Council approves Riverside Road reconstruction

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It’s a project Bill Tanner, City of Mesquite Director of Public Works, has been wanting to do for several years and now he has the approval to resurface Riverside Road from Mesquite Boulevard to the Virgin River Bridge. The Mesquite City Council … [Read more...]

Gold Butte meeting contentious and confrontational

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It was long on complaints and short on answers when officials from the Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas office held a town hall meeting in Mesquite Thursday, Feb. 9 to explain ramifications associated with a recent presidential proclamation making … [Read more...]

Mesquite Visitor Volumes end strongest year since 2008

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The lack of traffic and restaurant crowds were the first indicator that December visitor volumes in Mesquite took a break from their year-long torrid increases. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority report confirmed that when it reported … [Read more...]

The tears no one saw

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It’s been a long, hard road for six and a half years for several folks in the Virgin Valley. And the people who took that road spent more than a few tears, a few sleepless nights and a few days wondering if they were ever going to see the … [Read more...]

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City gains new revenue from billboards

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The city of Mesquite stands to gain $4,000 a month in new revenue after councilors unanimously approved a new agreement with Mesquite Gaming, LLC that gives the casino owner control of two billboards on the I-15 corridor. Richard Tomasso, Mesquite … [Read more...]

Former water officials receive prison time

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Saying probation was not an option, Clark County District Court Judge Richard Scotti sentenced two former water officials to a minimum of three years in prison plus restitution of $1.3 million dollars to the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) on … [Read more...]

Field house update

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Walls are going up on a new 30,000 square foot fieldhouse located behind the recently-opened Rising Star Sports Ranch located at the I-15 Exit 122 interchange on Sandhill Blvd. The fieldhouse is big enough for three basketball courts with bleachers, … [Read more...]

Art Gallery announces January Artist of the Month

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Shirley Smith (11000 Lakes Photography) “My Way, Through My Eye using Transformed Photographic Art” Shirley Smith utilizes her digital camera to capture and the computer to enhance moments in time around our beautiful country. Her expertise in … [Read more...]

Building Permits end year on high note

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Even though the number of building permits issued by the Mesquite’s Building Department in December were two less than the 114 a year ago, the value of the 112 permits was more than a million dollars higher, hitting $6,003,163. The total value of … [Read more...]