Health District identifies flu in the Valley

The Southern Nevada Health District recently identified flu cases in the Las Vegas Valley through its sentinel surveillance program. Although current flu activity is mild in Southern Nevada and throughout the country, activity increases during the … [Read more...]

Health District commemorates World AIDS Day, Dec. 1

LAS VEGAS – The annual World AIDS Day is Sun., Dec. 1. In commemoration, the Southern Nevada Health District and its community partners will observe the occasion with free testing at several locations on Mon. Dec. 1. For more information, contact the … [Read more...]

First Symphony performance reveals local need for quality entertainment

The question, what makes our community a great place to live can easily be answered by looking at the vitality of the arts around us.   Public arts competition, exhibits and education, community festivals, dance, live theatre, museums and galleries, … [Read more...]

Beaver Dam Christmas Arts & Crafts Sale needs your items

There will be a Christmas Arts & Craft Fair at the elementary school after the Beaver Dam Parade on Saturday, December 13. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. Arizona time and the sale and bazaar will begin shortly after. If you have used … [Read more...]

Polymer Clay Art headlines Brown Bag Presentation

The Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery will have a Brown Bag Presentation at noon on December 2 featuring Jean Wiensch and Patricia Nay who will discuss polymer clay art techniques.  Both artists are experts in this technique and will demonstrate their … [Read more...]

Follow-up bead weaving class offered

Katherine Cole will teach a class in jewelry bead weaving, Thursday, December 11 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m.  Cost of instruction and materials for this class is $20.  This is a sequel class to her previous 4-hour class in bead stringing.  Prior class … [Read more...]

Get In The Holiday Spirit with Mesquite Arts Community

The Mesquite Arts Community kicked off the Christmas holiday season last weekend with the premier concert of the new Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra at the Mesquite Community Theatre and the 19th Annual Festival of Trees sponsored by the Mesquite … [Read more...]

Local donkey rescue serves as transfer point

The Scenic, AZ Satellite Adoption Center of Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue operated by Joan Dunkle and Fred Clark once again acted as a transfer station for burros. These burros were part of the final wild burro round up at the Sheldon Refuge near … [Read more...]

Small-sized art wins big prizes as Lucky 13 artists are honored

A capacity crowd filled the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery on November 20 to congratulate the winners of its Lucky 13 Small Art Exhibition.  Many in the audience were also lucky enough to hold winning tickets or bids in the VVAA’s 2014 Raffle and Silent … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Nov. 21, 2014

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month- from the American Veterinary Medical Association It is never too late to learn the warning signs of pet cancer. Cancer is not strictly a "human" condition. As the No. 1 disease-related killer of … [Read more...]