Graffiti suspect arrested

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On April 10th, Mesquite Detectives were able to solve an ongoing graffiti problem by catching the vandal in the act. Over the course of the last several months, the Police Department had been receiving complaints about rude and vulgar statements … [Read more...]

State makes progress in challenging sage grouse rules

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Nevada won a temporary reprieve from the Interior Department’s plans to enforce sweeping restrictions on land use as a means of protecting greater sage grouse habitat, but failed to convince a federal judge to put those plans on hold entirely. In a … [Read more...]

Community Calendar April 20-26, 2017

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If you want to know what’s happening in Mesquite Government you won’t want to miss Andy Barton’s Community Forum this morning, 8 a.m. at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum, 35 W. Mesquite Blvd. Are you out of work? Do you earn less than you’d like … [Read more...]

This week in history April 20-26

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April 20 1902: A committee of four was appointed to be in charge of the old folk’s party. April 22 2014: Mayor Mark Weir resigns. April 23 1877: Cotton planting began and continued through June 1st. April 25 1910: George Hebron Bowler … [Read more...]

Senior Menu April 20-26, 2017

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Thursday, April 20: Chicken Chili Verde w/tortilla, Spanish rice, black beans and corn, tropical fruit cocktail Friday, April 21: Sloppy Joe, baked beans, baby carrots, fruit cocktail Monday, April 24: Swedish meatballs over rice, Cesar salad, … [Read more...]

Making life a little Sweeter

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La Dolce Vita, a fundraising event held at the Eureka on April 15, roughly translates into “The Sweet Life” but the reason for the event is anything but sweet. La Dolce Vita was the brain child of Phyllis Litman. She organized the event because … [Read more...]

Water Board views budget revenue options

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The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors devoted most of its April 18 meeting to an information session on WaterWorth, a software that helps utilities evaluate revenues and expenses to model options for budget decision-making. The … [Read more...]

New Library breaks ground May 24

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Photos 1-4 are screenshots from the virtual tour online.   The speaker for the April 12 Mesquite Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was principal architect Sean Coulter, of Simpson Coulter Studio. He spoke with visual teasers of what … [Read more...]

Renter’s seminar April 26

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The Salvation Army will be holding a special seminar at their office, 355 W. Mesquite Blvd. Suite B-50 on April 26 from 3 – 5 p.m. to inform people about their rights as a tenant. Seating is limited and reservations are required by calling … [Read more...]

The Virgin Valley Thrift Store announces new summer hours

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You can always find some great bargains and contribute to the community simultaneously time by shopping at the Virgin Valley Thrift Store. Whether you’re shopping for clothing, housewares or furniture, every penny you spend benefits the Virgin Valley … [Read more...]