Reid Gardner Generating Station shut down

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In a press release on March 16, NV Energy announced that the fourth and final unit of the coal-fired Reid Gardner plant in Moapa was shut down, no longer providing energy to the Southern Nevada electric grid. Originally, the closure was scheduled … [Read more...]

CHIPping Away at Health Disparities

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Community Health Improvement Plan Where are we now?   WHAT:           An update and progress report of Southern Nevada’s first multi-agency Community Health Improvement Plan that includes the Nurse Call Line and the Mobile Health … [Read more...]

Free High School Equivalency classes to be held in Mesquite

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  The College of Southern Nevada will be offering a free High School Equivalency (HSE) Math Class at the Mesquite center beginning April 17. The class will run Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. through June 1. Requirements to … [Read more...]

White Rock Rd. Closed

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The back road to Scenic, Arizona. will be closed to through traffic until April 21 as Clark County improves a three-mile stretch to the Nevada/Arizona Border. The construction will begin at the point where pavement ends for White Rock Road to the … [Read more...]

Gold Butte meeting contentious and confrontational

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It was long on complaints and short on answers when officials from the Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas office held a town hall meeting in Mesquite Thursday, Feb. 9 to explain ramifications associated with a recent presidential proclamation making … [Read more...]

FITCH UPGRADES OVERTON POWER DIST. NO. 5

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FITCH UPGRADES OVERTON POWER DIST. NO. 5, NV'S REVS TO 'A-'; OUTLOOK REVISED TO STABLE   Fitch Ratings-San Francisco-12 January 2017: Fitch Ratings has upgraded its rating on Overton Power District No. 5, Nevada's (OPD5) implied revenue … [Read more...]

Water district to retain water rights in Gold Butte

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Virgin Valley Water District Manager Kevin Brown is confident with the district’s current relationship with the Bureau of Land Management that the district be able to get all the water it needs from its resources in Gold Butte. “We have all the … [Read more...]

Get Prepared This New Year by Downloading Free Emergency Preparedness App

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Clark County emergency managers are encouraging residents to make emergency preparedness their New Year’s resolution for 2017. “Emergency preparedness is always timely, but with the new year upon us it’s a great time to think about putting a plan … [Read more...]

Guilty verdicts upheld for former water officials

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[Editor’s note: The actual public court documents are available on the Web at … [Read more...]

Council to Consider State-Mandated Room Tax Increase

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Recently, the Nevada Legislature passed Senate Bill 1, which mandates a .5% increase in room tax for all properties in Clark County to fund the expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center. For all transient lodging establishments in Mesquite, … [Read more...]