Kokopelli Athlete of the Week: Cody Burnside

Senior center Cody Burnside is the last Bulldog Athlete of the Week for 2014. Burnside leads the Bulldogs in rebounds and is second in team scoring. Burnside is an all-around athlete including Rodeo. … [Read more...]

State should not interfere with life and death decisions of terminal patients

The founders of this nation were adherents to the concept of natural law, especially as outlined by philosopher John Locke, who stated that all individuals have the right to self-determination over their own lives, liberty and property and no … [Read more...]

Holding the line on taxation will take only 15 Assembly members

At this point, perhaps the best we can hope for is gridlock. The 2015 session of the Nevada Legislature is only a month away — 120 days during which our lives, liberties and property, especially our property, will be in jeopardy, as Mark Twain o … [Read more...]

Southern Nevada students win 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Video Contest

Clark County high school students Logan O’Toole, Kaelynn Hunter-Prock and Shayla Park received first place in December 2014 for their video entry in the 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Video Contest. O’Toole, Hunter-Prock and Shayla Park at … [Read more...]

Kids for Sports Foundation to Hold Golf Tournament at Wolf Creek

Mesquite’s newest foundation that benefits local children will be holding a fundraising tournament at Wolf Creek Golf Course, 403 Paradise Parkway, on Saturday, January 17 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Check-in will be from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Format f … [Read more...]

Brown Bag presents social media tips from museum coordinator

The Virgin Valley Artists Association will present their monthly Brown Bag Lecture on January 6, 2015 at noon at the Virgin Valley Art Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Boulevard. This month the featured guest speaker is Erika Kuta Marler from the Virgin … [Read more...]

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...]