Flu activity increases in Clark County

First flu-associated death reported LAS VEGAS -The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting an increase in flu activity in Clark County as well as the 2017-2018 season’s first flu-related pediatric death. The death occurred in a child in the … [Read more...]

Red Rock and Sloan Canyon’s Holiday Hours

LAS VEGAS – Red Rock Canyon and Sloan Canyon National Conservation Areas will have reduced hours on Thanksgiving Day, November 23. The Scenic Drive area at Red Rock Canyon will be open from 6 a.m. to noon, and the Visitor Center will be open 8 a.m. … [Read more...]

Desert Dames Fahsion show

The Desert Dames hosted their Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon on Nov. 15th in the Casablanca Grand Ballroom.  Fashions were modeled and sponsored by Dillard's, White House Black Market, Boutique at Stephen's, Stage, Chico's and Christopher & … [Read more...]

Bulldogs dominate 3A Sunrise League All-League Teams

Perkins named 3A Sunrise League MVP It was almost a clean sweep for the Virgin Valley High School Bulldog football team as they dominated the 3A Sunrise League All-Star team. Beginning with Coach of the Year Yori Ludvigson, Jayden Perkins was … [Read more...]

Mesquite Animal shelter Pet Listing November 17, 2017

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month American Veterinary Medical Association. It is never too late to learn the warning signs of pet cancer. Cancer is not strictly a "human" condition. As the No. 1 disease-related killer of dogs and … [Read more...]

Shoppers Simply Indulge

On Saturday, Nov. 11, Mesquite citizens and visitors to the area were able to simply indulge themselves in a shopping event that was held at the Rising Star Sports Ranch. The Simple Indulgence shopping event is in its second year and going … [Read more...]

Small Business Saturday, November 25th Shop Local

Mesquite Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) have partnered to host a special Small Business Saturday event. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are … [Read more...]

NEVADA INCREASING RATE OF PRESCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES PARTICIPATING IN REGULAR CLASSROOMS

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Schools in Nevada have increased the number of preschool students with disabilities participating in regular classrooms 3.2 percentage points to 33 percent and are on track to increase that inclusion rate to 40 percent in the … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-LeMieux

The first annual Mesquite Hangar Dance, Show and Cookout to benefit the local Veteran’s Center was a rousing success. It was a total community event with an estimated 7-800 people in attendance. I would like to thank and recognize the wonderful … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Fox

In spite of what the president is saying, the GOP tax reform plan is not meant to help you and me. It is meant instead to provide corporations and the ultra-wealthy with tax breaks. The bill would permanently lower the corporate tax rate from 35 … [Read more...]