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Photography Class Provides Students Real World Experience

Sometimes classes take on a life of their own, and lead students to discover talents they might not have even known they had. That's what's happened with a Memphis school's photography program, where students are getting real world experience. Kim Martinez reports.

 

 

Student News with Louis Sposato

There's a lot happening in the Nye County School District, including some special holiday events. Louis Sposato has the details in this week's Student News.

 

 

Hundreds Served at Pahrump Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Hundreds of people enjoyed a free Thanksgiving meal, thanks to the efforts of the Pahrump Holiday Task Force. News 25 spoke with Linda Wright about this year's event. If you'd like to donate to the Pahrump Holiday Task Force, or volunteer to help out with future events -- like the Christmas dinner -- you can send them an email at PahrumpHolidayTaskForce@gmail.com.

 

 

Health: How Healthy Eating Patterns Can Benefit Children Who Are Obese

A recent study from Cleveland Clinic Children's shows the benefits of three different types of diets for children who are obese. According to the CDC, one in five children and adolescents in the United States has obesity. Doctor Michael Macknin led the study and explains the research.

 

 

Sports Report with Doug Ferber

It's Tuesday. Time to check in with Doug Ferber, who's talking high school basketball.

 

 

State Fire Marshal Investigating Deadly Pahrump Fire

The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a structure fire that claimed the life of a Pahrump woman. Neighbors called 911 to report the fire, which started in the early evening hours last Wednesday at a home on Blanchard Road. Pahrump Valley Fire Chief Scott Lewis says the home was already fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

 

 

Pahrump: Fire Destroys Home on Meier Drive, Woman Escapes Safely

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue was busy with yet another fire late Sunday night. This one destroyed a manufactured home on Meier Drive. Chief Scott Lewis says a woman living there was able to escape and is now receiving assistance from the American Red Cross.

 

 

Fire Chief: Take Precautions to Avoid a House Fire

There's been a string of structure fires in Pahrump in just the last few weeks. Four people have died in those fires. Chief Lewis says it's important to take precautions to insure you and your family is prepared if disaster strikes.

 

 

RNG Farms Provides Unique Service to Pahrump Valley

Erika Johnston has been giving back to the community for years. She earned the Andre Butch Harper Act of Kindness Award for her work with disabled individuals in our area. We caught up with the award winner and entrepreneur at her ranch, RNG Farms, to get an update on how things are going.

 

 

Salvation Army Thankful for Donation of Winter Coats and Blankets

Our own Nye County Tax Assessor and Rotarian Sheree Stringer collected some much needed winter items recently. The group donated them to the Salvation Army this week. Jon Watt from the charity says, these blankets and coats will be going to good use.

 

 

Health: Survivor Grateful After Double Lung Transplant

After a life-threatening battle with COVID-19, and receiving a double lung transplant, a Michigan man is grateful to be celebrating Thanksgiving with his family this year. Brittany Harris shares his inspiring story. Masri is continuing to recover, but is said to be doing well medically.

 

 

Man Allegedly Torches His Own Home, Investigation Underway

A man shows up at a Pahrump convenience store, saying he poured gasoline on his house and lit it on fire. Now, authorities are looking into those claims, after Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue was called out to extinguish a fire on Cheyenne Way. News 25 spoke with Fire Chief Scott Lewis at the scene. The man who claims to have started the fire was transported to Desert View Hospital for treatment of burn injuries.

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Heavy Smoking Increases Risk For COVID-19 Complications

COVID-19 can impact anyone. But smokers face an uphill battle when fighting the virus. Recent research shows people who smoke have a higher risk of hospitalization and death from the disease.

 

 

Pahrump Powwow Brings Celebration to Petrack Park

The annual Pahrump Powwow is being called a big success. The event drew a large crowd to Petrack Park this past weekend. Organizer Paula Elefante says the powwow offers a little something for everyone.

