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 bri … [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 a … [Read more...]

Geezers to organize team for CAN-AM games

The Mesquite Geezers Softball team organizers are calling out to all those 65+ years and older that are interested in playing in the CAN-AM games on October 3 & 4. Anyone interested in participating can contact Herb Calhoun at 702-280-1300 or … [Read more...]

City Council’s decision questioned

To the editor: I can't vote in Mesquite... but it was with interest I note the city wouldn't let a tea house open on Riverside Road, but a Marijuana business was approved in record time. Makes one wonder. Congratulations to Kraig Hafen.  The r … [Read more...]

An endorsement from Bullhead City

To the editor: I want to encourage your readers who live on the Arizona Strip to vote for Sam Medrano for State Representative, District Five. As a resident of Bullhead City, I can attest to Sam’s willingness to stand up and fight for what is b … [Read more...]