Democrats’ war on women

For years we’ve heard all about the republican war on women. It pales in comparison to what democrats are now doing to women. The democrats are now taking the pain, the shame, and the horrid memories I have of a lifetime of abuse and weaponized it … [Read more...]

Housing construction bounces back

After July’s slump in new single-family residence construction, the number of permits issued by the city of Mesquite for new homes bounced back to health. The city issued 14 permits in July valued at $3.440 million in this category of permits. The … [Read more...]

July visitor count falls second straight month

Perhaps calendar year 2017 was just too good when visitor counts set new highs almost every month making comparisons of this year to last unfair. The number of visitors coming to Mesquite fell in July for the second straight month and fourth month … [Read more...]

Council hears energy initiative update

It’s an electrifying issue all over the state. One can hardly watch television, listen to the radio, or even shuffle through social media without receiving a bombardment of ads touting both sides of Question 3 on the November election ballot about t … [Read more...]

A Mother’s greatness

A woman’s goodness can be found in what she does with her life. Her successes, her achievements, her beauty as a person. A woman’s greatness is found in what her children become. Their successes, their achievements, their soul as a person. I did … [Read more...]

Mesa Valley breaks ground for new senior living center

Before a single piece of dirt was ever turned, a new assisted living and memory care facility planned for Mesquite already had six residents lined up. About this time next year, they will be able to move into their new home at Mesa Valley Estates … [Read more...]

City enters water fray with golf course

As a court hearing date nears, the Virgin Valley Water District filed its reply to Paradise Canyon’s latest salvo concerning a 2011 lease granting Mesquite’s Wolf Creek golf course 155 shares of irrigation water. In previous filings, Paradise Can … [Read more...]

Education, medical issues dominate council meeting

While the Mesquite City Council voted on several mundane agenda items at its Tuesday, Aug. 14, meeting, the bulk of their time on the dais was taken up with discussions about education and medical issues. Clark County School District Associate … [Read more...]

Wolf Creek files opposition to Water District dismissal request

  With a court hearing set for Aug. 29, Paradise Canyon LLC who owns Mesquite’s Wolf Creek golf course filed an opposition and counter motion to Virgin Valley Water District’s (VVWD) request to dismiss a complaint Paradise Canyon filed in May … [Read more...]

VVWD Board approves revised insurance settlement

The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors unanimously approved a revised settlement agreement with its prior insurance agency, Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool (Pool Pact) at its Aug. 7 meeting. Under the revision, Pool Pact will … [Read more...]