VVWD director Ellestad resigns board

At the close of the April 3 board meeting, Barbara Ellestad announced her immediate resignation from the Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors. Ellestad leaves the board almost nine months before the conclusion of her term that would … [Read more...]

System wells cover water needs as VVWD’s largest well fails

Virgin Valley Water District manager Kevin Brown awoke to bad news Tuesday morning, April 3, as his staff reported the complete shutdown of the district’s biggest producing well, Well 31. Trouble with leakage in the well casing was reported Monday e … [Read more...]

Fundraiser for grads is fun for guests

The key to a great “fundraiser” Is FUN.   The Mesquite Community Education Fund and Virgin Valley High School students certainly lived up to that idea as they welcomed guests to the 2018 Spring Fling “Cherry Blossom Time” on March 21.   Chef Chris Noo … [Read more...]

Bravo, VVHS Musical!

The Virgin Valley High School theatre and music students staged a gigantic production of “High School Musical” this past week.  The audience had lots to cheer for as the huge cast sang and danced its way through a delightful rendition of the Disn … [Read more...]

Scholarship fundraiser tickets available

Virgin Valley High School students and the Mesquite Community Education Foundation present “Cherry Blossom Time” Spring Fling on Wednesday, March 21, at the VVHS Student Center, 5-7 p.m. The event showcases student musical and culinary expertise as … [Read more...]

Residents comment on prospect of natural gas service for city

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada held a consumer session at Mesquite City Hall on Feb. 28 to gather public comments on the application by Southwest Gas proposing a plan to finance the extension of natural gas pipelines to Mesquite. … [Read more...]

Spring Fling raises scholarship funds March 21

Virgin Valley High School students are again cooking up a “Spring Fling” to raise scholarship funds for 2018 graduating seniors.  The dinner concert event will be held at the VVHS Student Center, 5 to 8 p.m. This year’s theme is “Cherry Blossom Time.” … [Read more...]

VVWD Board reviews FY2019 budget draft

Virgin Valley Water District began its fiscal year 2019 budget process at a special meeting March 6. The review was a first pass at putting together a robust budget of nearly $12 million that will guide district operations for 12 months beginning … [Read more...]

Former Mesquite resident celebrates 100th birthday

Barbara Killins was born February 21, 1918, before the end of WWI. In her hundred years of living she has experienced a century of change and a century of wonderful friendships and memories. Some of her best memories came from her five years living … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Water Manager Kevin Brown awarded Utah Lifetime Achievement

It isn’t often that a person in the prime of his career is honored with a Lifetime Achievement award. That fact alone confirms the excellence that General Manager Kevin Brown has brought to Virgin Valley Water District. The Rural Water Association of … [Read more...]