 

 

First Responders Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to Pahrump Seniors

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue and Nye County Emergency Management mobilized its forces Wednesday morning -- to deliver Thanksgiving meals to local seniors. News 25 was on hand at the Pahrump Senior Center, where the meals were being prepared and loaded onto fire vehicles for delivery. The Pahrump Senior Center also served in-person Thanksgiving meals during the lunch hour today. The center is now closed until Monday, when they'll resume normal operations, including daily lunches for seniors, served from 11:30 to 12:30. For more information about the center's meals on wheels program or to register for the Christmas dinner, you can call the center at 775-727-5008.

 

 

Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial with Josh Osborne

When it comes to computers and technology, our viewers have a lot of questions. And we have just the person to help answer them. It's time once again to check in with Josh Osborne at Great Computer Deals in Pahrump.

 

 

Sports Report with Doug Ferber

Pahrump Valley High School is gearing up for the start of basketball season. Doug Ferber talks with coaches about their expectations this year.

 

 

Run. Gobble. Nap. To Benefit Pahrump Youth Program

If you aren’t too busy this Thursday morning or you just want to work off some of those upcoming calories later in the day on Thanksgiving, there's a family fun event happening at Spring Mountain Motor Sports.

 

 

Third Co-Defendant in Murder of Roy Jaggers Enters Plea

The three co-defendants accused of the kidnapping, torture and murder of Roy Jaggers will be back in court on December 3rd. The case is set for trial next August. And as District Court Judge Kimberly Wanker explained at a hearing last week, the process will require a lot of time, resources and money.

 

 

Student News with Louis Sposato

There's a lot happening in the Nye County School District. With this week's Student News, here's Louis Sposato.

 

 

State Fire Marshal Investigating Deadly Pahrump Fire

An investigator with the Nevada State Fire Marshal's Office is in Pahrump, trying to determine what sparked a deadly fire. One woman died Sunday night, when she was unable to escape from a travel trailer parked at a residence on Belville Road. Pahrump Valley Fire Chief Scott Lewis says she was living there temporarily with her husband and dog. The trailer was parked just feet away from a house. Flames spread to that structure, but Chief Lewis says damage was limited to the exterior. No one was inside that home at the time of the fire.

 

 

Pahrump VFW Post Poker Run Benefits Toys For Tots Program

The Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 10054 Rider’s Group hosted a Poker Run this past Saturday, November 20th to collect donations for The United States Marine Corp’s Toys For Tots program. It’s the second such Poker Run the group has hosted since last year to bring smiles to Pahrump children of all ages. For one veteran familiar to the residents of Pahrump, it means just a little bit more. Here’s Peter Christian to tell us more.

 

 

Nye Residents Voice Concerns About Proposed Solar Projects

The BLM Field office made a short presentation before the public lands advisory board last week to discuss several solar projects that are in the works for our area -- one that's been approved and three pending approval. Brad Francis takes a closer look at what's being proposed.

 

 

Teachers Nationwide Devoted To Students, Despite Difficult Times

This Thanksgiving week, if you have a child doing well in school, you're no doubt thankful for good educators. From those running the schools to those at the head of the classroom, good educators are reason to give thanks. This Thanksgiving, we're gathering up the thoughts of educators from all over the country as proof of their devotion to students, even during this most difficult of times.

 

 

Health: Safely Handling And Storing Thanksgiving Turkey

Before your guests 'gobble' up that Thanksgiving turkey, be sure you're handling it safely. According to Cleveland Clinic's Doctor Baruch Fertel, it's important to pay attention to temperature to avoid foodborne illness.

 

 

Save A Pet - Binks

There are dozens of cats in our local shelters awaiting their new forever homes. For today's Save A Pet, Darbie O'Donnell-Westerman is back inside the cat room at Desert Haven Animal Society, where she introduces us to Binks

 

 

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

According to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, thousands of acres of open space are lost daily to development. We recently spoke with Jacob Allen Cothron during their foundation banquet to laern more about how the RockyMountain Elk Foundation works at the national and local level to help conserve wildlife habitats.

