890 Higley Rd, Pahrump, NV 89048 | 775-727-9400

 

 

KPVM-TV SURVEY ACE Country Radio SURVEY

Southern Nevada Media Services serving 2.75 million people across 775,000 households and growing!

OUR PROGRAMMING CHANNELS

Today's Top Stories Archives for 2020-10

Angies List

Improving Indoor Air Quality

 

 

Governor's Points of Light Awards

Governor Steve Sisolak and First Lady Kathy Sisolak recently presented the 2020 Governor's Points of Light Awards. Pahrump resident is a finalist. Who won?

 

 

Great Computer Deals

If your computer isn't running like it used to, there's a good chance it can be fixed. In today's Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial, Josh Osborne says if you've done something that's caused the problem, it's important to learn from your mistake.

 

 

Governor's Points of Light Awards

Governor Steve Sisolak and First Lady Kathy Sisolak recently presented the 2020 Governor's Points of Light Awards. Pahrump resident is a finalist. Who won?

 

 

Nye County Arrest Report

One man is slightly injured and another arrested in an alleged case of battery.

 

 

Nye County Arrest Report

A man allegedly tries to steal a cart full of items from Walmart as the store manager gives chase.

 

 

Nye County Arrest Report

Calls of a nude woman walking outside leads to an alleged indecent exposure arrest.

 

 

Rollover Accident Knocks Out Power

The driver of a car veered off the roadway on Leslie Street yesterday striking a power pole and a fence.

 

 

ATV Accident

One person was transported via Mercy air and another transported by personal vehicle to a medical facility following an ATV Rollover.

 

 

B*****S For Biden

A group of like-minded ladies have been getting together in Pahrump to enjoy a glass of wine, talk politics all while helping a friend and the Nye County Democratic Party. And.....they came up with a pretty catchy name for their group.

 

 

 

U Turn For Christ

This summer, News 25 caught up with John Jimenez who told us about an option available for men and women battling addition. The organization is called U Turn for Christ.

 

 

Cleveland Clinic

October 29th is World Stroke Day. We're learning more about how COVID-19 impacts the brain, and evidence suggests the infection may increase risk for suffering a stroke. Cleveland Clinic's Doctor Shazam Hussain wasn't involved in the research, but says strokes caused by blood clots appear to be impacting a younger population.

 

 

Nye County Arrest Report

Several reported complaints lead to the arrest and recovery of an allegedly stolen vehicle.

 

 

Nye County Arrest Report

Several reported complaints lead to the arrest and recovery of an allegedly stolen vehicle.

 

 

We talked to Dr. Q of Star Nursery about Fall Planting

The season has changed! But that doesn't mean that you can't continue to plant in your yard! Dr. Q of Star Nursery stopped by and told us what we need to think about when fall planting.

 

 

Covid and High School Athletes

As schools make difficult decisions about how to proceed amid Covid-19, one group that is especially effected are student high school athletes. When schools decide not to compete, consequences can be dramatic. At Omaha South in Nebraska, seniors unable to take part in the state track meet say the impact on their college plans is profound. Kim Martinez has the story.

 

 

Cleveland Clinic

Colorectal Cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Research shows colorectal cancer in younger adults is on the rise. No, that data has prompted an expert panel to recommend colon cancer screening start at age forty five instead of fifty.

 

 

Let's Meet Today's Save A Pet!

Darbie O'Donnell is at Desert Haven Animal Society today to introduce us to a sweet pittie named after a famous MMA fighter!

 

 

Battle Born Financial

News 25 caught up with Brent Leavitt of Battleborn Financial at the P3 Flu Shot clinic this past week. Brent was at P3 to answer any health insurance questions that people had and he also reminded us that it is the annual enrollment period for medicare right now.

 

 

Education News

Country music’s Dierks Bentley is no doubt an inspiration to many, so it’s pretty impressive that a Nashville teen has actually inspired the superstar. He’s such a big fan of her work, he not only featured the young lady in one of his videos but years later continues to promote her work that has nothing to do with music and everything to do with having a huge heart. Kim Martinez reports.

 

 

Halloween Trick or Treat Safety

Preventing Covid-19 is top of mind as little ghosts and goblins head out on halloween night. But that doesn't mean traditional precautions get tossed aside. Erica Foreman has more on trick-or-treat safety – new and old.

