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Two-vehicle Accident Requires Flight For Life

(original facebook post by Deanna O'Donnell on 02/15/2020 @1:02PM PST) Two Mercy Air helicopters are landing on Gamebird Road just west of Prairie Avenue for a two vehicle accident involving a pick up truck and an ATV. It appears that two juvenile females sustained substantial injuries. Nye County Sheriffs Office Deputies, Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue, NCSO Auxiliary Units and Nevada Highway Patrol are on scene.

 

Save A Pet - Cupid

Darbie O'Donnell introduces us to Cupid, a fun and energetic dog looking for his forever home and available for adoption now from Desert View Animal Society.

 

 

Pahrump Senior Center Ready for Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

If you want a great breakfast -- at a great price -- you'll want to make plans to attend Saturday's pancake breakfast at the Pahrump Senior Center. The event is a fundraiser for the senior center. Breakfast is being served tomorrow, February 15th, from 8-11 am at the senior center, located at 1370 West Basin Road. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children under 10.

 

 

Health: Politics Can Impact Brain and Health, Study Says

Many of us want to be informed, but can soaking up too much political news take a toll on your health? According to one recent study, politics can interfere with everything from emotional stability to physical well-being. Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Joseph Rock did not take part in the study, but says results are not surprising.

 

 

News Across Nevada with Laura Daun

The Nevada Department of Transportation is seeking applicants for paid summer internships. Laura Daun has details on that and more stories from across the Silver State in this week's News Across Nevada.

 

Health: Coffee Can Be Good For Your Bones, Study Says

Many of us can't get the day going without our morning coffee. But have you ever considered if your java habit could be good or bad for your bones? A recent study looks at coffee and its relationship to bone health. Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Chad Deal did not take part in the study, but says the results show more coffee could mean stronger bones.

 

 

Local Residents Given a 'Night To Shine'

The Pahrump Disability Outreach Program was part of a nationwide event called 'Night To Shine,' giving some local residents with disabilities a night out on the town in Las Vegas.

 

 

Court Report with Eunette Gentry

Eunette Gentry takes a closer look at some of the cases moving through the court system in Nye County.

 

 

East Wilson Road Won't Be Repaired Anytime Soon

If you travel East Wilson Road in Pahrump, you know how much the road has deteriorated. And it seems it won't be repaired anytime soon. At a meeting of the Nye County Board of Highway Commissioners, commissioner Donna Cox asked if there was a timeline for when the road might be fixed. Director of Public Works Tim Dahl says while it's been on the repair list for many years, there's only so much money to go around.

 

 

Save A Pet - Honey

Darbie O'Donnell visits Desert Haven Animal Society, where she introduces us to Honey, a two-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier mix available for adoption now.

 

 

Health: Toddlers Get Too Much Screen Time, Study Says

Today's toddlers are spending more time watching phones, tablets and T-V than ever before, according to a recent study. Dr. Eva Love is a pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic Children's. She says many toddlers are exceeding the daily 'one-hour maximum' screen time recommendation.

 

 

Ron Fellows Performance Driving School

Spring Mountain Welcomes the 8th Generation Corvette Chevrolet offers subsidized Ron Fellows driving school to new Corvette owners.

 

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club and the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School will continue their long-standing partnership with Chevrolet as the “Official High-Performance Driving School” for the 8th generation Corvette Stingray!

Set to begin this April, the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School will be offering enhanced two-day programs featuring the all-new mid-engine Corvette. The iconic sports car marques all- new 495 horsepower mid-engine masterpiece has already been named 2020 MotorTrend Car of the Year and 2020 North American Car of the Year.

 

“We are thrilled to be able to continue our relationship with Chevrolet and Ron Fellows here at our world-class facility. There has been an incredible buzz around the 8th generation Corvette, and what better way to kick off 2020 and our twelfth year of the school, with the all-new mid- engine Corvette,” said John Morris, CEO and co-owner of Spring Mountain.

 

The new two-day program is designed to provide drivers of all experience levels with the skills and techniques to truly challenge yourself and the all-new mid-engine Corvette Stingray.


Through our precision detailed curriculum, you will become more knowledgeable and confident in the incredible capabilities of the 8th generation Corvette.

 

“Our entire team here at Spring Mountain are incredibly excited about the 8th generation Corvette and cannot wait to get the new Owners School program started. I know that everyone responsible for the day-to-day operations of our school are really looking forward to providing our outstanding service and a great overall experience showcasing the next level engineering of the new mid-engine Corvette,” said Ron Fellows, charter member of Corvette Racing and co- founder of his school at Spring Mountain.

 

The 8th generation Corvette Owners School is an exclusive program subsidized by Chevrolet, providing first owners of a new and unused 2020 Corvette with a two-day school for only $1,000. Tuition includes a one-night stay in one of Spring Mountain’s luxury condominiums and clubhouse access along with breakfast and lunch prepared by Spring Mountain’s onsite chef. It’s an experience you won’t want to m online at www.CorvetteOwnersSchool.com

 

ABOUT SPRING MOUNTAIN MOTOR RESORT & COUNTRY CLUB

 

Founded in 2004 by partners John Morris and Brad Rambo, Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club is an 866-acre motorsports country club located just 55 miles west of downtown Las Vegas. With over 6 miles of challenging racetrack and an array of resort-style amenities, including a clubhouse, luxury condominiums, SM Estates, and a freshwater lake, Spring Mountain boasts not only the longest road course in North America, but also delivers a world- class motorsports experience to driving enthusiasts of all levels.

