Doris Lee, Co-founder of Eureka dies

The Mesquite Local News received this information Monday, Aug. 27.   “It is with heavy heart that I share the news of the passing of my mother, Doris, last night. Mom passed quickly and peacefully, but the hole she leaves in our hearts and … [Read more...]

City enters water fray with golf course

As a court hearing date nears, the Virgin Valley Water District filed its reply to Paradise Canyon’s latest salvo concerning a 2011 lease granting Mesquite’s Wolf Creek golf course 155 shares of irrigation water. In previous filings, Paradise Can … [Read more...]

Mesquite (Nevada) Desert Dogs coming back for 2019

Photo by Lou Martin Former NAPB basketball League President Dave Magley’s first comments during a meeting with local Mesquite locals Thursday night August 16 were,” The Nevada Desert Dogs were not coming back next season, but immediately added, the … [Read more...]

Education, medical issues dominate council meeting

While the Mesquite City Council voted on several mundane agenda items at its Tuesday, Aug. 14, meeting, the bulk of their time on the dais was taken up with discussions about education and medical issues. Clark County School District Associate … [Read more...]

Wolf Creek files opposition to Water District dismissal request

  With a court hearing set for Aug. 29, Paradise Canyon LLC who owns Mesquite’s Wolf Creek golf course filed an opposition and counter motion to Virgin Valley Water District’s (VVWD) request to dismiss a complaint Paradise Canyon filed in May … [Read more...]

VVWD Board approves revised insurance settlement

The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors unanimously approved a revised settlement agreement with its prior insurance agency, Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool (Pool Pact) at its Aug. 7 meeting. Under the revision, Pool Pact will … [Read more...]

Search Warrants Lead to Additional Criminal Charges on Joseph Daut

Mesquite Police Detectives have executed search warrants on both a home and a business as part of the Mesquite Police Department’s ongoing investigation into Joseph Daut, who is currently in custody from an incident on July 25, where he had shot m … [Read more...]

Keeping Mesquite the ‘Safest City’ is a total community effort

Mesquite, having been recently named the “Safest City in Nevada” certainly isn’t without its share of violent crime as evidenced by the two police standoffs that recently took place in this tiny little town. So what is it that makes Mesquite so safe? … [Read more...]

Hydrologist Aaron Bunker makes sure VVWD “Goes with the Flow”

Aaron Bunker grew up on a dairy farm in Bunkerville.  Reminiscing about those days, he says he was always fascinated by his surroundings on the banks of the Virgin River.  His upbringing taught him a lot about irrigation and conservation before he g … [Read more...]

Dangerous Barricaded Subject Taken Into Custody in Mesquite

On July 25th at approximately 7:44 p.m., Mesquite Police received information about a disturbance occurring at a residence on Bannock St.  Responding officers were advised a male suspect had forced entry into a neighboring residence then returned to … [Read more...]