VVWD and golf courses open rate negotiations

Since 2014 the Virgin Valley Water District has sparred with two local golf courses over 105 unused water shares that are under lease contract to the courses until 2020. The issue dominated VVWD’s Feb. 6 meeting with the board agreeing to sidestep s … [Read more...]

Mesquite tourism finishes strongest year since 2008

Mesquite’s tourism numbers finished out the 2017 calendar year in strong fashion according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). The total number of visitors for the year was up 22,400 from 2016 to a total of 1,368,500 p … [Read more...]


When someone does an exceptional job, people are bound to take notice. Mesquite Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Brenda Snell’s hard work, effort, and successes over the past two and a half years have not been overlooked. Brenda has accepted the … [Read more...]

Eagles Landing breaks ground

After moving millions of cubic feet of dirt and rearranging the landscape, the first new commercial project at the recently-built Exit 118 I-15 interchange broke ground on Jan. 24 with a projected opening date in early fall. Eagles Landing Travel … [Read more...]

Mesquite Chamber of Commerce to Hold a Ground-Breaking Ceremony for Eagles Landing Travel Plaza

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to a ground-breaking ceremony at Eagles Landing Travel Plaza.  Please join us in celebrating this much anticipated event. This facility will hold amenities for truckers including a tire … [Read more...]

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...]