Letter to the editor-Cook

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Letter: I was amazed last Friday when I arrived 30 minutes early for my appointment at the local barber shop. The owner told me that he didn't like anyone just siting and staring at him for 30 minutes. I asked if I should wait out in the rain. The … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor-Montoya

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The City of Mesquite would like to thank all of the volunteers, organizations and individuals for their help organizing and contributing to the 13th Annual Heart Walk. It was a tremendous success, thanks largely to the generosity of the sponsors, … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor-Fox

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On February 2, 2017, Teri Nehrenz wrote a letter to the editor expressing some confusion over the goals of those who took part in the Women’s Marches on January 21, 2017. These marches drew hundreds of thousands of people – not just women – from all … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor-Chavez

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On Saturday, Feb. 4, I lost my wallet while shopping at our local Wal Mart. When I discovered that it was missing, I immediately felt nauseated and like I had been punched in the stomach. The thought of replacing all my personal effects, cancelling … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor-Lusby

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Every day on the streets of Mesquite, drivers are running stop signs, stop lights, tail gating and speeding. There is not a day that goes by I am almost hit by one of these drivers. If I honk at them to get their attention they just give the finger. … [Read more...]

Rural business leader points to rural-urban interdependence

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By Ben Rowley The rugged independence of rural life provides a fertile environment for entrepreneurship, but rural economies depend on more than just sheer grit and determination to succeed. Rural areas make extensive use of government … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor-Stilley

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Today I got the Desert Valley Times edition of 1/27/17. I am always interested in what citizens of Mesquite have to say. Sadly, this edition had letters from someone in Denver, Colorado and Ontario, Canada. Exactly what does someone from Denver or … [Read more...]

Thank You from McDonald’s

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My wife Collette and I have been in Mesquite for 23 years now and are so happy to have decided to live and do business here. We came here after McDonald’s Corporation offered us the opportunity to open a restaurant in Mesquite. Our store on … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Palmer

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Like a Dalmatian to a fire bell runs Mayor Allan Litman, outstretched arms to welcome South West Gas (SWGas) into Mesquite without a vote of the citizens. What a folly! Some years ago an engineering/feasibility study was commissioned by Mesquite … [Read more...]

Letter To the Editor

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To the Editor: At the close of 2016 President Obama’s midnight express rumbled through Nevada and Utah unloading meritless national monuments in defiance of local residents. The president’s action descends from the 1906 Antiquities Act, which is … [Read more...]