From the Mayor

I have been asked numerous times who the individual is that comes to so many city council meetings and complains about our police and court system, and the injustice he has received.  He further casts doubt about my loyalty to this country and the … [Read more...]

This week in history April 12-18

April 12, 1910, Mesquite: If you wish to see beautiful roses, call at Nephi Johnson's farm and your wish will be gratified.(Nephi's wife had a green thumb) April 12, 1911, Bunkerville: Harmon Tobler is adding another room to his house. April … [Read more...]

Census should ask about citizenship

Ignorance is not bliss. Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have sued in an effort to block the 2020 Census from asking about citizenship status, claiming the question will prompt illegal immigrants to not respond and thus result in an … [Read more...]

White privilege in Mesquite

White Privilege in Mesquite? Yes of course there is white privilege for the descendent of the people who built this country. In case someone has forgotten it was the white people from Europe who were the first settlers and the people who wrote the … [Read more...]

The Smell of—Soap

Have you been to a soap store? Yes a soap store. Chances are that you have been. I was in one just last week. These alcoves of bubbles and smells are filled to the brim and shopped by some of the best sniffers around. Not just by ladies either. Big … [Read more...]

Public Pool Etiquette For The Summer

Spring break arrived earlier this month, and public pools (in the West & South) are open for business, while colder climates prepare for theirs next month…so let’s begin with some manners in and around the pool areas. Etiquette seems to be lac … [Read more...]

Customers should be able to shop for electricity

Question 3 on the 2016 General Election ballot — the Energy Choice Initiative — passed by an overwhelming 72.4 percent to 27.6 percent. The measure failed in only one county, White Pine, but by only four votes. Because the measure would amend the s … [Read more...]

This week in history April 5-11

April 5, 1919: All the young folks went from here to Bunkerville Friday for a May dance. We had a splendid time. April 6, 1916: Dixie Boys Win. The decision in the debate on Saturday night at Reno, NV, between the B.Y.U debating team Le Roy Hafen … [Read more...]

JUMPING INTO SPRING Make-up Tips and Tricks

By Richard Brown   What colors are good for me? What shades work well for spring? You can begin by going to YouTube, search for the latest fashion shows. Look at Chanel, Tom Ford, Versace and others; note the colors that will be used in … [Read more...]

Celebrating MLK

The Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago today in Memphis, Tennessee while trying to assist striking sanitation workers in their plight for a sliver of respect. I suspect I’m not telling any of you anything new. Dr. K … [Read more...]