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Thursday, July 14, 2016 1:00 AM
After a presentation at the Pershing County Recreation Board meeting, Western States National bird dog competition organizer Bing Wesner was granted his request for $10,000. These funds will be used to increase the cash awards for the flusher and pointer dog events. 
  • Sheriff Allen rejects  Burning Man agreement
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:00 AM
    A Memorandum of Understanding created by Burning Man officials regarding the “role and scope” of medical services to be provided by Humboldt General Hospital personnel at the 2016 event was publicly rejected by Pershing County Sheriff Jerry Allen at last week's county commission meeting. 
  • Fossilized horse molars on permanent display at Marzen House Museum could be up to 3 million years old
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:00 AM
    Today they’re protected under glass. But long ago, each fossilized molar at the Marzen House Museum was a functioning part of a horse’s digestive system. Exactly how old the teeth are is in dispute.
  • Pershing Gold gets final permit to start production
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:00 AM
    Since acquiring Relief Canyon Mine more than five years ago, Pershing Gold Corporation officials have patiently endured the Bureau of Land Management's extensive mine permitting process required for expansion and restart of production. As a result, the mine could again start producing gold in 2017.
  • District Court grapples with toxic relationship
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:00 AM
    What Judge Shirley called a “toxic relationship” ended its year-long siege of the 11th Judicial Court on Aug. 15, 2016. The Judge advised the defendant, Chrystal Eilleen Carver, to get on with the rest of her life. 
  • Pershing School board launches new year
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:00 AM
    In a matter of days, students will trade bathing suits for backpacks. Teachers, administrators, custodians, bus drivers and support staff are ready for them. After a long silence, everyone has something to sing about with a new K-12 music teacher, Lisa Voss.
  • Burning Man to do cartwheels
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 1:00 AM
    A golden spike was planted, then miles of security fence, microwave tower, street grid, airport, a joint operations center, commissary and hundreds of outhouses on the northwest edge of Pershing County. A campsite called Black Rock City will soon be the third largest but shortest-lived community in Nevada.
  • Pershing County Library hosts magic show
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 1:00 AM
    “Every magic trick must have a switcheroo,” said Justin Impossible, as he introduced himself to his audience at the Pershing County Library.
  • Citizens arm themselves with concealed handguns
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 1:00 AM
    More law-abiding Pershing County citizens will be better prepared to protect themselves — to the possible shock of any violent criminals they may encounter. Those residents are also aware that though they will be armed and ready for action, avoidance or retreat from deadly threats might be the better alternative.
  • Inmates help restore sage grouse habitat
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:00 AM
    Greater sage grouse remained off the endangered species list last year due to widespread sagebrush habitat restoration plans by federal, state and local agencies and private landowners.
  • Pershing library exhibits arborglyph rubbings
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:00 AM
    The aspens whispered in one voice. A Basque shepherd carved a picture into a tree with his pocket knife. Other times he sliced the bark with just a fingernail. 

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