LTE Reed

The Traffic Light system that our great city approved to be installed has been a joke since day one. If you're on a side street wanting to get onto or go across that main street, you get the unwanted privilege of sitting there and waiting for the … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Marshall

I'd like to know why no one seemed to know that the Virgin Valley Cab will no longer be in service as of 4/27/18.  We heard a rumor and decided to call the cabbie on duty, who informed us that they were pulling out of Mesquite.  The bus lines run a l … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Wempe

I recently had an episode which I acted quickly that saved my life.  I’d spent the day last Thursday doing spring cleanup and preparing for the long hot summer.  I felt good about my accomplishments for the day.  I’m 62 years old, retired and enjoyi … [Read more...]


During the first week of April, Thomas Mitchell’s weekly commentary was titled “Customers should be able to shop for electricity.” The commentary was a general support of the Energy Choice initiative.  This initiative will appear as Question 3 on the … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Newton

Mesquite WCFA: Two very disappointing experiences. I’m extremely respectful of the assessment process in finding the right family for an animal. Screening is an absolute necessity. Having adopted 3 previous animals, 2 from an animal agency and one … [Read more...]

Are you Registered to vote?

Are you registered to vote? Are you sure? If you do not receive an annual Voter Registration Card, then you might not be registered.  Individual states are tasked with maintaining current and accurate voter registration databases, but the standards … [Read more...]


Bill and I would like to Thank Mike and the other firemen at Fire Station #3 who came to the Sports Complex on March 7 to Barbecue for the Para Long Drive Golfers. We also want to thank Bill Shaw and Bonnie Baracker for their help preparing some … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Jarvis

On March 7th & 8th ParaLong Drive athletes enjoyed returning to your City for The ParaLong Drive Cup at the Mesquite Sports & Event Complex. With golfers from the U.S., Canada, South Africa, and the U.K. the event brought together athletes … [Read more...]

Opinions about Nevada National Security Site, Environmental Matters

The Environment Management Program of the Department of Energy has been doing clean up and resolving environmental concerns within the Nevada Nuclear Security Site (NNSS), located northwest of Las Vegas.  Formally known as the Nevada Test Site, the … [Read more...]

Wild-Horse Overpopulation Is a Lie

BLM's Big Lie:  The "overpopulation" of wild horses is a concocted "crisis".  The government doesn't have a wild-horse problem — wild horses have a government problem.   Arbitrary management level (AML):  The maximum number of wild horses t … [Read more...]