Animal Shelter thanks Cub Scouts

[slideshow_deploy id='1205'] To the Editor: A big thank you to Cub Scout Pack 640. As a project the group wanted to do something for the animals at the shelter. They collected food, treats, toys, brushes, collars and items for the animals. On … [Read more...]

Truth is still the ‘first casualty’

 The quote, “Truth is the first casualty of war,” gets attributed to everyone from Aeschylus, a Greek tragic dramatist (525 BC - 456 BC), to fifth century Chinese Gen. Sun Tzu, to an address in 1918 by U.S. Sen. Hiram Johnson (R-Calif.) and on to Brit … [Read more...]

Where Congress Falls Short … And Where It Doesn’t

At a public gathering the other day, someone asked me how I’d sum up my views on Congress. It was a good question, because it forced me to step back from worrying about the current politics of Capitol Hill and take a longer view. Congress, I said, d … [Read more...]

Mesquite cares for animals

To the Editor: We Care for Animals’ spring rummage sale and raffle was a great success thanks to the support of the community.  Thanks to all of you who came out and gave your support by donating or purchasing items.  As reported you contributed ove … [Read more...]

Cub Scouts praise the Eureka

To the Editor: As Cubmaster of Pack 8, I’d like to thank the community for their support of our recent fundraising efforts. On behalf of all the youth and leaders, I want to express a huge thanks to the Eureka. Their support from the pasta garden i … [Read more...]

Wolf Creek reopens; offers thanks

To the Editor: On behalf of the entire team at Wolf Creek Golf Club, myself, and my brother Chad, I would like to thank the entire Virgin Valley and Mesquite community for its incredible support over the past few weeks. As many of your readers are … [Read more...]

Veterans Center seeks donations for Honor Flight

To the Editor: The national Honor Flight Network began in 2005 in Dayton, Ohio, and was created solely to honor World War II veterans by sending them to Washington, D.C., to see the monument dedicated to their service. Honor Flight Southern Nevada … [Read more...]

A just sentence in Flores case

Moapa Justice of the Peace Ruth Kolhoss, presiding in Mesquite Municipal Court on Monday, sentenced Starr Flores to one year in jail. Flores also must reimburse the $745.26 she wrung out of the generosity of Virgin Valley residents and businesses. … [Read more...]

Mesquite Regional Business will still go about its business

The Nevada Attorney General’s Office has opined that Mesquite Regional Business looks like a duck, quacks like a duck and walks like a duck. So it’s a public body, or at least the equivalent of one, and should operate subject to the Nevada Open Mee … [Read more...]

It’s the last minute to file for the water and power boards

You hear a lot of complaints these days about the Overton Power District and or even the Virgin Valley Water District. Some of it may be justified, but most is not. Let’s face it, utilities are just not that popular with most of us. In many parts o … [Read more...]