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...]

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...]