Apartment Fire

On July 8, at approximately 8:30 a.m., Mesquite Fire & Rescue responded to the 100 block of Pulsipher Lane, for a report of an apartment fire with thick, black smoke. Mutual Aid assistance was requested from Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire District, … [Read more...]

One Hero at a Time

It began in 2009 as “Bikers Giving Back” but has morphed into what the group now calls “One Hero at a Time.” Founder and President Rick Hillis said, “Each year thousands of soldiers pay a heavy price for our country; they sacrifice life and limb fo … [Read more...]

Environmental groups collect comments on Gold Butte management

Friends of Gold Butte (FOGB) and Sierra Club hosted a “Citizen’s Hearing for the Gold Butte National Monument” at Highland Estates Resort Hotel in Mesquite on June 27.  The two organizations are concerned that the BLM has excluded public comment on Go … [Read more...]

GENERAL MANAGER SIGNS 5 YEAR CONTRACT

June 26, 2018 Overton, NV. The Overton Power District #5, Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the signing of the General Manager, Mendis Cooper, to a new 5-year contract. Mr. Cooper has been serving as General Manger for 5 years and was Asst. … [Read more...]

Natural gas comes closer to Mesquite

Natural gas service in Mesquite is scheduled to begin in the first quarter 2019 if all goes well, according to representatives of Southwest Gas Corporation who gave an update to the Mesquite City Council at its Tuesday, June 26 meeting. Scott … [Read more...]

Judge grants injunction against smoking ban

After an hour-long hearing on Tuesday, June 26, Clark County District Judge William Kephart granted a restraining order and preliminary injunction against a ballot initiative petition that would outlaw smoking in casinos, private apartments and … [Read more...]

Hearing set for smoking ban lawsuit

Clark County District Judge William Kephart set a hearing date of June 26 for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against defendants in a lawsuit filed June 12 over a ballot initiative petition that would outlaw smoking in … [Read more...]

Water Board hears about golf course lawsuit

The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors heard an update from its legal counsel Bo Bingham at its June 19 meeting regarding a lawsuit filed against the district by Paradise Canyon, LLC, who owns the Wolf Creek golf course in … [Read more...]

Clean indoor air initiative

Full text of City of Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Ordinance of 2018 This is the full text of the Initiative Petition for the City of Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Ordinance of 2018. Initiative_Petition_-_Municipal_Statutory_Measure.pdf   … [Read more...]

A special birthday celebration for a very special lady

Dozens of people surreptitiously made their way to the Eureka Grand Canyon Ballroom at noon on June 13, where finishing touches were being added to birthday party preparations. The Veterans Honor Guard quietly filed in.  Piper Dennis Hangey arrived … [Read more...]