 

 

Valley Electric Association Solar 101 Seminar

Solar power in Pahrump has been a hot button topic here in Pahrump the last few years for many residents on both sides of the issue. To address the questions of this valuable resource, Valley Electric Association hosted a Solar Power 101 seminar to help residents understand how solar power will both affect, and benefit them as consumers.

 

 

Great Computer Deals: How Do I Backup My Phone's Data

Did you just buy the newest Apple or Android smart phone? Are you struggling with moving your favorite photos or saved files to the new phone? Josh Osbourne has your solution to this task in tonight's segment from Great Computer Deals.

 

 

Pahrump Powwow 2021

After being canceled last year as a result of COVID-19, The annual Pahrump Powwow returns this weekend starting today. We visited with Paula Elefante for the details.

NCSO Arrest Kristin Swan

A Pahrump woman previously arrested for embezzlement has been taken into custody again and is facing a new charges. This time for a bakery she co-owned in town.

 

 

Ask Angi Home Holiday Safety

The holiday season is here, and decorations are already starting to pop up. While those decorations are beautiful and fun, they can also be risky. In today's Ask Angi, Bailey Carson discusses some of the best ways to keep your home safe during this holiday season.

 

 

Save a pet with Darbie O'Donnell Westerman with Godiva

If you're looking to adopting a feline companion, we hope you'll visit one of our local shelters. For today's Save A Pet, Darbie O'Donnell-Westerman is back inside the cat room at Desert Haven Animal Society, where she's hanging out with Godiva.

 

 

Great Computer Deals How do I backup my phones data?

Most of us carry around some pretty important data on our phones. So it's important to have a backup plan. Today, our go-to tech guy -- Josh Osborne at Great Computer Deals in Pahrump -- has some tips.

 

 

Muscle Cars of Pahrump Draws Crowd to Pahrump Circle K

If you like muscle cars, then the Circle K in Pahrump is the place to be every Friday night. That's where members of the local group Muscle Cars of Pahrump meet to show off their rides. Rich Blagburn says the get-togethers are a great way to meet new people and a great opportunity to see some fantastic hot rods.

 

 

Arrest Made For Malicious Prosecution Against Nye County DA

The Nye County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Las Vegas woman for attempting to have District Attorney Chris Arabia prosecuted. The woman identified as Kris Dane falsely stated, according the sheriff’s office, that the DA was attempting to have her sign a statement against Attorney Ronni Boskovich when she was terminated from her job at the DA’s office in 2018. Boskovich is currently running against DA Chris Arabia for the District Attorney’s seat here Nye County. The pair has been named as subjects in a few legal matters in the recent past. It’s unclear what the relationship that the suspect Kris Dane has to either the district attorney or to Ms Boskovich.

 

 

Pahrump: Hit-And-Run Crash Sends Pedestrian to Hospital

One person is transported to Desert View Hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Pahrump’s south side. The vehicle involved fled the scene. If you have any information about this crash, you're asked to contact the Nye County Sheriff's Office.

 

 

School Combining Academics, Work Study Serving The Underserved

A brand new high school is setting out to serve the underserved in Durham, North Carolina. Using the Cristo Rey unique model, this new school combines academics with a work study program, giving students an advantage. Brian Jodice reports.

 

 

Are The Hottest TikTok Home Improvement Trends Right For You?

Before and after photos can make DIY projects look easy when they actually require a lot of time, tools and talent to get them done right. In today's Ask Angi, Mallory Micetich talks about some of the hottest home improvement trends on TikTok and how to know whether they're right for you.

 

 

Health: Is It Safe To Travel For Thanksgiving?

Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is available to adults and children five and older, many families may be wondering if it's safe to travel for Thanksgiving this year.

 

 

Salvation Army Looking For Red Kettle Bell Ringer Volunteers

The Salvation Army red kettles, and the bell ringers, are a familiar sight each holiday season. Reva Braun helps organize the local fundraising effort. Right now, she's on the hunt for volunteers to ring bells, starting Thanksgiving weekend.

