Mesquite’s Jeff Olson takes1st in Enoch City Freedom Run 10k

Jeff Olson, a Mesquite resident, takes his running serious.  He gets up early at 5 a.m., and takes to the pavement and the hills that keep him in top shape for his marathons, which he runs 2-3 times a month in the surrounding four states Jeff is … [Read more...]

Knowledge is power

“Knowledge is power” and the Heads of States have known this from the very beginning.  In some societies it was illegal to openly offer free education to the poor.  The ability to read and write was to possess the power to organize, and to commu … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People

We Care for Animals featured pet is Ruby, a beautiful female tortoiseshell.  She is an affectionate lady and loves to greet people at the door.  She will do well in most homes and gets along fine with other cats. Other Adoptable P … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter animals and information

Crate Training:The Benefits for You and Your Dog By Sherry Woodard, Best Friends animal behavior consultant Why should I use a crate? Dogs are hard-wired by their genetic history to be den animals. A den is a small, safe, well-defined space. It … [Read more...]

PART II of American history

The auto industry manufactured only 139 vehicles for civilian use during 1943. When WWII ended the auto industry soared. In three years the 100 millionth car was manufactured. The housing industry introduced tract houses which made housing for … [Read more...]

Local youth and leaders travel to conference

Three busloads of young people and their leaders from the Virgin Valley traveled from Mesquite to Ephraim, Utah for a Youth Conference at Snow College in June. The Mesquite Nevada Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brought … [Read more...]

This Week in Local History July 7th –July 13th

July 1891; No record of anyone living in Mesquite at this time. (Mesquite Flats A History of Virgin Valley Vincent L. Leavitt) July 9th 1906; Walter Barieu Murder trial begins. Walter Barieu murdered Sheriff Tom Logan (Logandale is named for the … [Read more...]

Thanks to the Mesquite Community

To the editor: I’ve always known how special the Mesquite community is but it was reinforced all the more during my husband Scotty’s recent illness and passing. The outpouring of love, concern, and caring from so many people through cards, emails, ph … [Read more...]

Klasik Kloset bids farewell for summer

To the editor: Saturday (June 26) was a great day to start my summer vacation. Friends came in to wish me well and to let me know they would miss the great conversations and the terrific bargains they always find at my shop.  Then in the afternoon … [Read more...]

Yeh fires up the skins

The GAS Club’s July 9 meeting played a two-man team total score format at Falcon Ridge Golf Course. Participation numbers threw in an unusual factor for the players, as there were an odd number of golfers, creating the two-man team issue. For this … [Read more...]