Council cites water in Gold Butte resolution support

Four Mesquite city councilmen cited the need to assure future access to water resources as the main reason for approving an updated resolution on the Gold Butte National Monument at their Tuesday, June 27 meeting. Very little else in the two-page … [Read more...]

From the Mayor

It appears that summer is in full swing as our temperatures rise daily. Traffic is down with the departure of the snowbirds and we can look forward to several months of hopefully, a peaceful season in Mesquite. I wish things were as peaceful on the … [Read more...]

Council approves liquor sales at gas stations

The next time you fill up your car’s gas tank you could also fill up your liquor cabinet after the Mesquite City Council approved a change to city codes allowing full off-sale liquor in convenience stores and gas stations at their Tuesday, May 23 m … [Read more...]

Proposed Mesquite city budget has good news for drivers

If you hate trying to turn left at the Grapevine Road and Pioneer Boulevard intersection, then perhaps the brightest highlight of the city of Mesquite’s budget for next fiscal year is the allocation of money for a traffic control signal at that l … [Read more...]

AB 17 Signed into Law, Amends “Move Over Law” to Include NDOT Vehicles

The Legislature has amended the “Move Over Law” to include Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) vehicles. Governor Brian Sandoval today signed Assembly Bill 17 into law to include department vehicles performing construction, maintenance or road … [Read more...]

Legislature time squandered

By Assemblyman Chris Edwards (R-AD19) The 2017 Legislative Session has roughly three weeks remaining to finish Nevada’s business. I think it’s going to be a mad frenzy to do so because the Democrats in charge have squandered much time on low pri … [Read more...]

Nevada Department of Education

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The administration of the 2016-17 WIDA tests in Nevada schools has been completed and districts should receive preliminary results in May. “The quick turnaround of results will help districts best meet the needs of their stu … [Read more...]

Monday mornings with the Mayor

On Monday, May 1, Mesquite Mayor Allan Litman will by on Monday Mornings with the Mayors on KLAS Channel 8 in Las Vegas from 6:40 a.m at 7:00 a.m. The segment will feature Mayor Litman talking about local and regional issues, and answering questions … [Read more...]

Picking School Winners and Losers is Risky Business Part 1 of 3

House Bill 610 (working title; Choices in Education Act) has been introduced into Congress. It has not cleared a committee, there have been no votes taken, and no amendments offered. But, now is the time for the public to learn about what the bill … [Read more...]

Council approves new hire, tables disputed newsletter contract

Even though he only asked for an additional building inspector position, Development Services Director Richard Secrist stands to gain more than that after the Mesquite City Council approved an amendment to his hiring request at its Tuesday, Feb. 28, … [Read more...]