County Decides to Pay Special Assessment Fees

Initially, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners balked when they were informed they had to pay three special assessments fees mandated by the state Department of Taxation for certain water rights for the fiscal year 2018-19 amounting to … [Read more...]

Lincoln D.A. says county is ‘bowing out’ of Groom Mine case

County District Attorney Daniel Hooge said in the county commission meeting April 3 that Lincoln County is “bowing out” of involvement in the Groom Mine Eminent Domain case. He recommended to the board they file a disclaimer and get out of the cas … [Read more...]

Increased courthouse security discussed

The need for better security measures at the Lincoln County Courthouse was addressed at the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday. Not because something has happened, but rather in the event something could happen. Sheriff Kerry … [Read more...]

District attorney explains liaison ethics question

Responding to several comments by members of the public, and at least two letters to the editor in the Lincoln County Record, District Attorney Daniel Hooge spoke to the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners on Monday to clear up what he called a … [Read more...]

Commissioners looking to improve faulty gutters in Pioche

County commissioners have plans to meet April 10 with a company to line out what needs to be done to put curb and gutters at the top of Main Street in Pioche. Board chair Paul Donohue said the board decided to have the meeting because of numerous … [Read more...]

Hospital pharmacy expansion rejected

County commissioners denied a request by the Grover C. Dils Hospital District to expand its pharmaceutical services beyond the authority expressly granted in Chapter 450 of the Nevada Revised Statutes, and being allowed to operate a retail pharmacy … [Read more...]

Commissioners approve solid waste fee

On a vote of 3-2, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners approved a special assessment to be charged to individual parcels of land within the unincorporated portions of the county. The rate was set at $10 per parcel annually and will go into … [Read more...]

Landfill host fee public hearing scheduled

Lincoln County will hold a public hearing regarding the plan for charging host fees at solid waste landfills in the county. Recommendations made by a special five-person committee set up by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners a few months … [Read more...]

County seeks to keep roads under local jurisdiction

An ongoing question the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and the County Board of Highway Commissioners have wrestled with for some time, is who owns the roads in Lincoln County? If not already specifically designated as a county or state … [Read more...]

County will not declare state of emergency for flooding

Recent flooding caused ten thousand cubic yards of silt and other material to pile up in the Meadow Valley Wash in Caliente. It was enough to have the city declare a state of emergency. The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Sept. 8 … [Read more...]

Board approves new deals for county public defenders

A new proposal for public defender services and conflict counsel in Lincoln County by attorneys Dylan Frehner’s office in Pioche and former White Pine District Attorney Richard Sears of Ely was brought forth at the County Commission meeting April 6 … [Read more...]

Outdoor movie theater inches closer to reality

Efforts to get a portable outdoor movie theatre for Lincoln County are being pursued by the Nevada State Parks in the County. Ben Johnson of Eagle Valley State Park spoke to the Board of County Commissioners. Johnson said after further extensive … [Read more...]

Lincoln County Magazine – Fourth Quarter 2012

Preview the fantastic content in the Fourth Quarter 2012 issue of Lincoln County Magazine! Subscribe Today! Cover Story Lincoln County: Where do we go from here? What does the future hold for Lincoln County?  Leaders from each part of Lincoln C … [Read more...]