Golden West sold to Vegas-based pub chain

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In a meeting on June 1, employees with Golden West Restaurant and Casino were informed that their current owners, TLC Mesquite Gaming LLC, have sold the establishment pending approval with the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The company is a subsidiary … [Read more...]

Barricade Suspect safely taken into custody

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On June 5 at approximately 9p.m., Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to a residence on First South St. Multiple people had called 911 to report a male was standing on the sidewalk in front of his residence and shooting a handgun into the … [Read more...]

Education Board seeks to fill three vacancies

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Special to the MLN There are three at-large vacancies opening up for the Virgin Valley Community Education Advisory Board (CEAB).  The Board helps provide the best education possible for children by advising the Board of Trustees on matters … [Read more...]

Gigi Higgins Takes It All in Mesquite Gaming’s 15th Annual Mesquite Amateur Golf Tournament

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Gigi Higgins, of Cape Coral, Florida, took home the coveted trophy for the annual Mesquite Amateur tournament presented by Mesquite Gaming. Higgins, shooting a net 67, is the first to win a low gross score for all four rounds and win the overall … [Read more...]

Un-Controlled burn destroys home in Desert Springs

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Another devastating fire took the home of William Grimes in Desert Springs, AZ on Saturday, May 27. The home on Desert Springs Ln. was completely consumed by flames, and burned to the ground; the result of a controlled burn that got out of hand. … [Read more...]

Council approves liquor sales at gas stations

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The next time you fill up your car’s gas tank you could also fill up your liquor cabinet after the Mesquite City Council approved a change to city codes allowing full off-sale liquor in convenience stores and gas stations at their Tuesday, May 23 … [Read more...]

FEMA outfits CERT with needed supplies

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Representatives with the City of Las Vegas Emergency Management office donated 13 fully supplied backpacks and other much needed supplies to the Mesquite Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) during a luncheon on May 15. Each bag is valued at … [Read more...]

Charter moves on to final steps

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The Nevada Assembly on Government Affairs Committee met on May 18 and unanimously passed SB56, also known as the new Charter for the City of Mesquite. “At some point this week, it should go to the full Assembly for a vote,” said Warren Hardy, … [Read more...]

Fire Season in the Virgin Valley

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It has been a chaotic two weeks for local fire departments as multiple structures and incidents have added to their already busy workload. On May 16, Mesquite Fire Rescue had responded to a porch fire on Hafen Lane, which had been put out before … [Read more...]

Proposed Mesquite city budget has good news for drivers

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If you hate trying to turn left at the Grapevine Road and Pioneer Boulevard intersection, then perhaps the brightest highlight of the city of Mesquite’s budget for next fiscal year is the allocation of money for a traffic control signal at that … [Read more...]