Mesquite Women’s Center

Jean Watkins is without a doubt someone that anyone would have called a pioneer or trailblazer back in the day. Some people would have a different term for it today such as self-starter, go-getter or even innovator; others might even use the term … [Read more...]

Ms. Senior Mesquite Contestants

Contestants in the 2018 Ms. Senior Mesquite pageant were introduced to the public Tuesday night at the Mesquite city council meeting. From left, Teri Nehrenz, LE-Ann Elder Kalstein, Sandra Ramaker, and Colleen Nielsen. The contestants will be raising … [Read more...]

Residents comment on prospect of natural gas service for city

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada held a consumer session at Mesquite City Hall on Feb. 28 to gather public comments on the application by Southwest Gas proposing a plan to finance the extension of natural gas pipelines to Mesquite. … [Read more...]

A blustery day for the burros

The winds were whipping across the Golden West parking lot but the band played on and people still came to the Fifth Annual Donkey Jamboree to help the plight of these beasts of burden. The money needed to care for these animals is quite the … [Read more...]

Spring Fling raises scholarship funds March 21

Virgin Valley High School students are again cooking up a “Spring Fling” to raise scholarship funds for 2018 graduating seniors.  The dinner concert event will be held at the VVHS Student Center, 5 to 8 p.m. This year’s theme is “Cherry Blossom Time.” … [Read more...]

Heartwalk Success

The City of Mesquite would like to thank all of the volunteers, organizations and individuals for their help organizing and contributing to the 14th Annual Heart Walk. “It was a tremendous success, thanks largely to the generosity of the sponsors, d … [Read more...]


Some were wearable, others were art, but all of the entries in the “Best Decorated Hat and Head” contest and auction served to raise money for scholarships to local students. With the Virgin Valley Artists Association sponsoring the contest at the … [Read more...]

Who knew?

On Feb. 24 and 25, Pylon 7 on 7 hosted one of the most rugged 7 on 7 football tournaments right here in Mesquite. Who knew that the event would bring in more than 100,000 visitors to the city? During the past decade, Pylon has seen more than 1,600 … [Read more...]

A calf of a different kind

It’s got all the similarities, four long legs, the often seen brown fur, big brown eyes,  it lives in a herd and is a new born calf on the Bunkerville range but this calf is no cow. This calf is Volch, the new baby dromedary camel born on Feb. 25 at G … [Read more...]

Former Mesquite resident celebrates 100th birthday

Barbara Killins was born February 21, 1918, before the end of WWI. In her hundred years of living she has experienced a century of change and a century of wonderful friendships and memories. Some of her best memories came from her five years living … [Read more...]