GMAF to raffle Hawaiian Vacation and Cash

Fragrant flowers. Sparkling sand. Balmy breezes. All conjure up images of a fabulous Hawaiian vacation that can be yours if you take a chance in the Greater Mesquite Arts Foundation raffle that is now underway. As part of its annual fundraising … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Dec. 12, 2014

Door Manners for Dogs -Victoria Stillwell Barking at the Doorbell A common problem between dogs and the door is excessive barking, particularly when the doorbell rings. The key is to desensitize your dog to the sound of the doorbell: Sit … [Read more...]

Scout Leaders honored

Scout Leaders from the Virgin River Valley District of the BSA were honored at Round Table Meeting on Thursday, Dec. 4 for their service to the scouts in our district. The awards were presented by Joe Schaffer of the Las Vegas Area Council … [Read more...]

The Gift of Peace

The Hebrew Bible uses a familiar but significant word, shalom. In its purest sense, shalom means "peace." The connotation is positive. That is, when someone says, "Shalom," or, "Peace unto you," it does not mean, "I hope you don't get into any … [Read more...]

FC Mesquite Soccer to push for more toys for tots

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It’s Time to Protect Gold Butte

That was an excellent article (“Whitney Pocket perfect for an adventure” by Tom Garrison) about Gold Butte in Dec. 4th issue of the Mesquite Local News. It wonderfully illustrated both the potential economic benefits of making Gold Butte a more well k … [Read more...]

This Week in History Dec. 11, 2014

December 1913 Virgin Valley High School Basketball team beats Las Vegas, Winning the silver championship cup for the first time. (On display at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum) December 14 1973 I-15 pass officially opens through the Virgin River … [Read more...]

Kokopelli Athlete of the Week: Kallie Graves

Freshman Kallie Graves for her play against Moapa Valley and the Bulldog Invitational. Graves led the Dawgs at Q.B. in wins over the Pirates and Canyon Springs. Graves ran for a T.D. and passed for four scores in the Canyon Springs game. Graves also h … [Read more...]

Council Approves Agreement with Union, other items

The agenda was moderate Tuesday, as council reviewed and approved several resolutions including another extension for the Events Tent at the Casa Blanca Casino at 950 W Mesquite Boulevard. This time, Mesquite Gaming requested an extension of five … [Read more...]

Donkey Foster Program Available

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything? What about fostering a donkey from the Scenic Arizona Satellite Adoption Center of Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue? Fostering a donkey from Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue … [Read more...]