Council nixes increased parking restrictions on homeowners

The Mesquite City Council voted down proposed increased restrictions on parking at private homes after several councilors said they received more complaints against the idea than for it. The proposal was on the council agenda for the Nov. 28 … [Read more...]

More Mayhem coming to Mesquite

Saturday, Dec.2, Mesquite Gaming will present its amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting championship event ‘Mayhem in Mesquite XIII’ inside the CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort. In celebration of the 13th installment of Mayhem, gen … [Read more...]

Man killed on Freeway identified

By Abbey Snow Jesus Zapata-Hernandez has been identified by the Clark County Coroner as the man who was killed by a semi-truck on Nov. 10 in Mesquite on highway I-15 before exit 122.     Public Information Officer at Mesquite Police Department Qu … [Read more...]

Mesquite ranking at No. 3 among their annual “5 Safest Cities in Nevada” report.    

By Abbey Snow A recent report released by SafeWise on Nov. 13 shows Mesquite ranking at No. 3 among their annual “5 Safest Cities in Nevada” report.     SafeWise is a home security and safety brand committed to increasing safety education, awaren … [Read more...]

Board approves construction contacts, signs letter of cooperation with LCWD

The Virgin Valley Water Board approved two major contracts during its November 21 meeting.  Trade West was awarded a $2.1 million contract to bring well 1A online, completing a project begun in 2015.  The well was dug that year in the first phase of a … [Read more...]

Cafe Rio Opens in Mesquite

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new business in Mesquite with a ribbon ceremony that was a cut above the rest. The opening of the new Café Rio, located at 330 N. Sandhill Blvd., began with a donation to the community, another … [Read more...]

Council approves event tent at Virgin River casino

Saying it would better equalize the available facilities across town, Richard Tomasso, Mesquite Gaming Vice-President of Government Affairs, laid out his company’s plans to build an event tent at the Virgin River casino at the Mesquite City Council m … [Read more...]

Semi-truck kills man on highway in Mesquite

by Abbey Snow Friday morning a man was hit by a semi-truck in Mesquite on highway I-15 before exit 122 near the Rising Star Sports Ranch. Quinn Averett is the public information officer for Mesquite Police Department. Averett said he can’t c … [Read more...]

VVWD board reacts to reply from golf course attorney

Following action taken at its last meeting, the Virgin Valley Water District sent letters to two Mesquite golf courses, Wolf Creek and Conestoga, requesting them to return unused irrigation water shares to VVWD. The board received replies via a Las … [Read more...]

Red Rock Canyon-Free on Nov. 11 & 12

Whether you drive, bike, run or walk, you may visit the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area for free on Veterans Day weekend. The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, will … [Read more...]