January Chamber Luncheon Open to the Public

Here’s a Mesquite Chamber of Commerce Luncheon you don’t want to miss On Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 11:30 a.m. in the Eureka Casino Resort Grand Canyon banquet room, you’ll have the opportunity to hear the 2016 Board of Directors be introduced, panel s … [Read more...]

Hardy: Omnibus Increases Debt, Lowers National Security

Congressman Cresent Hardy (NV-4) released the following statement on the recent passage of the Omnibus spending package by the U.S. Congress: “This bill pretends like we can continue to spend without consequence. While there are some good policy a … [Read more...]

Recreation Center Holiday Hours

Rec and Senior Centers announce holiday hours The Mesquite Recreation Center will be closed Dec. 24, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2016. The Rec Center will be open Thursday, Dec. 31 from 5 a.m. to Noon. The Mesquite Community/Senior Center will be … [Read more...]


The Salvation Army received a ‘Kettle Bomb’ on Dec. 16 as Bob Shively, second from left, made a personal donation to the Annual Kettle Drive for $500. The donation brought Coordinator Roberta Franco to her 73 percent mark raised to that point of the $ … [Read more...]

Motorists Be Aware

PHOENIX ‒ With the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 19, featuring two Utah football teams – the University of Utah and Brigham Young University – motorists should allow extra travel time this weekend along Interstate 15 in the far northwest corner of … [Read more...]

Elks Hoop Shoot Winners

All of the youth who participated in the annual Mesquite Elks Lodge #2811 National Hoop Shoot Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Mesquite Recreation Center, were winners in the eyes of the their parents and other friends who were in the audience. Boys and … [Read more...]

Change in LDS Leadership

A leadership change happened in the Mesquite 5th Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Dec. 13. Travis Wakefield, center, was called as the new Bishop with Kai Davis, left, as 1st Counselor and Art Shaner, as 2nd … [Read more...]

Southbound I-15 Lane Restrictions in Mesquite from December 17-18

MESQUITE, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces there will be a shoulder and lane restriction southbound along Interstate-15 in Mesquite from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., December 17-18. The restriction takes place 4,000 feet in e … [Read more...]


Having a great host family was the most important criteria for Lorena Bartolan, a sophomore exchange student at Virgin Valley High School (VVHS). Lorena, who is a native of Switzerland is enjoying her year in Mesquite, but admits “The heat was k … [Read more...]

Museum News

Carol Woods set up this beautiful display at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum. The display, which took nearly six hours to set up on Dec. 12, will remain available for the public to view during normal business hours through Saturday, January 9, … [Read more...]