‘Yee Haw’ fundraiser supports VVHS senior scholarships

By Abbey Snow Photos by Samuel Snow The Mesquite Community Education Foundation hosted a fundraising event Nov 14 at Virgin Valley High School to benefit graduating seniors with scholarship money to help them seek post high school … [Read more...]

Police Blotter Nov. 12-18, 2017

Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation or a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our PD does do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. This week, … [Read more...]

Arrest Report Nov. 12-18, 2017

Statistics supplied by Mesquite Police Department. Disclaimer: These names were reported in the Mesquite Police Department’s arrest report released Nov. 20. Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.   Male … [Read more...]

Red Rock and Sloan Canyon’s Holiday Hours

LAS VEGAS – Red Rock Canyon and Sloan Canyon National Conservation Areas will have reduced hours on Thanksgiving Day, November 23. The Scenic Drive area at Red Rock Canyon will be open from 6 a.m. to noon, and the Visitor Center will be open 8 a.m. … [Read more...]

Shoppers Simply Indulge

On Saturday, Nov. 11, Mesquite citizens and visitors to the area were able to simply indulge themselves in a shopping event that was held at the Rising Star Sports Ranch. The Simple Indulgence shopping event is in its second year and going … [Read more...]

NEVADA INCREASING RATE OF PRESCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES PARTICIPATING IN REGULAR CLASSROOMS

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Schools in Nevada have increased the number of preschool students with disabilities participating in regular classrooms 3.2 percentage points to 33 percent and are on track to increase that inclusion rate to 40 percent in the … [Read more...]

Cafe Rio Opens in Mesquite

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new business in Mesquite with a ribbon ceremony that was a cut above the rest. The opening of the new Café Rio, located at 330 N. Sandhill Blvd., began with a donation to the community, another … [Read more...]

Council approves event tent at Virgin River casino

Saying it would better equalize the available facilities across town, Richard Tomasso, Mesquite Gaming Vice-President of Government Affairs, laid out his company’s plans to build an event tent at the Virgin River casino at the Mesquite City Council … [Read more...]

Women pilots dominate Mesquite skies

The skies over Mesquite were quite full Friday morning, Nov. 10, as the Rio Colorado Chapter of the Ninety-Nines began a two-day, 600-mile race that took them through three states and ended at Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Sixteen airplanes, most … [Read more...]

1000 Flags Ceremony Honors Las Vegas Victims

By Abbey Snow Photos by Samuel Snow The Exchange Club of Mesquite held a ceremony Saturday evening on the west field of the Mesquite Recreation Center where 1,000 flags were placed on Sunday, Nov. 5, for the 12th annual "One Thousand Flags … [Read more...]