LTE- Marlys Harper

I am beyond disturbed when I read this newspaper, especially lately. Numerous falsehoods that we have publicly disputed time and time again are presented as facts. At the City Council meeting on Wednesday, June 13, Barbara Ellstad used public … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Picior

LTE- Chris Picior I’m on the initiative petition committee that filed the Mesquite Citizens Initiative for Clean Indoor Air and I need to address the continued misinformation that has appeared in this newspaper. When we decided to move forward w … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Bell

As a society we are ruled by big government to a point that sometimes I feel we are just spinning our wheels and working to support government and those who think higher taxes and more programs will produce better results; this is, in many a case, is … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Mayberry

"I want to thank everyone at Mesa View Hospital, Mesquite, for the wonderful care and love they gave my husband, Frank  during his long illness over several years.   Frank had myelofibrosis and at first, on doctor's orders, came to Mesa View for a bl … [Read more...]

Mesquite Gaming Opinion on Smoking Ban

On April 24, 2018, the Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Initiative Petition Committee submitted an initiative petition for an ordinance to regulate the quality of indoor air by banning smoking in a variety of spaces.   Members of the Mesquite Clean I … [Read more...]


Well  Mesquite,  this  is  OUR  last  chance  to  begin  to  FINALLY  get  it  right.  OUR  current  sitting  City  Council  is  a  farce!  This  June  12  is  the  first  chance  we  have  to  start  afresh.  One  incumbent  is  up  for  reelection;  … [Read more...]

LTE_Annie Black

To the Editor, A letter was published on the Mesquite Local New's website Monday that was filled with inaccuracies, false accusations, and clearly show the author is biased.  We are pleased that after speaking with the paper's editor, the letter was … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-West

In Nevada, the constable fills the duty of serving legal notices in civil matters. For many, that means the constable is the face delivering an eviction notice. Constable Duane Thurston has never left an evicted family on the street without … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Weinrich

I am a fifth grade teacher at J. L. Bowler Elementary School in Bunkerville.  I am writing to express my appreciation for some of the amazing volunteers who have helped our students. Volunteers are critical to the success of two of our important … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Gillick

Constable Candidates   First, let me begin by stating that there is no actual need for this office to exist.   It is a carry-over from the 19th century when there were few law enforcement officers available in the rural areas.  Only a few s … [Read more...]