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...]

School District News

By Collin Anderson The school board was able to meet this past Thursday for its regular meeting. The meeting started out with the usual business, which included the pledge of allegiance and public comment. Next came the approval of the minutes … [Read more...]

Pioche Town Board News

By Collin Anderson This past Tuesday, the town board of Pioche held its monthly meeting. After the regular business, including the payment of bills, and public comment, the town board received the financial report. After this piece of business, … [Read more...]

Coyote Springs Makes Donation for LCHS Trip

Coyote Springs Senior Vice President and General Counsel Emilia Cargill presented students of Lincoln County High School with a check for $3,300 to help with the cost of their trip to Washington, D.C., at the end of February. The presentation was … [Read more...]

Holiday Window Paintings Brighten up Alamo Businesses

Seasonal and holiday art by Alamo artist Heidi Leavitt has become a welcome tradition the past several years at Great Basin Foods in Alamo. Leavitt does window painting at the store that depicts whatever season or holiday the community might be … [Read more...]

School Choir’s Perform Winter Concert at PVHS

On Dec. 13, the Pahranagat Valley Middle and High School Choir performed its winter concert entitled “Here We Come a Caroling.” Beautiful melodies and harmonies by ten young women filled the school’s multipurpose room, conducted by Lori Pitt and accom … [Read more...]

Marijuana Ordinance Wording to Be Changed

Changes and clarifications to the language in county ordinance 2014-03 regarding the prohibition of medical marijuana establishments as a matter of land use throughout the unincorporated areas in Lincoln County will be discussed at a public hearing … [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...]

New EMS Coordinator Recommended

Nathan Katschke, chairman of the search committee for a new Lincoln County Emergency Management Services Coordinator, recommended the county offer the position to Eric Holt of Panaca. Holt, 35, a graduate of Lincoln County High School, is also the … [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...]

LCHS Students participate in Tri-State Band Symposium

By Jessica Truman On Dec. 1 and 2, Lincoln County High School received the honor of sending eight kids up to Utah State University to participate in the annual Tri-State High School Band Symposium. To even be nominated for this event, they had … [Read more...]

Alamo Sewer and Water News

The Alamo Sewer and Water Board met on Dec. 5. The board continues to monitor arsenic levels, as the town’s water tank is still testing under the regulated limit. Trevor Laird told the board the new pump for the Sandhill well has still not a … [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...]

Panaca Town Board News

By Collin Anderson Last Monday, the Panaca town board held its regular meeting. Since there was no public comment for the board to hear, the meeting moved on to the usual approval of agendas and the payment of bills. There was a notably empty seat … [Read more...]

County Children enjoy ‘Shop With A Cop’ Trip

Another Shop with A Cop trip to Cedar City for several Lincoln County kids took place Dec. 9. Sheriff Kerry Lee said around 25 kids went on the trip. The kids are all selected from the elementary schools in the district by the teachers. “The s … [Read more...]

Panaca Elementary School puts on Christmas play

By Collin Anderson Lights! Camera! Christmas! No, those weren’t just the commands of a yuletide director; they were the name of Panaca Elementary’s Christmas play. Ever wondered how different Christmas could be if directed and acted by big-time Hol … [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...]

Four Jailed on Drug Charges

Four people, three men and one woman, were arrested the evening of Dec. 8 in Caliente and charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance. Sheriff Kerry Lee reported that after a prolonged narcotics investigation and obtaining … [Read more...]

Lincoln County Youth join with thousands in Cultural Celebration

Months of preparation culminated in a celebratory weekend in honor of the Cedar City, Utah Temple dedication Sunday. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ Panaca, Nevada Stake, which encompasses Lincoln County, took part in t … [Read more...]