Medicare was 49 years old on July 30th. The popular health care program is valued and beloved by many older Americans. Then US President LB Johnson signed Medicare into law in the Harry S Truman Library July 30, 1965. President Johnson said, “It a … [Read more...]

Geezers to organize team for CAN-AM games

The Mesquite Geezers Softball team organizers are calling out to all those 65+ years and older that are interested in playing in the CAN-AM games on October 3 & 4. Anyone interested in participating can contact Herb Calhoun at 702-280-1300 or … [Read more...]

City Council’s decision questioned

To the editor: I can't vote in Mesquite... but it was with interest I note the city wouldn't let a tea house open on Riverside Road, but a Marijuana business was approved in record time. Makes one wonder. Congratulations to Kraig Hafen.  The r … [Read more...]

An endorsement from Bullhead City

To the editor: I want to encourage your readers who live on the Arizona Strip to vote for Sam Medrano for State Representative, District Five. As a resident of Bullhead City, I can attest to Sam’s willingness to stand up and fight for what is b … [Read more...]

Doctors need to know what they’re prescribing

Oxycodone and Morphine, that is what the doctor here in Mesquite and in Las Vegas ordered for my daughter for knee pain. She freely told them she was a recovering heroin addict, clean for several years but he ordered it anyway. I believe that there … [Read more...]

Escaping Labels

Recently I referred to myself as a widow and a friend admonished, “Don’t label yourself.”  I hadn’t considered that I was labeling myself.  Nonetheless, the remark prompted me to take a deeper look at labeling.  (Isn’t it wonderful to have friends who … [Read more...]

Wolf Creek Golf Club Welcomes New General Manager

Wolf Creek Golf Club announces the addition of new general manager, PGA Class A member, Darren Stanek. Stanek brings more than 17 years of golf management experience to the award-winning par-72 course located in Mesquite. “We are thrilled to have s … [Read more...]

Wilson receives Eagle Scout Award

Dylan Wilson, son of Jaydel and Marshelle Wilson, received his Eagle Scout Award July 27. He is a member of Varsity Team 6082 of the Mesquite 2nd ward sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His Eagle Project was painting the … [Read more...]

Backpacking adventures

Varsity Scouts from Team 6998 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Mesquite 7th Ward recently completed their summer high adventure activity.  The scouts kicked off their trip with rock climbing, zip line, and river … [Read more...]

Queens return to City Hall

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