Tuesday’s City Council Meeting looks to the future; Firefighter agreement pulled

With a light agenda scheduled for the January 27 City Council meeting, Mayor Al Litman will be delivering his State of the City Address. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. at Council Chambers in City Hall, 10 E. Mesquite Boulevard and can also be viewed on … [Read more...]

FLASH- Motor Mania Grips City

For a few short days each year, the City of Mesquite is gripped by Motor Mania. Everywhere one goes, classic and specialty cars cruise the Boulevard, reminding us of times gone past. For us, who were fortunate to live in a more-simpler era Motor … [Read more...]

Mesquite Motor Mania Roars Into Mesquite Today

Over 800 cars are anticipated January 16-18 Car enthusiasts – start your engines! Mesquite Motor Mania 2015 will be held Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, January 16 – 18, in Mesquite. This annual car extravaganza and competition is expected to dra … [Read more...]

City of Mesquite Prepares to Launch Exit 118 Interchange Project

Contractors’ Letters of Interest for Design-Build Project Due by Jan. 23 The City of Mesquite is seeking contractors’ Letters of Interest for construction of a new Interstate 15 interchange, a design-build project that is expected to boost the eco … [Read more...]

Exit 118 on track, so far

From the freeway, going in either direction, there isn’t much to see when you go past milepost 118. Perhaps you think to yourself, “There’s an exit going in here? How? Why aren’t they working on it yet?” I know I have… So after getting a press … [Read more...]

First Council Meeting of 2015 brings long public comment period

Tuesday night’s meeting brought more media attention than normal, as Chief Troy Tanner presented the incident from December 15, 2014 in which Officer Quinn Averett saved a young boy’s life. Averett, who was off-duty and on his way home at the time of … [Read more...]

BLM to conduct controlled burns for next month

Fire managers for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona Strip District are planning to burn piles resulting from road thinning work. The prescribed burn is located 65 miles south of St. George, Utah near Mt. Trumbull on the Grand Canyon … [Read more...]

Council to finalize City Attorney position Tuesday

It’s a new year for everyone, and with it, it will also be a new year for Mesquite’s City Attorney’s office as the city council has agendized plans to officially hire current Deputy City Attorney, Robert Sweetin, as the City Attorney at their January … [Read more...]

Water District gears up for busy year

Tuesday’s first Virgin Valley Water District meeting marked a new start with three new members, Nephi Julien, Barbara Ellestad and Robert “Bubba” Smith, and the reelection of Sandra Ramaker and Rich Bowler. Ramaker was selected to serve the two-y … [Read more...]

Congressman Hardy Holds Wide Ranging Town Hall

At his last stop as a private citizen, newly elected Congressman Crescent Hardy held a town hall meeting in Mesquite on December 31.  The meeting was the last of several town hall sessions Hardy has held throughout the sprawling fourth … [Read more...]