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  • by mlnbbm
    Nevada leaders are asking residents to help show our support for healthcare workers, first responders and everyone on the front lines of our fight against the coronavirus here by going blue beginning Tuesday, April 7. Residents may show their support by wearing something blue, with special social media posts using […]
  • by mlnbbm
    By Sherman R. FrederickBattle Born Media While we all do our time under house arrest (you can call it the “stay-at-home” order if it makes you feel better), may I suggest a group contemplation on how utterly easy it is in 2020 to suspend “inalienable” American freedoms. The Declaration of […]
  • by mlnbbm
    By David Marston Writers on the Range When my wife, Edel, a teacher, developed a cough after working with a woman who came to the elementary school slightly sick, we assumed it was just that, a cough. The word from New York Mayor DiBlasio to parents was still, “Come to […]
  • by mlnbbm
    The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance is actively investigating Willow Springs Center, a licensed hospital serving children with behavioral health needs in Reno. As of today, 24 youth and 11 staff have tested positive for COVID-19 and others are still awaiting […]
  • by mlnbbm
    March 30, 2020 Traffic Stop: Officers stopped a vehicle related to a a previous case. During the investigation a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia was located. The driver was taken into custody. March 29, 2020 Domestic: At 21:23 officers responded to West Hafen Lane on a reported domestic dispute. One […]
  • by Special to the MLN
    Thursday, March 26, 2020 Mesa View Regional Hospital and City of Mesquite COVID-19 Update: Information from our local hospital the CDC, City of Mesquite and Southern Nevada Health District Spread Facts not Germs – This post represents the most current information available at the time of publishing.  _____________________________________________________  Confirmed Cases of […]
  • by mlnbbm
    Mesquite Local News Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has suspended all temple activity due to concerns over the coronavirus, the Associated Press reported. The temporary suspension starts Friday (March 27) at the end of the day. It starts Friday and will be in place […]
  • by mlnbbm
      Mesquite, NV (3/25/2020) — The City of Mesquite received notification of the first confirmed positive COVID-19 test for a Mesquite resident. This information was provided to the City by the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD). Mesquite Mayor Al Litman made the announcement earlier today to the public in a […]
  • by Special to the MLN
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Mesa View Regional Hospital and City of Mesquite COVID-19 Update: Information from our local hospital the CDC, City of Mesquite and Southern Nevada Health District Spread Facts not Germs – This post represents the most current information available at the time of publishing.  _____________________________________________________      Confirmed […]
  • by mlnbbm
    Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford warned Nevadans to be alert of scams related to the pending federal stimulus package. While a deal has been negotiated and the bill awaits final votes and the president’s signature, Congress’ economic relief package, in part, proposes to send money directly to individual Americans […]

St George News

  • by or for St. George News Sponsor
    CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Although good habits like coughing into our elbows and frequent hand washing are always effective methods to keep us healthy, most experts say that during the current pandemic, social distancing is the best way to keep the coronavirus at bay. Zachary Cox, administrator at Zion Eye Institute, […]
  • by Obituaries
    October 21, 1950 — March 31, 2020 Our sweet wife and mother, Diane Bauer Elmer, age 69, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in the hospital in Mesquite, Nevada, of natural causes. She was born Oct. 21, 1950, in Cedar City, Utah, the first child born to Clesson Guymon and […]
  • by or for St. George News
    ST. GEORGE — Las pruebas para detectar el coronavirus están aumentado tanto en todo el estado como a nivel local con sitios para hacer pruebas en el vehículo en pleno funcionamiento en St. George y Cedar City y el anuncio de una encuesta de salud en línea en todo el […]
  • by Chris Reed
    ST. GEORGE — Most people in Southern Utah are doing all the social distancing they can to avoid being near someone with the coronavirus. But there is a group of people in the area who starts their day going right into harm’s way and deliberately interacting with those who have, […]
  • by Chris Reed
    ST. GEORGE — Testing for the coronavirus is increasing both statewide and locally with drive-up testing sites in full operation in St. George and Cedar City and the announcement of a statewide online health survey to determine where testing is most needed. At the same time, the number of new coronavirus […]
  • by Obituaries
    March 23, 1940 — March 24, 2020 Heaven has gained a special angel. Beverly Ann Abbott Bowler passed away peacefully at her home on March 24, 2020, an hour and a half after her 80th Birthday. She was born March 23, 1940, to Stephen Oscar and Mary Hughes Abbott in […]
  • by Chris Reed
    ST. GEORGE — The first cases of community spread, or person-to-person transmission, of COVID-19 have taken place in Washington County according to the Southwest Utah Public Health Department. At the same time, the criteria for those receiving tests in Southern Utah has been expanded, allowing more people to be tested […]
  • by or for St. George News
    MESQUITE, Nev. — The city of Mesquite has received notification of the first confirmed positive COVID-19 test for a Mesquite resident, according to the Southern Nevada Health District. Mesquite Mayor Al Litman made the announcement earlier today to the public in a recorded video shared on the city’s official Facebook […]
  • by Obituaries
    June 22, 1944 — March 22, 2020 Virginia “Lee” Hansen passed away on March 22, 2020. She was born to Jesse and Virginia Higgibotham June 22, 1944, in Charleston, West Virginia. Lee was born while her father was serving in the army stationed on Okanawa. She was 18 months old […]
  • by Cody Blowers
    ST. GEORGE — Mesquite Mayor Al Litman released the first of many video addresses to provide up-to-date information on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the region, as well as the City of Mesquite’s efforts to protect its residents. Mesquite Mayor Al Litman announced the launch of a […]

