Charter moves to second step

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Update: 2/24/17 @ 1:15 p.m.: SB 56 has passed the Work Session with a unanimous vote of 5-0 to move on to the full Senate next week. Senator Joe Hardy will be presenting the bill on the floor for that hearing. We will publish an update as soon as … [Read more...]

White Rock Rd. Closed

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The back road to Scenic, Arizona. will be closed to through traffic until April 21 as Clark County improves a three-mile stretch to the Nevada/Arizona Border. The construction will begin at the point where pavement ends for White Rock Road to the … [Read more...]

City Charter to go before Legislators

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On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Mayor Al Litman, City Attorney Bob Sweetin and City Charter Committee member Burton Weast attended and testified at a hearing in Carson City before the Senate Committee on Government Affairs to determine if the proposed Charter … [Read more...]

Memory Matters to serve Southern Nevada

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With a high population of residents in their golden years, it’s fortunate Mesquite is now being serviced by a Southern Utah non-profit group, Memory Matters. Under the direction of David Moore, who was instrumental in bringing the Relay for Life … [Read more...]

Ribbon cuttings scheduled for February and March

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At the Feb. 8 Mesquite Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, it was announced that there will be three ribbon cutting events for upcoming chamber members. Anytime Fitness located at 550 W. Pioneer Blvd. Suite 150 will be celebrating new ownership and … [Read more...]

Symphony tunes up for 2017 performances

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The Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra will be adding some new faces to their Feb. 18 performance at the CasaBlanca Resort Showroom at 7 p.m. For their ‘Voices of Glory’ program, historic favorites such as the Star Spangled Banner will be played … [Read more...]

Mayor says city on right track

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Attendees at the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 8 luncheon saw Mayor Allan Litman present his annual State of the City address, the only time he would present his point of view in the yearly tradition. In past years, he and other mayors had … [Read more...]

McDonald’s drive a success

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“This is truly a blessing,” said Virgin Valley Food Bank Director Leslee Montgomery. “I simply cannot thank this community enough for all they do for us!” Those were the words spoken shortly after 879 pounds of food and a $520 check were given to … [Read more...]

An inside look at Mesquite Police Department

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The Mesquite Police Department consists of 35 police officers, dozens of assistants, personnel and volunteers. Because of them, the City of Mesquite is able to carry on a somewhat normal life on a day-to-day basis. But what drives that ability is … [Read more...]

New gym to be completed by Oct. 30

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Groundwork has begun on the new gym at Virgin Valley High School. According to Principal Cliff Hughes, fences went up Jan. 23 and the outer wall of the current gym will be demolished next week to begin adding on the new gym. The new gym is a … [Read more...]