Career and College Fair Friday

The Mesquite Library’s "Charting a New Course" Career and College Fair is on Friday January 9 and open to parents, students, teachers and the general public. Representatives from Southern Utah and Nevada Universities, Colleges, Vocational and T … [Read more...]

Arrowhead Making at the Museum

On January 17 at 1 p.m., The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum will hold another arrowhead making activity with instructor Kelly Beeson. Participants must be at least 12 years old. Class space is limited, so contact the museum right away to reserve your … [Read more...]

Obituary: Edward F. Tallman

Edward F. Tallman, also known as AFast Eddie@, passed away Saturday, December 27, 2014 at his home in Mesquite, Nevada with his loving wife, Jen (Alma) at his side. Ed was born August 10, 1932 in Crane, Texas to Roy Clinton and Inabell Spradlin … [Read more...]

Annual Heritage Days this Saturday

The annual Heritage Days will be held January 10, 2015 at 9 a.m. at the monument just past the bridge going toward Bunkerville on Riverside Road. This event is held in remembrance of our early Virgin Valley settlers. Bunkerville was settled on J … [Read more...]

MCHS announces new office hours

The Mesquite Cancer Help Society's office is now open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.   After-hour appointments may be scheduled by calling the office at (702) 346-0622, during regular business hours. The monthly Support Group m … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Historical Society Annual Meeting

The Virgin Valley Historical Society will be having its annual meeting January 9 at 6 p.m. at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery Classroom, 15 W Mesquite Boulevard. The theme of the event will be “Music in the Virgin Valley”. Local Historian Geraldine … [Read more...]

Vial of Life Program Proving Its Worth

The “Vial of  Life” Program recently started in Mesquite is already showing it’s tremendous value.  On a recent call, FF/Paramedic Colton Wood noticed the Vial of  Life sticker of a patient when they entered the home and they quickly found the vial wi … [Read more...]

Locals spend NYE at ‘Mystery Play Party’

By Barb King Want to have some fun ?  Try going to this kind of party on New Year’s Eve.  For many years, Marianne Johnstone has been hosting plays in her home with many of her friends. To celebrate on December 31, 2014, she chose “Bullets ‘N’ B … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Jan. 2, 2015

SPAY/NEUTER OF DOGS AND CATS Pet overpopulation is a serious problem in the U.S. Sadly; there are millions of dogs and cats in the U.S. than there are homes available. Startling facts and figures: A six-year-old female dog can be the source of … [Read more...]

Las Vegas-Bound Travelers May Have Delays Tonight

Upwards of 300,000 people are expected to celebrate New Year's in Las Vegas, with many of them welcoming in 2015 on the Las Vegas Strip. To help make the event safer for travelers, the Nevada Department of Transportation and other local partners will … [Read more...]