Mesquite Chamber reports successful year

It was a very good year for the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce in 2017 according to Jeff Powell, the Chamber’s Board of Directors chairman, at the organization’s January luncheon when he provided a State of the Chamber update. “I think you’ll find we … [Read more...]

Washington Federal donates to Mesquite Works

The Mesquite Branch of Washington Federal Bank presented a check for $500 to Chairman George Gault and Treasurer Rich Green of Mesquite Works on January 8 as a part of their commitment to giving back to the community. "We are excited to be able to … [Read more...]

Mentoring Program Secures Future of OPD

The Overton Power District met an important milestone last month. On Dec. 13, the district graduated its first class of a new Management Mentoring Program. Begun in 2015, the MMP involved 13 OPD employees working together over three years on … [Read more...]

Mesquite Chamber of Commerce to Hold a Mixer for Mesa View Regional Hospital

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you a mixer at Mesa View Regional Hospital.  Please join us and get aquainted with the new physicians on staff and familiarize yourself with the hospital. A mixer is an informal event … [Read more...]

Mesquite building permits more than double in last five years

The city of Mesquite Building Department had a very busy year in 2017 when it issued 1,468 permits valued at $86.005 million. That is $20 million more in value than calendar year 2016 and more than double in number and value compared to 2013. Five … [Read more...]

VVWD FY2017 audit shows solid financials

Wes Smith, Financial Manager of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) presented his final report for FY2017, ending June 30, 2017, to the board of directors at its Jan. 2 meeting. The report is an annual requirement for the $27 million in bonds … [Read more...]

Mesquite visitor counts increase in November

Visitor volumes showed a positive gain in November when 110,894 people came to Mesquite contributing to percentage increases in all categories of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) monthly report. The total visitor count was up … [Read more...]

2017 Medicare Open Enrollment Completed

By Andrew Bird With this year’s Open Enrollment behind us, we can now all breathe a sigh of relief. The new health plans have been chosen and we can all look forward to the coming year with hope and anticipation. I’m sure 2018 will bring new cha … [Read more...]

Building permits jump back up in November

After October’s two million dollar decline in building permits issued by the city of Mesquite, November’s numbers look really good. The city issued 110 permits in November valued at $8.180 million compared to 101 permits issued a year ago worth $7. … [Read more...]

SBA Director Visits Mesquite, Nevada

The Small Business Administration has a new district director in Nevada who hopes to bring his success in the business and finance world to the bureaucracy that exists to serve small businesses in our state. Joe Amato made it clear when he accepted … [Read more...]