Mesquite Fire Department awarded $190,000

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The fruits of labor from the past year are still being shown at the Mesquite Fire Department as the department has been awarded two much-needed grants. According to Firefighter Spencer Lewis, who does most of the grant writing for the department, … [Read more...]

Mesquite to Host League of Cities in October

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The dates have been set for the Nevada League of Cities Annual Conference for Oct. 10 – 12 at the CasaBlanca Resort. Councilman Geno Withelder, who also serves as the At-Large Small Cities representative for the NLOC, received approval at the Dec. … [Read more...]

Amended “Move Over” Law, Including NDOT Vehicles, Goes into Effect July 1

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An amended “Move Over” law, including Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) vehicles, goes into effect July 1. Nevada Revised Statute 484B.607 requires drivers to slow down, proceed with caution, and, if possible, move to the far lane when … [Read more...]

Recreational marijuana sales in Mesquite will start July 1

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Saying the State of Nevada “has done all the right things and the company [Deep Roots Harvest] is doing all the right things,” Mesquite City Councilman Rich Green added that “as a pro-business councilman, I’m embarrassed this is on the agenda.” At … [Read more...]

Council cites water in Gold Butte resolution support

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Four Mesquite city councilmen cited the need to assure future access to water resources as the main reason for approving an updated resolution on the Gold Butte National Monument at their Tuesday, June 27 meeting. Very little else in the two-page … [Read more...]

Mesquite City Manager to hold community forum

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Community members are invited to meet with Andy Barton, Mesquite City Manager, at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 29. This open forum will be held at The Terrace Restaurant at Wolf Creek Golf Club located at 403 Paradise Parkway in Mesquite. This is an … [Read more...]

Fire strikes riverbank

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Rumors of an arrest to the dubbed Bunkerville Arsonist had many at ease this past week. Thursday evening changed that as crews from Clark County and Beaver Dam Fire Departments responded to a small brush fire near the corner of White Rock and … [Read more...]

Board Views System Development Charge Options

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Looking to meet future water resource needs as the population of Virgin Valley increases, the Virgin Valley Water District(VVWD) Board of Directors viewed options presented by district financial manager Wes Smith at their meeting Tuesday, June 20. … [Read more...]

Forgery/Fraud/Theft/Narcotic Drugs – Littlefield

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Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three Las Vegas residents on the evening of June 16. Alejandro Ocampo-Gort, 34, was arrested for possession of narcotic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, forgery – possession of forged instrument, … [Read more...]

Blown turbo destroys truck

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Traffic was slowed on northbound I-15 at the state line around 5:40 p.m. on June 15 as fire crews from Mesquite and Beaver Dam worked quickly to douse a pickup truck that had been consumed by flames after the turbo system within the engine blew. … [Read more...]