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...]

Calendar blamed for drop in Mesquite April visitors

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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) blamed the calendar for April’s flat or falling visitor volumes throughout Clark County saying there was one fewer weekend day during the month. Mesquite’s visitor count for the month was … [Read more...]

Council approves liquor sales at gas stations

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The next time you fill up your car’s gas tank you could also fill up your liquor cabinet after the Mesquite City Council approved a change to city codes allowing full off-sale liquor in convenience stores and gas stations at their Tuesday, May 23 … [Read more...]

It was definitely the journey

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I bet not many of you have added the desire to attend a state legislative session to your bucket list but it’s been on mine for years. I guess that’s part of the political nerd in me. I tried to get a couple friends to go with me on a recent trip to … [Read more...]