St. George vehicle pursuit crosses into Arizona, ends with suspect's death in Nevada
ST. GEORGE, Utah (KUTV) — A vehicle pursuit that started in Southern Utah and crossed into two neighboring states ended after the suspect reportedly took his own life. Police said just after 6:05 p.m. on Saturday, a St. George resident noticed a "suspicious" vehicle near Nelson Circle & Bloomington Drive.
Eagles lose homecoming to rivals Moapa Valley, 42-9
Despite falling to rival Moapa Valley 42-9 on Sept. 22, Boulder City High School football coach Bubba Mariani sees hope behind the loss. “Honestly, after watching the film, the kids realized they were more in the game than they thought,” Mariani said. “It wasn’t just a complete blowout like the score would suggest. It was still 7-7 with a few minutes left in the second quarter, before we made a few mistakes. They will need to bounce back from this.”
Lake Mead's Losing an Iconic Water Level Marker
Lake Mead officials are seeking volunteers to help remove trash and exposed, previously sunken boats from the reservoir.
Huntsman Fire fully contained and controlled, authorities say
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Huntsman Fire in Overton, Nevada has been successfully contained and controlled, authorities say. The fire ignited on September 22 and spread across almost 500 acres of land. Officials say resources will continue to mop up and patrol the area over the next several days...
Lake Mead officials ask for volunteers to clear out trash and abandoned boats
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Lake Mead officials have called for an army of volunteers to clean up trash across the National Recreation Area, and that includes hauling away those infamous abandoned boats that have become an unofficial symbol of the lake. In a new quarterly update report for the...
Custom Fit Holds Grand Opening Event
The Custom Fit Customer Experience Center in Overton had its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday night with local realtor Kasen Kolhoss at the helm. Kolhoss was also celebrating his upcoming 5 year anniversary of being a real estate agent. The event was one big block party as about...
Wildfire On The River
Wildfire consumes 469 remote acres on Virgin River. A huge plume of black smoke rose above the Mormon Mesa east of Moapa Valley as a wildfire burned through hundreds of acres last week along the Virgin River just north of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The Huntsman Fire broke...
Lake Mead official: Changes coming to deadliest park in America
Lake Mead has more deaths than any park in the National Park Service. So, during a check in on Thursday, the superintendent of that park said people will start to notice changes to increase safety.
Lake Mead's Water Levels Give Swimmer Rare Chance to Make History
Ultramarathoner Sarah Thomas will be the first person to attempt to swim across Lake Mead. She begins her journey on October 6.
Bowler Students Stay Late for Robotics Club
An all new robotics club has been established at Grant M. Bowler Elementary School. The club met for its second time last week on Monday, Sept. 18. Twenty-four kids from grades three through five enjoyed learning with various robotics and coding systems. This is the first six-week session of three that will be hosted throughout the school year.
AZ Firefighters Respond to I-15 Car Fire
A vehicle fire near mile marker 2 on the northbound side of Interstate 15 in Arizona caused traffic snarl ups on Friday morning, Sept. 22 just north of Mesquite. A Jeep SUV caught fire at a little before 9 am and quickly became engulfed in flames. Responding to the fire...
Pirate Football Destroys Eagles, 42-9
Normally, when a school chooses a homecoming opponent, they select a team they can beat and if all goes well, it’s a blow out!! But Boulder City decided to choose Moapa Valley as its homecoming opponent this year, and the Eagles took a beating for it. The Pirates clobbered...
City Council gives nod to two new development proposals
The Mesquite City Council heard presentations about two new developments proposed on empty parcels in the city during a meeting held on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The first of these was a proposal for a series of related businesses to be built on a parcel, currently owned by the city, located at the southwest corner of Falcon Ridge and Hardy Way in Mesquite.
TLC Barn Dance Provides Safe Fun For MV Youth
The 4H Teen Leadership Corps hosted a community barn dance at the Clark County fairgrounds small animal barn on Saturday night, Sept. 26. Kids ranging in age from elementary school to high school came to the event to have a good time. The dance offered swing dancing lessons, included in the $2 suggested donation for admission.
Bulldogs Fall To Pirates In 1st Rivalry Match
The Moapa Valley High School volleyball team ground out a 3-0 victory over rival Virgin Valley on Wednesday night, Sept. 20 at the VVHS gymnasium in Mesquite. The Lady Pirates prevailed by scores of 25-16, 25-20 and 25-19 in the first of two scheduled meetings between the longtime rivals. The...
Lake Mead invites public to online quarterly meeting
Lake Mead National Recreation Area is inviting the public to its quarterly community meeting from 3-4 p.m. on Thursday to hear about what's happening at the park.
HOPE Squads Enjoy An Evening of Team Building
On Monday, September 18th, from 6 pm-8 pm, A group of student leaders from Virgin Valley and Moapa Valley gathered in the Virgin Valley High School old gym last week to connect, build team-building skills and learn about effective communication. On Monday evening, Sept. 18, HOPE Squad leaders from VVHS,...
Moapa Valley Shows Off Talent in Local Showcase
The Moapa Valley Performing Arts Council (MVPAC) held its season opener on Monday, Sept. 18. The show did not disappoint as many locals with talent entertained the large audience who attended. Logandale resident Joshlyn Wheeler volunteered to coordinate the show. Wheeler was eager to bring the show back to the...
Running a ‘Pro-Active’ Police Force
In recent years, the Mesquite Police Department (MPD) has gained a reputation for being tough on crime. That can be a challenge in a small casino town located on the state border. But MPD Chief MaQuade Chesley has found a way to martial resources into an effective crime-fighting and peace-keeping force.
Coroner IDs victim in deadly weekend crash at I-15 and Lake Mead Blvd.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the victim in a deadly weekend crash that happened in the north valley on Sunday morning. At approximately 11:46 a.m. on Sept. 24, the Nevada State Police Highway Patrol received a call regarding a crash at the location of I-15 northbound just south of Lake Mead Blvd.