Mesquite Police Detective terminated

The Mesquite Police Department has completed an internal affairs investigation which has lead to the termination of employment of Gary Erickson.  He is no longer on administrative leave and is no longer employed by the city of Mesquite. Internal … [Read more...]

Water District mulls water issues in Nevada Supreme Court case

At its Sept. 18 meeting, the Virgin Valley Water District board reviewed the possible implications a northern Nevada court case might have on Nevada water law and the district’s own water rights and interests. VVWD was contacted and invited to c … [Read more...]

Ready, Set, Vote

Primary elections are over and now it’s time citizens go to work. Just in case you’ve been living in a tree, we have mid-term elections coming up in seven weeks. In our republic we like to say we get to choose our representatives. That isn’t exact … [Read more...]

Update on Mesquite Police Detective’s Criminal investigation

Since the Mesquite Police Department's press release regarding Gary Erickson's criminal investigation, we have received multiple inquiries from the media as well as the public regarding the timing of the Mesquite Police Department's releasing of the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter Sept.9-15, 2018

Police Blotter Sept.9-15, 2018 Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation or a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our PD does do, we are including a … [Read more...]

Arrest Report Sept. 9-15, 2018

Statistics supplied by Mesquite Police Department. Disclaimer: These names were reported in the Mesquite Police Department’s arrest report released Sept. 17. Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.   Abello, Ed … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire and Rescue WEekly Call Report Sept. 9-15, 2018

  Some calls that Mesquite Fire and Rescue receives are not always included in the report, as a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our Fire and Rescue workers do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. There were 44 … [Read more...]

Bulldog girls open 3A League play with win

The Virgin Valley High School girls’ soccer team opened 3A Sunrise play on the road on Monday, Sept. 17, with a 2-1 victory over Boulder City. The Bulldogs got on the scoreboard first with a goal off the foot of sophomore Rainee Brito, her first of t … [Read more...]

VV tennis season nears end

The Virgin Valley High boys and girls tennis teams are down to their final four matches of the regular season. The Bulldogs tuned up for their final stretch by defeating Mojave of North Las Vegas Thursday afternoon at the VVHS tennis courts. It … [Read more...]

VV volleyball falls on road

The Virgin Valley High volleyball team came out on the short end of a 3-1 decision to host Spring Valley High Wednesday evening in Las Vegas. The Lady Grizzlies prevailed by scores of 25-12, 25-13, 22-25 and 25-17 in the non-league match. The … [Read more...]