September Visitor Count takes sizeable leap

Even though the total number of visitors coming to Mesquite in September was the lowest number of the year at 86,689 it took a sizeable leap from last year’s count of 78,450 jumping up 10.5 percent. And the number is up 16,000 from just two years a … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Last Veteran

When I attend Veteran Day ceremonies like we have in Mesquite each year with the memorial service and parade, I don't reflect back on the most awesome experiences of my career in the military. There are other quiet moments when I think about … [Read more...]

Battaglia wins People’s Choice Award

It’s a stunning piece of art when you closely examine Jean Battaglia’s ‘Steaming Down the Track’ entry in the October Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery Flight of Fancy art exhibition. Hundreds of tiny pieces of paper are layered upon each other in a 3-D pape … [Read more...]

Turn your clocks back

Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour either Saturday night, Oct. 31 before you go to sleep or Sunday morning, Nov. 1 when you wake up. Daylight Savings Time in Nevada officially ends Sunday, Nov. 1 at 2 a.m. Arizona does not recognize … [Read more...]

Lee Family selling Eureka Casino to Employees

In a stunning move Greg Lee, CEO and Executive Officer of Eureka Casino Resorts, announced on Thursday, Oct. 29 that his family is selling their interest in the Eureka Casino Resort to its employees in what’s called an Employee Stock Ownership Plan ( … [Read more...]

Best of both news worlds

Having both a print newspaper and an online news site is a boon to our readers. While our print paper serves the local populace well, our online news site reaches far and wide outside the Virgin Valley. It’s the best of both news worlds. As you k … [Read more...]

History Lesson worth remembering

Among all the tempest of the Mesquite City Council decision on what to do with the I-15 Exit 118 land sale that’s dominated the public interest is the resolution passed by the council regarding a 2009 financing agreement between the city and B … [Read more...]

Eagles Landing wins Exit 118 land bid

Two development companies faced off at the Mesquite City Council meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 27 for the right to purchase 104 acres of city-owned property near the proposed I-15 Exit 118 interchange west of town. Only one of them, 333 Eagles Landing, was … [Read more...]

Council releases financing agreement on Solstice RV Park

Now that the Mesquite City Council released a financing agreement between the city and defunct Barcelona Partners, Bill Takahashi intends to purchase 30 acres surrounding the Solstice luxury motor coach RV Resort “and make it one of the top three d … [Read more...]

Mesquite Local News is moving locations

The Mesquite Local News is moving its office to 12 W. Mesquite Blvd, Suite #109 on Nov. 1. The new office is located in the same building as the Panda Garden restaurant and is across S. Yucca St. from City Hall. All phone numbers and email … [Read more...]