Mesquite Interagency Meetings

The first Interagency Meeting of 2018 was primarily about veterans; the monetary advantages for Nevada employers who hire veterans and information on becoming a Certified Veterans Advocate with a free online course. Both subjects were covered by … [Read more...]

Pickleball, Youth Tennis Courts added to Hafen Park

The Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services has converted two tennis courts into pickle ball courts at Hafen Park and added two youth-blended lines on courts 1 and 2 so kids can learn the game of tennis on smaller courts. Lessons are … [Read more...]

Mesquite PD Locate Large Amount of Marijuana in Home, One in Custody

On Jan. 4, at approximately 8:30 a.m., while conducting a home inspection of a drug court participant, an officer found a large quantity of marijuana hidden inside of the home.  Mesquite Police Detectives were called to investigate further.  After s … [Read more...]

2018 Southern Nevada Homeless Census

Upcoming: 2018 Southern Nevada Homeless Census The 2018 Homeless Census and Survey will launch on January 24th. Hundreds of volunteers are needed to serve as Census Workers to canvas our neighborhoods! Census Workers will help get a visual c … [Read more...]

Bundy case dismissed by judge

Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons had their charges dropped after they were accused of leading an armed standoff against federal agents who were attempting to round up his cattle in 2014. The Associated Press reported on Monday that C … [Read more...]

Council hears school district update

The Mesquite City Council heard its quarterly report from Clark County School District (CCSD) Assistant Superintendent Grant Hanevold at its Tuesday, Jan. 9 meeting which was a mixed bag of good and bad news. Hanevold reported that volunteers who … [Read more...]

Mesquite building permits more than double in last five years

The city of Mesquite Building Department had a very busy year in 2017 when it issued 1,468 permits valued at $86.005 million. That is $20 million more in value than calendar year 2016 and more than double in number and value compared to 2013. Five … [Read more...]

VVHS cuts ribbon on new $8million gym

“This was a 20 year journey.  It took a lot of time and effort to get us to where we are today.   There are a lot of people to thank for making this dream come true,” said Virgin Valley High School Principal Cliff Hughes as he welcomed students, paren … [Read more...]

Victoria Tausinga advances to Nevada Elks State Hoop Championship

Victoria Tausinga won her age group in the Nevada Elks Southern District Hoop Shoot in Boulder City on Saturday Jan. 6. Tausinga will advance to the State Championships in Hawthorne Nevada on February 17. Victoria will represent the 12-13 girls from … [Read more...]

Arrest Report Dec. 31, 2017-Jan. 6, 2018

Statistics supplied by Mesquite Police Department. Disclaimer: These names were reported in the Mesquite Police Department’s arrest report released Jan. 8, 2018. Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of l … [Read more...]