Heller to Obama: No Land Grabs Affecting Nevadans Before End of Term

Recently, United States Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) sent the following letter to President Barack Obama urging the Administration to abandon any plans to unilaterally designate a national monument that affects Nevadans before the end of the … [Read more...]

Newly-elected city officials sworn into office

Two sitting council members left the dais Tuesday, Nov. 22 making way for two newly-elected representatives on the dais. Sworn into office after the Nov. 8 general election were new Councilmen Brian Wursten and Dave Ballweg who replaced outgoing … [Read more...]

Local election results bring new faces

There will be several new faces in local Mesquite governance while several others will remain in their positions after the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Following the results of the June primary election, Brian Wursten came in first in the … [Read more...]

General Elections Results 2016

This is a developing story. We will post the most recent results at the top of the story within this thread. Please check back often! As of 10:52 p.m. Nov. 8 -Next update will be Wednesday morning. Local & State Mesquite 2016 general … [Read more...]

Final campaign contribution, expense reports filed by local candidates

  The last candidate campaign contribution and expense reports before the Nov. 8 election were filed last Friday by 12 candidates running in local elections - mayor, council, water district and power district. Four of them reported no … [Read more...]

Early Voters

When the polls opened the chilly morning of Nov. 1 at 8 a.m., there was already a line past the CSN Mesquite Branch with people eager to make their voices heard. Regular voting is set for Nov. 8 with each voter’s sample ballot listing their p … [Read more...]

MLN Voters Guide Continued

Virgin Valley Water District By Burton Weast Sandra Ramaker Ramaker was elected to the Virgin Valley Water District board of directors in 2010, and is running for her second term.  Ramaker moved to Mesquite from Oregon in 2008 where she … [Read more...]

Candidate Contribution and Expense Reports

All political candidates are required to file periodic campaign contribution and expense reports with the Nevada Secretary of State. The latest report was due Oct. 18 for the period June 10 through Oct. 14 with cumulative information since Jan. … [Read more...]

Early Voting in Mesquite Starts Today

It's a brisk morning in Mesquite, but that isn't stopping many from getting out to vote today. When the polls opened at 8 a.m., there was already a line past the CSN Mesquite Branch with people eager to make their voices heard. Two dates … [Read more...]

Early Voting Guide – Mesquite Local News Special

Mayoral Race: Litman better choice for mayor By Barbara Ellestad MLN Editor It’s been the calmest mayoral election in Mesquite in more than 15 years with only two candidates running, Al Litman and Art Pereida. And, it’s the first time in 5½ ye … [Read more...]