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...]

Excessive Heat Warning Continues through Wednesday

The Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service over the weekend continues through Wednesday evening as temperatures continue to soar in the Southwest United States. All areas below 4,000 feet for portions of southern Nevada … [Read more...]

Weather Alert issued for Mesquite

The National Weather Service issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Mesquite and other areas that is effective from Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening, Aug. 16. The Heat Watch includes all areas below 4,000 feet for portions of southern Nevada, … [Read more...]

Chamber hears progress update on Website processes

Richard Scully, CEO of Chamber Nation, presented an update on the progress of the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce Website processes available to all chamber members at the monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 12. A year ago, the chamber contracted … [Read more...]

Car crash results in marijuana arrest

A two car collision at the corner of Mesquite Boulevard and Yucca Street around noon, Aug. 13 sent one driver to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. James Reed, 78, made a left turn off Yucca Street onto Mesquite Boulevard and hit … [Read more...]