Mesquite Fire and Rescue 24 hour call reports Aug. 6-8, 2018

  8/6/2018 10:36:19PM Patient Trans Rescue 31 responded for a patient transport from a local hospital to a Las Vegas area hospital. 8/6/2018 5:43:02PM Stroke (CVA) Rescue 31 and Rescue 32 responded to report of an individual possibly … [Read more...]

VVWD Board approves revised insurance settlement

The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors unanimously approved a revised settlement agreement with its prior insurance agency, Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool (Pool Pact) at its Aug. 7 meeting. Under the revision, Pool Pact will … [Read more...]

Commercial construction keeps building permits going

*Mesquite Local News apologizes for the mistake printed in our Aug. 9 edition. The building demolished in the picture was Vonda's Cafe, not Faye's Cafe as listed in print.   Without increased activity on the commercial business side of … [Read more...]

Police Blotter July 29-Aug. 4, 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 167 … [Read more...]

Arrest Report July 29-Aug. 4, 2018

Statistics supplied by Mesquite Police Department. Disclaimer: These names were reported in the Mesquite Police Department’s arrest report released Aug.6. Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Aguirre, G … [Read more...]

Five fun things to do this week in Nevada

By   Lincoln County Fair Panaca, Aug. 8-11 Come to Panaca for the Lincoln County Fair and Rodeo. The theme is Country Pride, Country Wide. The fair is jam-packed with activities for the whole family, including the … [Read more...]

Search Warrants Lead to Additional Criminal Charges on Joseph Daut

Mesquite Police Detectives have executed search warrants on both a home and a business as part of the Mesquite Police Department’s ongoing investigation into Joseph Daut, who is currently in custody from an incident on July 25, where he had shot m … [Read more...]

Rural communities take aim at tourism

By Ben Rowley With tourism growing, many rural areas are working to capitalize on humanity’s wanderlust. Travel and tourism generates $7.6 trillion globally and $1.6 trillion for the U.S. economy, according to the World Travel & Tourism C … [Read more...]

Beauty and The Me

a little about me, A Lot About Beauty By Richard Brown   Many of our readers have been asking me about my background and history. Where did you come from, why Mesquite, what’s your back-story? Long, long ago I started working with h … [Read more...]

Nevada Small Business Development Center has new advisor

The Nevada Small Business Development Center in Mesquite has a new part time advisor available to meet with business owners and entrepreneurs to assist with start-ups and local business development.  Courtney Sweetin has taken on the role of SBDC … [Read more...]