Mesa View Hospital not sold

Rumors that Mesa View Regional Hospital was sold aren’t true. “Our parent company, Community Health Systems (CHS), did not sell Mesa View,” Patty Holden, Chief Executive Officer at Mesquite’s hospital, told the Mesquite Local News. “CHS plans to sp … [Read more...]

BLM defers Lincoln County parcels from oil, gas leases

The proposed oil and gas leases for areas close to Mesquite in Lincoln County have been deferred for up to one year according to Chris Hanefeld, BLM Ely District Public Affairs Specialist. “All but four parcels up for leases have been put in a d … [Read more...]

CCSD Bond Committee ignores VVHS Gym

Apparently it wasn’t enough to persuade the Clark County School District (CCSD) Bond Oversight Committee to approve a new Virgin Valley High School gym when five Mesquite parents attended the committee meeting Thursday, Sep. 17, in Las V … [Read more...]

August Building Permits continue upward trend

The monetary valuation of building permits issued by the City of Mesquite in August continued its upward trend hitting $5.783 million dollars with 89 permits signed out. Compare those figures to a year ago: $3.675 million dollars tied up in 70 … [Read more...]

One Plan, One Fee

The City of Mesquite and City Council have actively struggled for close to four years to resolve issues associated with the Virgin River Habitat Conservation and Recovery Program. They are no closer now to a solution than they were four years. The … [Read more...]

Airport Master Plan takes off

You won’t see any dirt flying or major changes at Mesquite’s municipal airport any time soon. And no, you won’t be able to book a ticket to fly out of the small airport on the east side of town. However, planning for improvements at the airport too … [Read more...]

Mesquite Exchange Club remembers 9-11 in City Hall ceremony

“On September 11, 2001 everything changed as almost 3,000 Americans died that day,” Paul Benedict said in his opening comments as he led the Exchange Club of Mesquite remembrance ceremony in front of City Hall on Friday, Sep 11. “Americans are still d … [Read more...]

Knights of Columbus commemorate 9-11

The front pews were filled with Mesquite’s finest police officers and firefighters who perhaps were recalling the horrors their fellow men and women faced more than 2,500 miles away on that fateful day 14 years ago. More than 100 Mesquite r … [Read more...]

July Visitor Count hits seven year high

If Mesquite’s streets, hotels, casinos, and restaurants seemed unusually busy in July chalk it up to the almost one hundred thousand people that came to the city for a visit. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) July statistical … [Read more...]

Film Festival topic of Chamber Luncheon

“A film begins when it ends,” remarked Ken Cook, Chairman of the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce, as he discussed the upcoming Best of Fest Film Festival at the monthly Chamber luncheon on Wednesday, Sep. 9. He explained that the best part of mov … [Read more...]