Mesquite Residents Gather to Honor Veterans

[slideshow_deploy id='1108']At an impressive ceremony lead by mayor Al Litman, veterans were honored on Memorial Day at Veteran’s Memorial Park. Speakers included state assemblyman Cresent Hardy who told the large crowd, “Why is it important to rem … [Read more...]

Litman ready for new role as mayor

Allan Litman was appointed mayor of Mesquite last week, filling the seat vacated when Mark Weir resigned his post after moving to St. George. Originally from Duluth, Minn., Litman moved to Mesquite in 2004 after living in Los Angeles and Hawaii. He … [Read more...]

Memorial Day services held Monday

Memorial Day services will be held Monday, May 27 at 7:45 a.m. at Veterans Park, across from Smith’s on Hillside Drive. Duration of the program will be about 45 minutes. Seating will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own s … [Read more...]

City makes final changes to 2015 budget

The Mesquite city council held a special meeting on May 20 to make final changes to the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.  The final budget approval will come at the regular council meeting on May 27. The proposed budget of over $18,000,000 … [Read more...]

VVWD Board Approves Water Sale To SNWA

Selling irrigation water shares to the Southern Nevada Water Authority and setting higher rates for those shares was a controversial decision at the special meeting on May 15 of the Virgin Valley Water District. The meeting started with board … [Read more...]

Water District Settles Suit And Adopts Budget

In a special board meeting on May 15 the Virgin Valley Water District took several actions from adopting a budget to settling with the last defendants in the civil suit filed by the district in 2011. The settlement agreement with Michael Johnson … [Read more...]

Genealogy Jamboree Saturday

This Saturday the community is invited to attend a one-day workshop that will help those interested in drawing out their family tree sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For information on the classes and to pre-register go … [Read more...]

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office warns of scams

The reporting party said that they placed an ad on craigslist to sell their vehicle.  About 2 weeks later, the reporting party received a text message from a buyer “an unknown person” wanting to purchase their vehicle.  The buyer texted him to expect … [Read more...]

Litman New Mesquite Mayor

[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

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...]