VVWD prevails in Pool Pact insurance claim

At the June 19 Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) Board of Directors meeting, counsel Bo Bingham announced the district has been offered a proposed settlement of $900,000 pursuant of its claims against the Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool (Pool … [Read more...]

MCEF awards 16 scholarships to VVHS seniors

Virgin Valley High School seniors, parents and well-wishers gathered May 15 for the Annual Senior Awards banquet. This was an evening when seniors saw tangible rewards for their hard work and dedication to their schoolwork. Accolades in all … [Read more...]

Laub joins board, VVWD wraps up loose ends

In one of its shorter meetings of the year, the Virgin Valley Water District installed a new board member, approved its final budget for FY2019, and authorized two agreements on issues that have been pending before the board for several … [Read more...]

Randy Laub appointed to fill board vacancy

The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors made quick work of appointing Randy Laub to the seat vacated when Barbara Ellestad resigned from the board at the close of the April 3 meeting. Longtime Mesquite resident Laub won a unanimous 4-0 … [Read more...]

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...]