Building permits dip in February

The torrid pace of building permits issued in January by the city of Mesquite Development Services department took a breather in February. The city issued a total of 108 permits across all categories in February compared to 121 issued in … [Read more...]

Ms. Senior Mesquite Contestants

Contestants in the 2018 Ms. Senior Mesquite pageant were introduced to the public Tuesday night at the Mesquite city council meeting. From left, Teri Nehrenz, LE-Ann Elder Kalstein, Sandra Ramaker, and Colleen Nielsen. The contestants will be raising … [Read more...]

January visitor count starts new year in the right way

The number of visitors in Mesquite for January barely got in the six-digit numbers but was enough for a 2.2 percent gain year over year. January 2017 saw 98,600 people visiting Mesquite. That number hit 100,700 this year. The Las Vegas Convention … [Read more...]


Some were wearable, others were art, but all of the entries in the “Best Decorated Hat and Head” contest and auction served to raise money for scholarships to local students. With the Virgin Valley Artists Association sponsoring the contest at the … [Read more...]

Mesquite residents gauging interest in starting private school

Jeff Bird is serving as the catalyst to gauge community interest in starting a private school in Mesquite that teaches a classical education based on the Trivium curriculum. “We are exploring the idea at this point and would like to find out if t … [Read more...]

PUCN conducting natural gas consumer session – Revised

Mesquite’s business and residential community members are encouraged to attend a consumer session held by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, which will listen to comments related to an application filed by Southwest Gas Corp., which is s … [Read more...]

Mesquite Mayor delivers state of the city address

It’s a tradition as true as turning the calendar to a new year. Mesquite Mayor Al Litman delivered the annual state of the city address at the Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Feb. 14 to a full crowd. “It’s an honor to stand here today am … [Read more...]

Laxalt in Mesquite

The Mesquite Republican Women will host an informational meeting with GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Adam Laxalt and Assemblyman Chris Edwards on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the Veterans’ Center, 840 Hafen Lane, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more i … [Read more...]

Rising Star receives RDA funding for new signs

The Mesquite City Council comprises the RDA board, which is devoted to funding permanent facility upgrades on properties located within specific tax districts. The two signs requested by the Rising Star fit within the parameters of the requirements … [Read more...]

Council hears ambulance transport review

Stressing that no changes whatsoever would be made to emergency 911 ambulance calls, Assistant to the City Manager Aaron Baker introduced a review of non-emergency inter-facility transports made by Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department personnel to the … [Read more...]