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...]

‘Mr. Softball’ Frank Pati retiring

There are many individuals that helped put Mesquite on the map, but one stands out a little taller than the rest. ‘Mr. Softball’, as he is known by aficionados of the sport of softball, Frank Pati is retiring at the end of the year. It has been twe … [Read more...]

Water district board gets schooled by fifth graders

It was an over-capacity crowd that filled the meeting room at the Virgin Valley Water District Tuesday night as Virgin Valley Elementary teacher, Ian Stratton, and his fifth grade class attended to show the water board how Mesquite can benefit from … [Read more...]

Council meeting shorter than expected

Below is the preliminary story that was printed in today's MLN. Applicable changes or developments are printed here in red. With Thanksgiving falling on a Thursday this year, as will Christmas and New Year’s Day, the Mesquite Local News published a … [Read more...]

Water District moves forward with repairs and rate increases

Tuesday’s meeting consisted of talks over bid repairs, backup plans and rate increases. The agenda item originally scheduled for the last meeting on November 4, but was tabled due to bidding issues, was finally awarded to Layne Christensen, as t … [Read more...]