Letter to the Editor-Ward

Dear Virgin Valley Residents: I am saddened that I will be retiring at the end of this school year. I have enjoyed my time as the “School Nurse in Virgin Valley”. I have enjoyed watching your children grow into respectable adults. I appreciate eve … [Read more...]

Still time to negotiate on Yucca Mountain

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly, 340-72, this past week to restart the licensing process to make Yucca Mountain in Nye County the nation’s permanent repository of nuclear waste. H.R. 3053, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments A … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor-Thank you-Ann Rice

THANK YOU MESQUITE!!  – For the honor of being named Grand Marshall for the 2018 Mesquite Days Parade.  True success is seldom achieved by one person alone.  Whatever success I have achieved in life is due to contributions from many people – my fa … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor-Gibson & Wright

Dear Gentlemen and Ladies,   My husband and I are nearing the completion of our dream home in Scenic, Arizona. We have each worked nearly 50 years to retire in a desert community such as Scenic with great neighbors, recreation and, as the … [Read more...]

BLM publishes new plans to protect sage grouse

The Bureau of Land Management under the Trump administration has followed through on its promise to give states greater flexibility on protecting greater sage grouse. On Friday a 204-page draft management plan for Nevada and northeastern California … [Read more...]

Legs for Lexi Fundraiser was a success

On Sunday April 29, 2018, Coyote Willows Golf Course held a fundraiser tournament, auction, and raffle for little four-year-old Lexi Winslow of Coyote Willows Community, Mesquite Nevada.  Lexi needs a surgery called Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy for … [Read more...]

Beware of California censorship law

Maybe it is time to update that old hippie paean that goes, “If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair,” to: “If you’re going to California, be sure to leave your Bible at home.” Like Nevada, California has a law o … [Read more...]


Bulldog Club Baseball would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous donations to support our team.  A huge shout out to Precision Aggregate, MMT, Legacy Construction and Development, High Desert Petroleum, Kitchen … [Read more...]


The new season for the Virgin Valley Junior Golf Association is right around the corner! Signups are located at the Casablanca Golf Club, Palms Golf Club or Mesquite recreation center. If you want to sign up online, visit www.mesquitenv.gov and … [Read more...]


Thank you Mesquite Local News! After my "letter to the Editor" submission on April 12, 2018 regarding "Two disappointing experiences I had with WCFA" in our attempt to adopt a dog which they posted.  I did get a response to my letter however, from a … [Read more...]