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Water District passes financial audit

At Tuesday night’s Virgin Valley Water District meeting, Morris Peacock with Hinton Burdick CPA & Advisors presented his findings from a financial audit for the past fiscal year ending June 30. Overall, the district has made a financial i … [Read more...]

Mechanical failure causes gorge closure for hours

At approximately 3 p.m. Monday afternoon, Oct. 17 a semi-truck carrying a load of pigs overturned at milepost 14 on I-15 in the Virgin River Gorge taking out 400 feet of glare screen that is positioned on top of the barricade between northbound and … [Read more...]

Water main break causes Sun City to go dry

At around 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17 the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) began receiving a flood of phone calls from residents in Sun City who suddenly went without water. According to VVWD Manager Kevin Brown, a vital 16” plastic water pipe … [Read more...]

Chamber luncheon spreads wealth

At the Oct. 12 luncheon held at the Eureka Casino’s Grand Canyon Room, the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce spread the wealth among many of its members and the community. In addition to a multitude of raffle prizes, more than have been seen in the p … [Read more...]

Honoring the Ageless

On Friday, Oct. 7, the Mesquite Local News hosted its first Honoring The Ageless event in their parking lot at 12 W. Mesquite Blvd. With more than 300 attendees, the event brought together many of the non-profit groups, community activists, … [Read more...]

City Council

At the regular Mesquite City Council meeting on Oct. 11, the council set three important public hearings for iys next meeting on Oct. 25. The three topics will be presented in full and discussed at that time with the public invited to ask their … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police keep schools safe

Over the past few weeks the nation’s children have felt uneasy and at times unsafe in attending school. The latest wave of fear to sweep the country has been clowns. Mesquite, of all places, is certainly not immune. By Friday afternoon on Oct. 7 … [Read more...]

Short water meeting chock full of info

The regular meeting on Oct. 4 for the Virgin Valley Water District Board was rather short, but didn’t lack luster when it came to updates from Warren Hardy with the Hardy Consulting Group. “It’s going to be a very active water agenda,” he said, whi … [Read more...]


The Mesquite Elks Lodge #2811 hosted their annual Luau fundraiser for the Elks National Foundation (ENF) on Oct. 1 to a crowd of about 30 people. The ENF assists lodges across the nation in investing in their communities. Funds from the ENF are often … [Read more...]