Water District continues discussion

In a meeting Tuesday night, the Virgin Valley Water District Board and attendees continued discussion on possible rate increases and structuring. With help from VVWD Manager Kevin Brown, Aaron Bunker, Wes Smith and Mike Chandler of Bowen, Collins … [Read more...]

OPD Meeting Agenda for Tonight

NOTICE OVERTON POWER DISTRICT NO. 5 BOARD MEETING OVERTON OFFICE SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 4:00 P.M. The agenda is posted at the following locations: Bunkerville Post Office, Logandale Post Office, Moapa Post Office, Overton Power District - … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Democrats Host Assembly Candidate James Zygadlo tonight

Virgin Valley Democrats will be holding its monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 1030 W. Pioneer Boulevard. James Zygadlo, candidate for Assembly District 19, will be speaking and answering questions. You do … [Read more...]

NDOT opens I-15 to Commercial traffic, some restrictions

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has now extended the hours for commercial vehicles to pass on I-15 northbound from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Commercial vehicles weighing over 26,000 GVW are prohibited from passing I-15 northbound outside the … [Read more...]

Reid Secures $1.5 Million in Emergency Relief Funds for Interstate 15 Floods

Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today that Clark County has received $1.5 million from the Department of Transportation under their emergency relief program because of the extreme flooding last week on Interstate 15. These funds will be used for … [Read more...]

I-15 Open for travel with restrictions

**Be sure to share this with everyone** The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is announcing that Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas is expected to open as of 4 p.m. this evening, just four days after being washed out by floodwaters. One l … [Read more...]

Costs of flood damage continues to rise

Damage assessments in the Moapa Valley area continued today. As of this afternoon, the team counted 91 homes in Moapa that had some degree of damage. The 91 includes homes in the town of Moapa and on the Moapa Band of Paiutes reservation. The 48 … [Read more...]

Mesquite City Council Approves Street Name Changes

Recently, the Mesquite City Council approved two street name changes in Mesquite. First, Ben Franklin Way, off of W Pioneer Blvd was changed to Wittwer Trail. Second, a portion of Bertha Howe Way by the Sports and Events Complex was changed to … [Read more...]

Council wades through tension

Tuesday’s council meeting should have been pretty open and shut. The items on the agenda didn’t appear to present any conflict or extenuating circumstances. Council and staff quickly moved through the first few items with little trouble, inc … [Read more...]

Tropical Storm slams havoc into Clark County – Route update

Monday’s super storm was one with all the punches. First, heavy rains poured from the skies, dropping over 3 inches in one hour in the Moapa area. Then, the bad news really hit hard. Power was lost to all Overton Power District customers around … [Read more...]