Posted on: April 3, 2018

Board of County Commissioners Highlights - April 3, 2018

TONOPAH, Nev., April 3, 2018 - The following report highlights several important actions taken at the Nye County Board of Commissioners meeting. The agenda numbers provide links to each item’s backup.

*Approved resolutions will be posted separately here.

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Board of County Commissioners Highlights - March 16, 2018

PAHRUMP, Nev. March 16, 2018 - The following report highlights actions taken at the Nye County Board of Commissioners special meeting. The agenda numbers provide links to each item’s backup.The board sitting as the County Licensing and Liquor Bo...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Board of County Commissioners Highlights - March 12, 2018

TONOPAH, Nev. March 12, 2018 - The following report highlights several important actions taken by the Nye County Board of Commissioners meeting. The agenda numbers provide links to each item’s backup.

The owners of the county's lone Medical Marij...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Board of County Commissioners Highlights - February 20, 2018

PAHRUMP, Nev. Feb. 20, 2018 - The following report highlights several important agenda items from the Nye County Board of Commissioners meeting. The agenda numbers provide links to each item’s backup.

The Board of County Commissioners approved mo...

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Posted on: March 3, 2018

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Releases for Public Comment Its Integrated Invasive Plant Treatment

SPARKS, NV., March. 2, 2018 – The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest released the Integrated Invasive Plant Treatment Project’s Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact statement (EIS) for a 45-day public comment period.

SPARKS, NV., March. 2, 2018 – The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest released the Integrated Invasive Plant Treatment Project’s Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact statement (EIS) for a 45-day public comment period....

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

NHP: Winter Driving Tips for Northern Nevada

Motorists in Northern Nevada have experienced less than ideal driving conditions over the past month. During these last several weeks, Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers have investigated countless crashes on our highways, many involving multiple vehicles.

Motorists in Northern Nevada have experienced less than ideal driving conditions over the past month. During these last several weeks, Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers have investigated countless crashes on our highways, many involving multiple vehicles. Th...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Air tankers to be cut by one-third in 2018

The large air tankers on Forest Service exclusive use contracts are being cut from 20 to 13.

The U.S. Forest Service is cutting the number of large air tankers on exclusive use (EU) contracts this year from 20 to 13.

U.S. Forest Service spokesperson Babete Anderson said budget issues are affecting the availability of ground and air-based firefight...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

First Responder Highway Safety

Crashes that cause delays on the roads are inconvenient for us. But for first responders, they mean potentially trying to save lives while protecting their own. The highway is their office, and in that respect, even getting to work can be dangerous.

KTVN Reno - Crashes that cause delays on the roads are inconvenient for us. But for first responders, they mean potentially trying to save lives while protecting their own. The highway is their office, and in that respect, even getting to work can be dang...

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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: April 5, 2018

Notification of Proposed Amendment to Nye County Code Chapter 9.20 Prostitution

Dear Interested Parties:

Please be notified pursuant to NRS 237.080 the Nye County Board of County Commissioners will be proposing amendments to Nye County Code, Title 9, Chapter 9.20, to amend the ordinance governing prostitution in the county.

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Candidates issued county sign regulations for primary season

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NOTE: This release is for county right-of-ways. Please visit Nevada Department of Transportation for state sign rules/regulations

In response to recent questions about campaign sign placements within the Nye County's right-of-way, County Code Compliance is...

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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.

RSVP has ...

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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 23, 2018

Justice of the Peace primary fields set

The first primary field of the 2018 Nye County elections is officially set.Six candidates will be on the primary election ballot on June 12, 2018, for Pahrump Justice of the Peace, Department 1.The office is a six-year term.A seventh candidate withdrew be...

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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: May 9, 2017

What to do when encountering a venomous snake

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 9, 2017 CONTACT: PIO Arnold M. Knightly, 775-277-1536 The Pahrump Valley area and all of Nye County is home to poisonous snakes. The Mojave Green rattlesnake might be the most venomous snake in North America and it lives right ...

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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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Posted on: January 8, 2011

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