Mesquite Local News is still here and still strong

The Mesquite Local News has chosen to move to an all virtual workplace by closing its physical office on Mesquite Boulevard. But have no fear. We’re still going to bring you all the Mesquite local news as our name so aptly describes us. Our … [Read more...]

Mesquite city council

The Mesquite City Council has decided to give itself a pay raise … but not until 2021. The council voted 4-1, with Dave Ballweg voting against, to return to the level of pay that the mayor and council received prior to 2011, when that council voted … [Read more...]

Car show moving from Henderson to Mesquite

After more than 10 years of being held in Henderson, the Super Run car show is moving to Mesquite. The show will take place Sept. 22-24 at Mesquite Gaming properties: the Casablanca Hotel, Virgin River Hotel and the Oasis parking lot. “We’ve … [Read more...]

Power District candidates looking to change culture of the board

One of the recurring questions asked to candidates for the Overton Power District Board of Trustees Wednesday night was if the current trustees were part of an “old boys network” that just rubber-stamped the wishes of the district’s … [Read more...]

Holiday travelers still hitting construction in both directions

According to Eureka Casino owner Greg Lee, the town of Mesquite is all about convenience. But that critical component in the town’s tourism and gaming dollars has been lacking lately because of all the road construction on Interstate 15 between … [Read more...]

Hardy ready for challenge of general election race

Cresent Hardy emerged victorious in a spirited Republican primary for the Congressional District Four seat and he doesn’t expect the challenge to be any easier against incumbent Steven Horsford in the general election. But that doesn’t mean he … [Read more...]

Delaney ready to make a difference on council

Cindi Delaney was appointed to the Mesquite City Council recently after having run for the office two times  previously. She owns a local business, Delaney Studio, Photography, and was the original owner of Mesquite Local News. She recently … [Read more...]

Hardy to take on Horsford

Mesquite resident wins Republican congressional primary Cresent Hardy easily defeated Republican challenger Niger Innis in the Republican primary for Congressional District 4 Tuesday night. Statewide, Hardy was able to carry 42 percent of the vote, … [Read more...]

Litman ready for new role as mayor

Allan Litman was appointed mayor of Mesquite last week, filling the seat vacated when Mark Weir resigned his post after moving to St. George. Originally from Duluth, Minn., Litman moved to Mesquite in 2004 after living in Los Angeles and Hawaii. He … [Read more...]

Brentz again claims paralong drive title

Jared Brentz grew up in an ultra-competitive household with a brother who has since become a top prospect with the Boston Red Sox. But after having both his legs amputated at the age of 13, Brentz had to channel his competitiveness in other … [Read more...]