Mesquite building industry stays healthy

The building industry in Mesquite continued a healthy pace in October with robust housing and commercial construction. The city issued 142 permits valued at $9.720 million. That compares to October 2017 when 94 permits were issued valued at $4.955 … [Read more...]

Reflections on an election

I just finished my seventh round of covering elections in Mesquite as a news reporter. After covering city hall and its occupants off and on since 2007, I have some advice for the winners and losers in this year’s election. First, to those who … [Read more...]

Council hears school district update

The Mesquite City Council heard its quarterly update about the status of schools in the valley from Grant Hanevold, Associate Superintendent of Clark County School District, at its Tuesday, Nov. 13, meeting. Just prior to the meeting, City Clerk … [Read more...]

Wendy’s opens in Mesquite

In one of the most anticipated events in Mesquite, Wendy’s fast-food restaurant opened for business on Nov. 12 at the Flying J Eagles Landing travel plaza located at I-15 Exit 118. Doug Reath, Mesquite realtor who helped get the travel plaza project … [Read more...]

Mesquite voters elect 3 new council members

                Mesquite voters defied the age-old axiom that incumbents have the edge when they elected three new members to the Mesquite City Council and let go of two sitting members … [Read more...]

City files motion in Wolf Creek, Water District lawsuit

The City of Mesquite filed an official motion to intervene in the lawsuit between Paradise Canyon and the Virgin Valley Water District with the District Court in Las Vegas citing a contract dated in 2000 between it and Wolf Creek golf … [Read more...]

Visitor counts fall again in September

Even though September is the start of the fall season, the fall in visitor counts in Mesquite isn’t quite what local hoteliers had in mind. According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority report, the number of people visiting Mesquite … [Read more...]

Laxalt visits Mesquite on eve of early voting

Nevada gubernatorial hopeful Adam Laxalt (R) made a stop in Mesquite on the eve of early voting on Friday, Oct. 19 helping cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the Mesquite Republican Women’s (MRW) campaign office. “It’s great to get around the … [Read more...]

The Eagle has landed at I-15 Exit 118\

After two years in the making, hundreds of Mesquite residents, business people and public officials gathered Tuesday, Oct. 16, to welcome the newest business to the city when Eagles Landing travel center opened at the I-15 Exit 118 … [Read more...]

Laxalt to visit Mesquite

Nevada gubernatorial candidate Republican Adam Laxalt will be in Mesquite on Friday, Oct. 19 to help celebrate the opening of the Mesquite Republican Women’s GOP campaign office. The event is open to the public and will start at 4 p.m. at the office … [Read more...]