 

 

Sports Report with Doug Ferber

For a look at sporting news making headlines right here in our own backyard, here's Doug Ferber.

 

 

Student News with Louis Sposato

There's a lot happening in the Nye County School District. With this week's Student News, here's Louis Sposato.

 

 

NCSO Surprises Drivers With Free Turkeys

Nye County Sheriff's Office deputies have been busy lately, pulling over drivers for minor violations. But instead of receiving a ticket, they got a Thanksgiving surprise. Brad Francis explains.

 

 

Pahrump: State Fire Marshal Investigating Cause of Deadly Fire

A weekend fire has claimed the life of a Pahrump woman. Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue arrived on scene on Mary Lou Street to find the residence engulfed in flames. Fire Chief Scott Lewis says firefighters were able to pull the elderly woman from the home, but she did not survive her injuries.

 

 

Car, Motorcycle Collide at Pahrump Intersection, Site of Similar Crash Two Weeks Ago

Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Pahrump that sent a motorcycle rider to the hospital. That rider was detained immediately after the crash by a Nye County deputy, after allegedly attempting to flee the scene. Pahrump Valley Fire Chief Scott Lewis talks about his department's response. Authorities suspect impairment may have played a role in the crash. No one inside the car claimed any injuries at the scene. Two motorcycle riders were seriously hurt in another crash at this same intersection just two weeks ago.

 

 

Friends of Parkinson's, Nathan Adelson Hospice Bringing Wellness Symposium to Pahrump

As we age, our bodies don't always function like they used to. That's why it's important to remain active and take care of yourself. This week, two organizations are teaming up to provide tips for staying well, at the first-ever wellness symposium in Pahrump. Limited seats are available, so organizers suggest you register in advance to guarantee your spot. You can do so by contacting Friends of Parkinson's at friendsofparkinsons.org, or by contacting Nathan Adelson Hospice, at NAH.org.

 

 

IRS Offers Tips For Adjusting W4 Withholding

With the holidays upon us, you know tax season is just around the corner. Providing the correct tax withholding information to your employer can mean the difference between a welcome refund and a dreaded tax bill. Today, we have some tips for insuring the IRS is getting just its fair share.

 

 

Authorities Continue Investigation Into Cause of Pahrump Fire

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue continues its investigation into a large rubbish fire on Paiute Avenue. Fire Chief Scott Lewis says this isn't the first time firefighters have been called to this particular residence. If you have any information that might help the investigation into the cause of this fire, you're asked to contact Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue.

 

 

Health: Tips To Avoid Back Pain While Raking Leaves

Has raking leaves and fall yardwork got you feeling like a weekend warrior? If you're not careful, that load on your lumbar can cause some strain. Cleveland Clinic chiropractor Drew Schwartz says when it comes to preventing back pain, a 'dynamic' warm up is key.

 

 

Crash at Spring Mountain Motorsports

A male driver was taken to a trauma center in Las Vegas via air ambulance after crashing a high performance vehicle into a wall at Spring Mountain Motor Sports.

 

 

NCSO Arrest Matthew Glynn

A report of road rage results in one man taken into custody by the Nye County Sheriff's Office

 

 

DAV Veterans Day Service

Dr. Tom Water spoke to News 25 following last night Veteran’s Day service held at the Chief Tecopa Cemetery on East Street here in town.

 

 

Freaks of Nature Car Show

The town was full of all types of unique vehicles for the well-attended car and truck show that was held at the Pahrump Nugget. We spoke to the leaders of the pack, Shannon VanDerAa and Steven Henderson, at the event that is a fundraiser for their fallen member’s families.

 

 

DAV Veterans Day Service

Dr. Tom Water spoke to News 25 following last night Veteran’s Day service held at the Chief Tecopa Cemetery on East Street here in town.

