Silver Rider to give free rides New Years Eve

According to staff members at the local Silver Rider Office, anyone needing to ride the bus on their normal routes will be able to do so for free from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 2:30 a.m. Thursday and again from 5:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. Thursday morning. … [Read more...]

Black honored for food drive efforts

Brett Black received his Eagle Scout Award at a Court of Honor on Sat. December 27 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is a member of Varsity Team 998 and a senior at Virgin Valley High School. For his project he organized and … [Read more...]

Chinese Acrobats Dazzle Beaver Dam Eagles

Multi-talented Chinese acrobats held the students of Beaver Dam Elementary School mesmerized as they displayed their extraordinary talents.  The Bureau of Lectures & Concert Artists from Lawrence, Kansas, brings these gifted athletes to America … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics Dec. 22 – 28, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 12/22/2014 through 12/28/2014: Total Calls For Service: 42* 911 Transports: 18 Non Transports: 11 Inter-facility Transports: 10 Fire Related Incidents: 7 FIRE … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Dec. 21 – 27, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Dec. 21 – Dec. 27, 2014. Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation and … [Read more...]

Leaping Into the New Year “2015”

Here we are again, another year gone by, anxiously awaiting the New Year with our hopes and dreams for a better future; health, prosperity, and peace, just to name a few. So while we look forward for better things to come, we often take a quick … [Read more...]

Bath or Shower

I watch with curiosity the commercials that tout a safe bathtub for people who have trouble getting into and out of the bathtub. It led me to think of the days when I was a kid, a very young 4 or 5 years old, and my siblings and I would take a bath … [Read more...]

NDOT Prepared for New Year’s Eve Snowstorm

Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) crews are preparing for the possibility of a New Year’s Eve snowstorm in the Las Vegas valley. The National Weather Service believes there is up to 80 percent chance for a light snow fall from December 31 … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Dec. 30, 2014

New Year Resolutions for Pets 15. I will not eat other animals' poop. 14. I will not lick my human's face after eating animal poop. 13. I do not need to suddenly stand straight up when I'm lying under the coffee table. 12. My head does not … [Read more...]

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Las Vegas Valley

With evening temperatures expected to dip near or below freezing this week, Clark County emergency management officials are offering some safety tips for dealing with cold weather. The Las Vegas office of the National Weather Service has issued a … [Read more...]