After four full days of chaos and closure, Interstate 15 was reopened on Friday afternoon at about 4:30 p.m. Contractor Las Vegas Paving, under the direction of the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT),

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Moving Mountains To Re-Open I-15

After four full days of chaos and closure, Interstate 15 was reopened on Friday afternoon at about 4:30 p.m. Contractor Las Vegas Paving, under the direction of the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT),

Utilities Scramble To Restore Power Service

The Flood of ‘14 brought some significant challenges to utility operators over the past week. Work crews scrambled to keep electrical systems running and to restore essential services to local residents who were experiencing outages.

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Opinion

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: Local Input Would Put People Over Policy

Over the past week, local residents have experienced the stresses of a natural catastrophe. In the course of just a couple of hours last Monday, the forces of nature destroyed, not just individual property, but major pieces of essential infrastructure.

No One Asked Me But… (September 17, 2014)

No one asked me but… I have just finished reading Tripoli: The United States First War on Terror. It is an account written by David Smethurst depicting America’s war against Muslim Pirates on the Barbary Coast 1800-1805.

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Sports and Recreation

Pirates End Hard Week With Victory On The Road

Moapa Valley came away last Saturday night with a hard fought 43-30 win at Desert Pines.
It was the end of a long week where the flood created many hours and days

MVHS Cross Country Teams Compete At Lamb Park

The Moapa Valley High School Cross Country team picked up its pace and had a great day at Red Rock Running Invitational held on Saturday, September 13.

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Valley Life

GARDEN SPOT: Ant Problems

At the Cooperative Extension office, we have been receiving a large number of requests for information on dealing with ants. Thousands of these little insects seem to appear out of nowhere, indoors and out.

Wasting Time

If we’re average—not that very many of us are—we’ll spend a full year of our lives looking for lost objects, eight months going through junk mail, and 43 days listening to recorded messages

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