Birthday Party at the Museum

The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum held a big party on Sept. 29. It was a birthday party. Not for one person, but for the entire group of 37 people who were born in the museum building on Mesquite Boulevard when it served as the medical facility for … [Read more...]

Audit confirms strong VVWD balance sheet

At its Oct. 2 meeting, the Virgin Valley Water Board heard a summary report by Morris Peacock of Hinton Burdick on the annual audit of district finances from its prior year that ended June 30. The audit reconfirmed VVWD’s financial progress over t … [Read more...]

Water District mulls water issues in Nevada Supreme Court case

At its Sept. 18 meeting, the Virgin Valley Water District board reviewed the possible implications a northern Nevada court case might have on Nevada water law and the district’s own water rights and interests. VVWD was contacted and invited to c … [Read more...]

Belle Notte, A Beautiful Evening!

It was a full house and a full evening of wonderful Italian musical favorites performed by the Virgin Valley High School music students. Tutti Abbondanza!, as they say in the old country. Under the direction of school music instructor Marie Palmer, … [Read more...]

9/11 Remembrance

For those who attended the Tuesday evening ceremony honoring the victims and First Responders of 9/11, it was hard to believe that seventeen years have now passed since world attention was riveted on images of the World Trade Towers falling.  That … [Read more...]

VVHS Musicians Tune Up for September 18 “Bella Notte”

An evening of lively Italian music and food is offered Tuesday, September 18, as the Virgin Valley High School orchestra, choir, and guitar orchestra present, “Bella Notte.”  Returning for a second year, this dinner concert features pop, opera and sho … [Read more...]

Art display celebrates three new monuments

“Monuments,” an art exhibition showcasing Nevada’s three new National Monuments, opened at the Mesquite Library this week.  The exhibition is a refinement of works of the larger show that appeared this spring at the Clark County Sahara Library in Las … [Read more...]

Hydrologist Aaron Bunker makes sure VVWD “Goes with the Flow”

Aaron Bunker grew up on a dairy farm in Bunkerville.  Reminiscing about those days, he says he was always fascinated by his surroundings on the banks of the Virgin River.  His upbringing taught him a lot about irrigation and conservation before he g … [Read more...]

Board moves toward hiring engineer, equipment purchase

In its first meeting of the 2019 fiscal year, the Virgin Valley Water District board discussed and authorized the job advertising and possible hiring of a full-time district engineer. The position was previously built into the FY2019 budget, calling … [Read more...]

‘Walk the Line’ straight to Million Dollar Quartet!

Is there anybody who doesn’t know  “Blue Suede Shoes” “Great Balls of Fire?” “Folsom Prison Blues?” For those of us who remember all these songs as coming-of-age anthems, and for anyone who wants a rockin’ great evening at the theater, Million Dollar … [Read more...]