VVWD Rejects Amendments to SNWA Agreement

In an unusual tie vote, directors of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) did not adopt amendments to a water share leasing agreement with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) proposed by Wolf Creek Golf Club. Although the proposed water … [Read more...]

Obituary – Tamara Gross

  Tamara Kay Gross of Mesquite succumbed to injuries from automobile accident on June 10, 2014. She was born to Trudy Ann Young on June 26, 1963 in Las Vegas, NV. She is survived by husband, Robert F Gross; mother, Trudy Pappacostas; … [Read more...]

Team of Jordan and Yeh take Mesquite Challenge

The Mesquite Challenge Golf Tourney at Falcon Ridge Golf Course on Monday, June 16 turned out to be just that, a real challenge. Due to the windy weather and the difficult pin placements (as requested) for the final six holes, the format was three … [Read more...]

Rotary gives youth a chance to read

Members of the Rotary Club of Mesquite presented a $1,000 check to the Eureka Casino resort in support of its Mesquite Reads Community Initiative on Thursday, June 5, 2014. The goal of the Mesquite Reads program is that every child in our … [Read more...]

New President installed at Young Singles Branch

The Young Singles Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received a new Presidency on June 15, 2014. The new President is James DeLaMare with his 1st Counselor, Alan Hepworth and his 2nd Counselor, Danny Decker. … [Read more...]

Parents Are People Too

There was a quite unassuming demeanor that floated around my mom.  But when you got her going she was a kick in the pants.  After my parents married they grew up together, fast. I may sound like a history teacher but it was after WWII, the big one, … [Read more...]

The Promise

“The Promise” by Ann Weisgarber c.2013, 2014, Skyhorse Publishing $24.95 / $32.99 Canada 310 pages It was a vow you took very seriously. Friends forever, you said in school. Til death do you part, you uttered in front of an altar. Semper fi, … [Read more...]

Florkowski and Schaloske win National titles in North American One-Armed Golfers Association Tourney in Mesquite

Jesse Florkowski won the one-arm unassisted title and Klaus Schaloske the arm assisted  Thursday in the North American One-Armed Golfers Association (NAOAGA) National Championship in Mesquite, Nevada. Florkowski defeated Xander Dobreff in match p … [Read more...]

Tippi Hedren Talks “Marnie” at 50, and More

[slideshow_deploy id='1667'] Released in the summer of 1964, “Marnie” wasn’t a typical Alfred Hitchcock thriller. While a moderate success at the box office, the eponymous psychological mystery was panned by some critics at the time. “People did … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals – June 13, 2014

June Tip of the Month: June marks the beginning of summer here in the valley, and we have come up with a few tips for you and your pet. As our community grows, and the number of dogs increases, we hear more and more about barking dogs and … [Read more...]