 

 

J4NG Graduation

The students who participated in the organization Jobs for Nevada Graduates were recognized during a ceremony at Pahrump Valley High School this past week. J4NG helps high school students who may struggle to graduate and find a pathway to a better life. The course lead by high school teacher Robert Neilson provides mentoring, support, inspiration, and workplace-readiness training in Nevada schools.

 

 

Pahrump Valley Winery Stompapalooza

The Pahrump Valley Winery grape stomp event was held last weekend. The staff says the event is getting bigger and better. The second annual Stompapaloosa was lots of fun for all who participated.

 

 

Dozens Attend Veterans Day Ceremony at VFW Post 10054

Today is Veterans Day. A time to honor military veterans who've served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Locally, VFW Post 10054 in Pahrump held its annual Veterans Day ceremony in front of the post on Homestead Road. Senior Vice Commander Steven Kennard says its just one of several events happening this week at the VFW. You can follow what's happening at Pahrump VFW Post 10054 by heading to their Facebook page, or by visiting their website -- VFWpost10054.com.

 

 

Dozens Attend Veterans Day Ceremony at VFW Post 10054

Today is Veterans Day. A time to honor military veterans who've served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Locally, VFW Post 10054 in Pahrump held its annual Veterans Day ceremony in front of the post on Homestead Road. Senior Vice Commander Steven Kennard says its just one of several events happening this week at the VFW. You can follow what's happening at Pahrump VFW Post 10054 by heading to their Facebook page, or by visiting their website -- VFWpost10054.com.

 

 

Sports Report with Doug Ferber

It's Thursday. That usually means time to meet our KPVM Athlete Of The Week. This week, though, that honor goes to an entire team instead. Here's Doug Ferber.

 

 

Pahrump Business Offers Unique Way to Spread Holiday Cheer

A Pahrump sign company can help put some holiday cheer, in your window. Quality Signs and Designs is now offering custom-designed holiday scenes that they then paint directly onto windows. Co-owner Darbie O'Donnell-Westerman says its a festive way to show your holiday spirit.

 

 

Ask Angi: Renter-Friendly Renovations

Not everyone is a homeowner. But everyone deserves to love where they live. In today's Ask Angi, Mallory Micetich talks about some great home projects for renters that won't cost you your desposit.

 

 

Pahrump Crash Causes Damage, No Reported Injuries

Two crashes just minutes apart Tuesday evening keep Pahrump firefighters and deputies busy. The first happened just before six o'clock at the intersection of Calvada Boulevard and Mt. Charleston Drive.

 

 

Great Computer Deals Quick Tutorial with Josh Osborne

If you're looking to buy a new computer, you may have questions. And our go-to guy -- Josh Osborne at Great Computer Deals in Pahrump -- is here to help. Today, Josh talks backups.

 

 

Nevada DMV Investigation Leads to Arrest of Texas Man

An investigation by the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles ends with the arrest of a Texas man, who officers say was trying to sell a stolen vehicle using a switched VIN. Brad Francis as the details.

 

 

Health: How To Safely Process Deer Meat This Hunting Season

Deer hunting season is back in full swing in many areas. If you're planning to take part, it's important to know how to properly field dress the deer and process the meat. Cleveland Clinic dietitian Beth Czerwony has some advice.

 

 

Pahrump Valley Rotary Club Makes Another Book Delivery to Local School

The Pahrump Valley Rotary Club is at it again -- delivering books to local students. Today, they donated more than a thousand books to the pre-K program at Mount Charleston Elementary School in Pahrump. The donation is made possible through Rotary's 'Together We Read' initiative. This is the third year the Pahrump Valley Rotary Club has participated in the Together We Read program.

 

 

Save A Pet - Peede

It's time to meet another loving pet available for adoption from one of our local shelters. Today, Darbie O'Donnell-Westerman is in the yard at Desert Haven Animal Society, where she introduces us to Peede.

 

 

Student News with Louis Sposato

There's a lot happening in the Nye County School District. With this week's Student News, here's Louis Sposato.

