Temporary restraining order denied; Hospital OB unit closes

At a last-minute hearing on Sep. 28, the city of Mesquite was seeking a temporary restraining order that would prevent Mesa View Regional Hospital from closing its inpatient labor and delivery and nursery services as of Oct. 1. The court denied … [Read more...]

School superintendent addresses council

In an unusual move, the Clark County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Jesus Jara addressed the Mesquite City Council meeting on Sep. 25 regarding the well-being of schools in the Virgin Valley. Jara recognized that there appears to be a lack … [Read more...]

Water District mulls water issues in Nevada Supreme Court case

At its Sept. 18 meeting, the Virgin Valley Water District board reviewed the possible implications a northern Nevada court case might have on Nevada water law and the district’s own water rights and interests. VVWD was contacted and invited to c … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Detective Placed on Administrative Leave

On Wednesday, Sep. 12 Mesquite Police Detective Gary Erickson was taken into custody on an arrest warrant stemming from a criminal case in St. George, Utah. Erickson is currently assigned to the Mesquite Police Investigations division and has worked … [Read more...]

City Council address loss of Obstetric Care at Mesa View

After Mesa View Regional Hospital (MVRH) sent out a press release announcing it would no longer provide inpatient labor and delivery and nursery services as of Oct. 1, the Mesquite City Council placed the issue on its agenda for the Tuesday, Sep. 11 … [Read more...]

9/11 Remembrance

For those who attended the Tuesday evening ceremony honoring the victims and First Responders of 9/11, it was hard to believe that seventeen years have now passed since world attention was riveted on images of the World Trade Towers falling.  That … [Read more...]

Mesa View Regional Hospital to Modify Labor and Delivery Services Effective October 1

Mesa View Regional Hospital today announced that after almost a decade of decreasing births, the hospital will no longer provide inpatient labor and delivery and nursery services as of October 1, 2018. The hospital will continue to provide … [Read more...]

Council hears energy initiative update

It’s an electrifying issue all over the state. One can hardly watch television, listen to the radio, or even shuffle through social media without receiving a bombardment of ads touting both sides of Question 3 on the November election ballot about t … [Read more...]

Doris Lee, noted Mesquite patron, dies at age 98

Doris Shoong Lee passed away on August 26, 2018 at home in Las Vegas in the presence of family members after a short illness. Her life was well lived, and she left a remarkable legacy of philanthropy and achievement. Born in San Francisco on … [Read more...]

Mesa Valley breaks ground for new senior living center

Before a single piece of dirt was ever turned, a new assisted living and memory care facility planned for Mesquite already had six residents lined up. About this time next year, they will be able to move into their new home at Mesa Valley Estates … [Read more...]