Officials Advised of Hearth Risks
By Smoke Free Mesquite Volunteer Tonight, I want to talk to you the Mesquite Nevada City Council about one of the most important reasons why we need clean indoor air in public spaces. That reason is heart disease. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. One in every four...
EPA’s Pruitt Takes Sole Control Of Water Decisions
On March 30, 2018, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Scott Pruitt issued a memorandum making him the final authority on projects impacting our nation’s water. Before Pruitt, EPA regional administrators could veto Section 404 development permits issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for projects impacting the nation’s waterways regulated under the Clean...
Ramaker Faces Withelder in November Election
Mesquite, NV, June 12, 2018 Former Virgin Valley Water Board member Sandra Ramaker will attempt to unseat Mesquite City Councilman Geno Withelder in upcoming November election. Withelder, a 10-year veteran of the City Council, received 1,279 (36.72%) over Ramaker’s 1,258 (36.12%) in the June 12 primary. Kay Mercer received 946 (27.16%) in the three-person race...
VVWB Price Setting 1992-1999 (2 of 5)
Editors Note: In Nevada, the average purchase of off-Farm Surface Water for 2008 was $7.20 per AFA. By 2013 it has raised to $13.60 per AFA. Mesquite, NV. July 17, 2018 When formed in 1993, the  Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD)  took assets from the Bunkerville Water User’s Association and the Mesquite Farmstead Water Association...
The Three Wishes
From the Internet Sacred Text Archive By W. Carleton In ancient times there lived a man called Billy Dawson, and he was known to be a great rogue. They say he was descended from the family of the Dawson’s, which was the reason, I suppose, of his carrying their name upon him. Billy, in his...
On-Going Experiment In High-Volume CO River Releases From Glen Canyon Dam Set
November 1, Press release Arizona Department of Water Resources Science is all about experimentation, and one of the more spectacular experiments in the movement of Colorado River sediment is set to begin in a matter of days. Beginning November 5, the Department of Interior will begin a High-Flow Experiment (HFE) release of water out of Glen Canyon Dam,...
Nevada Territory: The Valley of Shadows.
by May Dye Hansen (1878-1966) They passed through southeastern Idaho and came to Thousands Springs Valley where they were many bottomless wells. They camped here for several days and then dropped into Nevada, the last territory between them and California. They went along the Humboldt[i] river, over the mountains near Elko.  Alkali dust poured over...
Interior and Reclamation seek formal input from governors to protect Colorado River Basin
WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior, through the Bureau of Reclamation, submitted a notice to the Federal Register today seeking recommendations from the governors of the seven Colorado River Basin states for protective actions Interior should take amid ongoing severe and prolonged drought. This notice recognizes the need for prompt action to enhance and...
Nevada Congressional Representatives Address Colorado River Drought  Issue
Nevada Representatives Help Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Historic Drought of the Colorado River, Preserve Nevada’s Water Supply Washington, DC – Reps. Susie Lee (NV-03), Dina Titus (NV-01), and Steven Horsford (NV-04) helped introduce the bipartisan Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act, which will address the historic drought conditions along the Colorado River through...
Trump Trumped In Anti-Solar Tariff Plan
The solar industry has trumped Donald Trump’s January 2018 decision to put tariffs on imported solar panels. Trump planned as much as 30 percent tariff on solar equipment made abroad, a move that threatened to handicap a $28 billion industry that relies on parts made abroad for 80 percent of its supply. Just the mere...
The Beautiful Weirdness of Golfs Senior Tour
By Shane Ryan July 31, 2019 Golf is not the only professional sport that features official contests among players “of a certain age,” by which I mean those who have passed their competitive prime and entered the autumn of their years. If you’re a tennis fan, you can watch John McEnroe play in barnstorming exhibitions,...
Mesquite, NV Announced Virtual Council Meeting
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