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...]

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...]