Mesquite city council

The Mesquite City Council has decided to give itself a pay raise … but not until 2021. The council voted 4-1, with Dave Ballweg voting against, to return to the level of pay that the mayor and council received prior to 2011, when that council voted t … [Read more...]

PUCN conducting natural gas consumer session – Revised

Mesquite’s business and residential community members are encouraged to attend a consumer session held by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, which will listen to comments related to an application filed by Southwest Gas Corp., which is s … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Water Manager Kevin Brown awarded Utah Lifetime Achievement

It isn’t often that a person in the prime of his career is honored with a Lifetime Achievement award. That fact alone confirms the excellence that General Manager Kevin Brown has brought to Virgin Valley Water District. The Rural Water Association of … [Read more...]

Mesquite Mayor delivers state of the city address

It’s a tradition as true as turning the calendar to a new year. Mesquite Mayor Al Litman delivered the annual state of the city address at the Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Feb. 14 to a full crowd. “It’s an honor to stand here today am … [Read more...]

Rising Star receives RDA funding for new signs

The Mesquite City Council comprises the RDA board, which is devoted to funding permanent facility upgrades on properties located within specific tax districts. The two signs requested by the Rising Star fit within the parameters of the requirements … [Read more...]

Council hears ambulance transport review

Stressing that no changes whatsoever would be made to emergency 911 ambulance calls, Assistant to the City Manager Aaron Baker introduced a review of non-emergency inter-facility transports made by Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department personnel to the … [Read more...]

New Mesquite Fire Chief appointed

After a tumultuous year in the Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department, the Mesquite City Council appointed Jason Andrus as the newest fire chief on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Andrus, an 11-year veteran of the Mesquite Fire Department, takes the helm as a … [Read more...]


After an extensive five-month search, Mesa View Regional Hospital recently announced Ned Hill has been named CEO effective Feb. 15. Current CEO, Patty Holden, FACHE, will remain in her position until Hill begins in mid-February. Holden has served … [Read more...]

VVWD and golf courses open rate negotiations

Since 2014 the Virgin Valley Water District has sparred with two local golf courses over 105 unused water shares that are under lease contract to the courses until 2020. The issue dominated VVWD’s Feb. 6 meeting with the board agreeing to sidestep s … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire and Rescue hires six new reserves

Six young men stood proudly before a full house of community members, city officials, friends and family at Mesquite Fire Headquarters on Jan. 24 to receive their badges as reserve members of Fire and Rescue. The new reserves include Danny Diaz, … [Read more...]