Some were wearable, others were art, but all of the entries in the “Best Decorated Hat and Head” contest and auction served to raise money for scholarships to local students. With the Virgin Valley Artists Association sponsoring the contest at the … [Read more...]

Mesquite residents gauging interest in starting private school

Jeff Bird is serving as the catalyst to gauge community interest in starting a private school in Mesquite that teaches a classical education based on the Trivium curriculum. “We are exploring the idea at this point and would like to find out if t … [Read more...]

PUCN conducting natural gas consumer session – Revised

Mesquite’s business and residential community members are encouraged to attend a consumer session held by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, which will listen to comments related to an application filed by Southwest Gas Corp., which is s … [Read more...]

Mesquite Mayor delivers state of the city address

It’s a tradition as true as turning the calendar to a new year. Mesquite Mayor Al Litman delivered the annual state of the city address at the Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Feb. 14 to a full crowd. “It’s an honor to stand here today am … [Read more...]

Laxalt in Mesquite

The Mesquite Republican Women will host an informational meeting with GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Adam Laxalt and Assemblyman Chris Edwards on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the Veterans’ Center, 840 Hafen Lane, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more i … [Read more...]

Rising Star receives RDA funding for new signs

The Mesquite City Council comprises the RDA board, which is devoted to funding permanent facility upgrades on properties located within specific tax districts. The two signs requested by the Rising Star fit within the parameters of the requirements … [Read more...]

Council hears ambulance transport review

Stressing that no changes whatsoever would be made to emergency 911 ambulance calls, Assistant to the City Manager Aaron Baker introduced a review of non-emergency inter-facility transports made by Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department personnel to the … [Read more...]

New Mesquite Fire Chief appointed

After a tumultuous year in the Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department, the Mesquite City Council appointed Jason Andrus as the newest fire chief on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Andrus, an 11-year veteran of the Mesquite Fire Department, takes the helm as a … [Read more...]

Mesquite tourism finishes strongest year since 2008

Mesquite’s tourism numbers finished out the 2017 calendar year in strong fashion according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). The total number of visitors for the year was up 22,400 from 2016 to a total of 1,368,500 p … [Read more...]

Mesquite Balloon Festival Pictures

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