Art Gallery celebrates Lucky 13

An overflow crowd filled the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, Nov. 19, for its monthly art reception and to announce the winners of the Lucky 13 raffle. The competition drew entries from all over the nation and offered the Gallery’s biggest cash p … [Read more...]

Donations flow to charity and high school

2016 Chamber Board members announced The Eureka Community Initiative project known as Mesquite Reads received two hefty donations at the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Gerri Chasko, Initiative … [Read more...]

What has $7 million gotten us?

Out of the original $10 million set aside from the 1986 Mesquite Lands Act for the development of a conservation plan, $7 million has been spent. That’s according to Mike Senn, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Field Supervisor who appeared before the M … [Read more...]

Whitney takes crown at 2015 Nevada Open

Last year he lost the Nevada Open in a playoff after tying with one other player for first place. This year he was back for redemption. And Tom Whitney got it as he won the $25,000 first place prize by two strokes on Thursday, Nov. 12 to take the … [Read more...]

Gaming Board approves Eureka Employee buy-out

According to Andre Carrier, COO of Eureka Casino Resort, “all went well” at a Nevada Gaming Board hearing held on Nov. 4 seeking approval for the Lee Family to sell its interest in the Eureka to the employees. The Mesquite Local News reported ear … [Read more...]

October Building Permits continue year-to-year increase

The value of building permits issued in October by the City of Mesquite increased by $638,287 from October 2014 coming in at $3.909 million. That may not be saying much since the number of permits jumped from 83 last year to 97 this … [Read more...]

Old Mesquite Star gives way to Rising Star

“A lot of people have talked about doing something like this but very few have actually done it,” Andre Carrier, COO of Eureka Casino Resort said about plans for the Rising Star Sports Ranch Resort taking shape at the old Mesquite Star hotel casino at … [Read more...]

There are headlines in getting along

Turmoil. Dissent. Chaos. Destruction. Corruption. And the list goes on filling the news, airwaves and social media with bad news. My husband used to frequently ask, “Can’t we all just get along?” To which I frequently replied, “There are no headlin … [Read more...]

Council hears presentation on Habitat Conservation Plan

“We want to develop a common understanding of where we’re at,” Mike Senn, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Field Supervisor told the Mesquite City Council at its meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 10 about the Virgin River Habitat Conservation and Recovery Plan (VR … [Read more...]

Middle School Football Team undefeated

The Hughes Middle School 8th grade football team was honored at the Mesquite City Council meeting Tuesday, Nov. 10 for achieving an undefeated season. Led by coaches Travis Wakefield and Sam Lee, back row left, the boys averaged over 30 points in … [Read more...]