Update on Franklin Sanchez

The Mesquite Police Department has filed criminal charges on Franklin E Sanchez, who was arrested today, April 25, as a result of his fleeing and evading from officers.  Sanchez has been arrested and charged with one felony count of possession of a … [Read more...]

Suspect Who Fled From Mesquite Police Taken Into Custody

At approximately 10:22 AM, today, April 25th, the Mesquite Police Department assisted the Arizona Highway patrol with a stolen vehicle which Arizona Highway Patrol was actively pursuing into Nevada from Arizona.  After a short pursuit within … [Read more...]

Health District closes Mesquite restaurant

According to its website, the Southern Nevada Health District ordered the Panda Garden Asian food restaurant closed on April 19 based on a routine food inspection that found severe violations of food handling requirements. The popular restaurant … [Read more...]

Golf course reaches irrigation lease agreement with water district

Four years after the Virgin Valley Water District first asked Conestoga golf course to return irrigation water shares it wasn’t using, the two entities reached an agreement at a special board of directors meeting held Tuesday, April 24, that amends a … [Read more...]

Students give generously to fight cancer

Students in the honors program at Hughes Middle School presented Mesquite Cancer HELP Society with an $890 check at their April 19 meeting.  “Fundraising efforts during their annual relay leaves us very grateful and appreciative of their support by st … [Read more...]

Hospital has much to celebrate

When people typically say the word “hospital,” they’re referring to the concrete, steel and glass structure; the place they go to, hopefully, heal. Of course, you know it’s not the concrete, glass and steel that heals you; it’s the people who work ins … [Read more...]

New Library slated to open May 31

The groundbreaking was nearly a year ago, the project is on schedule and the new Clark County Library-Mesquite Branch will soon be celebrating its grand opening, which is scheduled to be held on May 31. The old library, which was cozy, served its … [Read more...]

VVWD director Ellestad resigns board

At the close of the April 3 board meeting, Barbara Ellestad announced her immediate resignation from the Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors. Ellestad leaves the board almost nine months before the conclusion of her term that would … [Read more...]

System wells cover water needs as VVWD’s largest well fails

Virgin Valley Water District manager Kevin Brown awoke to bad news Tuesday morning, April 3, as his staff reported the complete shutdown of the district’s biggest producing well, Well 31. Trouble with leakage in the well casing was reported Monday e … [Read more...]

TDS Telecom-fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in Mesquite

TDS Telecom (TDS®) has kicked off construction of a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in Mesquite.  Construction on the network started in March and will reach at least 2,500 homes this year. TDS is investing millions with this FTTH project. TDS c … [Read more...]