Chamber donates $7500 to Mesquite Works for workforce development

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by Kristen Williams Mesquite Regional Business is a private nonprofit incorporated, 501(c)(6), organization and the official economic development agency of the Mesquite region. When they saw the need for a workforce development arm, Mesquite Works … [Read more...]

Ribbon cutting Virgin Valley Democrats

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Virgin Valley Democrats was founded in 2014 by dedicated Democrats through a merger of the Democratic Club of Mesquite and the Clark County Rural Democratic Caucus. Its membership is open to registered Democrats who want to learn more about … [Read more...]

Summer sizzle continues with visitors

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Average daily auto traffic through Mesquite sets record high   July followed the hot summer sizzle in visitor volume when the number of people coming to Mesquite increased 8.6 percent to 123,208 according to the Las Vegas Convention and … [Read more...]

Yes Mesquite, there are jobs available

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Many Mesquite citizens talk of things such as the inability to find a job. Some say Mesquite isn’t an area where younger people can come to find work. But that’s just a myth. When you consider the much smaller scale, there are the same … [Read more...]

Changing Medicare Supplements

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By Andrew Bird-Financial Concepts   If you are familiar with Medicare then you are most likely aware of the Open Enrollment period each year during which you are allowed to sign up for or switch your current Medicare Advantage plan or … [Read more...]

Selling cars and telling it like it is

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In Beaver Dam, Arizona, you’ll find the out of the way Little Dam Car Lot, with some great previously owned cars, trucks and the owners Sherry King and Rick Frickberg. You won’t find any of the high-pressure sales and “fast-talking” you might be … [Read more...]

High school supporters protest city council

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There was more drama over an issue not on the agenda than anything on it at the Mesquite City Council meeting held Tuesday, Aug. 8. Several dozen high school students, parents and teachers expressed their disapproval of the council’s decision at the … [Read more...]

Gault selected as finalist of Governor’s Points of Light Awards

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Nevada Volunteers, the Governor's Commission on Service, recently announced the finalists of the 2017 Governor's Points of Light Awards, the highest honor bestowed on a volunteer in Nevada. Mesquite resident, George Gault, was selected as one of … [Read more...]

July building permits take sizeable jump

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The city of Mesquite Building Department issued 142 permits in total in July 2016. So the 117 issued this July may look like a sizeable downturn except for one thing – of the 142 last year, 48 of them were for a renovation project at Sandstone … [Read more...]

Designer offers home updates and staging

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By Kristen Williams Is your kitchen or bathroom in need of an update and you don’t know where to start? Have a home to sell or rent and you need it staged with a fresh look? Suzan Feraco just started up a new business in Mesquite – Kitchen Bath … [Read more...]