 

 

B Royal Academy Improving Outcomes For Inner-City Students

An educator who recognized a need in her community is helping change outcomes for her inner-city students. Under her leadership, young black girls are finding their footing following pandemic closures and in a sometimes confusing and controversial world. Kim Martinez reports.

 

 

Pahrump Nevada Genealogy Society Helping People Discover Their Roots

A local organization is helping people discover their roots. The Pahrump Nevada Genealogical Society held a genealogical fair at the Pahrump Valley Museum this past weekend. Paula Elefante says the goal is to help people discover their ancestors and explore their family tree. The Pahrump Nevada Genealogical Society has been in existence for 26 years. If you're interested in becoming a member, simply show up for one of their monthly meetings. They're on the third Wednesday of each month, at 2:00pm at the Pahrump Valley Museum. And we want to let you know, they will not be meeting in December.

 

 

Sports Report with Doug Ferber

Just one game stands between the Pahrump Valley High School Lady Trojan soccer team and the state championship. With more on that and other sporting news, here's Doug Ferber.

 

 

Darth Maul Actor Ray Park Meets, Greets Fans At Pahrump's Hypno Comics

The actor who played a well-known Star Wars character was in Pahrump Saturday. Ray Park, who appeared on-screen as Darth Maul, met with fans, signed autographs and took photos at Hypno Comics and Games. Owner George Chase says so many people showed up, Ray agreed to stick around a bit longer than planned.

 

 

Apple Festival Draws Large Crowd, Generates Money For Conservation Efforts

Thunderbird Conservation Farm in Pahrump is celebrating all things apple. The farm invited everyone to visit Saturday, for the first annual Apple Festival. And Mindi Mulcahey says it was the perfect day for families to have some fun. Proceeds from the Apple Festival will help fund the farm's conservation efforts.

 

 

Health: Updated Guidelines Lower Diabetes Screening Age to 35

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. According to the CDC, more than 34 million people have diabetes. And there are new recommendations for screening. The US Preventive Services Task Force recently lowered the age to begin screening for diabetes to 35 for those who have obesity or are overweight.

 

 

Save A Pet - Rex

If you're thinking about adopting a pet, we hope you'll check out one of our local shelters. For today's Save A Pet, Darbie O'Donnell-Westerman is at Desert Haven Animal Society, where she introduces us to Rex.

 

 

Actor Who Played Darth Maul To Make Special Appearance In Pahrump

Ray Park is a Scottish actor best known for playing Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode One, The Phantom Menace. And fans will have an opportunity to meet him tomorrow in Pahrump. Park will make a special appearance at Hypno Comics, from 12:00-4:00pm. Hypno Comic's George Chase says he's thrilled to welcome the man behind the red mask.

 

 

Man Deemed Habitual Criminal Under Arrest in Nye County

A man with multiple felony convictions in three states is under arrest again -- this time, right here in Nye County. Brad Francis has more about Carlos Cortez's latest run-in with the law.

 

 

Nye Commissioners Vote To Dissolve Water Board

The seven members that comprised the Nye County water district governing board are out of a job after the most recent gathering of county commissioners. The main point of contention is an alleged lack of engagement on issues that impact water rights for Nye County residents.

 

 

Las Vegas Woman Struck, Killed By School Bus

The pedestrian struck and killed by a school bus Thursday in Las Vegas has been identified. But the investigation into how it happened continues. Brad Francis has more.

 

 

Marie Nelson-Toland, aka Anne Nelson, Excited About New Book

Former KPVM employee Marie Nelson-Toland was recognized earlier this week for her years of work as a broadcaster. She was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame this past weekend. But Marie also has another thriving career -- as an author. She writes under the name Anne Nelson. And she's thrilled to tell us about her new book.

 

 

Save A Pet - Flex

For today's Save A Pet, we're back at Desert Haven Animal Society. That's where we find Darbie O'Donnell-Westerman, who's hanging out in the yard, with a dog named Flex.

