Arizona Strip has busy weekend

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“We suspect it was intentional,” said Beaver Dam Fire Department Battalion Chief Andre Ojeda. “There were no plates on the vehicle and it was pretty much a complete loss when we got there.” Ojeda spoke of a suspicious car fire that was found in … [Read more...]

1st Semester Honor Roll

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1st Semester Honor Roll 2016-2017 School Year Beaver Dam Jr. Sr. High Schools January 10, 2017 High Honors with Distinction – 4.0 GPA   High School: Curtis Garlick Leticia Beltran Lexii Frickberg Tanner Reber Taylor … [Read more...]

A fine parade on a blustery day

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The Beaver Dam Annual Christmas Parade couldn’t have happened on a more perfect day than the day it felt like Christmas in the desert. On Dec. 17, a mile long line of cars, trucks, ATVs, emergency vehicles, personal vehicles and lawnmowers, yeah … [Read more...]

Mesquite’s airport master plan on final approach

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After a final review by several government agencies, Rick Patton from GDA Engineers will present a new airport master plan that lays out the city’s intentions for the general aviation airport to the Mesquite city council for its approval. Patton … [Read more...]

Christmas with the Donkeys

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Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue (PVDR) is inviting the public to spend Christmas with the Donkeys. This is an open house event and completely free to the public. Volunteers and owners of PVDR would like to thank all community members for their … [Read more...]

Santa makes big money in Chicken Poo

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Who knew chicken poo would be Santa’s big money maker? The women in Beaver Dam did and they used a rousing game of Chicken Poo Bingo to raise dollars for the Sub for Santa program and the Beaver Dam Christmas Parade.  A special board and pen were … [Read more...]

Gorge accidents close traffic, one fatality

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It has been a very busy week for the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Mohave County Sheriffs and Beaver Dam Fire departments as they responded to two major accidents Nov. 16 and 17 in the same general area of I-15 at milepost 13 in the Virgin … [Read more...]

The boys came out at night

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Imagine sitting in your living room watching one of the most exciting games of baseball you’ve ever seen and the dogs start barking. You’re up hollering because your team just tied the ballgame; they’re barking because you’re hollering, or are they? … [Read more...]

Mechanical failure causes gorge closure for hours

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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...]

Beaver Dam Beautification, What’s the big deal?

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On Thursday, Sept. 15, the Mesquite Rotary held the dedication ceremony for the Beaver Dam Junior/Senior High School Beautification Project. The project has taken about four and a half years from concept to completion including a change in direction … [Read more...]