Eaglets Flock to Beaver Dam

As summer draws to an end, the yearly migration of eagles to Beaver Dam Elementary School begins.  Swooping down from Scenic, Jones' Flat, Littlefield, Desert Springs, and Beaver Dam the students began the school on August 11.  This year top eagle, M … [Read more...]

Obituary: Kimball Jensen

Kimball Earl Jensen, 62, of Desert Springs, AZ and Mesquite, died in his home on August 16, 2014. Kimball was born to Earl and Carol Jensen in Fort Ord, CA on October 4, 1951. He married Brenda Lynn Jensen (Williams) on September 3, 1972. … [Read more...]

GAS Club still in full swing

For Monday, August 18, the local Golf And Social Club tightened the competition by going for a two-best-ball score format at Falcon Ridge Golf Course. The winning team of Sid Bounds, Dave Calmelat, Stan Nickle and Larry Mierisch won by 2.5 stokes, … [Read more...]

Felshaw returns to Mesquite

Elder Kasdan Felshaw returned to Mesquite August 11, 2014, from serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.He served for 24 months in the Washington, Washington Spokane Mission. Gilbert and Deon Felshaw are the parents of … [Read more...]

Community Calendar Aug. 21 – 27, 2014

Have you ever wanted to act or to be a part of the theatre? The Virgin Valley Theatre Group is holding auditions for Nana’s Naughty Knickers tonight and tomorrow at the Mesquite Community Theatre from 6-9 p.m. Nana’s Naughty Knickers is a com … [Read more...]

Rec Center closes for repairs starting Sunday

The Mesquite Recreation Center will be closed for annual maintenance, repairs, cleaning and special project work, August 24 - September 2, 2014 and will not be available for public use. “We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause,” said Nic … [Read more...]

Why Government Openness Matters

One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the dangers that Al Qaeda posed, but because the agencies … [Read more...]

Rec Center Program News

Women’s Cardio Boxing offered Cardio boxing uses the fundamentals of boxing to achieve an intense cardio workout. Participants will strike a heavy bag during the class which will require wraps and gloves (purchased by the participant). Drills i … [Read more...]

Mesa View Regional Hospital may not have been affected in records breach

According to CNN Money online Monday morning, Community Health Systems, the parent company of Mesa View Regional Hospital in Mesquite, had recently been hacked and the information thieves stole information on 4.5 million patients including names, … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Aug. 10 – 16, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Aug. 10 – Aug. 16, 2014. August 10: Person on Foot: Officer contacted an adult male who had crossed the street without using the available cro … [Read more...]