Peter Clayton retires

After over a decade of service, Peter Clayton celebrated his last day at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum on Friday, Feb. 16 as he retired from the city of Mesquite. Clayton started working at the museum as a guide in October 2005. In talking about … [Read more...]

Councilman hosting town hall meeting

Councilman David Ballweg is hosting a town hall meeting on Feb. 21, 3 p.m. at the Sun City Pioneer Center. The meeting is open to all Mesquite residents. Ballweg will review the last year’s city activities including the city charter, policy r … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Department’s Every 15 Minutes Program at Virgin Valley High School

The Mesquite Police Department will be organizing the nationally recognized Every 15 Minutes program at Virgin Valley High School.  The Every 15 Minutes program is an emotionally charged two-day event designed to promote the potentially dangerous … [Read more...]

Mesquite Elks Lodge honor ‘First Responders’

Mesquite Elks Lodge No. 2811 honored local “First Responders” at a luncheon held at the Lodge on Wednesday Jan. 31. Approximately 45 members of the Mesquite Police and Fire Departments enjoyed lunch before PER Rick McDonald, Master of Ceremonies for t … [Read more...]

Scout Leaders Honored

Scout Leaders were honored at the annual recognition dinner on January 25, for leaders in the Virgin River Valley District of the BSA sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Mesquite Elks Club, and the Mesquite Resort … [Read more...]

Geographic Bee

, a fifth grade student at J. L. Bowler Elementary School in Bunkerville won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on January 23rd and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship.  The school Bee, at which students answered questions on … [Read more...]

Mesquite Balloon Festival Pictures

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Mesa View Scholarship

Mesa View Regional Hospital has given Mindy Woods a scholarship for $500 for completing and passing the College of Southern Nevada Nursing Assistant Program. Mesa View Regional Hospital awards 1 Phlebotomy and 1 Nursing Assistant scholarship for … [Read more...]

Hot Air Balloon Festival Schedule

Friday, Jan. 26 7:30 a.m.: Hot Air Balloon Launch, Oasis Parking Lot Beginning at 7:30 a.m. the hot air balloons lift off from the Oasis parking lot across from the CasaBlanca Resort. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Spectator … [Read more...]

Mesquite Chamber of Commerce to Hold a Ground-Breaking Ceremony for Eagles Landing Travel Plaza

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to a ground-breaking ceremony at Eagles Landing Travel Plaza.  Please join us in celebrating this much anticipated event. This facility will hold amenities for truckers including a tire … [Read more...]