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...]

Servicemen from the Virgin Valley honored at museum

The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum is proud to announce its new display honoring servicemen from the area. The Virgin Valley has a long-standing tradition of military service. Erika Marler, museum coordinator, remarked, “My hope is that residents c … [Read more...]

Police raises more than negotiated

The City Council meeting on December 9 left some to wonder what was going through the minds of the council as Councilmen George Rapson and Kraig Hafen sent the motion forward to approve the pay raises for Police Management. It was ultimately passed … [Read more...]

Relevé says goodbye to Mesquite with one last performance

It was just over a year ago that Tasha Gorman opened her dance studio here in Mesquite, not too long after getting burned by a previous studio just months before. The bitter taste of not having any formidable options for her daughters to improve … [Read more...]

No City or Water District Meetings

Due to the holidays, there will not be any City Council or Water District meetings until January. The Virgin Valley Water District will kick off the New Year with their first meeting on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 5 p.m. in their meeting room at … [Read more...]

556 Golfers tee-off for ‘Golf for Kids’

The tenth annual ‘Golf for Kids’ fund raiser was again a huge success. The annual event had 556 golfers teeing off at Conestoga, The Palms, the Canyons and Falcon Ridge golf courses. Each player made a donation of $50 dollars or an equivalent toy t … [Read more...]

Council Approves Agreement with Union, other items

The agenda was moderate Tuesday, as council reviewed and approved several resolutions including another extension for the Events Tent at the Casa Blanca Casino at 950 W Mesquite Boulevard. This time, Mesquite Gaming requested an extension of five … [Read more...]

Major accident sends two to hospital

Monday was already a busy day for local law enforcement and rescue crews, who seemed to be going nonstop. And that didn’t stop once the sun went down. At about 5:26 p.m. calls flooded into the dispatch calling center of a two-vehicle accident on P … [Read more...]