MPD thanks community for Grad Night support

                    Grad Night marks the beginning of the 100 deadliest days of summer for teens. As part of the Mesquite Police Departments commitment to the safety … [Read more...]

Library District Board of Trustees Adopts FY 2014-2015 Budget

The Library District’s Board of Trustees adopted the FY 2014-2015 budget starting July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, at its Board Meeting held on May 15, 2014. The budget’s General Fund, or operating fund, is $55.4 million. “Six years of cost red … [Read more...]

Mesquite Nevada Named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

As thousands participate in Bike to Work Week nationwide, the League of American Bicyclists has announced its latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community℠ (BFC) awards, including Mesquite, Nevada at the bronze level. With nearly 40 million Americans b … [Read more...]

Congratulations to the Class of 2014! Ceremonies begin tonight at 8 p.m.

[slideshow_deploy id='1370']With the school year over, the VVHS seniors will walk through the school one last time tonight, June 5, as they receive their diplomas and the keys to their future. Graduation is to begin at 8 p.m. at the Virgin Valley … [Read more...]

Medical Marijuana Town Hall Draws Few People

While the legalization of medical marijuana in Nevada has gotten a great deal of publicity and comment elsewhere, the June 3 Mesquite city town hall meeting only attracted two people to testify, one in favor and one against. Local business owner … [Read more...]

Last chance for early voting

Early Voting for the June 10, 2014 Primary Election will end today at 6 p.m.  at the Mesquite Deuce 2 Campus Library located at 150 N. Yucca Street. You may also vote at anyone of the Early Voting locations throughout the Las Vegas Metropolitan a … [Read more...]

Overton Power: General manager gets raise, new contract

Mendis Cooper, general manager of the Overton Power District, received a $3,561 raise retroactive to January 2014, as voted upon by the board of directors last week. Cooper also received a three-year contract, which will go into effect in … [Read more...]

Delaney named to council; Splash pad to be re-bid

Cindi Delaney was unanimously approved as the newest city council member at the May 27 city council meeting. The council decid ed to appoint Delaney over 10 other candidates because she had the highest number of votes of the unsuccessful … [Read more...]

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...]