Postal customers, don’t be fooled

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Arizona Strip residents have been rallying for a new post office parking lot for a while but may be getting a false sense of security. Don’t be fooled by what might look like the start of construction on the project. An unidentified local resident … [Read more...]

Mylar Balloons spark power outage in Mesquite

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Overton Power reported 1,657 District No. 5 customers lost power in Mesquite at 12:44 p.m. on June 11, when two mylar balloons came in contact with high voltage equipment, causing a fault that blew two transformer fuses at the Mesquite Substation … [Read more...]

“Phoenix” (Rising from the ashes) benefit

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On Monday, May 22, a Scenic, Arizona, mobile home was devoured by flames causing the Sierra/Grubb family to lose everything they owned. Community members were generous and came to the aid immediately with clothes and necessities but two community … [Read more...]

Bunkerville: A town on fire

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It’s happened again. Another structure has been torched in Bunkerville, the third in just five days and added to a growing list of more than 10 structures that have been burned in the past three to five months. At 9:57 p.m. fire crews were … [Read more...]

Airport Master Plan adopted by city council

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After five public meetings and five committee meetings held over an 18-month period, the Mesquite city council approved an updated master plan for the airport located on the east side of the city. The update was managed by Rick Patton, GDA Engineers, … [Read more...]

J.L. Bowler Grads

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JL Bowler fifth grade classes said goodbye to being big men and women on campus. They are trading in their “top of the class ladder” status to begin all over again. They may be starting at the bottom rung but in middle school but they will go forth … [Read more...]

Tour group visits the donkey rescue.

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Tuesday, June 6, a tour group of about 50 people from the Senior Center in Murray, Utah, visited with the donkeys at the Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue satellite adoption center in Scenic, Arizona. The group enjoyed their time learning about the … [Read more...]

Mesquite Gaming promotes Tom Jannarone to Corporate General Manager of CasaBlanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel Casino

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Mesquite Gaming,  owner of Virgin River Hotel/Casino/Bingo and CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa, recently announced the promotion of Tom Jannarone to Corporate General Manager. Previously serving as vice president of food and beverage, Jannarone has … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics June 6-11, 2017

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Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 6/6/17 through 6/11/2017: Total Calls For Service: 69* 911 Transports: 36 Non Transports: 21 Inter-facility Transports: 6 FIRE LOG: 6/5/17 E-11, R-11 Noticed … [Read more...]

Beaver Dam Fire mobile home fire results in arrest

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On Sunday, June 11 another fire broke out in Beaver Dam, severely damaging one home and several acres of brush along Old Highway 91 near the fire station. According to Joe Hamblin, a resident of the home that was damaged, the fire began outside in … [Read more...]