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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Hafen appointed to Assembly District 36 seat

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Pahrump resident Gregory T. Hafen II has been appointed to fill the vacant state Assembly District 36 seat.

Hafen was the choice of Nye, Clark, and Lincoln counties at separate meetings this week. The district covers portions of each of those counties.

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Notice of Vacancy posted for Regional Transportation Commission

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There is one “Representative of the Public” vacancy on the Regional Transportation Commission. This vacancy is for a two-year term to end the first Monday, January 2021. Applicants must be a resident of the Town of Pahrump.  N...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Notice of Adoption of Resolution

Nye County Resolution 2018-40: A Resolution Changing the Hours During Which the Treasurer's Branch Office Will Be Kept Open, was adopted at the December 4, 2018 Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Notice of Vacancy for County Treasurer posted

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The Nye County Board of County Commissioners is accepting resumes for the Office of Treasurer.  Interested individuals must:

•    Be a qualified elector of the county;

•    Be at least 21 years ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Notice of Adoption of Nye County Ordinance No. 541

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Nye County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting held on the 20th day of November, 2018, adopted Nye County Ordinance No. 541, entitled: An Ordinance Amending Nye County Code Title 5 Business Licenses and Regulations,
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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Notice of Adoption of Nye County Ordinance No. 542

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Nye County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting held on the 20th day of November, 2018, adopted Nye County Ordinance No. 542, entitled: An Ordinance Amending Nye County Code Title 5 Business Licenses and Regulations,
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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Notice of Adoption of Nye County Ordinance No. 543

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Nye County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting held on the 20th day of November, 2018, adopted Nye County Ordinance No. 543, entitled: An Ordinance Amending Title 9 Of the Nye County Code, Titled Public Peace, Morals and...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

County's election results posted

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Nye County residents have elected two new commissioners and a new district attorney and re-elected its sheriff in just some of the many countywide races, according to the unofficial results posted Wednesday morning. Here is how Nye County voters voted in ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

County seeking public comment, grant funding for Beatty Airport fueling station

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Nye County is submitting a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the release of Community Development Block Grant funds for a Beatty Airport Fueling Station to stimulate economic development in the town of Beatty through the ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Pahrump Valley Boulevard resurfacing project underway

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Work has begun on the Pahrump Valley Boulevard resurfacing project from Calvada Boulevard to Highway 372.

The $1 million project will expand the road width from 22 feet to 38 feet with bike lanes in both directions. Work includes crushing existing asphalt,...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Beatty Senior Center to reopen for meal service Monday

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All repairs have been completed and the Beatty Senior Center has been cleared to reopen and serve meals to the public, starting Monday, October 15.

Fresh, hot meals will be served 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Perry appointed treasurer through end of the year

Nye County's Chief Deputy Treasurer will fill the vacant treasurer position until December 31, 2018, the Board of County Commissioners decided on Tuesday.

Jennifer Perry will fill the opening left by Pamela Webster, who stepped down October 2 citing family...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

$50,000 approved for continued Belmont Courthouse efforts

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TONOPAH - On Tuesday, the Board of County Commissioners approved $50,000 for the Friends of the Belmont Courthouse to be used for the continued stabilization and rehabilitation of the building.

The Belmont Courthouse was built in 1876, nine years after the...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

$1.1 million Homestead Road resurfacing project starts this week

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PAHRUMP, Nev. - Work on the Homestead Road resurfacing project from Manse Road to just past Thousandaire Boulevard is scheduled to start today, July 16, and is expected to run until late November."This project will entail some patience of the public ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

New real property tax bills now available

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The 2018/2019 real property tax bill information is now available online. Click the link below to be taken to the Online Real Property Tax Information & Payments to review and make payments.The tax bills will be mailed by July 16 with the first paymen...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

BEATTY SENIOR CENTER CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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The Beatty Senior Center is closed until further notice due to needed building repairs.

Nye County Senior Nutrition is working on options for continuing meal service for Beatty senior clients and expects to solidify plans by Monday, July 16. Updated inform...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

PILT funding for county increases 5.5%

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Nye County will receive a 5.5 percent increase in PILT funding this year, the U.S. Department of Interior announced Wednesday.The $3,326,751 payment is an increase from the $3,153,811 paid to the county in 2017.The funding is placed into the Nye County Ge...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Newest Veterans Banners being placed

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PAHRUMP, Nev. - County Buildings & Grounds began placing the final series of Veterans Banners on light poles along Calvada Boulevard west of Highway 160 on Friday.Thirty-one banners honoring 60 veterans arrived last week, making the total number of ve...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Statement from the Chairman of the Nye County Board of Commissioners

