Spencer Lewis promoted to Shift Captain

Mesquite Fire & Rescue would like to congratulate Firefighter/Paramedic Spencer Lewis on his promotion to Shift Captain!   Monday morning, March 12, 2018, Chief Jayson Andrus presented Captain Lewis with his new badge, followed by his parents p … [Read more...]

Captain Spencer Lewis Pinning Ceremony

Mesquite Fire & Rescue would like to congratulate Firefighter/Paramedic Spencer Lewis on his promotion to Shift Captain! Monday morning, March 12, 2018, Chief Jayson Andrus presented Captain Lewis with his new badge, followed by his parents … [Read more...]

Council hears economic development update

Without much transactional business on the agenda, the Mesquite City Council heard an update on economic development activity from the interim CEO of Mesquite Regional Business Courtney Sweetin at its Tuesday, March 13 meeting. Sweetin advised the … [Read more...]

Lack of council candidates is startling

With only two days left in the filing period, the lack of candidates in the Mesquite City Council election is quite startling. As of Wednesday noon, March 14, only four people have filed with the city clerk for three council seats. This year marks … [Read more...]

Son of controversial Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy announces run for governor

The Nevada Independent reported Ryan Bundy, the son of controversial Mesquite-area rancher Cliven Bundy, plans to run for governor in 2018. Bundy told The Nevada Independent in an interview on Thursday that he plans to file to run for governor as a … [Read more...]

McFall’s Search Party-Volunteers desperately needed and wanted.

A Search Party is being organized on Saturday, March 10 thru Sunday, March 11 at the Beaver Dam Lodge, Old Highway 91 in Beaver Dam, at 10 a.m.  to help look for Jerry and Susan McFalls. They have been missing since Jan. 11. Any and all help will be … [Read more...]

Residents comment on prospect of natural gas service for city

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada held a consumer session at Mesquite City Hall on Feb. 28 to gather public comments on the application by Southwest Gas proposing a plan to finance the extension of natural gas pipelines to Mesquite. … [Read more...]

VVWD Board reviews FY2019 budget draft

Virgin Valley Water District began its fiscal year 2019 budget process at a special meeting March 6. The review was a first pass at putting together a robust budget of nearly $12 million that will guide district operations for 12 months beginning … [Read more...]

Interested in Running for Public Office

The 2018 Elections are just around the corner.  The following City of Mesquite City Council seats will be open.   Seat 1 – 4 year term (term ends 2022)   Seat 3 – 4 year term (term ends 2022)   Seat 4 – 4 year term (te … [Read more...]

Distinguished Citizen ‘dumfounded’ by honor

“Ann Rice asked me to attend the city council meeting with her tonight; she’s only ever asked me twice to go… so maybe I should take her.” These are the words Yoli Bell spoke to her husband Allen on Tuesday Feb. 27. The couple, along with Dr. Ann Rice … [Read more...]