Last Chance to Make A Change

Today is Election Day in the U.S. Have you voted yet? Tonight's results will have a huge impact on residents here in the Virgin Valley, as decisions will be made on who will control our power and water companies. I have always been told that if … [Read more...]

Spring & Fall – Change Your Clock, Change Your Smoke Detector Battery!

Mesquite CERT -The Mesquite Community Emergency Response Team has launched a Smoke Detector Battery Change Program. In keeping with CERT’s mission to prepare individuals, neighbors and the community for disasters, CERT volunteers will help residents, … [Read more...]

Veterans Memorial service goes on despite wind and rain

The rains came but the scheduled Veterans Memorial Service continued as host veteran and Mayor Al Litman had all attendees pick up their chair and move into the covered area of Veterans Memorial Park. The day’s activities began with Reveille by C … [Read more...]

Local Authors Publish Book

"TIPS at Your Service" is a collaboration between locals George Burkette and Michael Napper. Both authors work in the service industry. Patton, with over 25 years in Food and Beverage and Napper, with over 30 years in Health Care felt a need to … [Read more...]

Celebrating 150 Years of Nevada Statehood!

The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum is proud to announce its display celebrating Nevada's sesquicentennial! The display can be viewed Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the main display case at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum, until … [Read more...]

Halloween starts tonight in Mesquite

Where is the time going? It seems like just last week we were kicking off the abundant amounts of celebrations for the Fourth of July… and here it is, the end of October. Wow. This weekend is sizing up to be quite exciting, and it all starts for p … [Read more...]

Council flies through agenda

It was a simple night at the Mesquite City Council meeting Tuesday, which began with three songs performed by the Half Notes Choir, part of the Desert Dames, a local women’s organization with approximately 500 members. In celebration of Nevada Day t … [Read more...]

Overton Power District Candidates Answer Questions from MLN

The Mesquite Local News emailed out questionnaires to each of the candidates running for the Overton Power District Board of Trustee's. Below are the answers to those who submitted a response. None of the responses have been edited whatsoever by … [Read more...]

VVWD agrees to continue talks with Lincoln County WD

Tuesday’s meeting was at full capacity this week as community members attended to learn and talk about proposed water rate increases once more. Before diving into the tedious numbers, however, the Virgin Valley Water District heard updates from M … [Read more...]

Three VVWD Candidates Answer Questions from the MLN

As we approach early voting on October 28 and 29 here in Mesquite, the Mesquite Local News sent out a question to the candidates of the Virgin Valley Water District. Questions that have surrounding current and recent issues. Responses below are in … [Read more...]