9/11 Memorial at City Hall Tonight

The Mesquite Exchange Club will once again hold a “Remember 9/11” commemoration at the Mesquite City Hall rotunda at 6:15 p.m. tonight,  September 11, 2014.  Activities will include the laying of a wreath by police and firefighters to honor the first … [Read more...]

Council wades through tension

Tuesday’s council meeting should have been pretty open and shut. The items on the agenda didn’t appear to present any conflict or extenuating circumstances. Council and staff quickly moved through the first few items with little trouble, inc … [Read more...]

Horsford Works With Park Service to Waive Fees for Those Affected By Flooding

On Tuesday, Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) made the following announcement regarding flooding around the Las Vegas Valley area: “After speaking with the National Park Service (NPS), my office was able to work with local and national agency o … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics Sept. 1 to 7, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 9/1/2014 through 9/7/2014: Total Calls For Service: 36* 911 Transports: 20 Non Transports: 4 Inter-facility Transports: 11 Fire Related Incidents: 1 Fire … [Read more...]

Clark County declares State of Emergency

On September 8, 2014, significant rainfall and thunderstorms created fast moving floodwater in the Moapa, Moapa Valley (Logandale and Overton), and Sandy Valley. Staff from the County has spent the past several days cleaning up and removing debris … [Read more...]

Take Charge America Helps Consumers Stand Up to Debt Collector Harassment

In an economy still reeling from the Great Recession, many Americans continue to face financial hardships including significant debt, bad credit and loan delinquency. To make matters worse, many people are also dealing with debt collectors who are … [Read more...]

Tropical Storm slams havoc into Clark County – Route update

Monday’s super storm was one with all the punches. First, heavy rains poured from the skies, dropping over 3 inches in one hour in the Moapa area. Then, the bad news really hit hard. Power was lost to all Overton Power District customers around … [Read more...]

NDOT releases Detour Route info

Please share this whenever you can, to ease travel frustrations for everyone involved. North Bound Traffic: From I‐15 NB, turn onto US 93 NB and proceed to Panaca NV. At Panaca, turn onto NV SR 319 (UT SR 56) and go east to BERYL JUNCTION wh … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 2014.   Aug. 31: Minor Gambling: An Officer responded to an E Pioneer Blvd casino reference a minor gam … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Department hold Fire Academy Graduation and Pinning Ceremony

The Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department held a dinner celebration Saturday night at the Mesquite Elks Lodge honoring the 2014 Fire Academy graduation class and the pinning of two new fire captains. Deputy Chief Rick Resnick acted as Master of … [Read more...]