MLN Voters Guide Continued

Virgin Valley Water District By Burton Weast Sandra Ramaker Ramaker was elected to the Virgin Valley Water District board of directors in 2010, and is running for her second term.  Ramaker moved to Mesquite from Oregon in 2008 where she … [Read more...]

Rotary car show shines

Photos by Burton Weast The fifth annual Rotary Car Show exhibited nearly 40 stock and custom cars in the VIP parking area of the Eureka Resort and Casino.  The Sept. 24 event featured cars from Southern Utah and the Virgin Valley with members of … [Read more...]

A winner on her birthday

The annual Rotary Club of Mesquite Ball Drop was particularly special this year as the winner, Carol Vincent found out she had won $1,000 on the day she turned 84.  The Sun City resident bought six tickets from her financial advisor Jeff Bird, who at … [Read more...]

VVWD to appoint new board member

Virgin Valley Water District board chair Nephi Julien declared the board position held by Bubba Smith as vacant at the district’s July 19 meeting. The action was required as Smith did not submit a formal letter of resignation even though he no longer … [Read more...]

VVWD board acts on Ramaker charges

The board of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) agreed on one issue at their June 20 meeting: director Sandra Ramaker should have brought her budget concerns up during the public meetings and not after the hearings closed. Ramaker had requested … [Read more...]

Adoptions have a home in Mesquite

Mesquite is widely known for its golf and retirement communities but hardly anyone would think of the city as the home of one of the largest adoption agencies in Nevada. Premier Adoption Agency, which has offices Las Vegas, Reno, Elko and four … [Read more...]

VVWD approves new well on Pioneer Blvd

The board of directors of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) approved a new well location, a new insurance company and tabled until next meeting a discussion of a controversial memo by director Sandra Ramaker. Director Bubba Smith was absent at … [Read more...]

Kids little library open for business

Two enterprising sisters, Kara Morris, age seven and Alexis Burnham, age 12, take their reading seriously. When asked what their favorite store is they both say “Barnes and Noble.” An order from mom to clean their rooms and their love of reading le … [Read more...]

Mesquite honors veterans at Memorial Day ceremony

Veteran’s Memorial Park was again the setting for Mesquite’s annual Memorial Day ceremony. The event, which has become a city tradition, was even larger than last year. Master of ceremonies, Viet Nam veteran and Mayor Al Litman, told the crowd “At our … [Read more...]

Volunteers support projects to help the community

Mesquite is a city known for having a strong group of community volunteers. In that tradition meet Maggie Calhoun, MarDee Harper and Brandy Jenkins who volunteer with Mesquite Regional Opportunity Fund (MORF), Mesquite Regional Business (MRB) and the … [Read more...]