Nevada Youth Range Camp accepting applications

Youth offered opportunity for hands-on learning about desert and mountain rangelands RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the Nevada Section of the Society for Range Management are now accepting applications for the Nevada Y … [Read more...]

Heartwalk Success

The City of Mesquite would like to thank all of the volunteers, organizations and individuals for their help organizing and contributing to the 14th Annual Heart Walk. “It was a tremendous success, thanks largely to the generosity of the sponsors, d … [Read more...]

Term Life Insurance Covers Specific Time

By Andrew Bird Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. It provides temporary life insurance protections on a limited budget. When a policyholder buys term insurance, he or she buys coverage for a specific period and pays a … [Read more...]

January visitor count starts new year in the right way

The number of visitors in Mesquite for January barely got in the six-digit numbers but was enough for a 2.2 percent gain year over year. January 2017 saw 98,600 people visiting Mesquite. That number hit 100,700 this year. The Las Vegas Convention … [Read more...]

Police Blotter Feb. 25-March 3, 2018

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 Feb. 25-March 3, 2018

Statistics supplied by Mesquite Police Department. Disclaimer: These names were reported in the Mesquite Police Department’s arrest report released March 5. Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.  Ashford, Scotty R … [Read more...]

Interested in Running for Public Office

The 2018 Elections are just around the corner.  The following City of Mesquite City Council seats will be open.   Seat 1 – 4 year term (term ends 2022)   Seat 3 – 4 year term (term ends 2022)   Seat 4 – 4 year term (te … [Read more...]


Some were wearable, others were art, but all of the entries in the “Best Decorated Hat and Head” contest and auction served to raise money for scholarships to local students. With the Virgin Valley Artists Association sponsoring the contest at the … [Read more...]

Who knew?

On Feb. 24 and 25, Pylon 7 on 7 hosted one of the most rugged 7 on 7 football tournaments right here in Mesquite. Who knew that the event would bring in more than 100,000 visitors to the city? During the past decade, Pylon has seen more than 1,600 … [Read more...]

Distinguished Citizen ‘dumfounded’ by honor

“Ann Rice asked me to attend the city council meeting with her tonight; she’s only ever asked me twice to go… so maybe I should take her.” These are the words Yoli Bell spoke to her husband Allen on Tuesday Feb. 27. The couple, along with Dr. Ann Rice … [Read more...]