Randy Laub appointed to fill board vacancy

The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors made quick work of appointing Randy Laub to the seat vacated when Barbara Ellestad resigned from the board at the close of the April 3 meeting. Longtime Mesquite resident Laub won a unanimous 4-0 … [Read more...]

Mesquite visitor count declines in March

For the first time in six months the number of visitors to Mesquite showed up in red ink with a 4.1 percent decline in March compared to a year ago. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported that 133,100 people visited Mesquite in … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Cab

Effective April 27th, 2018, at 5 p.m. PST, all Mesquite-based operations for Virgin Valley Cab Company have been discontinued Frias Transportation Management, the largest transportation company located in Southern Nevada and founded by Charlie and … [Read more...]

Health District closes Mesquite restaurant

According to its website, the Southern Nevada Health District ordered the Panda Garden Asian food restaurant closed on April 19 based on a routine food inspection that found severe violations of food handling requirements. The popular restaurant … [Read more...]

Golf course reaches irrigation lease agreement with water district

Four years after the Virgin Valley Water District first asked Conestoga golf course to return irrigation water shares it wasn’t using, the two entities reached an agreement at a special board of directors meeting held Tuesday, April 24, that amends a … [Read more...]

Correction to March Building Permits

The number of permits for single family residents was incorrect in an article titled “March building permits resume healthy increase,” which ran the April 19 issue of Mesquite Local News: The city issued 83 permits for single family residences in the … [Read more...]

March building permits resume healthy increase

After a torrid January pace followed by a slight lull in February, building permits issued by the city in March resumed a healthy pace led by new home construction. The city of Mesquite issued a total of 121 permits in March across all categories … [Read more...]

Mesquite Chamber of Commerce to Hold a Ribbon Cutting for Leslie’s Pool Service

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce would like to invite the public to a Ribbon Cutting for Leslie’s Pool Service on April 12th 2018, from 5:15 pm to 7:00 pm. Located at 330 N. Sandhill Blvd. The Worlds Largest Retailer of Swimming Pool Supplies has n … [Read more...]

Mesquite Gaming Job Fair

On Wednesday, April 18, Mesquite Gaming, owner of Casablanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel, is holding a job fair in the Virgin River Event Center. This event runs from 8 a.m. until noon and picks back up again from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The two sessions … [Read more...]

February visitor count shows continual increases

In February 2016, 110,561 people visited Mesquite when the month had one extra day. In February 2017, that number fell to 103,365 with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority blaming the decrease on having one less day in the month. While … [Read more...]