Tag Archives: Tonopah

Nye County school closures considered by School Board

Fely Quitevis, Chair of the Nye County Republican Party Central Committee informed the Pahrump Valley Times the event is only open to “anyone” who wants to donate $50 and is a registered Republican. She sees the picnic as a “celebration … Continue reading

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Mortgage Fraud in Nye County?

On June 17, 2010 the Nevada branch of the  Department of Justice issued a press release. The press release was titled, “Nevada Mortgage Fraud Task Force Announces Results of “Operation Stolen Dreams” Targeting Mortgage Fraudsters .” Today I received a … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake?

Republican opposition in Congress has stalled legislation that would extend much-needed benefits to unemployed workers. There are more than 14.5 million people out of work and another 2.5 million who are discouraged and have given up looking for work, according … Continue reading

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Nye: America’s Worst Run County

Gawker calls it America’s Worst-Run County: Nye County, Nevada. Citing the Wall Street Journal, Gawker says it has the entire sordid tale of the management case study that is Nye County. Looks like everyone and his dog is getting their fill … Continue reading

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Pahrump, Nye County Makes the Wall Street Journal

Sheriff Tony DeMeo DA Bob Beckett It isn’t every day that Pahrump and Nye County makes the Wall Street Journal. The headline in the Journal issue of July 6 heralds “High Noon in Pahrump, Nev.: Sheriff Arrests the District Attorney.” … Continue reading

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Take Psy 101 at Great Basin College-Pahrump

Lisa Kohbarger of Pahrump writes me that: Great Basin College in Pahrump campus needs a couple more students for the PSY 101 summer class for it to go; it’s a fast class July 6-Aug 6; this is a great way … Continue reading

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America meets Sharron Angle

Republican Sharron Angle of the Tea Party Express has now come into national politics. Americans across the nation are becoming acquainted with her and Nevada politics. She is shown here at a Tea Party rally held last March in Searchlight, … Continue reading

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Early Voting Turnout in Nye County

The Nevada Secretary of State reports that the early voting turnout in Nye County, Nevada is 10.14%. Nye County is running ahead of the Nevada state average of 7.45%. Clark County turnout is 7.06%. Pershing County leads the state with … Continue reading

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Nye County’s Negative Publicity

The Las Vegas Sun has a piece in their newspaper today about Nye County, Tonopah and Pahrump and how people living in Nye County are accustomed to negative publicity. Joe Schoenmann wrote it. The article was apparently motivated by the … Continue reading

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Nye County DA arrested for embezzlement!

Nye County District Attorney, up for re-election, has been arrested and being held in jail. News 3 has confirmed that Nye County District Attorney Robert Beckett has been arrested. He is facing numerous charges including embezzlement and misappropriation of funds. … Continue reading

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