Taking ‘Bike-Friendly’ to a whole new level

Over the past decade, the City of Mesquite has evolved into a very pedestrian and bike-friendly city, with miles of bike trails and hiking paths that go around and throughout every part of town. A group of local enthusiasts formed a committee, … [Read more...]

Career and College Fair Friday

The Mesquite Library’s "Charting a New Course" Career and College Fair is on Friday January 9 and open to parents, students, teachers and the general public. Representatives from Southern Utah and Nevada Universities, Colleges, Vocational and T … [Read more...]

Arrowhead Making at the Museum

On January 17 at 1 p.m., The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum will hold another arrowhead making activity with instructor Kelly Beeson. Participants must be at least 12 years old. Class space is limited, so contact the museum right away to reserve your … [Read more...]

Annual Heritage Days this Saturday

The annual Heritage Days will be held January 10, 2015 at 9 a.m. at the monument just past the bridge going toward Bunkerville on Riverside Road. This event is held in remembrance of our early Virgin Valley settlers. Bunkerville was settled on J … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Historical Society Annual Meeting

The Virgin Valley Historical Society will be having its annual meeting January 9 at 6 p.m. at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery Classroom, 15 W Mesquite Boulevard. The theme of the event will be “Music in the Virgin Valley”. Local Historian Geraldine … [Read more...]

Locals spend NYE at ‘Mystery Play Party’

By Barb King Want to have some fun ?  Try going to this kind of party on New Year’s Eve.  For many years, Marianne Johnstone has been hosting plays in her home with many of her friends. To celebrate on December 31, 2014, she chose “Bullets ‘N’ B … [Read more...]

Kids for Sports Foundation to Hold Golf Tournament at Wolf Creek

Mesquite’s newest foundation that benefits local children will be holding a fundraising tournament at Wolf Creek Golf Course, 403 Paradise Parkway, on Saturday, January 17 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Check-in will be from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Format f … [Read more...]

Brown Bag presents social media tips from museum coordinator

The Virgin Valley Artists Association will present their monthly Brown Bag Lecture on January 6, 2015 at noon at the Virgin Valley Art Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Boulevard. This month the featured guest speaker is Erika Kuta Marler from the Virgin … [Read more...]

MPD Officer Saves A Child’s Life

On Monday, December 15, a father and mother frantically rushed into Green Valley Grocery, located at 290 North Sandhill Boulevard, Mesquite Nevada. The panicked couple was carrying their three year old son, who was choking on a large piece of candy. … [Read more...]

Upcoming blood donation opportunities

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to give one last gift this holiday season and discover the true meaning of giving by donating blood. Busy holiday schedules and seasonal illnesses, like the flu, can often mean fewer donors … [Read more...]