Halloween starts tonight in Mesquite

Where is the time going? It seems like just last week we were kicking off the abundant amounts of celebrations for the Fourth of July… and here it is, the end of October. Wow. This weekend is sizing up to be quite exciting, and it all starts for p … [Read more...]

Council flies through agenda

It was a simple night at the Mesquite City Council meeting Tuesday, which began with three songs performed by the Half Notes Choir, part of the Desert Dames, a local women’s organization with approximately 500 members. In celebration of Nevada Day t … [Read more...]

Overton Power District Candidates Answer Questions from MLN

The Mesquite Local News emailed out questionnaires to each of the candidates running for the Overton Power District Board of Trustee's. Below are the answers to those who submitted a response. None of the responses have been edited whatsoever by … [Read more...]

VVWD agrees to continue talks with Lincoln County WD

Tuesday’s meeting was at full capacity this week as community members attended to learn and talk about proposed water rate increases once more. Before diving into the tedious numbers, however, the Virgin Valley Water District heard updates from M … [Read more...]

Three VVWD Candidates Answer Questions from the MLN

As we approach early voting on October 28 and 29 here in Mesquite, the Mesquite Local News sent out a question to the candidates of the Virgin Valley Water District. Questions that have surrounding current and recent issues. Responses below are in … [Read more...]

Council mulls through busy meeting, needs public involvement

Tuesday’s City Council meeting was choc full of business, showing that the City is moving forward on several projects. Lobbyist Warren Hardy presented the city with the plan of action for the 2015 Legislative Session, stating that local government … [Read more...]

Giving back in so many ways: RJ’s story

We see it every day, either in the news or perhaps through someone we personally know. The triumphs and tribulations of life are everywhere, and at times, it can seem that the universe is against those facing problems. The one way to solve it? … [Read more...]

Power District candidates looking to change culture of the board

One of the recurring questions asked to candidates for the Overton Power District Board of Trustees Wednesday night was if the current trustees were part of an “old boys network” that just rubber-stamped the wishes of the district’s manag … [Read more...]

Media Forum for Candidates tonight at Wolf Creek

Several candidates running for Overton Power Board of Trustees and the Virgin Valley Water District Board will be at Wolf Creek Golf Course tonight beginning at 5 p.m. for a Local Media Forum. Assemblyman Cresent Hardy and Congressman Steven … [Read more...]

Water District passes audit

In a short meeting Tuesday night, the Virgin Valley Water District heard reports from staff on the status of various operations. Presentation from MacRay Curtis of Wissan, Smith, Racker & Prescott, LLC, the water district’s auditor, showed t … [Read more...]