A wildfire came dangerously close to engulfing a number of homes, livestock and barns in an Overton neighborhood on Friday, April 18. The fire started in the slough near White Domes Drive in Overton. It eventually consumed about six acres of brush in the open fields of the area.

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Overton Brushfire Knocks Out Power

A wildfire came dangerously close to engulfing a number of homes, livestock and barns in an Overton neighborhood on Friday, April 18. The fire started in the slough near White Domes Drive in Overton. It eventually consumed about six acres of brush in the open fields of the area.

A Mad Scramble For Eggs In Moapa

Things are beginning to warm up in Southern Nevada but spring was still in the air on Wednesday, April 16 at the Moapa Park for the annual Spring Egg hunt.

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No One Asked Me But… (April 23, 2014)

No one asked me but…… The excitement over the treatment of Cliven Bundy has apparently clouded over a bigger issue. By the decree of a single federal bureaucrat, Gayle-Marrs Smith, BLM Field Manager,

LETTER: The Fair: A Great Team Effort!

I just had to say ‘thank you’ Moapa Valley for such a wonderful experience at the Clark County Fair last week! As an outsider, snowbird for the past seven years, I’ve parked at the Fairgrounds with my horse & made new friends each winter.

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Pirates Spend Spring Break At Regional Tourney

The Moapa Valley High School Varsity Baseball team didn’t get much of a break last week when it came to their spring break. The team travelled to Las Vegas early in the week to play in the Blazer bash

Fishing The Overton Arm (April 23, 2014)

I thought last week was my last story for this spring, but it seems I’ve got one more.

With summer on it’s way in Southern Nevada, the fishing is excellent. The Overton Arm is back to normal with everyone catching fish.

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Valley Life

Turn Your Retirement “Vision” into Reality

Retirement can be an exciting, active time of your life. But if you’re going to get the full benefits from your retirement years — which could last two, or even three, decades

GARDEN SPOT: Banks Rose

Banks rose, or Lady Banks’ rose (Rosa banksiae), is one of those plants that can make even a jaded urban dweller brighten up. Who could not enjoy a plant that bursts into bloom, covering an entire thornless shrub with glorious double flowers?

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