Nye County

Picture of New Zealand paraglider James "Kiwi" Johnston
Nye County Sheriff's Office
Associated Press
September 22, 2020 - 9:00 am
The body of a well known paraglider from New Zealand has been recovered from a mountainous site in a remote part of Nevada, a sheriff said Monday.
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Sign indicating road construction ahead
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Mitch Kelly
September 18, 2020 - 6:06 am
The Nevada Department of Transportation has started work on a $17.1 million, 32-mile upgrade of U.S. Highway 95 from roughly 12 miles north of Beatty to 4 miles south of the Nye/Esmeralda County line.
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Mitch Kelly
September 11, 2020 - 4:43 am
It wasn't really a surprise, but it was disappointing nevertheless.
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On the outskirts of the town of Pahrump, Nevada stand road signs welcoming visitors and thanking vistors
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Mitch Kelly
September 03, 2020 - 8:30 am
Officials in Nye County are hoping to get approval from Nevada's COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force to open up all drinking establishments.
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Seeking Grants for an Association, a Small Business or for Research - stock photo
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Mitch Kelly
September 01, 2020 - 5:40 am
Nye County will begin accepting applications Tuesday, September 8th for a small business grant program designed to help businesses deal with the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Paul Ihander
August 20, 2020 - 3:35 pm
Nye County received the lone nod from Nevada regulators Thursday afternoon to reopen select bars, taverns and wineries under new guidelines put in place due to the pandemic.
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Group of drunk friends toasting cocktails at bar restautant
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Associated Press
August 20, 2020 - 4:15 am
The head of a new state coronavirus compliance review panel says decisions will be made Thursday about whether bars and other businesses will be allowed to reopen just hours later in Nevada’s two largest metropolitan areas and four rural counties.
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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak speaks during a press conference in the Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City on June 24, 2020.
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Associated Press
August 17, 2020 - 5:08 am
Nevada officials say they are developing plans to lower the possibility of contracting the coronavirus in six, high-risk counties that include the cities of Las Vegas and Reno.o.
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Sign indicating road construction ahead
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Mitch Kelly
August 12, 2020 - 7:59 am
The Nevada Department of Transportation has awarded a $17.1 million construction contract to Road and Highway Builders LLC to improve a 32-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 95 in Nye County.
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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak speaks during a press conference in the Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City on June 24, 2020.
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Mitch Kelly
August 11, 2020 - 4:36 am
Eight Nevada counties, including Clark, have been flagged by the Nevada Health Response team for elevated transmission levels of coronavirus.
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