Public invited to GOP candidate forum

The Mesquite Republican Women are hosting their second political candidate forum of the season on Thursday, May 10 at the First Baptist Church, 700 Hardy Way in Mesquite. “We had a very successful forum on April 11 for the Congressional District 4 … [Read more...]

Health District closes Mesquite restaurant

According to its website, the Southern Nevada Health District ordered the Panda Garden Asian food restaurant closed on April 19 based on a routine food inspection that found severe violations of food handling requirements. The popular restaurant … [Read more...]

Golf course reaches irrigation lease agreement with water district

Four years after the Virgin Valley Water District first asked Conestoga golf course to return irrigation water shares it wasn’t using, the two entities reached an agreement at a special board of directors meeting held Tuesday, April 24, that amends a … [Read more...]

March building permits resume healthy increase

After a torrid January pace followed by a slight lull in February, building permits issued by the city in March resumed a healthy pace led by new home construction. The city of Mesquite issued a total of 121 permits in March across all categories … [Read more...]

February visitor count shows continual increases

In February 2016, 110,561 people visited Mesquite when the month had one extra day. In February 2017, that number fell to 103,365 with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority blaming the decrease on having one less day in the month. While … [Read more...]

GOP CD4 Debate scheduled for Mesquite

The Mesquite Republican Women are hosting one of the few debates between Congressional District 4 Republican candidates that will be held before the June primary election. The debate is scheduled for April 11, 5:30 p.m. at the Mesquite Veterans … [Read more...]

Council hears need for more sports fields

Saying that his company is “not asking you to do anything we haven’t already done,” Eureka Chief Operating Officer Andre Carrier addressed the Mesquite City Council at its Tuesday, March 27, meeting about the need for more sports fields in the commu … [Read more...]

2018 local election races set

After a two-week filing period ended on March 16, eight people filed for three seats on the Mesquite City Council and three people filed for two seats on the Virgin Valley Water District. However, only two of the three city council seats will … [Read more...]

Council hears economic development update

Without much transactional business on the agenda, the Mesquite City Council heard an update on economic development activity from the interim CEO of Mesquite Regional Business Courtney Sweetin at its Tuesday, March 13 meeting. Sweetin advised the … [Read more...]

Lack of council candidates is startling

With only two days left in the filing period, the lack of candidates in the Mesquite City Council election is quite startling. As of Wednesday noon, March 14, only four people have filed with the city clerk for three council seats. This year marks … [Read more...]