 

 

Brothel Fees Waived

Brothel licensing fees have been waived for one year by the Board of County Commissioners.

 

 

v

Wind Damages Roof on Wedgewood Home

The windy weather has kept many Nye County residents on their toes since yesterday. Many of us trying to keep our lawn furniture from blowing away. It also had Pahrump Valley and Rescue working hard today.

 

 

Triathlete Battles Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in American women. Meet a triathlete who's facing the challenge of a lifetime after a dry patch of skin turns out to be an advanced form of breast cancer. While a mammogram didn't uncover Pam's cancer, it still detects a majority of breast cancers at an earlier and more treatable stage. Doctors recommend women speak to their physicians to determine when is best to begin screening.

 

 

Meet Skully! Today's Save A Pet

Darbie O'Donnell takes us to Desert Haven Animal Society to introduce us to a sweet boy named Skully.

 

 

Dakota Saldivar is Sentenced

Dakota Saldivar was in court today for his sentencing in the 2018 murder of his mother Dawn Liebig.

 

 

Nye County Sheriff's Office Recertification

Nye County Sheriff's Office Deputies recently underwent a portion of their recertification training. News 25 was able to speak with Lieutenant Adam Tippets who told us more.

 

 

Structure Fire Ambler Way

Nye County Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire late last night on Ambler Way. No one was injured.

 

Great Computer Deals

It's very important to keep your PC safe, after all it helps protect your data and personal information. In today's Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial, Josh Osborne explains the steps you can take to protect yourself from the top 3 enemies of your computer.

 

 

Save A Pet

Meet Maggie the Dog! Darbie O'Donnell takes us to Desert Haven Animal Society to meet Maggie who is looking for her forever home.

 

 

Accident on Hwy 160 and Betty

Mercy Air landed on Highway 160 last night to transport a patient involved in an accident.

 

 

Accident on Basin

An accident at Basin Avenue and Highway 160 sent one person to Desert View Hospital.

 

 

NCSO Arrest Report

On October 6th, Nye County Sheriff's deputies received a report from the office of the Clark County Public Guardian regarding elder exploitation.

 

 

Nye County Vehicle Auction

The Nye County vehicle auction is happening this weekend. Ski Censke gave News 25 the details.

 

 

Covid Halloween Masks

Halloween is just around the corner and it's sure to look and feel much different thsi year due to the pandemic. Many cities are taking precautions, but what can parents do to keep their little ghosts and goblins safe?

 

 

It's Medicare Open Enrollment Time

News 25 caught up with Bren Levitt of Battleborn Financial at the P3 Flu Shot clinic this week. Brent was at P3 to answer any health insurance questions that people had and he also reminded us that it is the annual enrollment period for medicare right now.

 

 

Food Drive Held for VFW and PVHS Food Pantry

This past Saturday KPVM, Ace Country Radio, Quality signs & designs teamed up with the local VFW Food Bank & Pahrump Valley High School Food Pantry for a food drive to make a difference in our community . We spoke with Jill Fishler and Sharon Hempton at our local Walmart to learn more about the impact they're making in our community

 

 

Applications are Being Accepted for Veteran's Banners

Applications are now being accepted at the Nye County Administration Building for the Veterans Banner program. News 25 spoke with Dr. Tom Waters about the program and how you can nomnate a veteran to appear on on banner.

 

 

Emergency Management Report at the BOCC

Scott Lewis, Director of Emergency Management reported to the board of county commissioners on Tuesday. Lewis reported an increase in covid numbers since the last BOCC meeting.

 

 

Nye County Arrest Report

An off road vehicle leads deputies on a chase through Paurump and leads to one mans arrest.

 

 

Save-A-Pet: Meet Philly!

SAP) Today Darbie O'Donnell takes us to Desert Haven Animal Society to meet Philly!

 

 

OptimuMedicine has a New Option for Pahrump

There's a new option for patients needing critical care medical transport. OptimuMedicine is now serving the Pahrump valley and all of Nye County. And C-E-O Devon Eisma says his company's service can be a viable alternative to medical flights.

 

 

Mental Health First Aid Classes Offered

Nye communities coalition is offering a Mental Health First Aid Class. This class offers great information for anyone that works with the general public. LeeAnn Luna of NCC stopped by to tell us more about these free classes.

