Monsoon season kicks off with light show

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Anyone who was able to look out a window on the evening of July 16 would have been met with the flash of light from all around them. With monsoon season in full swing for the Mohave Desert, storms are to become more frequent, as with the past … [Read more...]

K9 recruit Marley

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With great excitement the Mesquite Police Department would like to introduce our newest recruit. He is a 2 year old Labrador Retriever named Marley. Marley’s partner and handler, Officer Justin Goodsell, is assigned to work at the Virgin Valley High … [Read more...]

REP. KIHUEN: ACA REPEAL SPELLS DISASTER FOR NEVADA

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Representative Ruben J. Kihuen issued the statement below following the Congressional Budget Office score of H.R. 1628 the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act of 2017: “House and Senate Republican’s are willing to do whatever … [Read more...]

The tall and short of it in Beaver Dam

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Dori and Murray Rothenberger have lived in Beaver Dam for many years but in their present home for only three. They live in the new housing development in Beaver Dam where they have a beautifully landscaped yard all year long but this summer nature … [Read more...]

Standing up for Nevada’s Veterans

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By Dean Heller WC: 565 As a senior member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and representative of more than 300,000 veterans living in Nevada, I am always working to address the problems that continue to plague one of our … [Read more...]

Former Fire Chief files legal action against city

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Former Mesquite Fire and Rescue Chief Kash Cristopher filed a complaint against the city of Mesquite with the State of Nevada Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board after he was terminated by the Mesquite City Council on May 16. The … [Read more...]

Chamber news

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The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce named its June Member of the Month at their luncheon on July 12. The Rotary Club of Mesquite took home the honors this time, with the Noon Chapter current President Jake Noll and previous President Keith Buchhalter … [Read more...]

CSN Mesquite to offer Algebra Refresher course

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College of Southern Nevada-Mesquite Center will be offering an Algebra Refresher course scheduled to begin September 11 – November 13.  Class will be on Mondays from 4:00pm-8:00pm. The cost of the course is $100. Algebra Refresher replaced the Math … [Read more...]

New housing construction skyrockets in Mesquite

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The Mesquite Building Department was swamped last month when applications for new home construction permits skyrocketed to numbers not seen in recent memory. The department issued 42 permits for new homes in June with a total valuation of $9.371 … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 7/10/17 through 7/16/2017:

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  Total Calls for Service: 63* 911 Transports: 25 Non-Transports: 19 Inter-facility Transports: 17 Fire Related Incidents: 2 FIRE LOG: 7/15/17 E-11: Responded to an apartment complex on Grapevine for a general fire alarm. No … [Read more...]