Co-op proposal of effluent water price match slammed

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The Virgin Valley Water District heard another side to the proposal for a golf course water co-op at its Sep. 19 meeting. Interest in such a co-op is a popular notion with many, seen as a means for finding a workable solution to future pricing of … [Read more...]

Smith’s making shopping easier with online car service pickup

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Are you a busy mom who just dreads having to haul yourself and children to and through the grocery store? Do you have a condition that makes it difficult for you to shop or have you ever just thought, “Gosh, I wish someone would just shop for me, … [Read more...]

Reports indicate possible reduction in Gold Butte Monument

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According to reports in the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending President Donald Trump make cutbacks and other changes to “nearly half the geographic national monuments he recently … [Read more...]

City of Mesquite set to sue Clark County School District

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The Mesquite City Council unanimously approved a resolution at its Tuesday, Sept. 12, meeting requiring the city attorney to sue the Clark County School District for allegedly violating state law when the district intentionally reduced funding for … [Read more...]

Council kills one marijuana spending measure, tables another

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Because they were closely related and affected each other, the Mesquite City Council combined two agenda items into one discussion at the Tuesday, Sept. 14, meeting. A resolution to postpone distribution of local marijuana sales tax receipts to … [Read more...]

CasaBlanca BBQ Fest- a new twist on established event

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by Kristen Williams The inaugural CasaBlanca BBQ Fest was held Sept. 8-10 at the CasaBlanca Events Center and was well received by spectators and vendors alike. According to Christian Adderson of Mesquite Gaming, an estimated 2,000-2,500 came … [Read more...]

Water district, golf courses discuss new water usage co-op

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By Pam Mulligan Most of the discussion about water lease rates between Mesquite golf courses and the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) ended up being a conversation between VVWD Board member Rich Bowler and City Councilman Brian Wursten. The … [Read more...]

City receives $900K grant for airport project

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By Kristen Williams On Aug. 31, the Federal Aviation Administration awarded an Airport Improvement Program grant of $907,980 to the City of Mesquite to reconstruct its perimeter fencing. AIP money is awarded to airports across the country for … [Read more...]

Take extra care when driving on hot pavements

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On Friday, Sept. 1 at approximately 2 p.m. a tractor trailer blew a tire causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and rip out approximately seventy-five feet of guardrail before coming to a stop at the top of the embankment. The accident … [Read more...]

MPD arrest meth dealer

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On Aug. 22 at approximately 10:25 a.m., Mesquite Narcotics Detectives completed a lengthy investigation involving a Las Vegas man who was suspected of regularly transporting a large amount of crystal meth amphetamines from Las Vegas to the Mesquite … [Read more...]