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Nye County commissioners appoint Michele Fiore as Pahrump justice of the peace

“Becoming a justice of the peace, I know, will be very exciting. And I will go to whatever lengths I have to to make sure that I have all of the knowledge.”

How rural Nevada became the next battleground for the ‘Big Lie’

In an August 2021 email to an Elko County deputy district attorney, Steninger laid out the group’s interest in having “the rural counties … announce plans to shift to paper ballots,” which they believed would make the rest of the state “obliged to follow suit.”

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Nevada tribes roll through vaccine process, feel hopeful for the future

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is one of many tribes around the state and country moving quickly through the vaccine rollout process, opening appointments and eligibility to the general tribal population 18 and over. There are more than 2,000 enrolled members of the tribe in Northern Nevada.

The Legislature on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 during the third day of the 32nd Special Session in Carson City.

Judge rules against rural county lawsuit seeking halt to mining tax hike proposals

Carson City District Court Judge James Wilson issued the order on Thursday, striking a blow against efforts led by rural Nevada counties and Nevada Gold Mines to disqualify the proposed constitutional amendments. If any of the measures pass during the 2021 legislative session, they would proceed to the 2022 ballot for consideration by voters.

Lawyers battle over lawsuit seeking halt to mining tax hike proposals

Carson City District Court Judge James Russell said on Thursday that he’ll take the request to halt the proposed constitutional amendment under advisement, after attorneys representing the Legislature, secretary of state, mining companies and a handful of small rural counties spent nearly three and a half hours locked in oral arguments.

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