Two schools receive marijuana tax money

The Mesquite City Council gave a homework assignment to all four school principals in the Virgin Valley. According to a consensus of all five councilmen at the Tuesday, May 8 meeting, Virgin Valley Elementary School (VVES) principal Kathy Davis … [Read more...]

Mesquite visitor count declines in March

For the first time in six months the number of visitors to Mesquite showed up in red ink with a 4.1 percent decline in March compared to a year ago. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported that 133,100 people visited Mesquite in … [Read more...]

Public invited to GOP candidate forum

The Mesquite Republican Women are hosting their second political candidate forum of the season on Thursday, May 10 at the First Baptist Church, 700 Hardy Way in Mesquite. “We had a very successful forum on April 11 for the Congressional District 4 … [Read more...]

Health District closes Mesquite restaurant

According to its website, the Southern Nevada Health District ordered the Panda Garden Asian food restaurant closed on April 19 based on a routine food inspection that found severe violations of food handling requirements. The popular restaurant … [Read more...]

Golf course reaches irrigation lease agreement with water district

Four years after the Virgin Valley Water District first asked Conestoga golf course to return irrigation water shares it wasn’t using, the two entities reached an agreement at a special board of directors meeting held Tuesday, April 24, that amends a … [Read more...]

March building permits resume healthy increase

After a torrid January pace followed by a slight lull in February, building permits issued by the city in March resumed a healthy pace led by new home construction. The city of Mesquite issued a total of 121 permits in March across all categories … [Read more...]

February visitor count shows continual increases

In February 2016, 110,561 people visited Mesquite when the month had one extra day. In February 2017, that number fell to 103,365 with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority blaming the decrease on having one less day in the month. While … [Read more...]

GOP CD4 Debate scheduled for Mesquite

The Mesquite Republican Women are hosting one of the few debates between Congressional District 4 Republican candidates that will be held before the June primary election. The debate is scheduled for April 11, 5:30 p.m. at the Mesquite Veterans … [Read more...]

Council hears need for more sports fields

Saying that his company is “not asking you to do anything we haven’t already done,” Eureka Chief Operating Officer Andre Carrier addressed the Mesquite City Council at its Tuesday, March 27, meeting about the need for more sports fields in the commu … [Read more...]

2018 local election races set

After a two-week filing period ended on March 16, eight people filed for three seats on the Mesquite City Council and three people filed for two seats on the Virgin Valley Water District. However, only two of the three city council seats will … [Read more...]