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...]

VVWD and golf courses open rate negotiations

Since 2014 the Virgin Valley Water District has sparred with two local golf courses over 105 unused water shares that are under lease contract to the courses until 2020. The issue dominated VVWD’s Feb. 6 meeting with the board agreeing to sidestep s … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire and Rescue hires six new reserves

Six young men stood proudly before a full house of community members, city officials, friends and family at Mesquite Fire Headquarters on Jan. 24 to receive their badges as reserve members of Fire and Rescue. The new reserves include Danny Diaz, … [Read more...]

Board hears Wolf Creek water lease proposal

After months-long exchange of letters, Jeff Sylvester, attorney for Wolf Creek Golf Course, attended the January 16 meeting of Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) to present the golf course’s counter offer to VVWD’s request for return of unused wat … [Read more...]

VVHS cuts ribbon on new $8million gym

“This was a 20 year journey.  It took a lot of time and effort to get us to where we are today.   There are a lot of people to thank for making this dream come true,” said Virgin Valley High School Principal Cliff Hughes as he welcomed students, paren … [Read more...]

VVWD FY2017 audit shows solid financials

Wes Smith, Financial Manager of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) presented his final report for FY2017, ending June 30, 2017, to the board of directors at its Jan. 2 meeting. The report is an annual requirement for the $27 million in bonds … [Read more...]

Water District and Conestoga work to renegotiate contract

What started as a stand-off between Virgin Valley Water District Board director Barbara Ellestad and Quincy Edwards of Conestoga Golf Course ended in Ellestad’s motion to craft an agreement that would renegotiate Conestoga’s water share contract that … [Read more...]