President Declares Disaster for Nevada

Washington – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Nevada to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected … [Read more...]

Election Results 2014

(This story will be developing throughout the day, so please keep checking back for further information!) Election Results 2014 Board Member, Virgin Valley Water District - Mesquite (Vote for three) Barbara Ellestad, 2,491, 26.58 percent Sandra … [Read more...]

Spooky Halloween at Beaver Dam

The eaglets at Beaver Dam look forward to Halloween each year.  It’s that spooky holiday that sends shivers up spines and satisfies a sweet tooth with many treats.  An exciting annual event is the carnival which is held after school.  A variety of fun … [Read more...]

MCSO Blotter Nov. 5, 2014

SUSPENDED LICENSE/SPEEDING – LITTLEFIELD (ARIZONA STRIP) Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Heather Osborne Rickard, 36, of West Valley City, UT, Tuesday (11/4) evening for driving with a suspended license and speed greater than reasonable a … [Read more...]

Last Chance to Make A Change

Today is Election Day in the U.S. Have you voted yet? Tonight's results will have a huge impact on residents here in the Virgin Valley, as decisions will be made on who will control our power and water companies. I have always been told that if … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Oct. 26 – Nov. 1, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Oct. 26 – Nov. 1, 2014.   Oct. 26: Unknown Problem: Officers responded to a Sun Valley Dr residence, reference a 911 hang-up. Officers fo … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 10/27/2014 through 11/2/2014: Total Calls For Service: 58* 911 Transports: 23 Non Transports: 17 Inter-facility Transports: 13 Fire Related Incidents: 5 FIRE … [Read more...]

OPD holds 5th Annual Holiday Food Drive

Overton Power District has partnered this year with all of the local schools, VVES, JL Bowler ES, Hughes Middle School, VVHS and schools in Beaver Dam and Moapa Valley to collect non-perishable food for the local food banks. Donations are being … [Read more...]

Native American Day at The Lost City Museum Nov. 8

American Indian culture, heritage and art are featured at the Lost City Museum’s Native American Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. The annual community event hosts dance groups and demonstrations by artists and craftspeople. Hand-made cr … [Read more...]

Town Hall Meeting Regarding Benefits for Former Nevada Test Site & Uranium Workers

Cold War Patriots, a non-profit organization is conducting four town hall meetings to inform the community on issues which may affect former nuclear & uranium workers. The meetings will be held Thursday, November 6 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the … [Read more...]