Fireworks Safety Class for Fireworks Booth Operators Scheduled

Those interested in operating a Fireworks stand in Mesquite are required to attend a safety class Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Mesquite Fire Station 3, at 3 John Deere Drive.  The Class will begin at 1:30 p.m. It is required that the primary … [Read more...]

Mesquite Nevada Named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

As thousands participate in Bike to Work Week nationwide, the League of American Bicyclists has announced its latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community℠ (BFC) awards, including Mesquite, Nevada at the bronze level. With nearly 40 million Americans b … [Read more...]

Babies at the Museum – Roos N More Baby Animals to visit The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum

Today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Roos N More will bring some of their baby animals to visit The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum at 35 W. Mesquite Boulevard. While the event is free of charge, event participants are encouraged to donate gently used baby … [Read more...]

This Week in History – June 6, 2014

Virgin Valley Heritage Museum  June 1st- June 7th June 1877- Sugarcane planted June 1928- Swamps drained in Mesquite to get rid of mosquitoes. June 1939- Mesquite Literary Club meeting held at the home of Mrs. Estela Hafen. Each member … [Read more...]

Rotenone treatment scheduled for Virgin River

The Arizona Game and Fish Department, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Virgin River Program will conduct a fish management project using rotenone in the Virgin River Gorge in southwest Utah and northwest Arizona to remove invasive red shiner … [Read more...]

Community gathers to honor local heroes

[slideshow_deploy id='1399']Mesquite citizens and Elks Lodge staff gathered Saturday, May 31, 2014 to honor local Police Officers and Emergency Personnel at the Elks Lodge on Riverside Road. After opening ceremonies, including Dennis Hangey … [Read more...]

First Mesquite Firehouse Now Part of Virgin Valley Heritage Museum

The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum is proud to announce that the original firehouse in Mesquite has been converted into additional display space for the Heritage Museum.  The addition of the old firehouse makes it possible for the public to see more … [Read more...]

Library District earns Medal for Service

On May 8, 2014 the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District earned the distinguished National Medal for Library Service, the nation's highest honor conferred on museums and libraries recognizing exceptional contributions and outstanding service to the … [Read more...]

Myers releases new book on

J L Myers, a published author, has just published his second book in the Midland Quest series, “The Age of Dragons” The adventures of James J Winslow, May 16, 2014 and will soon be available at This time, James will need help in his que … [Read more...]

VVHS Football fundraiser tonight

Efforts to raise funds for the Virgin Valley High School Football Team continue tonight with a ‘Football Feast’ at the Eureka’s Town Square Buffet, 275 Mesa Blvd.,  tonight from 4 – 7 p.m. Prices for the meals will be adults $13.95, students $10.99 … [Read more...]