Police Blotter Sept. 3-9, 2017

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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. This week, … [Read more...]

Arrest Report Sept. 3-9, 2017

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Statistics supplied by Mesquite Police Department. Disclaimer: These names were reported in the Mesquite Police Department’s arrest report released Sept. 11.  Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of … [Read more...]

Break the Cycle program

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The Mesquite Municipal Court recently received a grant for $21,520 from the State of Nevada Administrative Office of the Courts to support the court’s Breaking the Cycle Program.  This grant award reflects a significant increase in state support for … [Read more...]

Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope 2017

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The Nevada Coalition of Suicide Prevention and the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services invites you to join us on Sept. 9 for the Annual Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope. The walk will take place at the Mesquite Recreation … [Read more...]

Summer’s end

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CasaPoolooza is a spectacular five-concert series held at the CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Spa Lagoon Pool.  CasaPoolooza has drawn record crowds over the years and it’s no wonder; guests can enjoy libations and entertainment under the stars in a … [Read more...]

Mesquite Gaming BBQ Event Schedule

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This Friday, Mesquite Gaming, owner of Casablanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel, kicks off its all-new CasaBlanca BBQ Fest with exciting entertainment, fun and games and, of course, mouthwatering ribs. The event, which runs from Friday, Sept. 8 … [Read more...]

Water district, golf courses discuss new water usage co-op

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By Pam Mulligan Most of the discussion about water lease rates between Mesquite golf courses and the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) ended up being a conversation between VVWD Board member Rich Bowler and City Councilman Brian Wursten. The … [Read more...]

City receives $900K grant for airport project

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By Kristen Williams On Aug. 31, the Federal Aviation Administration awarded an Airport Improvement Program grant of $907,980 to the City of Mesquite to reconstruct its perimeter fencing. AIP money is awarded to airports across the country for … [Read more...]

Take extra care when driving on hot pavements

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On Friday, Sept. 1 at approximately 2 p.m. a tractor trailer blew a tire causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and rip out approximately seventy-five feet of guardrail before coming to a stop at the top of the embankment. The accident … [Read more...]

Round Up for Education

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The Overton Power District (OPD) celebrated the beginning of a new school year with a special presentation that has become an annual tradition. Last week, district staffers presented checks totaling $2,527.13 to school officials in both the Virgin … [Read more...]