9/11 Memorial at City Hall Tonight

The Mesquite Exchange Club will once again hold a “Remember 9/11” commemoration at the Mesquite City Hall rotunda at 6:15 p.m. tonight,  September 11, 2014.  Activities will include the laying of a wreath by police and firefighters to honor the first … [Read more...]

Obituary: Troy Nielson

Troy Karl Nielson, 18, passed away September 7, 2014 in Mesquite, NV.  He was born in Salt Lake City, UT to Marissa Dolores Wilson and Theodore Reed Nielson on July 18, 1996. Troy attended J.L. Bowler Elementary, Hughes Middle School and Virgin v … [Read more...]

Horsford Works With Park Service to Waive Fees for Those Affected By Flooding

On Tuesday, Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) made the following announcement regarding flooding around the Las Vegas Valley area: “After speaking with the National Park Service (NPS), my office was able to work with local and national agency o … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics Sept. 1 to 7, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 9/1/2014 through 9/7/2014: Total Calls For Service: 36* 911 Transports: 20 Non Transports: 4 Inter-facility Transports: 11 Fire Related Incidents: 1 Fire … [Read more...]

Clark County declares State of Emergency

On September 8, 2014, significant rainfall and thunderstorms created fast moving floodwater in the Moapa, Moapa Valley (Logandale and Overton), and Sandy Valley. Staff from the County has spent the past several days cleaning up and removing debris … [Read more...]

Take Charge America Helps Consumers Stand Up to Debt Collector Harassment

In an economy still reeling from the Great Recession, many Americans continue to face financial hardships including significant debt, bad credit and loan delinquency. To make matters worse, many people are also dealing with debt collectors who are … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 2014.   Aug. 31: Minor Gambling: An Officer responded to an E Pioneer Blvd casino reference a minor gam … [Read more...]

Greek Chicken

Sun City Mesquite Gourmet Club presents:    GREEK CHICKEN INGREDIENTS: Chicken    Pieces of your choice, chicken halves, breasts, legs, thighs, etc. 3  Lemons, divided ½ cup  Olive oil 2 Tbs. Crushed Black Pepper 3 Garlic Cloves … [Read more...]

Best of Fest Film Festival starts tonight

A ONE YEAR LEASE (USA) (11 min): SHORT IN COMPETITION Ahhh, renting an apartment in New York City, tiny, challenging spaces coupled with enormous rents are to be expected. The most eccentric of landlords directly above you with an itchy speed-dial … [Read more...]

Don’t Bother Writing Books—It’s Not Worth It, Unless You’re Already a Celebrity: Part 4 of 4

Hi, everybody. I’m one week late with my “Hendon on Influence” column. My apologies. I’ve been extremely busy finishing my first non-fiction book, Fractured Fairy Tales: Political Monkey Business. 35 political satires, each around 800 words. Similar t … [Read more...]