 

 

Former Pahrump Medical Center To Be Auctioned Off

Attention bidders, Nye County officials have decided to proceed with holding an auction for the former site of the Pahrump Medical Center that has most recently housed a healthcare provider known as Healthcare Partners. For more on this recent development, here's Matthew Davis.

 

 

Former KPVM Broadcaster Inducted Into Nevada Broadcasters Hall Of Fame

Last night, we told you about former KPVM employee Marie Nelson-Toland, who was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. Well, another former KPVM broadcaster is also among this year's inductees. Rodney Camacho was honored for his 23-year career in broadcasting.

 

 

Pahrump Farm Celebrates All Things Apple This Weekend

A Pahrump farm is celebrating fall with an Apple Festival. And everyone's invited. It's this Saturday, November 6, at Thunderbird Conservation Farm, on Bridger Street. Mindi and Shawn Mulcahey say the focus of the festival is -- you guessed it -- apples. But even if you don't like apples, there will be plenty of fun for the entire family. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 18, and kids 5 and under are free.

 

 

Health: Is It Exercise Induced Asthma or COVID-19?

Coughing and shortness of breath are enough to put anyone on high alert for COVID-19 these days. However, these symptoms are common in people with exercise induced asthma -- which can make breathing uncomfortable and difficult. But Cleveland Clinic's Doctor Sandra Hong says there's typically a pattern with this type of asthma.

 

 

Sports Report with Doug Ferber

It's time for our weekly wrap-up of sporting news in our area. Here now with that, and the presentation of our Athlete Of The Week, is Doug Ferber.

 

 

Commissioners Reject Proposal To Acquire Desert Utilities

At a recent BOCC meeting, commissioners decided to say no on the proposed acquisition of Desert Utilities after they took a more in depth look at the state of repair and the forecasted financial investment needed to bring the utility system up to date.

 

 

Coach, Teacher and Volunteer is a Classroom Hero

She's a coach, a teacher and a lifelong volunteer -- which makes her an incredible role model. This classroom hero has spent decades helping kids develop their fitness as well as their character through both how she teaches her classes and how she lives a truly altruistic life. Kim Martinez reports.

 

 

Firehouse Fling and Flea Market To Benefit Southern Inyo Fire Protection District

The Southern Inyo Fire Protection District is gearing up for its biggest fundraiser of the year. The Firehouse Fling and flea market is this Saturday, November 6 at Tecopa Hot Springs Resort. Robin Flinchum says the event is a major source of funding for the local fire department. Again, the Firehouse Fling is this Saturday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Tecopa Hot Springs Resort. You can find more information on Facebook, at Southern Inyo Fire Protection District.

 

 

Pahrump Crash Sends One Person to Hospital

A two-car collision in Pahrump Wednesday afternoon sends one person to the hospital. Pahrump Valley Fire Chief Scott Lewis describes what happened.

 

 

Former KPVM Employee Inducted Into Nevada Broadcasters Hall Of Fame

The Nevada Broadcasters Association honors people who have worked in the broadcast industry for at least 20 years. And during this year's 25th Anniversary Gala, held at The Four Seasons Las Vegas, the class of 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees were recognized. Among them, 25-year broadcast veteran Marie Nelson-Toland, who spent a number of years right here at KPVM.

 

 

Save A Pet - Mister Whiskers

It's time once again to meet a wonderful pet available for adoption from one of our local shelters. For today's Save A Pet, we're back at Desert Haven Animal Society, where we meet Mister Whiskers.

 

 

Student News with Louis Sposato

It's time to find out what's happening in the Nye County School District. With this week's Student News report, here's Louis Sposato.

 

 

Crash Near Ash Meadows Claims Life of Motorcycle Rider

A woman has died as a result of injuries suffered in a crash last week west of Pahrump. Pahrump Valley Fire Chief Scott Lewis details what happened on Bell Vista Road, near Ash Meadows.

