Beaver Dam Jam marks best year yet

[slideshow_deploy id='1388']Beaver Dam Jam 2014 marks the event’s 7 year in existence and from day one in 2008, the Jam continues to gain popularity each year, according to Linda Geer, who has attended every year of the Beaver Dam Jam.  Geer co … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite May 25 – 31, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for May 25 - 31, 2014. May 25: Trespassing: Officers responded to assist animal control with a dog on Marilyn Pkwy. A female owner was located, and d … [Read more...]

Medical Marijuana Town Hall Draws Few People

While the legalization of medical marijuana in Nevada has gotten a great deal of publicity and comment elsewhere, the June 3 Mesquite city town hall meeting only attracted two people to testify, one in favor and one against. Local business owner … [Read more...]

Fifty Years of Service

Carol Livingston, GATE (gifted and talented education) teacher at J.L. Bowler and Virgin Valley Elementary Schools, is retiring at the end of this school year.  She leaves behind a legacy of fifty years in teaching. Her career began in 1964 at … [Read more...]

Last chance for early voting

Early Voting for the June 10, 2014 Primary Election will end today at 6 p.m.  at the Mesquite Deuce 2 Campus Library located at 150 N. Yucca Street. You may also vote at anyone of the Early Voting locations throughout the Las Vegas Metropolitan a … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Department holds Safety Fair at VVHS

On Friday, May 16, The Mesquite Police Department sponsored a three-hour Safety Fair hosted at the Virgin Valley High School. The event focused on the consequences of underage drinking and traffic related incidents. School Resource Sergeant Van … [Read more...]

First Mesquite Firehouse Now Part of Virgin Valley Heritage Museum

The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum is proud to announce that the original firehouse in Mesquite has been converted into additional display space for the Heritage Museum.  The addition of the old firehouse makes it possible for the public to see more … [Read more...]

Library District earns Medal for Service

On May 8, 2014 the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District earned the distinguished National Medal for Library Service, the nation's highest honor conferred on museums and libraries recognizing exceptional contributions and outstanding service to the … [Read more...]

Mesquite gaming win drops for April

The Nevada State Gaming Control board reported Mesquite’s gaming revenue for the month of April fell 4.16 percent compared to the same time frame from 2013. From April 1 through 30 of 2014, Mesquite casinos posted a gaming win of $10,099,466, c … [Read more...]

Overton Power: General manager gets raise, new contract

Mendis Cooper, general manager of the Overton Power District, received a $3,561 raise retroactive to January 2014, as voted upon by the board of directors last week. Cooper also received a three-year contract, which will go into effect in … [Read more...]