July Building Permits Skyrocket

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July 4th fireworks weren’t the only thing skyrocketing in Mesquite last month. Building permits appeared to be flying out the door as 93 of them worth $5.2 million dollars were issued by the City in July. Just over $5 million dollars for 28 new … [Read more...]

Mesquite’s County Commission representative abruptly resigns

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According to various Las Vegas media outlets, Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins abruptly resigned his position Monday, Aug. 10 with no prior notice or follow-up explanation. Collins has represented Mesquite on the County Commission since his … [Read more...]

Nevada AG blasts new EPA Water Rule

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“It comes down to one phrase of ‘navigable waters.’ It used to mean one thing and now the EPA is redefining the term,” Adam Laxalt, Nevada Attorney General told a small crowd of 60 Mesquite citizens Monday night. The Environmental Protection … [Read more...]

Golfing Long Drive competitions cancelled in Mesquite

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If you look closely at a Mesquite calendar of events for September and October you may notice a distinct absence of an event that has been a staple since 1997. The RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship (WLDC) will not be held in Mesquite this fall but … [Read more...]

Exit 118 Construction Contract on Council Agenda

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With only two agenda items of any substance on the Mesquite City Council Agenda for Tuesday evening, it could be a very short meeting – or a very long one. Bill Tanner, City Director of Public Works will present three construction firms who bid on … [Read more...]

Mesquite Golf Courses schedule overseed closures

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It marks the end of summer in Mesquite. The scorching temperatures begin to subside. The kids go back to school. The golf courses in town start turning brown and closing one by one as the annual grass overseeding process begins. It’s a costly, but … [Read more...]

Bright Spots mark June Mesquite Visitor Report

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Mesquite’s Visitor Volume report for June was a mixed bag of results with some numbers in the red but more important ones in the black. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority reported that Mesquite’s overall visitor volume in June fell a … [Read more...]

Mesquite shines in Industry report

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It’s finally good for Mesquite to be last on someone’s list. According to a recently released report by the Boyd Company, location consultants in Princeton, New Jersey., Mesquite has the lowest operational cost ranking in the distribution … [Read more...]

Second chapter of new Library is a great read

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What has long been a divisive issue in the Mesquite community appears to be on the healing track. Many people were angered when the previous Susan Holecheck mayoral administration paid $1.7 million for a 3-acre empty lot on Mesquite Boulevard, … [Read more...]

Construction begins on old Mesquite Star

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It’s a day Mesquite has been waiting on for more than a decade. On Tuesday, the Lee family confirmed to Mesquite Local News that it plans to remodel and reopen the hotel formerly known as the Mesquite Star as a non-gaming hotel. … [Read more...]