Moise Medina leads Dawgs over Jaguars with 5 goals; Girls’ team also wins

Moise Medina had a career day for the Virgin Valley High School Bulldogs Wednesday afternoon at the recreation center soccer fields. Medina had five goals to lead the Dawgs to a 6-3 win over the Jaguars from Desert Pines High School. The Jaguars … [Read more...]

Pirates outlast Lady Bulldog volleyball squad 3-2

It was a long Wednesday night for volleyball fans from Moapa and the Virgin Valley’s as their respective teams battled for five games before a winner was crowned. The Pirates and the Bulldogs traded wins at two apiece before the Pirates won the fifth … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Sept. 19, 2014

Remember Me Thursday and National Dog Week? Celebrated the last full week of September each year, National Dog Week dates all the way back to 1928. What does this mean for you? Nothing. This week isn't about you, it is all about dogs. Get your … [Read more...]

Not what I expected

Have you ever read a book or article and when you were finished reading, you find yourself saying to yourself, that is not what I expected.  This is not uncommon and why would that be? The lead in line or first sections of a chapter of a story may … [Read more...]

Tesla Motors tax deal fails on principle and economic viability

The deal the governor and the state Legislature cut with Tesla Motors to lure its proposed $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant to Nevada trammels the fundamental principles on which this nation was founded and is economically naïve. The deal … [Read more...]

The President and the Congress Should Work Together on Military Intervention

In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Obama gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL,” he said. “But I believe we are st … [Read more...]


If the aging population will use the resources that are available to them, senior citizens can be power houses. The mental image of the smiling, helpless, wrinkled skin, slow moving human being setting in the corner waiting to be rescued is out of … [Read more...]

Nevada Secretary of State Launches Online Resource for Registration, Ballot Delivery for Overseas Military Voting

Secretary of State Ross Miller today unveiled Nevada's Effective Absentee System for Elections, or EASE, an online application that seamlessly integrates voter registration and electronic ballot delivery and marking. EASE is available to members of … [Read more...]

Fire Department stops another vehicle fire

Mesquite Fire and Rescue responded to a car fire at the Condo complex at 717 Hafen Lane. Chief 2 arrived first and found a passenger car with the engine compartment heavily involved with fire which was less than 5 feet from a detached … [Read more...]

2014 Long Drive Special: All You Need To Know!

Golf Channel shines spotlight on Mesquite Special to MLN The RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship took an epic jump in 2013 with a new long-term partnership with Golf Channel, receiving unprecedented exposure on the network with more than 190 hours … [Read more...]