Council approves event tent at Virgin River casino

Saying it would better equalize the available facilities across town, Richard Tomasso, Mesquite Gaming Vice-President of Government Affairs, laid out his company’s plans to build an event tent at the Virgin River casino at the Mesquite City Council … [Read more...]

Women pilots dominate Mesquite skies

The skies over Mesquite were quite full Friday morning, Nov. 10, as the Rio Colorado Chapter of the Ninety-Nines began a two-day, 600-mile race that took them through three states and ended at Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Sixteen airplanes, most … [Read more...]

Mesquite building permits take a tumble

Led mostly by a decrease in single family residence permits, the overall number and value of building permits issued by the city of Mesquite in October took a considerable drop compared to October 2016. The city issued 94 permits valued at $4.955 … [Read more...]

Veteran Center donation

Larry Lemieux, left center, presented $4,250 to Mesquite Veteran Center representatives on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The money was the proceeds from the First Annual Hangar Dance on Nov. 4, right after the Veteran’s Day Parade, at the Mesquite Airport. … [Read more...]

How long will it take

“How long will it take for the wounds of war to heal?” That was the most intriguing question I heard while watching Ken Burns’ documentary about the VietNam War recently aired on PBS. If you haven’t watched it, if you haven’t made your children … [Read more...]

Mesquite tourism numbers continue positive climb

September’s tourism report for Mesquite continued the positive upward climb that began in May according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). Once again, Mesquite’s percentage increases bested all other reporting areas in Clark … [Read more...]

Mesquite honors veterans at memorial service

Mesquite honored its veterans during the annual memorial service held before the 21st Annual Veterans Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 4. As is the tradition, a plaque honoring this year’s parade Grand Marshal was awarded to Bob Barquist, a Vietnam … [Read more...]

Professional Basketball coming to Mesquite

“It is an announcement no one ever expected in Mesquite,” Andre Carrier, Rising Star Sports Ranch COO, said as he announced on Oct. 31 that a professional basketball team is making Mesquite its home court. David Magley, president and COO of the … [Read more...]

Medicare Forum

Mesa View Regional Hospital will hold a Medicare Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 14 beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the Eureka Hotel and Casino, Grand Canyon Room. The forum will help the public understand their options for the annual Medicare Open Enrollment … [Read more...]

Multiple Fire Department changes improve operations

“When I took the appointment, I focused on three major areas that appeared to need improvements in the Fire Department,” Mesquite Police Chief Troy Tanner said in an exclusive interview with the Mesquite Local News. “I wanted to improve … [Read more...]