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Monsoon Season is here, and many experienced a fantastic lightning show both Sunday and Monday evenings accompanied by thunder. The storms provided enough rain to raise the levels in both the Virgin and Muddy Rivers. The National Weather Service … [Read more...]

Davis sworn in; district discusses river line

It was a meeting for questions on Tuesday as the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) Board discussed several things lined up for repairs and improvements. With Board President Nephi Julien being absent, Vice President Barbara Ellestad conducted the … [Read more...]

Water District begins work on new well

After a year of negotiations between Urban Land of Nevada and the Virgin Valley Water District, work has begun on a new well site located near the corner of Pioneer and Oasis Boulevards beside the Nevada State Bank. The old well located adjacent … [Read more...]

Water district selects a fresh face

In record time Wednesday night, the remaining four board members of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) appointed the newest face, Ben Davis. After a failed nomination by Sandra Ramaker of Karl Gustaveson, who had served on the board for … [Read more...]

Water District Board to choose from six applicants

With the vacant spot on Mesquite’s side of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) Board since Robert "Bubba" Smith left in early July, there are now six residents vying for the position. The VVWD Board will consider which of those applicants would b … [Read more...]

Water district awards contract and more at short meeting

At the August 2 meeting, the Virgin Valley Water District board awarded a bid to Mesquite General Contracting (MGC) for the grading at the site of Well 27A. The project was approved unanimously by a vote of 4-0 and capped to not exceed $100,000 in … [Read more...]

Truck fire could have been worse

On Wednesday afternoon at about 1:04 p.m. the Mesquite Fire Rescue, Clark County Fire and Beaver Dam Fire all responded to reports of a semi-trailer on fire at the I-15 Exit 122 Northbound off ramp. Crews began arriving on scene within five … [Read more...]

Mesquite Works moves forward on office space

At their July 20 meeting, the Mesquite Works board voted to move forward with lease negotiations to tentatively operate at 12 W Mesquite Blvd Suite 107 and opening their doors to job seekers on or shortly after September 6. That office location used … [Read more...]

Rollover victims escape with serious injuries

Interstate 15 was shut down for a short time Monday afternoon, July 18 as two occupants of a Chevrolet Camaro involved in a single-vehicle rollover were flown to Dixie Regional Medical Center. The men sustained serious injuries. The driver, … [Read more...]