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...]

October visitor count down in Mesquite

Mesquite’s visitor count in October fell by 4.8 percent but remained healthy at 124,719 people versus 131,023 compared to last year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority attributed similar declines in the Las Vegas metro area to “trip can … [Read more...]

Water District wrestles with right of way roadblocks in Gold Butte National Monument

News reports reveal that Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended reducing Gold Butte National Monument boundaries to exclude Mesquite historic water rights. In the meantime, Virgin Valley Water District wrestles with the … [Read more...]

Ace Harware/Chamber Mixer

Mesquite Chamber of Commerce to Hold a Mixer for ACE Hardware The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you a mixer at ACE Hardware. The event will be held at 102 W. Mesquite Blvd. on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. Shop the sidewalk … [Read more...]

Community Invited to attend a Mixer/Open House at the Mesquite Elks Lodge

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce invites the community to attend a mixer at the Mesquite Elks Lodge. The event will be held at the Elks Lodge located at 545 Riverside Road on Friday, Dec. 15 from 4-6 p.m. A mixer is an informal event arranged to … [Read more...]

Cafe Rio Opens in Mesquite

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new business in Mesquite with a ribbon ceremony that was a cut above the rest. The opening of the new Café Rio, located at 330 N. Sandhill Blvd., began with a donation to the community, another … [Read more...]