 

 

Bariatric Surgery and Heart Health

Obesity is a major health problem in the U.S., affeting more than forty percent of adults. It's also a major risk factor for heart disease - The leading cause of death in the country. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic are looking to see if weight loss surgery could reduce some of these health problems.

 

 

Nevada Highway Patrol Recognizes Cheryl Andersen

At the BOCC meeting today the Nevada Highway Patrol and Nye County Commissioners recognized Cheryl Anderson for dedication and hard work keeping commuters informed via the Pahrump Commuters Facebook page since March 2016. Trooper Justin Branske said he wanted to recognize Andersen for not only maintaining the Facebook commuter page but also for her dedication to keeping drivers safe.

 

 

Arrest at Horizon Market

On September 27th at 9am, Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the Horizon Market in Pahrump in reference to an alleged shoplift in progress. Here's what happened.

 

 

Nevada Highway Patrol Recognizes Cheryl Andersen

At the BOCC meeting today the Nevada Highway Patrol and Nye County Commissioners recognized Cheryl Anderson for dedication and hard work keeping commuters informed via the Pahrump Commuters Facebook page since March 2016. Trooper Justin Branske said he wanted to recognize Andersen for not only maintaining the Facebook commuter page but also for her dedication to keeping drivers safe.

 

 

Accident on Country Place

One person was taken to the hospital following a two car crash last week. Nevada Highway Patrol says this type of crash has been an issue.

 

 

Upcoming Nye County Land Auction

The Nye Country Treasurer trust property public auction starts two weeks from today. And it's the perfect time to get a good deal on a piece of property in Nye County. Like earlier this year, the auction will be entirely online. And county treasurer John Prudhont says that saves the county a lot of time... and money.

 

 

Cleveland Clinic

The world series starts this week and millions of baseball fans will tune in. One of those fans had big league dreams - Until he lost his hand in a freak accident. Kyle Michael Miller has more on his recovery, and the surgery that allowed him to throw again.

 

 

SSC North America Breaks Speed Record

On October 10th a portion of Highway 160 just North of Pahrump was closed and traffic was diverted as SSC North America borrowed that stretch of road in an attempt to break the speed record for a production car using its SSC Tuatara.

 

 

Early Voting in Nevada

Early voting began on Saturday in Nevada. There have been some long lines at the Bob Ruud Community Center as many have chosen to vote in person. NEws 25 spoke to Rachel Aldana at the community center about how voting was going so far and about the options voters have for casting their ballots.

 

 

P3 Will Offer Free Flu Vaccines for those 65 and Older

Doctors are encouraging people to get the flu shot this year because it is possible to contract both the flu and covid-19 at the same time. That scenario is being called a 'twindemic'. Flu shots do take up to two weeks to build your immunity to the flu after you receive the vaccination and everyone 6 months and older should get the flu vaccine.

 

The Physicians at P3 here in Pahrum want to help our senior community, 65 and older, some of the most vulnerable to the flu, receive their flu shot. Tomorrow they will offer a free drive up flu shot clinic. News 25 spoke with Becky Holiday about the P3 clinic and how attending can get you a very cool t-shirt!

 

 

Coffee May Help Slow the Spread of Colon Cancer

If you can't go a day without coffee, You're not alone. And it turns out that 'cup of Joe' could actually be good for you. A recent study shows it may help slow the spread of colon cancer.

 

 

Today Darbie O'Donnell Introduces us to a Cat with a Fancy Name

There are lots of pets in our local shelters just awaiting their forever homes. For today's Save A Pet, Darbie O'Donnell joins us from Desert Haven Animal Society, where she introduces us to an orange tabby with a fancy name.

 

 

March Scheduled to Celebrate Start of Early Voting

Early voting begins tomorrow and there is a group of women in Pahrump that are celebrating by holding a March. News 25 spoke with Carolene Logue about the Indivisible and the Indivisible Prickley Pears of Nye County and the march they have planned for this weekend.

 

 

Pahrump Trunk or Treat Event to Allow for Social Distancing

The coronavirus pandemic will likely affect the number of kids out trick-or-treating this year. But a big event in the works will allow trick-or-treaters to have fun -- and also stay safe. Darbie O'Donnell, of Quality Signs and Designs, explains how this year's bigger-and-better Trunk or Treat event will work.

