Council tables paramedic recruitment request

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Councilman George Rapson said he wasn’t talking about whether to approve the emergency recruitment and hiring of two firefighter paramedics but about the process of placing items on the council agendas and the public not receiving the same background … [Read more...]

February building permits more than double

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Maybe the drop in this month’s visitor count can be explained by the huge jump in building permits for new single family homes – if everyone is moving here, they can’t be counted as visitors. The city of Mesquite Building Department’s monthly … [Read more...]

Cartoon 3-9-17

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Mesquite’s version of ‘Car-nado’ begins

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A major road construction project near the famous Spaghetti Bowl in Las Vegas was recently dubbed ‘Car-nado’ because of the havoc it wreaked on travelers. Mesquite’s version of three major construction projects, all within sight of each other, … [Read more...]

Visitor counts start slow year in Mesquite

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Blame it on the cold, wet, windy weather that’s atypical for winter in Mesquite. Almost every category in the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority report for Mesquite’s January visitor count showed a decline when compared to a year ago and … [Read more...]

Learning to have fun

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I have been working for 51 years. Considering I’m only 35 years old, I think that’s quite a feat. For some of you, that’s shy of – oh, I don’t know how many days and weeks. It’s time for me to learn how to have fun. I’m going on a quest to … [Read more...]

Council approves new hire, tables disputed newsletter contract

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Even though he only asked for an additional building inspector position, Development Services Director Richard Secrist stands to gain more than that after the Mesquite City Council approved an amendment to his hiring request at its Tuesday, Feb. 28, … [Read more...]

Honors- Wiseman, Westwood and Blaber

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‘Tuna Does Vegas’ is full of changes

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The Virgin Valley Theatre Group thought they were set for their last show of the season but when it comes to theater, things can change at a moments’ notice and they did. The show was originally cast in January and Matt McDonald and Denis Feehan … [Read more...]

People’s and Sponsor’s Choice winners announced at Gallery reception

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Winners of the People’s Choice and Sponsor’s Choice awards were announced at the Virgin Valley Artists Association reception on Thursday, Feb. 23 for the monthly exhibit at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery which featured 3-D and photography art pieces. … [Read more...]