Sparks Tribune

  • by sparksbbm
    The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance is actively investigating Willow Springs Center, a licensed hospital serving children with behavioral health needs in Reno. As of today, 24 youth and 11 staff have tested positive for COVID-19 and others are still awaiting […]
  • by sparksbbm
    Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford warned Nevadans to be alert of scams related to the pending federal stimulus package. While a deal has been negotiated and the bill awaits final votes and the president’s signature, Congress’ economic relief package, in part, proposes to send money directly to individual Americans […]
  • by sparksbbm
    Associated Press Nevada’s governor has signed an emergency order barring the use of anti-malaria drugs for someone who has the coronavirus. Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order Tuesday restricting chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine comes after President Donald Trump touted the medication as a treatment for the virus. Trump last week falsely stated […]
  • by sparksbbm
    In a Medium post published today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) unveiled a comprehensive Disaster Resource Guide for Nevadans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The guide includes critical information on medical care, mental health services, financial and housing assistance, aid for seniors, resources for small business owners, and more. […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    By Michelle Rindels The Nevada Independent A Carson City judge has called for some changes to the wording of a proposed ballot measure that seeks to raise the gaming tax by more than 40 percent to support education. Judge James Wilson on Monday ordered that the effective date on the […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    By Tabitha Mueller The Nevada Independent During the 2019 legislative session, a bill designed to phase out “subminimum wage” — the practice of paying disabled employees less than the minimum wage and sometimes as little as three to four cents an hour — died without a vote. But the push is not over. With […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    By Jackie Valley and Megan Messerly The Nevada Independent Local health district officials announced Sunday that two more Nevadans have tested presumptively positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the number of COVID-19 cases in the Silver State to four, and asked residents to reconsider upcoming travel plans. One of them, […]
  • by Kayla Anderson
    The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) has been busy hosting workshops and inviting public feedback for the 2050 Regional Transportation Plan while still making improvements in the current plan as funding becomes available. Here are some upcoming Sparks’ projects in the works: RTC Launches Eagle Canyon Extension Study The RTC is […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    Nevada AG Warns Against Coronavirus Price Gouging LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s attorney general is urging the public to report any coronavirus-driven price gouging. Attorney General Aaron Ford warned in a tweet Sunday against any retailer selling products like hand sanitizer and protective masks at higher than normal prices. Anyone who […]
  • by Steven Ranson
    Nine million Americans served in the armed services between Nov. 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975—nearly two decades aligned with the Vietnam War. This generation of veterans is honored annually on “Vietnam War Veterans Remembrance Day.” The Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) National’s founding principle is “Never again will one […]

Mineral County Independent-News

  • by Mineral County Independent News
    In a Medium post published today, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) unveiled a comprehensive Disaster Resource Guide for Nevadans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The guide includes critical information on medical care, mental health services, financial and housing assistance, aid for seniors, resources for small business owners, and more. […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    The Mineral County High School Cheer Squad was honored as the 2019-20 1A Academic State Champions. The cheer squad not only carried the highest G.P.A. in the state for their division, but also participated in MCHS volleyball, basketball, dual-enrollment, National Honor Society, and student council as well.
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    Congratulations to the following softball players selected for the 2020 El Capitan Classic all tournament team. MCHS, Jesslyn Gomez; Virginia City, Berlyn Uken; Virginia City, Gwen Fahrney; Silver Stage, Malaya Jones; Silver Stage, Aubrey Damm; Silver Stage, Elanor Taylor; Pyramid Lake, Arin Wasson; Pyramid Lake, Ashley Wood; Sparks, Alyssa Camargo; […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Steve Ranson Nevada News Group Nine million Americans served in the armed services between Nov. 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975—nearly two decades aligned with the Vietnam War. This generation of veterans is honored annually on “Vietnam War Veterans Remembrance Day.” The Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) National’s founding […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Humberto SanchezThe Nevada Independent Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette sought to reassure Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto on Tuesday that the Department of Energy plans to seek alternatives to storing nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, but he stopped short of backing an effort to change the law designating the site for a national […]
  • by Eric Dahlberg
    Mineral County High coach Pete Summerbell wasn’t quite ready to use the word “dynasty” yet when describing the run his program has been on, but it might be hard to convince other coaches in the 1A Nevada boys basketball circuit otherwise. After a drought that spanned over 50 years, the […]
  • by Heidi Bunch
    Paula Reed is more than a cosmetologist. She’s a friend, she’s a therapist, and she’s a keeper of secrets. Paula, who is hanging up her scissors after 38 years in the beauty business has heard it all in her career. Joyful announcements, divorces, small-town scandals and just the laughter of […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Kristyn LeonardThe Nevada Independent Nevada’s chief medical officer said at a meeting of the Patient Protection Commission on Monday that a coronavirus outbreak in Nevada is “not a question of if, it’s when” but added that the state is prepared.  Dr. Ihsan Azzam addressed the commission during a public […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    Walker River Paiute Tribe was awarded $2,059,869 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the operation and development of affordable housing. U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen announced, “When families have safe, affordable housing, our communities thrive. These grants will provide Native […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    Mineral County residents woke up to a late winter storm which brought snow to the valley floor. Residents took advantage of the snow, heading out to the mountains for a day of sledding and fun. Hawthorne resident, Declynn Chisholm was surprised by Olaf, the snowman at her aunts home.