City Council Candidate Forum

The six citizens running for Mesquite City Council have been invited to question and answer session by the Nevada League of Women Voters on October 16 at 6:00 p.m.  This forum will be moderated by Doctor Sondra Cosgrove. The function will be held in … [Read more...]

Bowler Elementary welcomes new staff members

J.L. Bowler Elementary in Bunkerville has welcomed seven new staff members for the 2018-2019 school year. Richelle Sieland is the new elementary Visual Arts teacher. She holds a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction for Art Education from t … [Read more...]

MLN earns general excellence awards

Mesquite Local News took home first place for digital online excellence and also was awarded second place in newspaper general excellence at the Nevada Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest. The newspaper was given the awards at the N … [Read more...]

Golf course vs. Water district legal battle continues

The judge in the legal dispute between Paradise Canyon LLC and the Virgin Valley Water District issued a ruling on Sept. 26 that continues litigation between the two sides. Paradise Canyon, which owns the Wolf Creek golf course in Mesquite, sued … [Read more...]

Audit confirms strong VVWD balance sheet

At its Oct. 2 meeting, the Virgin Valley Water Board heard a summary report by Morris Peacock of Hinton Burdick on the annual audit of district finances from its prior year that ended June 30. The audit reconfirmed VVWD’s financial progress over t … [Read more...]

They had fun running

The Mesquite Rotary Club held its Second Annual 5K Glow-in-the-Dark ‘Fun Run’ and the 12th Annual Ball Drop on Sept. 29 at the Rising Star Sports Ranch. The Fun Run winners were: First Place: Azzario Sepulveda from team TDS; Second Place, Dave Ros … [Read more...]

August visitor counts takes dive

For the first time this year, the number of visitors in Mesquite fell below the six-figure mark when the August visitor count nosedived to 97,100. That is a 15.9 percent drop from August 2017 when 115,500 people came to town. The only bright spot … [Read more...]

College of Southern Nevada – Mesquite Center’s Upcoming Personal Enrichment Classes

Craft Class Series, take one or both – Create unique holiday décor with your friends in these hands on craft classes. Projects include: Wood Pumpkin Trio October 18th 6:00-8:00pm $40, Standing Holiday Sign and October 25th 6:00-8:00pm $45.  Check out … [Read more...]

Free Workshop Teaches How to Start a Business in Mesquite

There are lots of resources and directions to go as you start a new business. In order to be smart about the process, we’d like you to START SMART! This live presentation is coming to Mesquite for the first time, free of charge.   Anyone wh … [Read more...]

Five fun things to do this week

Five fun things to do this week   By   Downtown Las Vegas Food Tour Las Vegas, Tuesday – Saturday through December, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A guided walking tour in which you can indulge in tasty food samplings w … [Read more...]