VVES, honor’s local businesses and groups at open house

Virgin Valley Elementary School honored local groups and businesses Wednesday night during their annual open house. Principal Cathy Davis explained how important community involvement in Mesquite helps our local schools meet financial needs during … [Read more...]

NDOT opens I-15 to Commercial traffic, some restrictions

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has now extended the hours for commercial vehicles to pass on I-15 northbound from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Commercial vehicles weighing over 26,000 GVW are prohibited from passing I-15 northbound outside the … [Read more...]

Cowboys outplay Bulldog soccer boys 4-1; Girls’ team wins

The Chaparral High School Cowboys depth prevailed Monday afternoon, in scorching temperatures, to defeat the Virgin Valley High School Bulldog boy’s soccer team 4-1. It was a hard-fought match despite the score as the Dawgs gave up two goals in the c … [Read more...]

Obituary: Don Muse

Don Muse passed away on September 13, 2014. He lived a long, happy and productive life.  Don loved people. He never met a stranger and always had a smile, a story or two and a wonderful sense of humor. Don spent many years working as a member of … [Read more...]

Rotary Recognizes Officers

Mesquite Police Officer Wyatt Oliver and Mesquite Firefighter Spencer Lewis were among the more than one hundred southern Nevada safety officers recognized for outstanding service at this year’s SOAR Ceremony on Monday, September 8, 2014. This is t … [Read more...]

‘Walk in Memory Walk in Hope’ highlights National Suicide Prevention Week

Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention and the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services held the third annual ‘Walk in Memory Walk for Hope Saturday morning at the recreation fields next to the department. The event held a … [Read more...]

Dragons wear down Dawgs 28-13 in league opener

  The final score of Saturday’s football game, 28-13, was not indicative of the battle fought between the Del Sol Dragons and the host Virgin Valley Bulldogs. The Dawgs did not have an answer for Daniel Tyus and the Dragons’ double-wing we … [Read more...]

Mystery Door and Students of the Month

Daily school attendance is important because making up lessons is never the same as being in class when a lesson is presented.  Students who develop a habit of regular attendance will be workers who are conscientious about coming to their jobs … [Read more...]

Hey Mon, Try a Little Jamaica

By Tom Garrison Who doesn't want to visit Jamaica? Beautiful beaches under swaying palm trees, cool Caribbean swimming, and a friendly population. However, if you can’t afford the real Jamaica (who can?), take a short drive to Little Jamaica ( … [Read more...]

I-15 Open for travel with restrictions

**Be sure to share this with everyone** The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is announcing that Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas is expected to open as of 4 p.m. this evening, just four days after being washed out by floodwaters. One l … [Read more...]