Son of controversial Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy announces run for governor

The Nevada Independent reported Ryan Bundy, the son of controversial Mesquite-area rancher Cliven Bundy, plans to run for governor in 2018. Bundy told The Nevada Independent in an interview on Thursday that he plans to file to run for governor as a … [Read more...]

Mysterious statue of Indian mother and child discovered in Carson Valley

  By Dennis Cassinelli Several years ago, I donated a sizable collection of Indian artifacts to the Carson Valley Museum and cultural Center in Gardnerville. I had inherited some of the items in the collection from my Aunt, Clare Perino. The r … [Read more...]

Desert Dogs Promotion

Nevada Desert Dogs offer promotional family discount seating for their upcoming games this weekend against the Ohio Cardinals. ALL seating GA is $ 15.00 first come first served. Children ages 6-12 pay $5.00. Children under six enter free. Great … [Read more...]

Mesquite Animal Shelter Pet Listing March 9, 2018

March is National Poison Prevention Awareness Month. Here are some tips on how you as a pet owner can provide a poison-safe pet environment. Courtesy of the ASPCA Plants   Be aware of the plants that are in your home and yard, as many of them are t … [Read more...]

McFall’s Search Party-Volunteers desperately needed and wanted.

A Search Party is being organized on Saturday, March 10 thru Sunday, March 11 at the Beaver Dam Lodge, Old Highway 91 in Beaver Dam, at 10 a.m.  to help look for Jerry and Susan McFalls. They have been missing since Jan. 11. Any and all help will be … [Read more...]

Residents comment on prospect of natural gas service for city

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada held a consumer session at Mesquite City Hall on Feb. 28 to gather public comments on the application by Southwest Gas proposing a plan to finance the extension of natural gas pipelines to Mesquite. … [Read more...]

A blustery day for the burros

The winds were whipping across the Golden West parking lot but the band played on and people still came to the Fifth Annual Donkey Jamboree to help the plight of these beasts of burden. The money needed to care for these animals is quite the … [Read more...]

Spring Fling raises scholarship funds March 21

Virgin Valley High School students are again cooking up a “Spring Fling” to raise scholarship funds for 2018 graduating seniors.  The dinner concert event will be held at the VVHS Student Center, 5 to 8 p.m. This year’s theme is “Cherry Blossom Time.” … [Read more...]

VVWD Board reviews FY2019 budget draft

Virgin Valley Water District began its fiscal year 2019 budget process at a special meeting March 6. The review was a first pass at putting together a robust budget of nearly $12 million that will guide district operations for 12 months beginning … [Read more...]

A ‘Dam’ fine Flea Market

When you’ve got a small community, there can be a lack of things to do and see but not when you’re a member of the Arizona Strip if Beaver Dam Station (BDS) store owner Bill Evans has anything to say about it. From the Beaver Dam Jam, Lawnmower rac … [Read more...]