OPD Presents Checks to Local Schools from ‘Round-up for Education’ Program

This is the fourth consecutive year for the Overton Power District No. 5 “Round Up for Education” program, a program instituted by the OPD Board of Directors in 2014 and funded by ratepayers who round their power bills up to the nearest dollar each mo … [Read more...]

Rise in building permits affected by oneA birthday party at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum

The total valuation of building permits issued by the city of Mesquite in September was largely affected by one permit for the new assisted living memory center on Bertha Howe Avenue that is worth $6.965 million. Overall, the city issued 123 … [Read more...]

Redevelopment Agency focus of city council.

The old may become the new after the Mesquite City Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency, approved spending RDA funds to evaluate existing city properties for use as medical facilities at their meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 9. While there were … [Read more...]

Five fun things to do this week in Nevada

Park to Park Pedal – Extreme NV Caliente, Oct. 12, 7 a.m. Calling cyclists of all ages! Enjoy the miles of scenic beauty as you ride along Nevada’s first Scenic Byway, Highway 93. Starting at Kershaw-Ryan State Park, tour through four of Nevada’s n … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire & Rescue Annual Pancake Breakast

Mesquite Fire Rescue will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast and Open House during Fire Prevention Week to promote “Look.  Listen. Learn. Fire can happen anywhere. “ The event will take place Oct. 13 beginning at 8:00 a.m. and lasting until 10:00 a.m. … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Carrying Narcan for Opioid Overdose

For almost a year and a half, police officers in Mesquite have been equipped to protect themselves against exposure to the extremely dangerous drug fentanyl as well as quickly reverse the effects of opioids on a person suffering from an overdose with … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire and Rescue Weekly call report Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 2018

Some calls that Mesquite Fire and Rescue receives are not always included in the report, as a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our Fire and Rescue workers do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. There were 54 calls this … [Read more...]

Arrest Report Sept. 30-Oct. 6 , 2018

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

Police Blotter Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 2018

Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation or a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our PD does do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. There were 181 … [Read more...]

Lady D-Backs rally to pull off win

Trailing 2-0, the Beaver Dam High volleyball team staged a furious comeback to edge host Sandy Valley, 3-2, in a 1A South League match Friday evening at Sandy Valley. The victory improved the Lady Diamondbacks to 1-2 in league play and 3-7 overall … [Read more...]