4th of July Events flood Mesquite Thursday and Friday

While the weather is surely hotter than comfortable right now, the events throughout Mesquite will allow for some cooling-off time coupled with fun. Keep in mind that temperatures are expected to be up to at least 110 degrees, and to take care of … [Read more...]

MPD Enforces Underage Drinking Laws

As part of a state wide effort, the Mesquite Police Department (MPD) participates in Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL), which is a grant funded program through the Nevada State Juvenile Justice Commission. MPD Officers have received additional … [Read more...]

Council hears marijuana opposition

The normally quiet city council agenda technical review meeting on July 1 turned into a forum for several citizens opposed to a proposed city ordinance to allow medical marijuana facilities in Mesquite. Public comment started with Mesquite … [Read more...]

Air Quality Advisory Issued For Smoke and Ozone For July 4 Through July 5 Due to Fireworks

Clark County Department of Air Quality (DAQ) is issuing an advisory that will be in effect from Friday, July 4, through Saturday, July 5, for potentially elevated levels of smoke and ozone over the Independence Day holiday due to local fireworks.  Ai … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite June 22 – 28, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for June 22 - 28, 2014.   June 22: Driving Under the Influence: Officer made a traffic stop on N Sandhill Blvd on a vehicle for disregarding … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics June 22 – 29, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 6/22/2014 through 6/29/2014: Total Calls For Service: 51* 911 Transports: 30 Non Transports: 7 Inter-facility Transports: 11 Fire Related Incidents: 4 DELAYED … [Read more...]

OPD’s quick response minimized outage disruption

Sunday night's power outage affected 860 customers in the Mesquite area, mainly those who reside behind the Eureka Casino & Resort, between Oasis Boulevard and Mesa Boulevard. According to an email from Keith Buchhalter, a Supervisor with … [Read more...]

Heavy holiday traffic expected on I-15 through Virgin River Gorge

As the Independence Day holiday weekend nears, the Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding motorists traveling on Interstate 15 through the Virgin River Gorge corridor in Arizona, that construction on a series of bridge projects is … [Read more...]

Crash leads to power outage on NE side of Mesquite

At the time of this post, crews were on scene at the corner of Kitty Hawk and Marilyn Parkway cleaning up wreckage that caused a few hundred power outages for those residing behind the Eureka Hotel & Casino along Mesa Boulevard, Kitty Hawk Drive … [Read more...]

Fireworks prohibited on public lands

While fireworks are available in Nye County and safe and sane fireworks go on sale in Clark County June 28, fire restrictions remain in place in Southern Nevada. Possession and use of all fireworks (including safe and sane) is prohibited on Bureau … [Read more...]