Shooter bought some guns locally

Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas shooter who took the lives of 58 people during the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Festival on Oct. 1, was a customer at Guns & Guitars, a local Mesquite business. Chris Sullivan, owner/general manager of the local … [Read more...]

Gault receives Governor’s Points of Light Award

George Gault, Mesquite resident and active volunteer in the community, received the Nevada Governor’s Points of Light Award as the Rural Nevada Individual Volunteer at a luncheon held in Las Vegas on Oct. 5. The luncheon hosted by Lieutenant … [Read more...]

Humanizing the badge

It’s not like the Mesquite Police Department hasn’t had anything to do the last few days after assisting the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI with investigations into the mass shooter who killed nearly 60 people and wounded more … [Read more...]

VVWD awards Flat Top water tank contract

After a second round of bidding for construction of a replacement water tank at the base of Flat Top Mesa, the Virgin Valley Water District awarded the job to low bidder Paso Robles Construction at its Oct. 3 meeting. Paso Robles’ bid of $1.59 … [Read more...]

Mesquite political history featured in off-Broadway play

“We understand the timing may seem bad for this play but we in the theater are dealing with it. We know neither of these events portray the real heart of Mesquite and its people.” It’s one thing to live it. It’s another to see Mesquite’s heated … [Read more...]

Coffee with a cop

This Wednesday, October 4th, officers from the Mesquite Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee or hot chocolate. All community … [Read more...]

Mass Shooter lived in Mesquite

A gunman who opened fire on a crowded outdoor concert in Las Vegas Sunday night, Oct. 1, lived in Mesquite on a quiet cul-de-sac in the age-restricted retirement community of Sun City Mesquite. Stephen Paddock, age 64, purchased the … [Read more...]

ACLU release on Las Vegas Shooting

The ACLU of Nevada released the following statement: Today our hearts are broken at the news of this horrific tragedy in Las Vegas. Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the families and friends of those grieving the loss and injury of their loved … [Read more...]

Marijuana resolutions calmly passed by Council

Unlike the last few council meetings when marijuana-related issues were on the agenda and the meetings lasted a few hours, Tuesday’s meeting was short and without much discussion as the council passed two ordinances dealing with marijuana. The … [Read more...]

VVHS Music Programs To Hold Fundraiser

By Abbey Snow Every year, local schools lack money to fund all programs properly, and therefore many classes have to find ways to raise money in order to have supplies and activities for students. Virgin Valley High School is holding a … [Read more...]