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Posted on: September 21, 2019

Storm Area 51 update: NCSO continues increased patrol, Emergency Management back to normal operation

No further incidents occurred at the security gates to Nevada National Security Site overnight Friday into Saturday morning, reported the Nye County Sheriff's Office.

County Department of Emergency Management and state partners are beginning to pull back r...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Crowds at NNSS security gates dispersed, no arrests made

A group of nearly 50 people gathered at a pair of Nevada National Security Site gates early Friday morning claiming they were there for "Storm Area 51."

At approximately 2:20 a.m., reports arrived from the Nye County Sheriff's Office operational ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Update on monitoring for possible Storm Area 51 event

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Nye County Department of Emergency Management and the Nye County Sheriff’s Office is experiencing low activity regarding people gathering within the county in support of the possible Storm Area 51 events during the next few days.Traffic passing through To...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Seeking applications for boards of Tonopah Town Board, Hospital District

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There are immediate two board openings in Tonopah and Northern Nye County.

There is one (1) vacancy on the Northern Nye County Hospital District Board of Trustees. This vacancy is for persons from the Northern Nye County areas. This is for an unexpired ter...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Notice of Adoption of Nye County Ordinance No. 546

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Nye County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting held on the 4th day of September, 2019, adopted Nye County Ordinance No. 546, entitled: An ordinance to repeal Nye County Code Chapter 15.17, the Building and Construction C...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Notification of Proposed Amendments to Nye County Code, Chapter 9.20 Prostitution

Please be notified pursuant to NRS 237.080 the Nye County Board of County Commissioners will be proposing amendments to Nye County Code, Title 9 Public Peace, Morals and Welfare, Chapter 9.20 Prostitution, to amend the ordinance governing prostitution in ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

County's credit rating upgraded

Moody's Investors Service has upgraded Nye County's issuer rating to A2 from A3. Concurrently, Moody's upgraded the rating on the County's General Obligation Limited Tax Bonds, Series 2010B to A2 from A3. The rating action affects approximately $20.68 mil...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Declaration of Emergency approved by Commissioners

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved a Declaration of Emergency for the "Storm Area 51" event proposed for September 19-21, 2019.

Signing the Declaration enables County officials to work with the s...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Updated Planning applications release February 1


The Nye County Planning Department will be releasing new applications on Friday, February 1, 2019, to the department's applications webpage. The new applications will also be available at the Planning Office in Pahrump, 250 N. Highway 160, Suite 1. Office...

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Posted on: April 10, 2008

Prescription Discount Cards Are Available

In an effort to help lower the costs of healthcare, specifically prescription drugs, Nye County has launched the Prescription Discount Card program.

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