 

 

Farinata Italian Style Pizza Opens its Doors in Pahrump

It is always exciting when a new business comes to Pahrump. Not many of them come from as far away as Italy. There is a new restaurant located on Highway 372 called Farinata and they are ready to serve you!

 

 

Health: Survey Reveals How Americans Are Handling COVID-19

We're all navigating the challenges of COVID-19 in different ways. A recent survey shows some people have made healthy lifestyle changes since the pandemic began, while others struggle with mental health. Erica Foreman has more on how the country is coping. Despite the stress of COVID-19, the survey also shows 72 percent of respondents have a positive outlook for the future.

 

 

Save A Pet - Oreo

It's Friday. Time to meet another great pet available for adoption at one of our local shelters. Today, Darbie O'Donnell joins us from Desert Haven Animal Society, where she introduces us to a cat named Oreo. And just a reminder... all adoptions are 50 percent off this weekend at Desert Haven Animal Society. So it would be a great time to consider adopting a pet in need.

 

 

Nye County Wants Esmeralda County to Help Pay for 911 Calls

At the last Board of County Commissioners meeting an item for possible action regarding sending a letter to the Esmeralda County Commission for the purpose of asking Esmeralda County to reimburse Nye County 911 for the cost of receiving their 911 calls.

 

 

NHP Investigating Two Vehicle Crash at 372 and Barney

One person was transported to Desert View Hospital today after a two vehicle crash at Highway 372 and Barney Street. Nevada Highway Patrol says the driver of the sedan will be cited.

 

 

Pahrump Church Hands Out 1200 Boxes of Food

There was a food box giveaway at Calvary Chapel Pahrump Valley today. Volunteers helped to hand out 1200 boxes of food to those in need. There are more opportunities coming up to collect food boxes at the church. We spoke to Stefanie Dawson to find out more. Food box giveaways will happen again at Calvary Chapel Pahrump Valley on October 22nd and the 28th beginning at 9:30 a.m. Calvary Chapel is located at 1051 East Mickey Street in Pahrump.

 

 

Donald Trump Junior Holds Rally in Las Vegas

Donald Trump Junior made a stop in Las Vegas Wednesday evening to rally the president's supporters. He says voters must fight to keep his father in the White House another four years, saying the cards are stacked against both the president -- and the Republican party as a whole.

 

 

Miss Pahrump Program Teaching Dance Moves to Students

News 25 caught up with Miss Pahrump Alyia Bolton and her first attendant Taylor Tillery to find out about an activity that brought smiles to the faces of kids at the local elementary schools that take part in the SAFE after school program. Alyia and Taylor get to spend an additional year in their royal roles representing Pahrump because the Pandemic has forced postponement of the next pageant until 2021. Both young ladies are happy to serve and it looks like the kids are happy they were able to dance with them.

 

 

Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial with Josh Osborne

If you're using an old computer, chances are it's not as fast as it used to be. But why is that? In today's Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial, Josh Osborne offers some insight.

 

 

Food Drive Set for This Weekend in Pahrump

Many people in our area continue to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic. One of the biggest needs is food. So this Saturday, Quality Signs and Designs, KPVM-TV and Ace Country Radio are organizing a food drive to help. Darbie O'Donnell has details.

 

 

Food Drive Set for This Weekend in Pahrump

Many people in our area continue to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic. One of the biggest needs is food. So this Saturday, Quality Signs and Designs, KPVM-TV and Ace Country Radio are organizing a food drive to help. Darbie O'Donnell has details.

 

 

Desert Fire Leads to Arrest of Pahrump Man

Tony Patten is under arrest and facing a charge of third degree arson after police say he admitted to starting a fire near East State Street and Oyster Street.

 

 

Health: Do Halloween Masks Offer Protection from Coronavirus?

Halloween is a great time to dust off a fa-boo-lous mask. But not all masks are created equal -- especially when it comes to COVID-19. Cleveland Clinic's Doctor Kristin Englund says it's important to remember only certain masks are proven effective in reducing coronavirus spread.

 

 

Save A Pet - Shack

If you're looking to adopt a cat, we know a good place to start. Darbie O'Donnell joins us from Desert Haven Animal Society with today's Save A Pet -- Shack.

