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...]

VVES, honor’s local businesses and groups at open house

Virgin Valley Elementary School honored local groups and businesses Wednesday night during their annual open house. Principal Cathy Davis explained how important community involvement in Mesquite helps our local schools meet financial needs during … [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...]

Rural Nevada Grinding Towards Economic Diversity

The rural job market is a mixed bag. Rural counties in the United States gained about 150,000 jobs over the last 12 months, according to the Daily Yonder. The rural unemployment rate decreased by over one percent during the same period. However, … [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...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics Sept. 8 – 14, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 9/8/2014 through 9/14/2014: Total Calls For Service: 54* 911 Transports: 20 Non Transports: 13 Inter-facility Transports: 10 Fire Related Incidents: 12 Fire … [Read more...]

MPD Narcotics Investigation leads to Arrest

On Thursday, September 11, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives served a search warrant on a Mesquite residence and concluded a lengthy narcotics investigation. The investigation resulted with a seizure of prescription narcotics, methamphetamines, … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Sept. 7 – 13, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Sept. 7 – Sept. 13, 2014. Sept. 7: Suicide: Officers responded to a report of a dead body on Rodeo Ln. The coroner’s office responded and took ov … [Read more...]