State Parks, took place Oct. 14, beginning and ending at Kershaw-Ryan State Park outside Caliente. The ride is also known as the Extreme 100 because the longest course is a little over … [Read more...]

Community Shows Support to Las Vegas After Mass Shooting

Schools in Lincoln County showed support for the Vegas Strong movement following the tragic events of the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1. PVHS principal Mike Strong said, “We wanted to make sure … [Read more...]

Mountain Bike Trails Advancing

Construction of the mountain bike trails around the City of Caliente continues. BLM Ely District Caliente Field Manager Chris Carlton and Andrew Porter of Kershaw-Ryan State Park told County Commissioners that the American Conservation Experience … [Read more...]

Hiko’s KW Legacy Ranch celebrates Fifth Anniversary

KW Legacy Ranch in Hiko marked its fifth anniversary with a special observance Sept. 23. Founded by Luke Hatch and Yancey Whipple, KW Legacy Ranch is a place for troubled youth and also is a drug rehab treatment center. KW promotes the ranch … [Read more...]

Henderson Couple Continues Gift of Giving to Lincoln County Students

For the past eight years, Bob Ellis, former Las Vegas valley businessman, and his wife Sandy have personally been involved in distributing tennis shoes to the students at the elementary schools in Lincoln County. They do it for some select schools in … [Read more...]

Lunches Improving at Lincoln County schools

School lunches in the Lincoln County School District have not been a source of pride in the past few years. Teachers, students, and administrators openly complained and/or admitted what was being received from the Clark County School District was … [Read more...]

Pioche the Place to Be for Labor Day Fun

By Collin Anderson This past weekend, the people of Lincoln County joined together to celebrate Labor Day in Pioche. The event was attended by hundreds of people from outside of our community as well as locals. Between the 10K, the parades, the … [Read more...]

Pioche Elementary School takes Part in Pilot Learning Program

By Collin Anderson This last school board meeting, the board was able to greenlight a pilot program for Pioche Elementary, referred to as the Summit Learning Program. According to a presentation given by Principal Stephanie Vincent, this is a … [Read more...]

Monument Supporters Speak out at Conference

As detailed in published reports, more than 2.7 million people submitted comments during a 60-day comment period to the Department of the Interior, in support of America’s national monuments. Commenters included local residents in Utah, Arizona, and N … [Read more...]

Attendance Down, but Fair Still a Hit

“It was a great fair, and if you didn’t come, you missed it,” said Lincoln County Fair chairwoman Jule Wadsworth. This year’s fair, held last week in Panaca, had some other competition that Wadsworth admittedly felt kept the attendance numbers down … [Read more...]

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...]