 

 

Year-Long Investigation Ends With Two Arrests

On September 5th of 2019 Nye County Sheriff's deputies began an investigation after being dispatched to an address in the area of Jane and Navajo. The report by Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services was in reference to the strong odor of acetone in the area.

 

 

Hypercar Sets Speed Record on Stretch of Highway 160

A stretch of State Route 160 -- between Pahrump and Las Vegas -- helps another car become the world's fastest production car. The record-breaking speed was achieved Saturday -- just three years after a different car set the current speed record on that same stretch of highway.

 

 

Nye County Sheriff's Office Has Tips for Avoiding a Rollover Crash

Every year, Nye County records numerous traffic crashes that involve a rollover. And many times, those crashes result in a serious injury or death. Nye County Sheriff's Office Lieutenant Adam Tippetts explains why that is, and provides some tips for getting your car back on the road safely.

 

 

Memorial Celebrates Life of Local WWII Veteran Bill Dailey

Pahrump resident and World War II veteran Bill Dailey died July 29th at the age of 96. Bill was well known in the community. And friends, family and fellow servicemembers remembered him fondly during a memorial ceremony at Pahrump VFW Post 10054.

 

 

Second Fire in Two Years at Former Pahrump Business

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue is investigating the cause of a fire Sunday night that damaged part of a former commercial building on Highway 160. That building has been boarded up since being damaged by fire just last year. Fire Chief Scott Lewis tells us more. If you have any information that might help fire investigators, you can call Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue at 775-727-5658.

 

 

Nye County to Budget Conservatively Due to Coronavirus

Nye County financial director Savannah Rucker delivered her report regarding the current and future financial condition of Nye County as related to the COVID-19 outbreak at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on October 6.

 

 

Salvation Army Prepares to Roll Out Angel Trees

Before you know it, the holidays will be here. While a joyful time for most, it is also a tough time form many. Especially parents that aren't able to provide their children with gifts. Gift giving could be difficult for many this year who may have lost income or jobs. That is where the Salvation Army hopes to help. Soon Angel Trees will be appearing around Nye County. We spoke to Jon Watt and Nicole McComas from the Salvation Army about how you can help.

 

 

Health: Managing Seasonal Depression During the Pandemic

As long sunny days turn shorter and darker some people begin to experience seasonal depression. But many of us are already feeling low-grade depression due to COVID-19 restrictions. Cleveland Clinic's Doctor Scott Bea says, for some, fall and winter are shaping up to be a real mental health struggle.

 

 

Save A Pet - Bruno

Are you thinking about adopting a dog? If so, Desert Haven Animal Society in Pahrump has a lot of great pets just waiting for you. For today's Save A Pet, Darbie O'Donnell introduces us to Bruno.

 

 

NCSO Investigation Leads to Arrests on Drug Charges

On September 5th of 2019 Nye County Sheriff's deputies began an investigation after being dispatched to an address in the area of Jane and Navajo, where firefighters reported a strong odor of acetone. Today, Clifton Smith and James McKines are under arrest and facing a number of drug-related charges.

 

 

Local CARES Act Money Still Available for Nye County Businesses

The Board of County Commissioners was briefed at their last meeting on applications and balance of the CARES Act funding available to businesses in Nye County. There is still a large balance of funding available to businesses that have suffered due to the pandemic. Missey Kohler has more.

 

 

Pahrump Residents Invited to Local 'Faith and Blue' Events

A nationwide initiative hopes to make stronger connections between local law enforcement and faith organizations and the communities they serve. It's called 'Faith and Blue.' And there are several events this weekend in Pahrump in which the public is invited to participate. The rally is being held at the intersection of Highway 160 and 372. And if you plan to attend, Boulden recommends getting there by 11:45 am. If you have questions about any of this weekend's events, you can call Chaplain Boulden directly, at 775-764-0982.

 

 

Speed Record Attempt to Cause Travel Delays on Highway 16093

Director of Public Works Tim Dahl reported to the Board of County Commissioners at their meeting on October 6. In addition to discussing paving, pot holes and brush clearing Director Dahl had some exciting news to share.

 

 

Save A Pet - Chester

It's Friday. Time to meet another great pet available for adoption. For today's Save A Pet, we head to Desert Haven Animal Society, where Darbie O'Donnell introduces us to Chester.

