The Ogallala Road : A Memoir of Love and Reckoning

“The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning” by Julene Bair c.2014, Viking $26.95 / $28.50 Canada 288 pages Tap, tap, tap. That’s all you’re thinking when you’re thirsty. A chilly glass, sparkly ice, and a fresh tap that requires little … [Read more...]

You Can Date Boys When You’re Forty

“You Can Date Boys When You’re Forty” by Dave Barry c.2014, Putnam $26.95 / $31.00 Canada 224 pages You never wanted to grow up to be a zookeeper. And yet, your home is filled with wildlife: monkeys on the furniture. Hyenas watching TV. Eleph … [Read more...]

The Top 10 scams of 2013 announced

And the envelope, please. The Better Business Bureau has announced its Top 10 Scams of 2013. We all owe the scammers of 2013 a debt of gratitude for ingraining a deep distrust in us for any good thing that may come our way. We’ve learned never to g … [Read more...]

MRB Needs to prove Mesquite has a workforce

Mesquite Regional Business, Inc. (MRB) has been contacted by a client interested in constructing a very large warehousing & distribution center in our region.  Our region meets all of their requirements with the exception of one…  We need to pro … [Read more...]

The Orphan Choir

“The Orphan Choir” by Sophie Hannah c.2014, Picador $25.00 / higher in Canada 277 pages Your neighbor loves heavy rock & roll. He has all the CDs of all the major metal bands. It’s impressive, really, the determination he used to find the … [Read more...]

AG rules MRBI subject to open meeting law

Mesquite Regional Business, Inc.,  the non-profit organization on contract with the City of Mesquite to provide economic development services, is a public body and subject to the Nevada Open Meeting Law. City Liaison Officer Aaron Baker notified … [Read more...]

Historical Heartthrobs

“Historical Heartthrobs” by Kelly Murphy with Hallie Fryd c.2013, Zest Books $17.99 / $22.99 Canada 223 pages He loves me. She loves me not. You might think it’s a children’s pastime but when you’re shaky on love, that old pick-the- … [Read more...]

Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book about Life

“Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book about Life” by David R. Dow c.2014, Twelve $25.00 / $28.00 Canada 273 pages Just one more bedtime story. You wanted that as a child because you’ve always been someone who hates endings (one more for the … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Wild Child

“Confessions of a Wild Child” by Jackie Collins c.2014, St. Martin’s Press $26.99 / $29.99 Canada 294 pages Oh, the things you got away with when you were a teen! Cutting classes and hanging out in the school parking lot. Sneaking out of the … [Read more...]

Mesa View Hospice Awarded CHAP Accreditation

Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc., (CHAP) announced that Mesa View Hospice has been awarded CHAP accreditation under the CHAP Hospice Standards of Excellence. This is the fourth year CHAP accreditation has been awarded. CHAP … [Read more...]