 

Home to the renowned Ron Fellows Performance Driving School, Cadillac V-Performance Academy, and Spring Mountain Racing, the resort offers a variety of services, including performance driving instruction, track rentals, team building activities, performance vehicle sales, and more.

 

SPRING MOUNTAIN MOTOR RESORT & COUNTRY CLUB is an independently owned and operated Nevada LLC, privately funded and headquartered in Pahrump, Nevada. For more information, call toll free (800) 391-6891 or (775) 727-6363, and visit our website at www.racespringmountain.com.

 

ABOUT RON FELLOWS


Canadian-born Ron Fellows is recognized as one of North America’s most versatile and successful road racing drivers, winning races and championships from NASCAR to long distance sports car events. With Corvette Racing, Fellows is a multi-time champion and was part of historic first victories at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring.

 

In NASCAR competition, Fellows became the first non-American to win races in both the Gander Outdoors and RV Truck Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series.

 

Fellows has a 26-year relationship with General Motors’ racing division, and although retired from professional racing, Fellows continues as an ambassador/advisor to Corvette and Chevrolet Racing.

 

In October of 2008, Fellows partnered with Spring Mountain forming the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School along with corporate partners Chevrolet and Michelin.

 

In 2011, Fellows was inducted into the Corvette Hall of Fame in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and in 2013 he was inducted into the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame. In 2020, Fellows was appointed as Member of the Order of Canada, one of the highest honors in the country, recognizing outstanding achievement and service to the nation.

 

 

Youth Overnight Summer Camps in Lee Canyon

Register Now for Youth Overnight Summer Camps in Lee Canyon


Clark County Parks and Recreation is taking registration for two Summer “Sleep-Over” camps in the beautiful Spring Mountains. Camp Lee is in Lee Canyon, located in the Spring Mountain Range - just a 45-minute drive from Las Vegas! The cool mountain air, rustic cabins, and natural beauty of this alpine setting provides an excellent atmosphere for discovery, adventure, relaxation and fun! Registration begins on February 3rd and can be done online or at the Mountain Crest Neighborhood Services Center at 4775 N. Durango Drive.

 

Omni Camp, for ages eight to twelve years old, will run June 7th through the 12th. The camp includes featured classes in the arts, sciences, nature and outdoor adventure. Classes include hands-on experience with exotic animals, a high-ropes course, archery, plants, virtual reality and mountain biking. Traditional camp activities include hikes, campfires with smores, sing-a-longs, cabin-skits and arts & craft. Also…for even more fun; campers have the option to "dress-up" for dinner Mon-Thurs, by wearing a costume! Costume themes are: Inside Out/Backwards, Crazy Hat, Pajamas and Neon/Glow Night.

 

On the Edge Camp, for ages thirteen to fifteen, runs June 14th through June 19th. Featured activities include: a high-ropes course, mountain biking, hiking, a one-night tent camp out under the stars and a ‘Teen Dance’ with live DJ! Traditional camp activities include hikes, archery, campfires, sing-a-longs, cabin skits and cabin games.

 

Both camps cost $600 per child for the week. All food, equipment and guide services are included in this price. Our camper to counselor ratio is eight to one and there is a twenty-four-hour nurse on duty. Omni Camp has been operating annually since 1991 and the Edge Camp has been operating since 1998.

 

You may register online at https://clarkcountynv.gov/parks, by mail, or walk-in anytime. A Camp Application must be completed when you register, along with a minimum payment of $100.00 to hold a spot for your child. Total payment is due by May 15th.

 

Those interested in participating in Camp Lee Canyon’s resident camps can call the Mtn Crest Neighborhood Services Center at (702) 455-1905. For more information visit the website at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/parks. Clark County Parks and Recreation also can be found on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Mountain Crest Neighborhood Services is located at 4775 N. Durango

 

Nye County To Offer Inmates Alternative to Incarceration

The Nye County Sheriff's Office is about to offer jail inmates an alternative to incarceration -- by allowing them to opt for electronic monitoring instead. The Board of County Commissioners has approved a contract between the sheriff's office and a company called Track Group Inc, which will provide the ankle monitors and manage the system. The sheriff's office is still developing a fee schedule, which determines what inmates will pay the county to participate in the electronic monitoring program. Commissioners will vote on that fee schedule at their next meeting.

 

 

Student News with Veronica Dela Rosa

Veronica Dela Rosa takes a look at what's happening in the Nye County School District in this week's edition of Student News.

 

 

Angie's List: Smart Home Tech Return On Investment

From speakers to refrigerators, smart home technology is becoming more and more common in the products we use. But when preparing to sell your home, which upgrades will get the most bang for your buck? This week's Angie's List Report helps us find out what changes are worth the investment.