MESQUITE GAMING JOINS CALL FOR SECOND LINE

Mesquite Gaming joined numerous Mesquite businesses and the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce in asking the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) to build to second line across the Virgin River from wells in Bunkerville. The request came at the Mar. 15 … [Read more...]

CSN Offers Training Support to Local Businesses

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) offered several support services for Mesquite businesses at the monthly Mesquite Chamber of Commerce luncheon on March 9. The event, which was held at the Eureka Resort and Casino, featured presentations by … [Read more...]

Editorial-Why “Redundant” is the Most Important Word in Mesquite

The Merriman-Webster Dictionary has two simple definitions of the word "redundant." The first is "Repeating something else and therefore unnecessary," and the second definition is "Used to describe part of a machine, system, etc. that has the same … [Read more...]

WATER BOARD MEMBER ERUPTS

For over four months the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) board has been debating whether to fund a study for placing a second water line under the Virgin River in order to provide redundancy of service to the area of Mesquite south of I-15. The … [Read more...]

DID VVWD LOSE MORE THAN WATER RIGHTS?

As anyone who lives in a desert knows, having water rights on such a limited resource is key to the growth and financial stability of a community. At the recent joint meeting of the city council and the board of the Virgin Valley Water District … [Read more...]

Dirt Bike Racing Hits Mesquite

The desert south of I-15 Exit 112 hosted over 200 motorcycle and ATV racers last weekend for the Buzzards Grand Prix off road race. The Jan. 30 event featured a mix of riders aged from adult to “Pee Wee” contestants all trying to compete in a cloud of … [Read more...]

Motor Mania hits Mesquite

The annual Mesquite Motor Mania classic car show event arrived in town over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with over 700 cars. All types of motor classics were represented including street rods, vintage racers and motorbikes. The show was easy to … [Read more...]

CHAMBER INTRODUCES NEW BOARD FOR 2016

The first Mesquite Chamber of Commerce lunch of the year featured the introductions of the new board elected for 2016. The Jan. 13 meeting was held at the Eureka Casino and Resort, and was attended by over 100 local business leaders. The new … [Read more...]

Mesquite Mayor asks Senator’s Staff for New Veteran’s Cemetery

The creation of a special veteran’s area for the new Mesquite Cemetery was the topic of a meeting between Mayor Al Litman and representatives for Senator Dean Heller (R-NV). Attending the Jan. 8 meeting at City Hall from Senator Heller’s office was Sc … [Read more...]

VVWD HEARS RESULT OF ETHICS COMPLAINT

The Virgin Valley Water District held its first meeting of 2016 before a room packed with students from Virgin Valley High School. The students attended the meeting to see how local governments works in Mesquite, and got to hear issues ranging from … [Read more...]