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Nye County sampling program shows tritium levels still undetectable
For the fifth consecutive year, the Nye County Tritium Sampling and Monitoring Program, better known simply as TSaMP, has shown there are no detectable levels of the radioactive isotope tritium in the groundwater down-gradient of the Nevada National Security Site.
No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, Aug. 1 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $11 million.
Purple Heart Day ceremony set for Friday in Pahrump
In the days of COVID-19, everything seems to operate differently, with new rules and protocols changing the face of all sorts of gatherings and this year’s Purple Heart Day ceremony in Pahrump will be no exception.
New local business opens in Pahrump
Try as you might, one would be hard-pressed to find a local eatery in Pahrump where diners, upon finishing a juicy pastrami sandwich, can stroll a few steps and order dessert and premium coffee all under the same roof.
State’s initial unemployment claims increase 18.3% in week
Finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation shows initial claims for unemployment insurance totaled 18,390 for the week ending July 25, up 2,842 claims or 18.3%, compared to last week’s total of 15,548 claims. This is the fifth straight week of increases in regular initial claims.
Cooperative extension, 4H in Nye County continue to move forward amid COVID-19
Officials with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension provided the Nye County Commission with a quarterly report regarding its operations and its budget for the next 12 months, which includes county-provided funding, during the commission’s July 21 meeting.
IRS proposes regulations for small business accounting
The Internal Revenue Service proposed regulations at the end of July to adopt simplified tax accounting rules for small businesses under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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