VVWD Board Approves Water Sale To SNWA

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Selling irrigation water shares to the Southern Nevada Water Authority and setting higher rates for those shares was a controversial decision at the special meeting on May 15 of the Virgin Valley Water District. The meeting started with board … [Read more...]

Water District Settles Suit And Adopts Budget

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In a special board meeting on May 15 the Virgin Valley Water District took several actions from adopting a budget to settling with the last defendants in the civil suit filed by the district in 2011. The settlement agreement with Michael Johnson … [Read more...]

Genealogy Jamboree Saturday

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This Saturday the community is invited to attend a one-day workshop that will help those interested in drawing out their family tree sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For information on the classes and to pre-register go … [Read more...]

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office warns of scams

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The reporting party said that they placed an ad on craigslist to sell their vehicle.  About 2 weeks later, the reporting party received a text message from a buyer “an unknown person” wanting to purchase their vehicle.  The buyer texted him to expect … [Read more...]

Litman New Mesquite Mayor

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[slideshow_deploy id='85'] Councilman Al Litman was unanimously chosen to fill the unexpired term of Mayor Mark Wier, who resigned in April.  The vote came at the conclusion of the May 13 City Council meeting. Litman will serve as mayor until … [Read more...]

Splash Pad Voted Down Again

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For the second time the Mesquite City Council voted to not accept the bid of $930,056 to build a splash pad at Hafen Park. The vote came despite a standing room crowd in the council chambers that was mostly in support of the splash pad. Mayor Mark … [Read more...]

Actions of Neighbor Likely Save Home From Fire

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Quick action of a neighbor likely kept a home in the 200 block of Cottonwood Drive from being destroyed by fire early Sunday morning.  At 1:26 am, the neighbor to the rear of the home on Cottonwood Drive, saw heavy fire coming from the rear of the … [Read more...]

Opinions vary on militia’s role

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U.S. Rep. Stephen Horsford recently talked about how the militia forces that came to the aid of Cliven Bundy in his dealings with the Bureau of Land Management need to pack up and go home. But a number of residents who attended a Bunkerville Town … [Read more...]

City unclear on appointment term

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The Mesquite City Council at their May 6 Technical Review Meeting discussed the procedures for nominating and appointing a replacement for Mayor Mark Wier, who resigned his position on April 22. Deputy City Attorney Bob Sweetin told the council … [Read more...]

Mayor MIA for breakfast, but parade goes on

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[slideshow_deploy id='156'] While the 30th Annual Mesquite Days began festivities and events on Thursday, May 1, the real fun began on Saturday as people descended to downtown Mesquite. Those looking forward to seeing Mayor Mark Wier in his … [Read more...]