Power District candidates looking to change culture of the board

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One of the recurring questions asked to candidates for the Overton Power District Board of Trustees Wednesday night was if the current trustees were part of an “old boys network” that just rubber-stamped the wishes of the district’s … [Read more...]

Hard Hat Heroes Recognized for Hard Work

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One of the highest honors a student can receive at Beaver Dam Elementary School is that of being recognized as a “Hard Hat Hero”.  These are the pillars of the classrooms.  These are the students with a “get ‘er done” attitude that permeates … [Read more...]

Media Forum for Candidates tonight at Wolf Creek

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Several candidates running for Overton Power Board of Trustees and the Virgin Valley Water District Board will be at Wolf Creek Golf Course tonight beginning at 5 p.m. for a Local Media Forum. Assemblyman Cresent Hardy and Congressman Steven … [Read more...]

Water District passes audit

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In a short meeting Tuesday night, the Virgin Valley Water District heard reports from staff on the status of various operations. Presentation from MacRay Curtis of Wissan, Smith, Racker & Prescott, LLC, the water district’s auditor, showed … [Read more...]

NDOT Fast Tracks I-15 Mesquite Repairs

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The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is making fast-track progress on repairs to Interstate-15, south of Mesquite, which was impacted by a September 26 flash-flood that saw the Muddy River swell 12 feet in 90 minutes, washing away the … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2014

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Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2014. Sept. 28: Welfare Check: Officer responded to a Valley View Circle residence to conduct welfare check on an infant. … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics Sept. 29 – Oct. 5, 2014

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Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 9/29/2014 through 10/5/2014: Total Calls For Service: 33* 911 Transports: 15 Non Transports: 10 Inter-facility Transports: 6 Fire Related Incidents: 2 FIRE … [Read more...]

Registration open for Poetry Out Loud’s 10th anniversary competition

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The 2014-2015 school year marks the 10th anniversary of the Poetry Out Loud program. Since 2005, more than 16,000 students throughout Nevada have powered up poetry by memorizing and reciting the words of classic and contemporary poets. Students can … [Read more...]

Space available in Homecoming Parade next week

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Homecoming week for Virgin Valley High School will be the week of October 13.  There are many games that will happen throughout the week.  The game schedules can be accessed at www.schedulestar.com. The school would also like to invite the … [Read more...]

Photographer to be guest speaker at brownbag lecture

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On October 7 Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery will host its monthly brown bag lecture featuring David Boyarski. The event takes place at 12 noon in the gallery. Bring a lunch and enjoy the presentation. Most of us have heard the saying, “stop and smell … [Read more...]