Letter to the editor-Petrillo

I would like to congratulate Jayden Perkins who just received the Las Vegas Review Journals Male Athlete of the year award for Nevada prep athletics. We loved watching him play the last few years for the Virgin Valley HS football team. He has great … [Read more...]

LTE- Marlys Harper

I am beyond disturbed when I read this newspaper, especially lately. Numerous falsehoods that we have publicly disputed time and time again are presented as facts. At the City Council meeting on Wednesday, June 13, Barbara Ellstad used public … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Picior

LTE- Chris Picior I’m on the initiative petition committee that filed the Mesquite Citizens Initiative for Clean Indoor Air and I need to address the continued misinformation that has appeared in this newspaper. When we decided to move forward w … [Read more...]

Tuacahn’s Matilda is a show you won’t want to miss

Tuacahn has provided top of the line musical theater to thousands of people every year since 1991 and their 2018 season is starting off no differently. With the lineup of Matilda, Cinderella, Million Dollar Quartet, Prince of Egypt and A Fairy … [Read more...]

Can a Nevada law pass constitutional muster?

Our federal and state constitutions are meant to lay the ground rules for what our governments can and cannot do, spelling out the rights of the individual to be free from the dictates for well-meaning but overweening lawmakers. A recent obscure … [Read more...]

The one question to ask every candidate

The major party primaries are over and it is on to the General Election this November. The candidates will be making the rounds shaking hands and asking for your vote. So, stick out your right hand and firmly clutch you wallet with your left, then … [Read more...]

Senior Menu June 21-27, 2018

Thursday, June 21: Honey stung chicken, baked beans, WW roll w/margarine, corn on the cob, potato salad, and watermelon Friday, June 22: Roast beef, red potatoes, mixed vegetables, salad w/dressing, mandarin oranges, gingerbread Monday, June … [Read more...]

This week in history June 21-27

June 21, 1910: Samuel Reber Jr. has been to Modena after his gasoline engine and pump to irrigate his farm with. We are anxious to see it run as there are others who are expecting to install one if this is a success. June 21, 1911, Littlefield: … [Read more...]

No Wear No Tear

Wear and tear is the damage that is naturally associated and inevitably occurs as a result of normal use or aging. The expression refers to the damage or deterioration resulting from ordinary use. But there is nothing ordinary or common about our … [Read more...]

VVWD prevails in Pool Pact insurance claim

At the June 19 Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) Board of Directors meeting, counsel Bo Bingham announced the district has been offered a proposed settlement of $900,000 pursuant of its claims against the Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool (Pool … [Read more...]