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Meet The Candidates Compilation

Ballots are on their way, and Meet The Candidates interviews.

Last updated: 05-07-2020

 

Additional: Deanna is interviewing candidates! Any candidate that might be reading this post, please contact Deanna O'Donnell at KPVM TV - 775-727-9400.

 

 

BALLOTS ARE ON THE WAY

 

Nye County Clerk Sandra Merlino Says Ballots Are On Their Way

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/505714

 

Voters Have Plenty of Time to Return Mail-In Ballots

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/505940

 

MEET THE CANDIDATES

 

Meet The Candidates: Leo Blundo, Candidate for Nevada's Fourth Congressional District

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/505710

 

Meet The Candidates: Frank Carbone, Candidate for Nye County Commission, District 2

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/506779

 

Meet The Candidates: Greg Hafen, Candidate for Nevada Assembly District 36

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/507238

 

Meet The Candidates: Judge Douglas Herndon, Nevada Supreme Court Candidate

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/508295


Meet The Candidates: Bruce Jabbour, Candidate for Nye County Commission, District 1

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/506995

 

Meet The Candidates: John Koenig, Candidate for Nye County Commission, District 2

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/506524

 

Meet The Candidates: Jim Marchant, Candidate for Nevada's Fourth Congressional District

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/505936

 

Meet The Candidates: Deanna O'Donnell for Nye County Commissioner District 3

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/506780

 

Meet The Candidates: Sam Peters, Candidate for Nevada's Fourth Congressional District

https://kpvm.tv/todays-top/506165

 

Ryan Henderson Facing Charges in Home Invasion

A homeowner detains Ryan Henderson at gunpoint after he allegedly broke a window and entered the residence. Today, Henderson is under arrest and facing charges.

 

 

Fitness for $10 Reopens Under Nevada's 'Roadmap to Recovery' Plan

Nevada has entered phase two of the state's 'Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery' reopening plan. Gyms and fitness centers are one of the many businesses allowed to reopen starting today. And Lisa Duncan, Manager of Fitness for $10 in Pahrump is thrilled to be back in business.

 

 

Save A Pet - Tash

In today's Save A Pet, we meet Tash -- a domestic short-hair cat found as a stray in Pahrump. Darbie O'Donnell joins us from Desert Haven Animal Society with more.

 

 

Education News: High School Senior Wins Chance of Lifetime

In every state across the country, students dream of becoming the nation's next top chefs. This year, with the disappointment of a curtailed 'senior year' it's especially exciting for one young woman to have won the chance of a lifetime. Kim Martinez reports.

 

 

Health: Keeping Your Skeleton Strong Amid COVID-19 Fears

May is National Osteoporosis Month. COVID-19 has impacted medical care for millions of Americans, including those with osteoporosis -- a disease that weakens bones, making them more susceptible to fracture. Some people have had bone-strengthening osteoporosis treatments postponed in order to comply with stay-at-home orders. Cleveland Clinic's Doctor Susan Williams says that approach is okay for some, but not for others.

 

 

Two-Car Crash Sends One Car Into Building

The people involved in a two-car crash on Charleston Park Avenue in Parhump say the incident started with an altercation in which someone was maced.

 

 

PVHS Seniors Provided 'Graduation' Photo Opportunity

There will be no traditional commencement ceremony at Pahrump Valley High School this year. But students are still celebrating. From a special drive-in photo opportunity, to celebratory signs around the Calvada Eye, and the virtual graduation ceremony to be seen right here on TV-25 -- students, their parents and school administrators are finding ways to celebrate the Class of 2020. We caught up with Pahrump Valley High School Principal George Campnell at last night's special event. The virtual graduation ceremony for Pahrump Valley High School can be seen Friday, May 29 at 8pm, right here on KPVM-TV. And if you can't watch over-the-air, you can stream it through Facebook or YouTube.

 

 

Nye County to Auction Over 600 Properties

Time's running out to register for this year's public auction of property in Nye County. The treasurer's office is auctioning off 620 real estate parcels currently held in trust due to unpaid tax obligations.

