Posted on: February 21, 2019
The Pahrump Balloon Festival hits Petrack Park this weekend, bringing together more than 30 hot air balloon pilots from the western states.
The Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce event runs from Friday, February 22 through Sunday, February 24.
Posted on: February 20, 2019
Nye County Resolution 2019-07: A Resolution Requesting the Assistance of the Attorney General Regarding Fifth Judicial District Court Case No. CR7837, State v. Carmelo Motta, was adopted at the February 19, 2019 Board of County Commissioners Meeting.
Posted on: February 20, 2019
Nye County Resolution 2019-08: A Resolution Supporting Senate Bill 48 Authorizing Certain Local Governments to Increase Diesel Taxes Under Certain Circumstances, was adopted at the February 19, 2019 Board of County Commissioners Meeting.
Posted on: February 15, 2019
The Planning Department plans to request REJECTION of proposed Bill No. 2019-02 entitled: A Bill Proposing to amend Nye County Code Title 9 Public Peace, Morals and Welfare by Adding Chapter 9.30 NOISE CONTROL
In response to the feedback received from the ...Agenda Item
Posted on: January 30, 2019
The Nye County Planning Department will be releasing new applications on Friday, February 1, 2019, to the department's applications webpage. The new applications will also be available at the Planning Office in Pahrump, 250 N. Highway 160, Suite 1. Office...Read on...
Posted on: January 17, 2019
TONOPAH, Nev. - Nye County commissioners selected John Koenig to a second term as chairman during its regular meeting on January 7, 2019. Newly elected Debra Strickland was chosen to be vice chairwoman.
Strickland was selected to be chair of the ...Read on...
Posted on: December 7, 2018
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.
A jo...Read on...
Posted on: November 7, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: November 5, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: October 22, 2018
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,...Read on...
Posted on: October 12, 2018
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.
The building at 150 A Avenue...Read on...
Posted on: October 4, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 9, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 16, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: July 12, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 12, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 3, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 2, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 21, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 15, 2018
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 ...
Posted on: June 4, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: May 7, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 27, 2018
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.
“It is gratifyin...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: March 27, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: March 22, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: March 14, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: March 12, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2018
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...Read on...
Webster's letter of interest
Posted on: January 19, 2018
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...Read on...
Agenda Item Backup
Posted on: January 12, 2018
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, ...Read on...
Official Press Release
Posted on: April 10, 2008
In an effort to help lower the costs of healthcare, specifically prescription drugs, Nye County has launched the Prescription Discount Card program.