 

 

Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial with Josh Osborne

If you're in the market for a new computer, you may be considering a tablet. In today's Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial, Josh Osborne runs through the pros and cons of buying a tablet.

 

 

Vice Presidential Debate Reveals Sharp Contrasts Between Parties

A week after a raucous presidential debate, last night's vice-presidential debate -- between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris -- seemed a bit more traditional. But one thing was clear -- the sharp contrast between the two parties' agendas.

 

 

Nye Commissioners Award Construction Contract for New Animal Shelter

Final proposals for the construction of a new Animal Shelter in Nye County were reviewed at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on October 6th. Danielle McKee, Contracts Administrator explaned that the bid is for design and construction of the building and she went on to detail how the final bids were scored and rated. Missey Kohler has more.

 

 

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health (Extended Interview)

News 25 spoke with Dr. Marwan Sabbagh about a $3 million grant received by the center. Nye County residents will hav an opportunity to participate in a study with the center about Alzheimers Disease. For more information on the study go to clevelandclinic.org, clevelandclinic/nevada.org or healthybrains.org.

 

 

Back to School: Adapting to a New Way of Learning in the Coronavirus Era

We've been following educators, parents and students as they have returned back to school and to a completely different style of learning. Madison Riggs is a first year college student at Dixie State University majoring in elementary education, and she is taking her courses completely on line.

 

 

Health: Keeping Your Child Calm During a Flu Shot

Flu season is upon us and doctors are reminding parents to get their kids vaccinated, which isn't always easy when you have a little one who's scared of shots. So how do you keep them calm?

 

 

Emergency Management Report to the BOCC

Scott Lewis, Director of Emergency Management delivered another steady report to the Board of County Commissioners yesterday. Commissioner Blundo reminded everyone to remain vigilant and continue to push to reopen.

 

 

Learn About the Retired Senior Volunteer Program

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program or RSVP serves seniors across the country offering programs to aid its clients with day to day needs. RSVP in Pahrump is looking for volunteers and even have some paid positions available. Tonya Brum tells us more about this great program.

 

 

Cleveland Clinic Center for Brain Health Awarded Grant

In downtown Las Vegas you will find an architestrially interesting building known as the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. The center was just awarded a $3.3 million dollar grant. News 25 had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Marwan Sabbagh (Sub-Bah), Director for the Cleveland Clinic Center for Brain Health about the award and how Nye County citizens can participate in a study.

 

 

Learn About the Retired Senior Volunteer Program

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program or RSVP serves seniors across the country offering programs to aid its clients with day to day needs. RSVP in Pahrump is looking for volunteers and even have some paid positions available. Tonya Brum tells us more about this great program.

 

 

How Parents are Coping with Kids in School

Students have been back in school since August 24th. Some of the time is spent in the classroomand at home and some kids are learning exclusively at home. We've heard from students and have learned that they are mostly finding their way. Parents however, are also a learning about a new way to educate. News 26 talked with Kenny Weaver, Assistant Principal at Pahrump Valley High School to find out how his family is doing with their three children, one in college, one in middle school and one high schooler learning virtually.

 

 

The Toll of Covid on Mom's Mental Health

The coronavirus pandemic hasn't just impacted how we live and work. It's also taking a toll on some people's mental health. Erica Foreman tells us how one Ohio mom has learned to cope despite a host of challenges.

 

 

This week's Save a Pet is Red!

Each week, we feature pets available for adoption from local shelters. For today's Save A Pet, we meet Red -- a very energetic and playful dog available from Desert Haven Animal Society.

 

 

Court Report with Missey Kohler

News 25 was in district court Monday, following two cases moving through the courts in Nye County involving defendants Eric Garcia and Cole Engelson.

 

 

Brett Linder Arrested Twice Within Three Days

Brett Linder has been arrested and is now facing multiple charges, including attempted murder. His latest arrest comes just two days after a separate arrest on unrelated charges.

 

 

Pahrump Moose Lodge to Offer Free Flu Shots

The Pahrump Moose Lodge Number 808 will host a free flu shot clinic on Saturday. News 25 spoke to Jim Cornell, Moose Community Service Chairman to find out the details.

