Board hears Wolf Creek water lease proposal

After months-long exchange of letters, Jeff Sylvester, attorney for Wolf Creek Golf Course, attended the January 16 meeting of Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) to present the golf course’s counter offer to VVWD’s request for return of unused wat … [Read more...]

Mesquite Chamber reports successful year

It was a very good year for the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce in 2017 according to Jeff Powell, the Chamber’s Board of Directors chairman, at the organization’s January luncheon when he provided a State of the Chamber update. “I think you’ll find we … [Read more...]

Mesquite PD Locate Large Amount of Marijuana in Home, One in Custody

On Jan. 4, at approximately 8:30 a.m., while conducting a home inspection of a drug court participant, an officer found a large quantity of marijuana hidden inside of the home.  Mesquite Police Detectives were called to investigate further.  After s … [Read more...]

Bundy case dismissed by judge

Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons had their charges dropped after they were accused of leading an armed standoff against federal agents who were attempting to round up his cattle in 2014. The Associated Press reported on Monday that C … [Read more...]

Council hears school district update

The Mesquite City Council heard its quarterly report from Clark County School District (CCSD) Assistant Superintendent Grant Hanevold at its Tuesday, Jan. 9 meeting which was a mixed bag of good and bad news. Hanevold reported that volunteers who … [Read more...]

VVHS cuts ribbon on new $8million gym

“This was a 20 year journey.  It took a lot of time and effort to get us to where we are today.   There are a lot of people to thank for making this dream come true,” said Virgin Valley High School Principal Cliff Hughes as he welcomed students, paren … [Read more...]

Victoria Tausinga advances to Nevada Elks State Hoop Championship

Victoria Tausinga won her age group in the Nevada Elks Southern District Hoop Shoot in Boulder City on Saturday Jan. 6. Tausinga will advance to the State Championships in Hawthorne Nevada on February 17. Victoria will represent the 12-13 girls from … [Read more...]

VVWD FY2017 audit shows solid financials

Wes Smith, Financial Manager of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) presented his final report for FY2017, ending June 30, 2017, to the board of directors at its Jan. 2 meeting. The report is an annual requirement for the $27 million in bonds … [Read more...]

With a new year comes a new set of laws.

By Megan Messerly Nevada Independant: https:https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/new-nv-laws-that-take-effect-jan-1/ Several dozen bills enacted by the Legislature last year didn’t officially take effect in whole or in part until today. Th … [Read more...]

City settles with former fire chief amid fireworks

It seemed like it would be a placid meeting of the Mesquite City Council but it ended up with Mayor Al Litman telling Councilman Dave Ballweg in public to “kiss my a—.” The council met on Tuesday, Dec. 19 to affirm a settlement with former Mesqu … [Read more...]