Police Blotter March 5-11, 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 March 5-11, 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 March 13, 2017. Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Benetiz, … [Read more...]

First Desert Color Dash a success

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As temperatures continue to rise in the sunny Virgin Valley, 1,027 participants signed up to participate in the first of what hopes to be many Desert Color Dash 5k and Fun Run event that was held at Hafen Park on March 11. “A little over $10,000 … [Read more...]

Local Fire Chief Completes International Professional Designation Process

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  Fire Chief Kash Christopher of the Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department has successfully completed the process that awards him the professional designation of "Chief Fire Officer" (CFO). The Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC) … [Read more...]

Charter moving forward

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Many misconceptions have been assumed over the past few months as the proposed charter for the City of Mesquite has made its way to Carson City. As Senate Bill 56 makes its way through the Nevada Assembly, Lobbyist Warren Hardy still believes the … [Read more...]

CHIPping Away at Health Disparities

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Community Health Improvement Plan Where are we now?   WHAT:           An update and progress report of Southern Nevada’s first multi-agency Community Health Improvement Plan that includes the Nurse Call Line and the Mobile Health … [Read more...]

American Bank of the North invests in Mesquite Regional Business

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Mesquite Regional Business (MRB) announced the receipt of a $2,000 investment from American Bank of the North on Feb. 23. American Bank has done business for many years in the Mesquite area, and holds several commercial properties that they are … [Read more...]

February building permits more than double

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Maybe the drop in this month’s visitor count can be explained by the huge jump in building permits for new single family homes – if everyone is moving here, they can’t be counted as visitors. The city of Mesquite Building Department’s monthly … [Read more...]

Free High School Equivalency classes to be held in Mesquite

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  The College of Southern Nevada will be offering a free High School Equivalency (HSE) Math Class at the Mesquite center beginning April 17. The class will run Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. through June 1. Requirements to … [Read more...]

Bowler Elementary kids perform at the Smith Center

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Eyes were big and mouths gaped as the students piled off the buses into the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. Each child was in awe of the huge stage they were about to fill with one well-rehearsed number from the Disney Musical "The … [Read more...]