Water District replies to Wolf Creek golf course lawsuit

The first sentence of the Virgin Valley Water District’s response to a lawsuit filed against it by Paradise Canyon, LLC, summed up and set the tone for the next 25 pages of legalese. “This is a case of a golf course that doesn’t want to pay the going … [Read more...]

Council mulls affordable housing options

Emphasizing that it was only the beginning of a very long discussion and process, City Development Services Director Richard Secrist laid out to the Mesquite city council some of the obstacles the councilors will have to overcome in order to see more … [Read more...]

May visitor counts are all positive

The numbers in the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) report for May were all positive for the Mesquite tourism industry. Visitor volumes rose 1.9 percent in May to 118,100 people versus last year’s total of 116,000 visitors. Las V … [Read more...]

Natural gas comes closer to Mesquite

Natural gas service in Mesquite is scheduled to begin in the first quarter 2019 if all goes well, according to representatives of Southwest Gas Corporation who gave an update to the Mesquite City Council at its Tuesday, June 26 meeting. Scott … [Read more...]

Judge grants injunction against smoking ban

After an hour-long hearing on Tuesday, June 26, Clark County District Judge William Kephart granted a restraining order and preliminary injunction against a ballot initiative petition that would outlaw smoking in casinos, private apartments and … [Read more...]

Hearing set for smoking ban lawsuit

Clark County District Judge William Kephart set a hearing date of June 26 for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against defendants in a lawsuit filed June 12 over a ballot initiative petition that would outlaw smoking in … [Read more...]

Building permits continue upward

In a year-to-year comparison, the upward trend of building permits issued by the city of Mesquite continued in May when 143 permits were granted for a total valuation of $7.115 million. That compares favorably to May 2017 when the city issued 135 … [Read more...]

Water Board hears about golf course lawsuit

The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors heard an update from its legal counsel Bo Bingham at its June 19 meeting regarding a lawsuit filed against the district by Paradise Canyon, LLC, who owns the Wolf Creek golf course in … [Read more...]

No casino employees in my backyard

Let’s get a few things straight up front about the proposed Initiative Petition for the Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Ordinance of 2018.   First, it goes far beyond ‘indoor’ air at casinos as you’ve been repeatedly told.   Second, it … [Read more...]

Lawsuit filed against Mesquite Smoking Ban

A lawsuit was filed in Clark County District Court on Tuesday, June 12 seeking an injunction against a ballot initiative petition that would outlaw smoking in casinos, private apartments and townhomes, and other outdoor areas in Mesquite. The … [Read more...]