Letter to the Editor-Butler

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I'm writing this in response to Bob Szuch's letter in the June 8 issue of Mesquite Local News regarding smoking/pets in casinos. I somewhat agree with what he said about pets in the casinos, but I vehemently disagree about his "feelings" about … [Read more...]

Letter To the Editor-Johnson

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  We personally want to thank the good Samaritan who reported to the security office at the Casa Blanca hotel on Friday June 2, 2017 the following incident: The good Samaritan witnessed a vehicle backing into the rear end of our Lexus and … [Read more...]

VVLL thanks the Mesquite Community!

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On behalf of the VVLL Board, I want to thank everyone involved in making our 5th season a success. The Board’s intention is to ensure that our kids have fun learning the game of baseball and softball in a safe environment while learning to work … [Read more...]

cartoon June 15, 2017

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Heller sponsoring bills to address doctor shortage

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Nevada Sen. Dean Heller has joined with several other U.S. senators to introduce bills to address the looming shortage of doctors in the coming decade, particularly in rural areas. According to a study released in March by the Association of … [Read more...]

Pony Bob Haslam and the Pony Express

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Dennis Cassinelli                                                                            Much has been written about the Pony Express and the place it has occupied in the History of the American West. Many of the stories written about the Pony … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor Szuch

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Dear Editor, There has been a move recently to ban smoking from public places here in Mesquite. This also includes the casinos and I am firmly against that movement. When I go to a casino, I am aware that smoking is allowed and it is my choice to … [Read more...]

Is Faraday Future history?

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Gullible Nevada lawmakers in a special session in 2015 on blind faith alone agreed to dole out $215 million in tax abatements and credits to entice Faraday Future to build an electric car factory at the Apex industrial complex in North Las Vegas, … [Read more...]

cartoon 6-8-17

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The remarkable diaries of Alf Doten

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Dennis Cassinelli           Whenever there is an event of great historical significance, such as the California Gold Rush or the discovery of a mountain of silver on the Comstock, it seems there is an influx of journalists, newsmen and authors to … [Read more...]