Artists invited to apply for Nevada Arts Council roster, community resource

Professional artists and ensembles of all disciplines are invited to apply to the Nevada Arts Council’s 2015–2018 Artists in Schools + Communities Roster. The roster is designed as an online resource for schools, organizations and communities to … [Read more...]

VR Bowling Center announces fall league meeting times

Virgin River Bowling Center FALL LEAGUES 2013-14 Monday Gamblers 4 Aces 6PM            3 Bowlers / mixed / handicap Meeting:       Sept. 9                            Start:  Sept. 9           Monday Night Football 6PM  2 Bowlers / … [Read more...]

Health District offers back-to-school immunizations

The Southern Nevada Health District is urging parents to beat the back-to-school rush by bringing their pre-schoolers, kindergartners, and 7th graders for mandatory vaccinations at one of its conveniently located public health centers. For … [Read more...]

Checkpoint to target drunken boaters

As part of its continuing efforts to reduce the number of drunken boaters operating their vessels on Nevada waters, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOWQ) will hold an OUI checkpoint Saturday, Aug. 16 at Lake Mohave. OUI stands for Operating Under … [Read more...]

New Surgeon Joins Mesa View Medical Staff

Mesa View Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome general surgeon George Hahm, M.D., as an independent member of the medical staff.  Dr. Hahm recently moved his family to Mesquite from Virginia, where he practiced at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals and Helpful Tips

Pet-Friendly Tips for Landlords - follow up to previous article Pets in Rental Housing According to the 2009/2010 American Pet Products Association (APPA) National Pet Owners Survey, 62 percent of American households have at least one pet. That … [Read more...]

Five thousand years of writing

Around five thousand years ago in the Kingdom of Uruk between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, a region known then as Mesopotamia, now modern Iraq; humans first started to write.  Writing gave those humans the ability to communicate with us today, … [Read more...]

Jordan stays atop Fed Ex Cup standings

HOEPFNER FINDS HIS GAME Ed Hoepfner was beginning to wonder if he had lost his game and should finally move up to the forward tees to enjoy golf.  On Tuesday at the Palms golf course all of the doubt is over.  He started to get a lot of pars seven … [Read more...]

ADOT completes some I-15 bridge projects, easing traffic restrictions

Virgin River Bridge No. 6 reconstruction to continue through 2016     Travelers who use the Interstate 15 corridor in the far northwest corner of the state will get some relief as the Arizona Department of Transportation finished a series of … [Read more...]


Medicare was 49 years old on July 30th. The popular health care program is valued and beloved by many older Americans. Then US President LB Johnson signed Medicare into law in the Harry S Truman Library July 30, 1965. President Johnson said, “It … [Read more...]