City and VVWD request Comment Period Extension

Tuesday’s meetings with the Mesquite City Council and the Virgin Valley Water District had one thing in common: the Bureau of Land Management. After the regular Technical Review Meeting for the City Council, city staff and council met in a s … [Read more...]

Unexplained crash leaves one dead

A call came into Mesquite Dispatch at approximately 12:49 p.m. Tuesday of a vehicle driving into the pond at the corner of Redd Hills and Pioneer Boulevard. Inside the vehicle was 77 year old Jim McMurray, of Mesquite, who had driven northbound … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Donkey Jamboree a Huge Success

Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue held their 2nd annual Donkey Jamboree on Saturday, February 28. The annual fundraising event was sponsored by and held at the Golden West Casino with a great turnout and, according to volunteer Joanne Migliozzi, it was a … [Read more...]

Council Approves Firefighter Agreement, Denies Management’s Agreement

The mood at Tuesday’s City Council meeting was a positive one, as the City presented awards to Volunteer of the Year, Joanne Migliozzi, and Distinguished Citizen of the Year, Gloria George. Migliozzi has been a volunteer with the city for since J … [Read more...]

World-Class Racers Shine On and Off the Track at 3rd Annual Mesquite Off-Road Weekend

Cowboy Kenny Bartram won the epic Beyond Pro race Saturday night, the only race format in the world that combines Freestyle MotoCross and EnduroCross. It was Bartram’s third-straight win of the Beyond Pro race. Several of the world’s best rac … [Read more...]

VVWD authorizes refinancing

Compared to the previous Virgin Valley Water District meeting, Tuesday’s meeting was shorter and sweeter for the attendees. The first item discussed had originally been in the consent agenda, but was then placed on the regular agenda for d … [Read more...]

Council to approve final Union contract and management agreement

Tuesday’s City Council meeting should go fairly quickly as there are several resolutions that should pass and only a few items needing discussion. Four awards will be presented by Mayor Al Litman and various City Hall staff for Distinguished C … [Read more...]

Special: Mesquite Off Road Weekend Coming Up

Mesquite Off-Road Weekend Festival Features Something for Everyone It’s almost time to go B-I-G in Mesquite, Nev., as the 3rd annual Mesquite Off-Road Weekend comes to the Eureka Casino Resort February 20-22. The event will feature lower-priced t … [Read more...]

Council votes for business

Tuesday night’s meeting at the Mesquite City Council’s chambers were staged to be an interesting night that would determine the future of two of Mesquite’s vital businesses. But first, after general public comment, the City unveiled a new feature b … [Read more...]

Mesquite City Manager Andy Barton to Hold Community Forum

Community members are invited to meet with Andy Barton, Mesquite City Manager, at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18.  This open forum will be held at the Highland Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, located at 272 Pioneer Blvd.  This i … [Read more...]