Letter to the editor-Fielding

First of all, I would like to congratulate Ms. Black on her victory. I am disappointed that we came up just a few votes short, but found comfort in knowing what this election meant for Mesquite as a whole. I have seen Mesquite change so much over … [Read more...]

Reflections on an election

I just finished my seventh round of covering elections in Mesquite as a news reporter. After covering city hall and its occupants off and on since 2007, I have some advice for the winners and losers in this year’s election. First, to those who … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Dudrow

After viewing the recent election results I would like to suggest that the Moapa and Virgin Valley’s leave Clark County and be consumed by Lincoln County. It would better align the populations’ feelings on how our people and land should be … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Ramaker

I want to thank the wonderful people of Mesquite who had   faith enough in me to elect me City Councilwoman. I am honored and proud to serve and I will do the best I can to make the difference you expect. I want to thank the volunteers who gave … [Read more...]

Coming Legislature likely to favor tax hikes

“No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session,” is often attributed to Mark Twain. Though the quote is most likely apocryphal, its veracity is likely to be affirmed when Nevada’s newly elected lawmakers gather in … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor-Fielding

  First of all, I would like to congratulate Ms. Black on her victory. I am disappointed that we came up just a few votes short, but found comfort in knowing what this election meant for Mesquite as a whole. I have seen Mesquite change so … [Read more...]

FROM THE MAYOR

This may not be something many residents are interested in, but I find it necessary to write about because my integrity has been questioned and the office of the mayor is one in the same, and you know how rumors spread in a small community.  I pride … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Gault

Hello Mesquite Residents, My name is Linda Gault and my husband, George, is running for City Council Seat 3.  I’m sure you are as tired of all the political discourse as I am, but I feel that I would be remiss if I didn’t tell you something about … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Shannon

Last week, a letter was published supporting Annie Black’s opponent for Seat 4 in the City Council election.  Sadly, that letter spent more time taking cheap shots at Annie than it did highlighting the strengths of her opponent.  As I believe … [Read more...]

Marsy’s Law too vague and too costly

Question 1 on the November ballot — dubbed Marsy’s Law — would amend the Nevada Constitution by removing existing provisions requiring lawmakers to provide statutory rights for crime victims and replacing that with a so-called “Victims’ Bill of … [Read more...]