Residents comment on prospect of natural gas service for city

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada held a consumer session at Mesquite City Hall on Feb. 28 to gather public comments on the application by Southwest Gas proposing a plan to finance the extension of natural gas pipelines to Mesquite. … [Read more...]

VVWD Board reviews FY2019 budget draft

Virgin Valley Water District began its fiscal year 2019 budget process at a special meeting March 6. The review was a first pass at putting together a robust budget of nearly $12 million that will guide district operations for 12 months beginning … [Read more...]

Interested in Running for Public Office

The 2018 Elections are just around the corner.  The following City of Mesquite City Council seats will be open.   Seat 1 – 4 year term (term ends 2022)   Seat 3 – 4 year term (term ends 2022)   Seat 4 – 4 year term (te … [Read more...]

Distinguished Citizen ‘dumfounded’ by honor

“Ann Rice asked me to attend the city council meeting with her tonight; she’s only ever asked me twice to go… so maybe I should take her.” These are the words Yoli Bell spoke to her husband Allen on Tuesday Feb. 27. The couple, along with Dr. Ann Rice … [Read more...]

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...]