 

 

Health: COVID-19 Research -- Are We Closer to Finding a Treatment?

The world is anxiously awaiting effective therapies to treat COVID-19. Doctors are studying a handful of drugs, hoping to find a treatment to help the sickest patients recover faster. One drug we've heard a lot about is the antiviral, Remdesivir. Cleveland Clinic's Doctor Daniel Culver says results of a recent study suggest it may help decrease the magnitude of the disease.

 

 

Daniel Scott Arrest Update

Nevada DPS, Parole and Probation Division, in Coordination with the USMS and LVMPD Narcotics Bureau, Arrest Fugitive

 

Las Vegas, Nev.- On May 13, 2020, the Nevada Department of Public Safety (DPS), Division of Parole and Probation (NPP), working in conjunction with the US Marshals Service (USMS), located and arrested absconder Daniel Scott, a Parole and Probation fugitive with a lengthy criminal history.

Officers conducted a protective sweep of the residence Scott was located in and observed multiple indicators of narcotic sales readily visible. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

 

(LVMPD) Narcotics Bureau, upon approval of a search warrant, conducted a search of the residence. The search yielded 19.3 gross grams (gg) of heroin, 61.3 gg of methamphetamine, 15.3 gg of alprazolam, and $20,515.00 in US currency.

 

Scott was transported to the Clark County Detention Center by NPP Officers and booked on violating the terms and conditions of his parole.

The LVMPD Narcotics Bureau took custody of the narcotics and currency and will adopt and rebook Scott on any new charges.

 

The mission of the Nevada DPS, Parole and Probation Division, is to provide professional supervision services to the courts and supervised individuals and assist individuals in rehabilitation to become productive members of the community and successfully reintegrate into society. The Nevada DPS, Parole and Probation Division works in coordination with the USMS, LVMPD, and partnering agencies statewide to help keep Nevada communities safe.

 

Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial with Josh Osborne

Is your computer not doing what you'd like it to do? In this week's Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial, Josh Osborne explains what signs might indicate it's time to buy a new computer.

 

 

Propane Tank Explosion Rocks North Pahrump Neighborhood

A massive explosion rocked an area on Pahrump's north side Tuesday night. And the ensuing fireball engulfed a large portion of a property on Shady Lane. There are no report of injuries. But it was a dramatic scene. Pahrump Valley Fire Chief Scott Lewis describes what happened.

 

 

Nye County Clerk's Office Open for Early Voting

The Nye County Clerk's Office has reopened to the public. That means you can visit the clerk's office to cast a ballot in-person for the June 9th primary.

 

 

Fire Chief Offers Reminder About Fireworks

Fireworks are a popular way to celebrate holidays like the Fourth of July. But those fireworks can also be dangerous when used improperly. There is only one approved location from which to launch your own fireworks in Pahrump. And as Pahrump Valley Fire Chief Scott Lewis reminds us, it's not at home.

 

 

Health: COVID-19 Mental Health -- Creating New Routines

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Everyone is feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. From kids to adults, we're all dealing with a new situation, and a good deal of uncertainty. Erica Foreman has more on how creating new routines can help us manage the stress of it all. Doctor Bea says in a time like this, it's reasonable to expect your emotions to fluctuate. He reminds us that mental health professionals are available -- even virtually or over the phone -- to help if you're struggling with depression or thoughts of self-harm.

 

 

Save A Pet - Leo

It's Wednesday. Time to meet another great pet up for adoption from Desert Haven Animal Society. Today, Darbie O'Donnell introduces us to Leo.

 

 

Fire Destroys Home on Pioche Street in Pahrump

A structure fire Sunday destroys a home on Pioche Street in Pahrump. All residents escaped unhurt, but a firefighter was bitten by a cat he was rescuing from the flames.

 

 

Pahrump: Driver Crashes Car into Pole, Runs Away

Officers searched for the driver of a Chevy Camaro that struck a utility pole at the intersection of Wilson Road and Linda Street. The driver fled on foot after the crash.