 

 

Multiple Agencies Now Investigating Death of Man at Cathedral Canyon

Authorities continue their investigation into the death of a man whose burned body was discovered last week at Cathedral Canyon. Pahrump Valley Fire Chief Scott Lewis says the victim may have been involved in another fire earlier that day in Clark County.

 

 

PVFR Responds to Report of Fireworks Fire at Pahrump Launch Site

Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue responded to a call for a fireworks fire Monday evening at the fireworks launch site in Pahrump. Chief Scott Lewis explains what firefighters discovered when they arrived on Fox Avenue. Lewis reminds everyone that the Pahrump fireworks shoot site is only available for use with a permit. And it's only open a few times each year. The next time to legally make use of the site is Black Friday weekend.

 

 

Health: Couple Shares Inspiring Story After Overcoming Male Infertility

November 2 is World Fertility Day. And today, we meet a new dad who feared he'd never father a child due to male infertility. Erica Foreman has more on how he beat the odds for his baby boy. The CDC estimates about nine percent of men in the United States are infertile. Doctor Parekh adds that infertility, in general, is rising globally. He encourages couples to talk to their doctors, or seek out a specialist, if they're struggling to conceive.

 

 

Sports Report with Doug Ferber

There's a lot happening in the sports world. And Doug Ferber joins us now with a look at what's happening in our own backyard.

 

 

Nye County Code Change Could Affect Future Energy Projects

At the most recent BOCC meeting, Nye County director of planning Brett Waggoner gave a presentation to the board on the proposed changes to Nye County's zoning regulations and how future solar energy projects, such as those by Valley Electric and other utility companies, could look in the future.

 

 

Nye County Code Change Could Affect Future Energy Projects

At the most recent BOCC meeting, Nye County director of planning Brett Waggoner gave a presentation to the board on the proposed changes to Nye County's zoning regulations and how future solar energy projects, such as those by Valley Electric and other utility companies, could look in the future.

 

 

Court Report with Matthew Davis

Embezzlement, sexual misconduct, and burglary are some of the charges these defendants are facing in this edition of the court report, where we have updates on cases making their way through the Nye County judicial system. Matthew Davis reports.

 

 

Melissa Blundo Announces Candidacy For Nevada Assembly

A familiar face in Nye County has set her sights on Carson City. Melissa Blundo announced her candidacy for State Assembly during a campaign kick-off event Friday in Pahrump. Blundo says she looks forward to being able to represent the people of the 36th District. Blundo, a Republican, will face off against incumbent Gregory Hafen in the primary election next June. To learn more about Blundo's campaign and what she wants to do, you can check out her website -- MelissaBlundo.com. You can also find her on Facebook and Twitter. Blundo is the wife of Nye County Commissioner Leo Blundo.

 

 

Viewers Share Halloween Costume Photos

Halloween celebrations brought out some ghastly ghouls Sunday evening. Here's a look at some of the best costumes, in photos sent in from our viewers.

 

 

Health: Enjoy Fall Comfort Foods Without Weight Gain

Packing on the pounds can be problematic as the season shifts toward cooler temperatures. If you find yourself falling into that comfort food trap, Cleveland Clinic Registered Dietitian Beth Czerwony says the key to tipping the scale in your favor starts with cooking at home.

 

 

Joe McGill Announces Run For Nye County Sheriff

Nye County Sheriff's Office Reserve Deputy Joe McGill wants to serve as the county's top law enforcement officer. McGill made his official announcement Sunday evening outside Fight Science Academy in Pahrump. He says his experience and training makes him the right person to be Nye County Sheriff. To learn more about McGill's campaign, just head to Facebook, and search for Joe McGill For Nye County Sheriff. McGill says he hopes to also launch a website soon.

 

 

Save A Pet - Fang

For today's Save A Pet, we're back inside the cat room at Desert Haven Animal Society. Here's Darbie O'Donnell-Westerman to introduce us to Fang.

 

 

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