Frank Werth of Kansas takes Elvis top prize

[slideshow_deploy id='1874'] The Elvis Rocks Mesquite Competition was held at the Casablanca Resort Casino Friday and Saturday, June 20 and 21, 2014.  The Elvis Tribute Artist competitors numbered 22 at the start on Friday, June 20, but after … [Read more...]

Hardy ready for challenge of general election race

Cresent Hardy emerged victorious in a spirited Republican primary for the Congressional District Four seat and he doesn’t expect the challenge to be any easier against incumbent Steven Horsford in the general election. But that doesn’t mean he con … [Read more...]

Delaney ready to make a difference on council

Cindi Delaney was appointed to the Mesquite City Council recently after having run for the office two times  previously. She owns a local business, Delaney Studio, Photography, and was the original owner of Mesquite Local News. She recently … [Read more...]

Change is inevitable, and sometimes, for the better

One thing that we are taught growing up is that we have to change how things are done from time to time to ensure that life goes just a little bit smoother. Change, although hard to accept for some, is something that is inevitable, and comes whether … [Read more...]

VVWD Rejects Amendments to SNWA Agreement

In an unusual tie vote, directors of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) did not adopt amendments to a water share leasing agreement with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) proposed by Wolf Creek Golf Club. Although the proposed water … [Read more...]

Fireworks Safety Class tomorrow

Those interested in operating a Fireworks stand in Mesquite are required to attend a safety class Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Mesquite Fire Station 3, at 3 John Deere Drive.  The Class will begin at 1:30 p.m. It is required that the primary … [Read more...]

Air Quality Advisory Issued For Dust on Monday afternoon through evening

Due to expected high winds, Clark County Department of Air Quality (DAQ) officials are advising residents and operators of local construction sites of the possibility of blowing dust on Monday afternoon through evening. At this time, unhealthy l … [Read more...]

Water District Begins New Rate Process

The board of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) heard a staff presentation on the district finances at their June 12 special board meeting.  According to district manager Kevin Brown, the need for new revenue is acute. “Our infrastructure is f … [Read more...]

New chief getting familiar with town

Kash Christopher started his job as Mesquite fire chief about two weeks ago, and so far the job has been as good as he expected it to be. “We have some really good paramedics,” he said. “I’ve watched them in action a couple of times. They’re very t … [Read more...]

Air Quality Advisory Issued for Smoke/Ozone Today

The Clark County Department of Air Quality (DAQ) issued an advisory today for smoke and ground-level ozone due to wildfires burning near Mexicali at the Mexico/California border and a mulch pit fire northeast of the Las Vegas Valley, combined with … [Read more...]