ACLU release on Las Vegas Shooting

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The ACLU of Nevada released the following statement: Today our hearts are broken at the news of this horrific tragedy in Las Vegas. Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the families and friends of those grieving the loss and injury of their loved … [Read more...]

Marijuana resolutions calmly passed by Council

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Unlike the last few council meetings when marijuana-related issues were on the agenda and the meetings lasted a few hours, Tuesday’s meeting was short and without much discussion as the council passed two ordinances dealing with marijuana. The … [Read more...]

VVHS Music Programs To Hold Fundraiser

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By Abbey Snow Every year, local schools lack money to fund all programs properly, and therefore many classes have to find ways to raise money in order to have supplies and activities for students. Virgin Valley High School is holding a … [Read more...]

Council and Tech Review meetings cancelled

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Due to the city of Mesquite hosting the Nevada League of Cities Annual Conference, the Oct. 3 Technical Review meeting and the Oct. 10 Regular City Council meeting have been cancelled. The next Tech Review is on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 1:30 p.m. and … [Read more...]

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...]