Electrical fire destroys semi

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Just before 8 p.m. on July 19 a truck driver hauling a frozen food load from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas had to pull over at the Exit 8 Beaver Dam Southbound on-ramp when he noticed smoke filling his cab. “I suddenly noticed smoke filling the cab … [Read more...]

Ty Smith wins national title

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Wrestler Ty Smith has won several state and regional championships during his tenure at Virgin Valley High School. He can now add the title of “national champion” to his impressive wrestling resume. Smith captured the 113-pound title Tuesday at … [Read more...]

Water District deals with delays in projects and permits

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Kevin Brown, district manager of the Virgin Valley Water District, had some bad news for the board at its July 18 meeting. As outlined in his update to the public, (Tearing Up the Town, Part Deux, MLN, July 6), the district has several ongoing … [Read more...]

K9 recruit Marley

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With great excitement the Mesquite Police Department would like to introduce our newest recruit. He is a 2 year old Labrador Retriever named Marley. Marley’s partner and handler, Officer Justin Goodsell, is assigned to work at the Virgin Valley High … [Read more...]

Former Fire Chief files legal action against city

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Former Mesquite Fire and Rescue Chief Kash Cristopher filed a complaint against the city of Mesquite with the State of Nevada Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board after he was terminated by the Mesquite City Council on May 16. The … [Read more...]

Flood Watch issued through 10 p.m. tonight

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National Weather Service Las Vegas NV 821 AM PDT Mon Jul 17 2017 Flash Flood Watch in effect for much of far Southern Nevada and Northwest Arizona... Abundant moisture and instability in place will fuel strong thunderstorms today capable of … [Read more...]

Riverside Road Closure

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On Thursday, July 20, 2017 Mesquite General Contracting will be closing Riverside Road between Mesquite Boulevard and Smokey Lane to through traffic from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm. This closure is necessary to complete abandonment of existing water line. … [Read more...]

Marijuana dispensary granted business license

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The Mesquite City Council granted a conditional business license to Deep Roots Harvest to sell wholesale and retail recreational marijuana at its dispensary during the Tuesday, July 11 council meeting. The action, passed unanimously without much … [Read more...]

Tanner appointed Interim Fire and Rescue Administrator

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Without discussion or questions, and taking only a few short minutes, the Mesquite City Council appointed Mesquite Police Chief Troy Tanner as Interim Administrator for Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department at its meeting Tuesday, July 11. Tanner’s … [Read more...]

Bunkerville resident arrested for Hafen Park Fire

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(Editor’s note: the following is an update to the original arrest story published on our website on July 7. All information and facts are based on declarations and officer reports filed with the Clark County District Attorney’s … [Read more...]