SNHD designates Sept. 22-26 Fall Prevention Awareness Week

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in older adults; each year, one in three older adults will fall; an injury from a fall can impact quality of life for older adults; and every 15 seconds, an older adult is seen in an … [Read more...]

Rural Nevada Grinding Towards Economic Diversity

The rural job market is a mixed bag. Rural counties in the United States gained about 150,000 jobs over the last 12 months, according to the Daily Yonder. The rural unemployment rate decreased by over one percent during the same period. However, … [Read more...]

NDOT opens I-15 to Commercial traffic, some restrictions

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has now extended the hours for commercial vehicles to pass on I-15 northbound from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Commercial vehicles weighing over 26,000 GVW are prohibited from passing I-15 northbound outside the … [Read more...]

Reid Secures $1.5 Million in Emergency Relief Funds for Interstate 15 Floods

Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today that Clark County has received $1.5 million from the Department of Transportation under their emergency relief program because of the extreme flooding last week on Interstate 15. These funds will be used for … [Read more...]

Cowboys outplay Bulldog soccer boys 4-1; Girls’ team wins

The Chaparral High School Cowboys depth prevailed Monday afternoon, in scorching temperatures, to defeat the Virgin Valley High School Bulldog boy’s soccer team 4-1. It was a hard-fought match despite the score as the Dawgs gave up two goals in the c … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics Sept. 8 – 14, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 9/8/2014 through 9/14/2014: Total Calls For Service: 54* 911 Transports: 20 Non Transports: 13 Inter-facility Transports: 10 Fire Related Incidents: 12 Fire … [Read more...]

Obituary: Don Muse

Don Muse passed away on September 13, 2014. He lived a long, happy and productive life.  Don loved people. He never met a stranger and always had a smile, a story or two and a wonderful sense of humor. Don spent many years working as a member of … [Read more...]

MPD Narcotics Investigation leads to Arrest

On Thursday, September 11, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives served a search warrant on a Mesquite residence and concluded a lengthy narcotics investigation. The investigation resulted with a seizure of prescription narcotics, methamphetamines, … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Sept. 7 – 13, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Sept. 7 – Sept. 13, 2014. Sept. 7: Suicide: Officers responded to a report of a dead body on Rodeo Ln. The coroner’s office responded and took ov … [Read more...]

Mesquite Merchants kick off new season

The Mesquite Merchants League started Wednesday, September 10, 2014, and we would like to thank all of our sponsors for the continued support to the league and we welcome our new sponsors this season, the league appreciates your help and … [Read more...]