Food not fit for human consumption

Barring the occasional impulse buy candy bar at the counter, you won’t find anything in this food-filled store fit for human consumption. It’s a store chock full of goodies fit for equine, canine, feline and many other types of creatures whether they … [Read more...]

Board moves toward hiring engineer, equipment purchase

In its first meeting of the 2019 fiscal year, the Virgin Valley Water District board discussed and authorized the job advertising and possible hiring of a full-time district engineer. The position was previously built into the FY2019 budget, calling … [Read more...]

Stitch N Scrap now open in the brickyard shopping center in Mesquite.

Stitch N Scrap is a shop where you can go to work on your craft projects, for only $5 you can reserve a space during business hours as long as there are no classes in session. Scrapbooking, card making, quilting, hand/machine embroidery are just a … [Read more...]

May visitor counts are all positive

The numbers in the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) report for May were all positive for the Mesquite tourism industry. Visitor volumes rose 1.9 percent in May to 118,100 people versus last year’s total of 116,000 visitors. Las V … [Read more...]

Building permits continue upward

In a year-to-year comparison, the upward trend of building permits issued by the city of Mesquite continued in May when 143 permits were granted for a total valuation of $7.115 million. That compares favorably to May 2017 when the city issued 135 … [Read more...]

Mesquite GOphers

As of April 27 at 5 p.m., all Mesquite-based operations for Virgin Valley Cab Company were discontinued because Frias Transportation Management had made the decision to discontinue its taxicab operations in the Mesquite which left a lot of Mesquite … [Read more...]

Mesquite April visitor count declines

The number of visitors to Mesquite in April declined by a slight 0.8 percent to 122,300 people. That’s the second year in a row that visitor counts in April have declined. April 2017 saw a 1.2 percent decline from the previous year. The percentage d … [Read more...]

Wolf Creek golf course sues Water District

Paradise Canyon, LLC, which owns the Wolf Creek golf course in Mesquite, sued the Virgin Valley Water District on May 16 in civil court over a 2011 lease agreement that provides the golf course with irrigation water. While the lawsuit does not … [Read more...]

MESQUITE REGIONAL BUSINESS ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

Mesquite Regional Business is pleased to announce the hire of its new President and CEO, Colton Teerlink.  Colton began on May 21 and will take over completely for interim director Courtney Sweetin by the end of the month.  Colton was born and raised … [Read more...]

Laub joins board, VVWD wraps up loose ends

In one of its shorter meetings of the year, the Virgin Valley Water District installed a new board member, approved its final budget for FY2019, and authorized two agreements on issues that have been pending before the board for several … [Read more...]