Electrical fire destroys semi

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Just before 8 p.m. on July 19 a truck driver hauling a frozen food load from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas had to pull over at the Exit 8 Beaver Dam Southbound on-ramp when he noticed smoke filling his cab. “I suddenly noticed smoke filling the cab … [Read more...]

Ty Smith wins national title

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Wrestler Ty Smith has won several state and regional championships during his tenure at Virgin Valley High School. He can now add the title of “national champion” to his impressive wrestling resume. Smith captured the 113-pound title Tuesday at … [Read more...]

Electrical fire destroys semi

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Just before 8 p.m. on July 19 a truck driver hauling a frozen food load from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas had to pull over at the Exit 8 Beaver Dam Southbound onramp when he noticed smoke filling his cab. “I suddenly noticed smoke filling the cab … [Read more...]

Car show moving from Henderson to Mesquite

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After more than 10 years of being held in Henderson, the Super Run car show is moving to Mesquite. The show will take place Sept. 22-24 at Mesquite Gaming properties: the Casablanca Hotel, Virgin River Hotel and the Oasis parking lot. “We’ve … [Read more...]

Water District deals with delays in projects and permits

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Kevin Brown, district manager of the Virgin Valley Water District, had some bad news for the board at its July 18 meeting. As outlined in his update to the public, (Tearing Up the Town, Part Deux, MLN, July 6), the district has several ongoing … [Read more...]

Monsoon season kicks off with light show

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Anyone who was able to look out a window on the evening of July 16 would have been met with the flash of light from all around them. With monsoon season in full swing for the Mohave Desert, storms are to become more frequent, as with the past … [Read more...]

K9 recruit Marley

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With great excitement the Mesquite Police Department would like to introduce our newest recruit. He is a 2 year old Labrador Retriever named Marley. Marley’s partner and handler, Officer Justin Goodsell, is assigned to work at the Virgin Valley High … [Read more...]

REP. KIHUEN: ACA REPEAL SPELLS DISASTER FOR NEVADA

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Representative Ruben J. Kihuen issued the statement below following the Congressional Budget Office score of H.R. 1628 the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act of 2017: “House and Senate Republican’s are willing to do whatever … [Read more...]

The tall and short of it in Beaver Dam

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Dori and Murray Rothenberger have lived in Beaver Dam for many years but in their present home for only three. They live in the new housing development in Beaver Dam where they have a beautifully landscaped yard all year long but this summer nature … [Read more...]

Standing up for Nevada’s Veterans

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By Dean Heller WC: 565 As a senior member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and representative of more than 300,000 veterans living in Nevada, I am always working to address the problems that continue to plague one of our … [Read more...]