This Week In M.V. History (August 10, 2011)

By Whitney Donohue

Moapa Valley Progress

5 Years Ago

From Progress: August 9, 2006
Moapa Valley Gets 2-1-1 Service
Thanks to a state collaboration between United Way of Nevada and the work of a few tenacious local residents, 2-1-1 service became available to residents of Moapa Valley. Nevada. The service allows residents to dial one simple number for access to a wide range of community resources. These resources include food banks, clothing closets and shelters, employment support, and more.

15 Years Ago

From Progress: August 7, 1996
Moapa Valley Now on the Internet Superhighway
The long awaited internet finally came to Moapa Valley. ComNett Computer Services, a Moapa Valley Internet access provider went online. Moapa Valley Telephone had had its fiber optic lines operational for weeks and had been instrumental in pushing Centel to get their end of the cable operational. ComNett provided local dial-up access, software, and internet support for its subscribers.

20 Years Ago

From Progress: August 7, 1991
Moapa Valley Water District Taps New Well
The Moapa Valley Water District completed some two miles of 14” pipeline connecting the culinary water system to a new well located at the head of the valley near the mouth of Arrowhead Canyon.

“The quality of the water has been analyzed and is identical to the original existing artesian spring,” stated Van Robison, manager of the Water District. “This meets all the state and federal standards.”

25 Years Ago

From Valley Herald and Lake Mead Monitor: August 7, 1986
Commissioners Approve Construction of Fairgrounds
It took a long time and a huge amount of effort on the part of many people in the Moapa Valley, but the proposed 190 acre recreation area located in Logandale received the green light for construction by the Clark County Board of Commissioners.

With the final roadblock out of the way, fair board members hoped to get construction underway in September or October in order to have the first fair on the site in April of 1987.

This feature is made possible by the Old Logandale School Historical and Cultural Society archives and the gracious assistance of Beezy Tobiasson.

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