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Recent news stories around the state and nation may be giving the false impression that these positions are those of Nye County. I have been contacted or approached by more than one resident asking if these statements are the position of the Nye County Bo...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Five 1-year public defender contracts approved

The Board of County Commissioners awarded five contracts for public defender services on Tuesday, June 19.The board approved the contract renewals of Nathan Gent for southern Public Defender services, and Jason Earnest for northern services with the direc...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

LETTER TO PAHRUMP SENIORS FROM NYE COUNTY HEALTH OFFICER

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PAHRUMP - We have seen an increase in pertussis activity in Nye County since September 2017. The increase in activity was seen first in northern Nye, most recently in Southern Nye County and Pahrump. 
Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a ...
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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Dahl named new Public Works director

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Tim Dahl was ratified on Tuesday, May 22 as the director of the Public Works Department by the Board of County Commissioners.Dahl has worked in the public works department for nearly 20 years, and has served as acting public works director since November ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

County poised to join lawsuits against opioid makers, distributors

The Board of County Commissioners approved a plan Tuesday for the county to pursue legal action against drug manufacturers and distributors to recover costs for the opioid epidemic incurred by Nye County.Commissioners authorized the county manager on May ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Nye County awarded $800,000 EPA grant

TONOPAH, Nev. - Nye County has been selected to receive $800,00 in federal grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Brownfields environmental cleanup efforts on distressed tribal properties, mine-scarred lands, abandoned automotive station...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Town of Pahrump completes purchase of Lake View Executive Golf Course

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The Town of Pahrump closed escrow Friday on the acquisition of the Lake View Executive Golf Course and is currently transferring course operations.

The Pahrump Town General Fund funded the $350,000 purchase, which was approved Dec. 8, 2017, by the Board of...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Nye County and Hospital District released from fiscal watch by state

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TONOPAH, Nev. - Nye County and the Northern Nye County Hospital District were both released from fiscal watch Wednesday by the Nevada Director of Taxation following a recommendation from the Committee on Local Government Finance.

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Treasurer’s Trust Auction results exceed expectations

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The annual Treasurer's Trust Land Auction held this week saw 79 percent of the offered properties sold.According to Treasurer Pam Webster, 149 of 188 properties sold in the Pahrump area auction held Wednesday, April 18, raising $621,991.Six of eight prope...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

First Veterans Banners placed on Calvada Boulevard

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PAHRUMP, Nev. - The first group of Veterans Banners was placed on light poles along Calvada Boulevard west of Highway 160 on Tuesday as part of the new Nye County Veterans Banner Program.Eleven banners honoring 21 service members were placed in advance of...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

New school zone signs installed at Christian Academy

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County Public Works placed new flashing school zone signs Thursday in the area of Community Christian Academy at 1061 E Wilson Road in Pahrump. The school zone will run along Wilson, West, Center and First streets. The solar-powered flashing signs are abl...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Waggoner ratified as new planning department director

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The Board of County Commissioners ratified the selection of Brett Waggoner as the director of the Planning Department on Monday, March 12, 2018. Until Monday's ratification, he served as assistant planning director since November, joining the county with ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Commission approves $14,510 for a senior assistance program

The Board of County Commissioners approved Monday, March 12, 2018, the sum of $14,510 from the county general fund for the Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program. 

The funding is to assist seniors to remain independent and in their own homes.

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Statement on Yucca Mountain funding in President’s FY2019 budget

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Last year, the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget included a total of $120 million in the budget of the Department of Energy to restart the license proceeding for the high-level nuclear waste repository. Although that budget is not yet complete...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Former county manager appointed treasurer

TONOPAH, Nev. - The Board of County Commissioners appointed former County Manager Pam Webster on Wednesday to fill the vacant county treasurer position for the remainder of the unfinished term.Webster will be sworn in later today and start immediately.The...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

DA to research joining opioid lawsuits

The Board of Nye County Commissioners on January 16 authorized the District Attorney to solicit Request for Proposals from law firms to associate with the county to institute legal action against opioid drug manufacturers and distributors; and also author...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

County removing illegal roadside signs

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Nye County Code Compliance has started to remove unpermitted signs illegally placed in the county and state right-of-ways or on BLM land.

Code enforcement removed approximately 75 signs from various intersections around Pahrump on Friday, January 5, 2018, ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Mid-February completion for Homestead Road

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PAHRUMP, Nev. - The Homestead Road Improvements Project is scheduled to be completed in mid-February.The re-build project covers approximately 1 mile from Gamebird Road to Manse Road. Homestead has remained open during construction. There will continue to...

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Posted on: April 10, 2008

Prescription Discount Cards Are Available

In an effort to help lower the costs of healthcare, specifically prescription drugs, Nye County has launched the Prescription Discount Card program.

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