New Flight Announced from St. George to Los Angeles

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By Kristen Williams Beginning Oct. 6, travelers will have a new destination when flying out of St. George, Utah. SkyWest Airlines recently announced this new 90-minute United Express flight to Los Angeles, which will be its fourth major hub … [Read more...]

Mesquite visitor count increases in June

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June’s temperatures in Mesquite weren’t the only thing that was red hot as the visitor count increased to 119,087, a 3.0 percent increase from the 115,611 people that visited in June 2016. That was the largest percentage increase in Clark County as … [Read more...]

2017 Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

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The annual Mesquite Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament puts the “Fun for Everyone” back in fundraiser from Aug. 5-12 The tournament promises to “raise the bar again this year” enhancing the Chamber golf tournament’s reputation as the premier golf … [Read more...]

Council votes mixed on marijuana tax distributions

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Two measures that would wall off portions of medical marijuana tax revenues in Mesquite were up for introduction at the Mesquite City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 25. One passed and one didn’t. The first measure would devote half of 1 percent … [Read more...]

New assisted living community planned for Mesquite

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“There’s not quite anything like this available for seniors in Mesquite,” said Darryl Fisher, president of Mesa Assisted Living, LLC. In an exclusive interview with the Mesquite Local News, Fisher described the new 57,000 square foot building as an … [Read more...]

Water District deals with delays in projects and permits

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Kevin Brown, district manager of the Virgin Valley Water District, had some bad news for the board at its July 18 meeting. As outlined in his update to the public, (Tearing Up the Town, Part Deux, MLN, July 6), the district has several ongoing … [Read more...]

Chamber news

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The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce named its June Member of the Month at their luncheon on July 12. The Rotary Club of Mesquite took home the honors this time, with the Noon Chapter current President Jake Noll and previous President Keith Buchhalter … [Read more...]

New housing construction skyrockets in Mesquite

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The Mesquite Building Department was swamped last month when applications for new home construction permits skyrocketed to numbers not seen in recent memory. The department issued 42 permits for new homes in June with a total valuation of $9.371 … [Read more...]

Faraday Future scraps APEX, for now

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Media sites were abuzz Monday, as a statement from Faraday Future (FF) shut down hopes of an economic boost to Southern Nevada. Amidst financial troubles, which have been evident for the past few months, FF is putting their plans for a … [Read more...]

It was worth the wait

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On July 1, Deep Roots Harvest opened its doors to the “recreational pot seeking public,”0 but it wasn’t the local residents who graced the long lines, waiting to get into the dispensary. Many people who patiently waited to enter the doors of the … [Read more...]