Local Indexers Help Set World Record

Indexers from the Virgin Valley joined with others world-wide to set an international record for most records indexed in a twenty-four hour period. Indexing is a volunteer project started in 2006 by Family Search that creates researchable digital … [Read more...]

Statewide Contest Announced for Final Sesquicentennial Medallion

In honor of Nevada’s 150th birthday, the Nevada Sesquicentennial Commission invites all Nevadans to participate in choosing the design for the fourth Sesquicentennial commemorative medallion. This medallion, the final in the series of four being p … [Read more...]

MLCC wraps up summer fun

Mesquite Lutheran Childcare Center will be wrapping up its fun summer program this month at 450 Turtleback Road. Week one’s activities include circus plays with paper bag puppets. Week two, August 4 – 8 will take on a Fairy Tale theme with songs, m … [Read more...]

BTAB meeting for tonight cancelled

Due to lack of zoning items, the Bunkerville Town Advisory Board meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting is 7 p.m. Thursday, August 28, 2014 with a special call date of August 14, 2014. The town … [Read more...]

Marijuana issue packs city hall

Over 120 people packed the city council chambers Tuesday night for a “Town Hall” meeting on medical marijuana.  The meeting was called by the Mesquite city council to provide presentations both for and against medical marijuana as well as public test … [Read more...]

Community and Honor Guard gather to honor one of Mesquite’s Veterans

A few weeks ago, local resident and US Army Veteran Bill Strickland was admiring another resident’s flag pole. According to Robert Nielson, Strickland’s wife, Phyllis, told him that Bill “just loves your flag pole. Can you order him a flagpole like it … [Read more...]

Cliven Bundy and the dangers of fueling extremism

By Steven Horsford July 18 Steven Horsford, a Democrat, represents Nevada’s 4th District in the House of Representatives. It has been more than three months since my constituents in Bunkerville, Nev., had their lives turned upside down by the s … [Read more...]

Disabled American Veterans Host Always Lost Exhibit at National Convention – Las Vegas

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) has joined with Western Nevada College arts and humanities exhibition “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” organizers to bring the unique war memorial to Nevada communities. As part of Nevada’s 150th Ses … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite July 20-26, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for July 20 – July 26, 2014.   July 20: Animal Complain: Officer responded to a local business on E Pioneer Blvd for a call of cruelty to ani … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics July 21-27, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 7/21/2014 through 7/27/2014: Total Calls For Service: 37* 911 Transports: 13 Non Transports: 10 Inter-facility Transports: 13 Fire Related Incidents: 1 Non … [Read more...]