 

 

Remote Area Medical Brings Vital Care to Pahrump Valley

A lof of people in our area are getting the medical attention they need, thanks to Remote Area Medical -- commonly referred to as RAM. The organization, comprised of hundreds of volunteers, travels the country providing a variety of free medical services to those seeking care. RAM CEO Jeff Eastman talks about their weekend stop in Pahrump.

 

 

Commissioners Request Repairs for Nye County Roads

Commissioners had an opportunity to list off roadways that require pot holes to be filled during the BOCC meeting on September 15th. Assistant Public Works Director Thomas Bolling delivered a report on general road maintenance, gravel road maintenance, asphalt patching and weed mowing throughout Nye County.

 

 

Educators' Co-op Allowing Teachers to Share Information

Working virtually with dozens of new platforms means teachers are facing some big challenges. These days, it may feel like a whole new world for many educators, which is why an Educators Co-op that began small is now gaining nationwide interest during COVID. The co-op has created a virtual place for teachers to share information, online learning techniques, and give one another much needed emotional support. Kim Martinez reports.

 

 

Health: How Flu and COVID-19 Are Similar But Different

COVID-19 and influenza will be difficult to tell apart. They're both deadly respiratory diseases with similar symptoms. But there are a few important differences, according to Cleveland Clinic's Doctor Susan Rehm.

 

 

Save A Pet - Suka

There are lots of great pets available for adoption in our area. And for today's Save A Pet, we meet Suka, a shepherd-heeler mix available now at Desert Haven Animal Society.

 

 

Court Report with Missey Kohler

Missey Kohler takes a look at some of the cases moving through the courts in Nye County, including those involving defendants Nickolas Von Alst and Cameron Culbertson.

 

 

NDOT to Begin Work on New Pahrump Crosswalk

Motorists can expect some short delays, as construction on a new crosswalk gets underway in Pahrump. Similar to the crosswalk on Highway 160 at Calvada Boulevard, this one will cross Highway 160 at Postal Road.

 

 

Pahrump Couple Happy to be Reunited with Their Pets

A Pahrump couple is thankful to be safely reuinted with their three pets, after a fire swept through their Tahachapi Avenue home last Sunday. Firefighters were able to rescue ChaChi, Lady Bird and Gypsy from the smoke and flames. And Donna Burchett says she and her husband Ed are so happy to have them back at their sides.

 

 

VFW Student Essay Contest Deadline October 31

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is once again giving students a chance to win some big cash prizes. Each year, the VFW sponsors two separate essay contests focused on patriotism -- one for junior high students -- the other for high schoolers. But if you'd like to enter, you need to start writing. The deadline to enter is October 31st.

 

 

Honeybee Home Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Parade

Honeybee Home is celebrating its 20th year in Pahrump. The senior care facility is home to those who can't live alone. And they celebrated their anniversary with a parade for their residents. For more information on Honeybee Home, you can give them a call, at 775-751-3611.

 

 

Save A Pet - Norris

It's Friday. Time to meet another great pet available for adoption from Desert Haven Animal Society. Today's featured pet is a cat named Norris.

 

 

Remembrance Ceremony Honors Victims of 1 October Tragedy

Today marks the third anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in US history. On the night of October 1st, 2017, 58 people died after a gunman opened fire from his hotel room -- on the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas -- sending more than a thousand rounds into a crowd gathered for the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. This morning, a remembrance ceremony was held outside the Clark County Government Center.

 

 

ARES Nevada to Build Energy Production Facility in Pahrump

ARES Nevada presented at the September 15th Board of County Commissioners meeting with an amended plan to their amended project. They hope to add construction of a storage and energy regulation management facility in Pahrump.

 

 

Save A Pet - Dodge

For today's Save A Pet, we're once again at Desert Haven Animal Society, where, this time, we meet Dodge.

 

 

Living Free Health to Open New Treatment Facility

Living Free Health has already opened a men's and a women's transitional house that provides a whole-health, safe solution for drug and alcohol abuse recovery. Now they are working on their third home that will provide the same for women with children and pegnant women. News 25 spoke with Shelley Poerio about the progress.

 

 

Health: Why Kids Need Flu Vaccines Even if They're Learning Online

With flu season fast approaching, doctors want to make sure kids are vaccinated -- especially since we're also dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. If your little ones are learning remotely, you might think a flu shot isn't necessary this year. But that's not the case.

 

 

Facebook