Litman New Mesquite Mayor

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[slideshow_deploy id='85'] Councilman Al Litman was unanimously chosen to fill the unexpired term of Mayor Mark Wier, who resigned in April.  The vote came at the conclusion of the May 13 City Council meeting. Litman will serve as mayor until … [Read more...]

Splash Pad Voted Down Again

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For the second time the Mesquite City Council voted to not accept the bid of $930,056 to build a splash pad at Hafen Park. The vote came despite a standing room crowd in the council chambers that was mostly in support of the splash pad. Mayor Mark … [Read more...]

Actions of Neighbor Likely Save Home From Fire

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Quick action of a neighbor likely kept a home in the 200 block of Cottonwood Drive from being destroyed by fire early Sunday morning.  At 1:26 am, the neighbor to the rear of the home on Cottonwood Drive, saw heavy fire coming from the rear of the … [Read more...]

Opinions vary on militia’s role

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U.S. Rep. Stephen Horsford recently talked about how the militia forces that came to the aid of Cliven Bundy in his dealings with the Bureau of Land Management need to pack up and go home. But a number of residents who attended a Bunkerville Town … [Read more...]

City unclear on appointment term

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The Mesquite City Council at their May 6 Technical Review Meeting discussed the procedures for nominating and appointing a replacement for Mayor Mark Wier, who resigned his position on April 22. Deputy City Attorney Bob Sweetin told the council … [Read more...]

Mayor MIA for breakfast, but parade goes on

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[slideshow_deploy id='156'] While the 30th Annual Mesquite Days began festivities and events on Thursday, May 1, the real fun began on Saturday as people descended to downtown Mesquite. Those looking forward to seeing Mayor Mark Wier in his … [Read more...]

Wier’s last pancake breakfast Saturday

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Saturday may be the last time Mark Wier will make a public appearance in Mesquite as the community’s mayor. Wier, on April 22, announced he was resigning effective May 12. But Wier is scheduled to attend the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s … [Read more...]

Judicial Candidate Forum Saturday

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Voters will be faced with a long list of non-partisan judicial races on their June primary ballots. The Mesquite Republican Women and the Friends of the Founding Fathers plan to help local residents learn more about these candidates with a Judicial … [Read more...]

Full Mesquite Days Schedule

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Celebrating Mesquites Heritage Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Date:      April 9, 2014 – May 31, 2014 Time:      Tuesday – Saturday 10AM – 4PM Admission is Free Location:35 West Mesquite Blvd.(Virgin Valley Heritage Museum/Fine Arts … [Read more...]

Still more questions than answers for Highland Hills residents

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[slideshow_deploy id='185'] As you drive into the Highland Hills community the first thing you notice is the undulating surface of the street, and it isn’t a speed bump. “The road has been repaired twice since 2008 and now it is sinking again,” … [Read more...]