Vial of Life Program Proving Its Worth

The “Vial of  Life” Program recently started in Mesquite is already showing it’s tremendous value.  On a recent call, FF/Paramedic Colton Wood noticed the Vial of  Life sticker of a patient when they entered the home and they quickly found the vial wi … [Read more...]

Locals spend NYE at ‘Mystery Play Party’

By Barb King Want to have some fun ?  Try going to this kind of party on New Year’s Eve.  For many years, Marianne Johnstone has been hosting plays in her home with many of her friends. To celebrate on December 31, 2014, she chose “Bullets ‘N’ B … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Jan. 2, 2015

SPAY/NEUTER OF DOGS AND CATS Pet overpopulation is a serious problem in the U.S. Sadly; there are millions of dogs and cats in the U.S. than there are homes available. Startling facts and figures: A six-year-old female dog can be the source of … [Read more...]

Las Vegas-Bound Travelers May Have Delays Tonight

Upwards of 300,000 people are expected to celebrate New Year's in Las Vegas, with many of them welcoming in 2015 on the Las Vegas Strip. To help make the event safer for travelers, the Nevada Department of Transportation and other local partners will … [Read more...]

From the Mayor ~ Year In Review

By Allan Litman It’s been a very interesting and productive 2014.  As you know I have been your mayor for the past seven months.  As you also know, it was unexpected, at least for me, as I expected to be a councilman for the next five years.  I did … [Read more...]


On the front porches of my youth, the following bits of wisdom were often shared:  (1) Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and daring, and … [Read more...]

Southern Nevada students win 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Video Contest

Clark County high school students Logan O’Toole, Kaelynn Hunter-Prock and Shayla Park received first place in December 2014 for their video entry in the 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Video Contest. O’Toole, Hunter-Prock and Shayla Park at … [Read more...]

Brown Bag presents social media tips from museum coordinator

The Virgin Valley Artists Association will present their monthly Brown Bag Lecture on January 6, 2015 at noon at the Virgin Valley Art Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Boulevard. This month the featured guest speaker is Erika Kuta Marler from the Virgin … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics Dec. 22 – 28, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 12/22/2014 through 12/28/2014: Total Calls For Service: 42* 911 Transports: 18 Non Transports: 11 Inter-facility Transports: 10 Fire Related Incidents: 7 FIRE … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Dec. 21 – 27, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Dec. 21 – Dec. 27, 2014. Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation and … [Read more...]