Mesquite Animal Shelter Pet Listing December 14, 2018

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Holiday Etiquette for Dogs & cats Be especially patient with your humans during this time. They may appear to be more stressed-out than usual and they will appreciate long comforting dog leans. They may come home with large bags of things … [Read more...]

VHS College and Career Fair is a win for all

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For the third time, Shelly Stoiber and her colleagues put together a career fair at Virgin Valley High School, hoping to acquaint students with life opportunities after graduation. But that isn’t where the benefit ends. With the unemployment rate … [Read more...]

Sunshine with a little bit of Vaudeville

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The Virgin Valley Theatre Group is excited to announce that the second show of the Virgin Valley Theatre Group’s 2018-19 Season has been cast and Teri Nehrenz is directing it. The Sunshine Boys written by Neil Simon is poignant comedy about two … [Read more...]

“A Hymn That Reflects Upon the Advent of Jesus”

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By Travis Lauterbach Charles Wesley, one of the most famous hymn writers, is probably best known for the Christmas hymn- “Hark the Herald Angels Sing.” During his life, Wesley wrote more than 6000 hymns. For those counting, that’s like writing … [Read more...]

Student Council members are busy beavers

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As the first semester comes to end at Beaver Dam High School, the Student Council has been incredibly busy.  The BDHS StuCo has a mission to create a sense of community for its students and the valley has a whole. They accomplish this by … [Read more...]

Mary Lou Kessler-Artist of the Month

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By AlixSandra Parness Sitting at the feet of her grandmother, Mary Lou Kessler spent many hours learning the skill of embroidery.  It was an art form back in the day before electronics took over the airwaves.  Sitting there and listening to the … [Read more...]

This week in history Dec. 13-19

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December 14, 1911: The state and county elections passed off very nicely here on Dec 12. We were certainly treated fine by our county officials, for they sent us a box of nuts, games, candy and cigars, and, the best of all, paid for a big dinner for … [Read more...]

Senior Menu Dec. 13-19, 2018

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Thursday, Dec. 13: Swiss steak, baked potatoes w/sour cream & chives, herbed vegetables medley, WW roll, applesauce Friday, Dec. 14: BBQ chicken, baked squash, cucumbers & sour cream, biscuit and honey, fruit cup Monday, Dec. 17: … [Read more...]

Community Calendar

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The Mesquite Lifelong Exercise Program includes many programs that provide a great balance of two components: aerobic fitness and musculoskeletal fitness.  Some people focus on only one component of fitness and neglect the other. Such is not the case … [Read more...]

Whither renewable power after wind farm rejected?

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The Bureau of Land Management has rejected a bid by a Swedish firm to construct a mammoth wind turbine project on the Nevada side of the border with California near Searchlight. The Crescent Peak Wind Project was to have covered 32,000 acres of … [Read more...]