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...]

radKids learn Safety and Empowerment

Parents usually try to teach their kids not to hit someone else and to get along with others. But last week it was quite the opposite as adult leaders of the radKIDS organization were teaching about 19 kids how to punch, kick, and scream their way … [Read more...]

Kirkpatrick a breath of fresh air for Mesquite, hopefully

Marilyn Kirkpatrick’s appointment as Mesquite’s representative on the Clark County Commission is refreshing news. She replaces Tom Collins who abruptly resigned the seat on Aug. 10. As Mayor Al Litman pointed out about Collins to the Mesquite Loc … [Read more...]

Kirkpatrick appointed to County Commission seat

“I’m elated,” Congressman Cresent Hardy (R, CD-4) told the Mesquite Local News after news broke that Marilyn Kirkpatrick had been appointed to fill the Clark County Commission seat recently vacated by Tom Collins. As the representative for Mesqu … [Read more...]