Former Fire Chief files legal action against city

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Former Mesquite Fire and Rescue Chief Kash Cristopher filed a complaint against the city of Mesquite with the State of Nevada Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board after he was terminated by the Mesquite City Council on May 16. The … [Read more...]

New housing construction skyrockets in Mesquite

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The Mesquite Building Department was swamped last month when applications for new home construction permits skyrocketed to numbers not seen in recent memory. The department issued 42 permits for new homes in June with a total valuation of $9.371 … [Read more...]

Marijuana dispensary granted business license

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The Mesquite City Council granted a conditional business license to Deep Roots Harvest to sell wholesale and retail recreational marijuana at its dispensary during the Tuesday, July 11 council meeting. The action, passed unanimously without much … [Read more...]

Tanner appointed Interim Fire and Rescue Administrator

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Without discussion or questions, and taking only a few short minutes, the Mesquite City Council appointed Mesquite Police Chief Troy Tanner as Interim Administrator for Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department at its meeting Tuesday, July 11. Tanner’s … [Read more...]

May visitor counts are mixed bag

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The numbers in the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) report for May were a mixed bag of good news/bad news for Mesquite tourism industry. The best news appeared in the gross gaming revenues where Mesquite casinos led all of Clark … [Read more...]

Recreational marijuana sales in Mesquite will start July 1

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Saying the State of Nevada “has done all the right things and the company [Deep Roots Harvest] is doing all the right things,” Mesquite City Councilman Rich Green added that “as a pro-business councilman, I’m embarrassed this is on the agenda.” At … [Read more...]

Council cites water in Gold Butte resolution support

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Four Mesquite city councilmen cited the need to assure future access to water resources as the main reason for approving an updated resolution on the Gold Butte National Monument at their Tuesday, June 27 meeting. Very little else in the two-page … [Read more...]

Community invited to free fireworks show

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As the Eureka Casino Resort celebrates its 20th anniversary, it is continuing the tradition of “Rockets Over the Red Mesa” free fireworks show on Tuesday, July 4th. The Nevada POPS Orchestra will return for the 6th year with the full 32-piece … [Read more...]

Airport Master Plan adopted by city council

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After five public meetings and five committee meetings held over an 18-month period, the Mesquite city council approved an updated master plan for the airport located on the east side of the city. The update was managed by Rick Patton, GDA Engineers, … [Read more...]

Building permits continue upward pace

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The new home construction industry in Mesquite doesn’t show any signs of slowing down based on the number of permits issued by the city in May. Home builders took out 25 permits for single family residences last month for a total valuation of … [Read more...]