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...]

Lt. Gov Hutchison spends day in Mesquite

“I understand the issues that are important to Mesquite businesses. We need to get economic development and job growth going,” Lt Governor Mark Hutchison said after spending Tuesday with local officials and business people in Mesquite. “In gener … [Read more...]

School Board Trustee Garvey needs to fight for school gym

Even retired people without kids in the local schools need to make their voices heard   It was a surprise indeed to hear such a united stand by parents of Virgin Valley students at the Sep. 4 meeting with officials from the Clark County … [Read more...]

Council approves Harley’s Garage makeover

Local residents have long lamented the run down condition of the landmark Harley’s Garage on Mesquite Blvd. The City Council paved the way for that to change at its Sep. 8 meeting when they approved a Conditional Use Permit for a new business, I … [Read more...]

Parents united in demands to CCSD

Over 125 parents and students attended a public input meeting with representatives from the Clark County School District (CCSD) on Friday, Sept. 4 and one thing was clear – everyone wants a new high school gymnasium. “We’ve had five of these me … [Read more...]

MPD Police Chief endorses Presidential Candidate

“I’ve met him personally twice,” Mesquite Police Department Chief Troy Tanner told the Mesquite Local News about his public endorsement of presidential candidate Marco Rubio. “I did my own research into several of the candidates and I think he is the … [Read more...]

Alder takes People’s Choice in Art Exhibit

The most prestigious awards for the August Virgin Valley Artists Association art exhibit were announced Thursday, Aug. 20 at the monthly awards reception held at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery. Walt Alder won the People’s Choice award for his a … [Read more...]

Mesquite lags in adequate labor pool

One of the most critical components of attracting new companies and businesses to Mesquite is the availability of an adequate workforce. According to Foote Consulting Group, Mesquite is behind the power curve compared to its two closest competitor … [Read more...]