Wolf Creek files opposition to Water District dismissal request

  With a court hearing set for Aug. 29, Paradise Canyon LLC who owns Mesquite’s Wolf Creek golf course filed an opposition and counter motion to Virgin Valley Water District’s (VVWD) request to dismiss a complaint Paradise Canyon filed in May … [Read more...]

VVWD Board approves revised insurance settlement

The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors unanimously approved a revised settlement agreement with its prior insurance agency, Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool (Pool Pact) at its Aug. 7 meeting. Under the revision, Pool Pact will … [Read more...]

Search Warrants Lead to Additional Criminal Charges on Joseph Daut

Mesquite Police Detectives have executed search warrants on both a home and a business as part of the Mesquite Police Department’s ongoing investigation into Joseph Daut, who is currently in custody from an incident on July 25, where he had shot m … [Read more...]

Keeping Mesquite the ‘Safest City’ is a total community effort

Mesquite, having been recently named the “Safest City in Nevada” certainly isn’t without its share of violent crime as evidenced by the two police standoffs that recently took place in this tiny little town. So what is it that makes Mesquite so safe? … [Read more...]

Hydrologist Aaron Bunker makes sure VVWD “Goes with the Flow”

Aaron Bunker grew up on a dairy farm in Bunkerville.  Reminiscing about those days, he says he was always fascinated by his surroundings on the banks of the Virgin River.  His upbringing taught him a lot about irrigation and conservation before he g … [Read more...]

Dangerous Barricaded Subject Taken Into Custody in Mesquite

On July 25th at approximately 7:44 p.m., Mesquite Police received information about a disturbance occurring at a residence on Bannock St.  Responding officers were advised a male suspect had forced entry into a neighboring residence then returned to … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police safely take barricade subject into custody after a 12 hour stand off

  According to Mesquite Police Officer, Sgt. Quinn Averett, The Mesquite Police received a disturbance call at approximately 8 p.m. on July 25.  The initial information, from the reporting party, was that a neighbor had forced entry into … [Read more...]

In honor of their service

There are five of them representing the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard standing tall and proud, honoring those men and women who served in the U.S. armed forces and are, or will be, buried in the new Mesquite Cemetery. The six foot … [Read more...]

Construction to begin on assisted living and memory care community in Mesquite

Construction is slated to start next month for an $8 million assisted living and memory care community that will serve seniors and families in the Mesquite and Moapa Valleys, Arizona Strip and southern Utah areas. Mesa Valley Estates Assisted Living … [Read more...]

Council transfers rural housing authority bond cap

After delaying the issue in June, the Mesquite City Council unanimously approved transferring over a million dollars in rural housing authority bonding capacity to the Nevada Rural Housing Authority at its July 24 meeting. Nevada Rural Housing … [Read more...]