Is Mesquite coming back?

The groundbreaking ceremony held last week at the new I-15 Exit 118 interchange was an exciting event and to paraphrase Mesquite Mayor Al Litman shows a ‘bright future for Mesquite’ and ‘a key player in our economic development efforts.’ And no one … [Read more...]

Council approves body cameras, carbon monoxide detectors

Just one death warrants an additional mandate that all new homes constructed in Mesquite be outfitted with a combination of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, so said the Mesquite City Council at its meeting Tuesday, Dec. 8. Councilman George … [Read more...]

Mesquite Visitors bust million mark in October

Mesquite reported the best percentage increase in Gross Gaming Revenues in all of Clark County. With two months left in the calendar year, Mesquite has already broken the million mark in the number of visitors who stopped by and stayed a few … [Read more...]

Breaking ground on Mesquite’s future

If all goes well vehicles will start rolling through a third interstate interchange in Mesquite six months from now. City officials and guests threw ceremonial shovels of dirt at the new I-15 Exit 118 interchange on Wednesday, Dec. 2 to break … [Read more...]

Community enjoys Thanksgiving together

It’s become one of the most popular community events in Mesquite and the hundreds that came out for the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 25 enjoyed the food and the company. The tradition of serving a free turkey dinner with … [Read more...]

Auditor gives City clean financial bill of health

“There are no material weaknesses or significant deficiencies” in the City of Mesquite’s financial picture according to Mike Spilker from Hinton Burdick auditing firm who reported the results of his audit to the City Council on Nov. 24. … [Read more...]

Eureka Employee Buy-out gains final State approval

At its regular meeting on Nov. 19, the Nevada Gaming Commission gave its blessing to the Lee family’s plan to sell all of its interest in the Eureka Casino Resort Hotel to its employees in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. “We are thankful for the … [Read more...]

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...]