Electrical fire destroys semi

Just before 8 p.m. on July 19 a truck driver hauling a frozen food load from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas had to pull over at the Exit 8 Beaver Dam Southbound on-ramp when he noticed smoke filling his cab. “I suddenly noticed smoke filling the cab … [Read more...]

Electrical fire destroys semi

Just before 8 p.m. on July 19 a truck driver hauling a frozen food load from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas had to pull over at the Exit 8 Beaver Dam Southbound onramp when he noticed smoke filling his cab. “I suddenly noticed smoke filling the cab … [Read more...]

Bunkerville resident arrested for Hafen Park Fire

(Editor’s note: the following is an update to the original arrest story published on our website on July 7. All information and facts are based on declarations and officer reports filed with the Clark County District Attorney’s … [Read more...]

Faraday Future scraps APEX, for now

Media sites were abuzz Monday, as a statement from Faraday Future (FF) shut down hopes of an economic boost to Southern Nevada. Amidst financial troubles, which have been evident for the past few months, FF is putting their plans for a … [Read more...]

Hafen Park Fire spans 13.4 acres

Shortly after 5 p.m. on July 6, firefighters from Mesquite, Bunkerville, Beaver Dam and the BLM responded to 450 Hafen Lane, at the Hafen Park Splash Pad where they found the brush behind it engulfed in flames. Over 120 personnel from the four … [Read more...]

Accused arsonist arrested, again

For the past several months, residents of the Bunkerville area have lived on edge. Someone, likely a neighbor, was setting fire to various locations. Thanks to the incredible fire departments in the area, Clark County, Mesquite and Beaver Dam, no … [Read more...]

Weekend fires keep crews busy

Local fire departments stayed busy this weekend, as crews from the Virgin and Moapa Valleys responded to multiple blazes. Friday afternoon, around 4:45 p.m., Bunkerville and Mesquite responded to a brush fire near the Sunroc Cement plant off of … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Department awarded $190,000

The fruits of labor from the past year are still being shown at the Mesquite Fire Department as the department has been awarded two much-needed grants. According to Firefighter Spencer Lewis, who does most of the grant writing for the department, … [Read more...]

Mesquite to Host League of Cities in October

The dates have been set for the Nevada League of Cities Annual Conference for Oct. 10 – 12 at the CasaBlanca Resort. Councilman Geno Withelder, who also serves as the At-Large Small Cities representative for the NLOC, received approval at the Dec. … [Read more...]

Correction: No truck stop for Exit 9

In a phone call on June 23, sources clarified that the construction happening at Exit 9 at Desert Springs in Arizona is nothing more than a gas station with two restaurants. The facility, which is 9,800 square feet, will house the gas station as … [Read more...]