Nevada challenges California’s sanctuary cities

This past summer Nevada joined with other states in challenging a California federal judge’s decision to block President Trump’s executive order that would deny some federal funding for sanctuary cities, saying that such cities near Nevada pose a thr … [Read more...]

This week in history Jan. 18-24

Jan. 25, 1911: Last Wednesday night a wildcat went into Nephi Hunt’s chicken coop and killed sixty chickens. Jan. 26, 1910: Vica Leavitt and Rhoda Wittwer have returned to Cedar City to continue their studies. They came down for the holidays and w … [Read more...]

Senior Menu Jan. 18-24, 2018

Thursday, Jan. 18: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes w/gravy, carrots, WW roll w/fruit jelly, tropical fruit Friday, Jan. 19: Beef picadillo, tortilla, Spanish rice, refried beans, pineapple Monday, Jan. 22: Meat & potato tacos, steamed … [Read more...]

Community Calendar Jan. 18-24, 2018

City Manager Andy Barton will hold a community forum today at 8 a.m. at the Pioneer Center in Sun City. You’re welcome to join your neighbors and friends in finding out what’s happening in Mesquite. Barton will be available to answer all questions. Bu … [Read more...]

Board hears Wolf Creek water lease proposal

After months-long exchange of letters, Jeff Sylvester, attorney for Wolf Creek Golf Course, attended the January 16 meeting of Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) to present the golf course’s counter offer to VVWD’s request for return of unused wat … [Read more...]

Kettle Success

Stephanie Woolley Director of Social Services for the Mesquite, "Salvation Army", reports a very busy and successful 2017 Christmas and holiday season. She would like to thank those that worked so hard and helped to facilitate all of the wonderful … [Read more...]

Mesquite Chamber reports successful year

It was a very good year for the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce in 2017 according to Jeff Powell, the Chamber’s Board of Directors chairman, at the organization’s January luncheon when he provided a State of the Chamber update. “I think you’ll find we … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People

Charlie WCFA’s featured pet is Charlie:  Charlie is about 15 months old.  He is big gentle guy and loves to have his chin rubbed. Charlie is altered and current on vaccines. He is an affectionate cat and enjoys attention. He does well with other ca … [Read more...]

Bulldog wrestlers take down Chaparral

After competing literally from one end of the state of Nevada to the other, and points in between, Virgin Valley High School’s wrestlers finally were able to participate in a home match. The Bulldogs, who spent the first seven weeks of the season o … [Read more...]

Flag football girls romp past Chaparral

Even a three-week layoff couldn’t slow down the Virgin Valley High flag football team’s rushing attack. The Lady Bulldogs didn’t skip a beat as they returned to the field following the holiday break to romp past host Chaparral, 40-6, in the Sunri … [Read more...]