Several honored at annual Elks dinner

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In their annual dinner honoring local fire, police and community members, the Mesquite Elks Lodge #2811 served a record crowd of nearly 60 members plus fire and police personnel and community members. Firefighter Troy Robb was the first to receive … [Read more...]

First Desert Color Dash a success

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As temperatures continue to rise in the sunny Virgin Valley, 1,027 participants signed up to participate in the first of what hopes to be many Desert Color Dash 5k and Fun Run event that was held at Hafen Park on March 11. “A little over $10,000 … [Read more...]

Record crowds support donkey rescue

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The 4th Annual Donkey Jamboree was held at the Golden West Restaurant & Casino, 91 E. Mesquite Blvd., on March 4, sparking the interest of locals as well as those from as far away as Los Angeles. “We had several people here from Las Vegas, too,” … [Read more...]

Lanterns bring thousands, leave trash

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On Saturday, Feb. 25, thousands of people travelled from near and far to attend a Lantern Festival at the Mesquite MX Park in Littlefield, Arizona. The festival is becoming a popular event that allows people to purchase a paper lantern that will … [Read more...]

Honors- Wiseman, Westwood and Blaber

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Chicago Greek

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It is apparent the moment you walk in the door that the new Chicago Greek restaurant is an instant hit with residents of all ages. The grills and fryers have been busy non-stop since the moment they opened the doors at 355 W. Mesquite Blvd. in the … [Read more...]

“La Dolce Vita” raises funds for MCHS

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“La Dolce Vita” will be an elegant evening of delectable desserts, sparkling champagne and refreshments, beautiful music and light conversation. With a focus on vitality, hope, and the sweetness of life, the evening’s purpose is to raise funds for … [Read more...]

Mesquite is fastest growing city in Nevada

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Mesquite’s population grew by about 1,000 in 2016 taking it to about 20,000 people. That may not sound like a lot and compared to bigger cities like Henderson, Las Vegas, and Reno, it’s not. But percentage wise, the numbers make Mesquite the fastest … [Read more...]

City to honor residents Tuesday

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At the Feb. 28 regular Mesqiote City Council Meeting, Mayor Al Litman is scheduled to present awards to three of Mesquite’s residents who were nominated for their contributions to the city through the years. For the Distinguished Citizen Award, … [Read more...]

Greece comes to Mesquite

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It has been said that Greek food is the best in the world. Not just because they use fresh vegetables and local meat and fish and because they don't over-power with spices, but because it comes with the whole package of food, music and conversation … [Read more...]