Mesquite Police safely take barricade subject into custody after a 12 hour stand off

  According to Mesquite Police Officer, Sgt. Quinn Averett, The Mesquite Police received a disturbance call at approximately 8 p.m. on July 25.  The initial information, from the reporting party, was that a neighbor had forced entry into … [Read more...]

In honor of their service

There are five of them representing the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard standing tall and proud, honoring those men and women who served in the U.S. armed forces and are, or will be, buried in the new Mesquite Cemetery. The six foot … [Read more...]

Construction to begin on assisted living and memory care community in Mesquite

Construction is slated to start next month for an $8 million assisted living and memory care community that will serve seniors and families in the Mesquite and Moapa Valleys, Arizona Strip and southern Utah areas. Mesa Valley Estates Assisted Living … [Read more...]

Council transfers rural housing authority bond cap

After delaying the issue in June, the Mesquite City Council unanimously approved transferring over a million dollars in rural housing authority bonding capacity to the Nevada Rural Housing Authority at its July 24 meeting. Nevada Rural Housing … [Read more...]

You’ve just got to have Faith

She’s only 14 years old and already has what it takes to get a slew of titles under her belts in both name and mind set. Faith Mendez is the number one ranked woman’s boxer in the United States for her age/weight class, 2017 Women’s National Golden Gl … [Read more...]

Mesquite Ranked #1 Safest City in Nevada for 2018 A new report, just published by SafeWise, lists the five safest cities in Nevada for 2018.  SafeWise is an online safety resource that regularly releases “Safest Cities” reports, and other repo … [Read more...]

Board moves toward hiring engineer, equipment purchase

In its first meeting of the 2019 fiscal year, the Virgin Valley Water District board discussed and authorized the job advertising and possible hiring of a full-time district engineer. The position was previously built into the FY2019 budget, calling … [Read more...]

Emergency Notification System reminder

In March, Mesquite Police rolled out a new emergency notification system (Nixle) that enables recipients to receive real-time emergency information, as it’s happening, via your phone’s text messaging. The notifications do work, as evidenced by Ove … [Read more...]

Water District replies to Wolf Creek golf course lawsuit

The first sentence of the Virgin Valley Water District’s response to a lawsuit filed against it by Paradise Canyon, LLC, summed up and set the tone for the next 25 pages of legalese. “This is a case of a golf course that doesn’t want to pay the going … [Read more...]

Council mulls affordable housing options

Emphasizing that it was only the beginning of a very long discussion and process, City Development Services Director Richard Secrist laid out to the Mesquite city council some of the obstacles the councilors will have to overcome in order to see more … [Read more...]