I-15 Open for travel with restrictions

**Be sure to share this with everyone** The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is announcing that Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas is expected to open as of 4 p.m. this evening, just four days after being washed out by floodwaters. One l … [Read more...]

Costs of flood damage continues to rise

Damage assessments in the Moapa Valley area continued today. As of this afternoon, the team counted 91 homes in Moapa that had some degree of damage. The 91 includes homes in the town of Moapa and on the Moapa Band of Paiutes reservation. The 48 … [Read more...]

Mesquite City Council Approves Street Name Changes

Recently, the Mesquite City Council approved two street name changes in Mesquite. First, Ben Franklin Way, off of W Pioneer Blvd was changed to Wittwer Trail. Second, a portion of Bertha Howe Way by the Sports and Events Complex was changed to … [Read more...]

Council wades through tension

Tuesday’s council meeting should have been pretty open and shut. The items on the agenda didn’t appear to present any conflict or extenuating circumstances. Council and staff quickly moved through the first few items with little trouble, inc … [Read more...]

Tropical Storm slams havoc into Clark County – Route update

Monday’s super storm was one with all the punches. First, heavy rains poured from the skies, dropping over 3 inches in one hour in the Moapa area. Then, the bad news really hit hard. Power was lost to all Overton Power District customers around … [Read more...]

Heritage Museum exhibit to coincide with Film Fest

Through September 30, The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum has a display running about the different Highways and Trails that run through Southern Nevada. The display covers The Old Spanish Trail, The Arrowhead Trail and Highway, Highway 91 and … [Read more...]

Partnering for Awareness & Community Education Friday

The Nevada Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (NGCDD) in collaboration with the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services will be hosting a Disability Awareness and Resource Fair, also known as a P.A.C.E. Event ( … [Read more...]

Blood Drive this Friday

American Red Cross and the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services are hosting a blood drive on Friday September 5, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at The Mesquite Recreation Center located at 100 West Old Mill Rd. To … [Read more...]

Holiday travelers still hitting construction in both directions

According to Eureka Casino owner Greg Lee, the town of Mesquite is all about convenience. But that critical component in the town’s tourism and gaming dollars has been lacking lately because of all the road construction on Interstate 15 between L … [Read more...]

30 Minute Council Meeting dubs Sept. 4 as ‘Wear Orange’ day

Thursday’s City Council meeting was brief, to say the least. With Mayor Al Litman absent due to illness, Mayor Pro-Tem Geno Withhelder led the meeting and adjourned within a half-hour. On the agenda were resolutions and proclamations, including d … [Read more...]