Rotenone treatment scheduled for Virgin River

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Virgin River Program will conduct a fish management project using rotenone in the Virgin River Gorge in southwest Utah and northwest Arizona to remove invasive red shiner … [Read more...]

Art Gallery honors volunteers in June

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Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery will honor its volunteers with a special exhibition featuring their artist members. Artist members are members who volunteer a minimum number of hours each month. During the month of June, the Artist of the Month wall will … [Read more...]

Desert Dames learn local history during luncheon

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Geraldine White Zarate addressed the Desert Dames women on Wednesday May 28 with an overview of the history and settling of Mesquite.  Author Zarate is a fourth generation resident of Mesquite, She chairs the Virgin Valley Historical Committee, which … [Read more...]

Don’t Bother Writing Books—It’s Not Worth It, Unless You’re Already a Celebrity: Part 1 of 4

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Want to influence a lot of people? Perhaps becoming an author won't do it. I’m an author. 13 books since 1987. Lately, I’ve been wondering if writing books is really worth all the effort. I’ve come to the conclusion that, for most people, it’s just … [Read more...]

Luau brings fun and funds for VVHS

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[slideshow_deploy id='1449']On Saturday morning, May 31, 2014 five members of the NFL joined Coach Yori Ludvigson at football practice with the varsity and junior teams of Virgin Valley High School. One of the NFL players, Reno Mahe, a running … [Read more...]

I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller

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“I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller” by Terry Hayes c.2014, Emily Bestler Books $26.99 / $29.99 Canada 613 pages You wish you’d never done it. If only you could hit “reset,” take it all back, call do-overs, and you wouldn’t make the same choices. … [Read more...]

Durable Power of Attorney

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Exploitation of the elderly is a growing problem. The nefarious prey on the unwary by using legal guardianship of an parent and/or elderly citizen as an opportunity to gain access and spend the parents and/or the elderly money as their own. The legal … [Read more...]

Never judge a book by its cover

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Are you one of those readers that judge a book by its cover?  Well most people are.  Let us set aside what the book itself is about; what the story is about, even the genera is of no concern when it comes to what is on the book cover.  What is the … [Read more...]

Over Our Dead Bodies: Undertakers Lift the Lid

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“Over Our Dead Bodies: Undertakers Lift the Lid” by Kenneth McKenzie and Todd Harra c.2014, Citadel Press $15.95 / $17.95 Canada 256 pages The End. It comes after the walking-into-the-sunset shot in old movies, usually in florid script. You … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Department holds Safety Fair at VVHS

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On Friday, May 16, The Mesquite Police Department sponsored a three-hour Safety Fair hosted at the Virgin Valley High School. The event focused on the consequences of underage drinking and traffic related incidents. School Resource Sergeant Van … [Read more...]