If lawmakers can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen

Lawmakers in Carson City are attempting to play Pontius Pilate and wash their hands of one of their responsibilities. Assembly Joint Resolution No. 10 proposes to revise the Nevada Constitution and set up a Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for C … [Read more...]

From a barber to his loyal clients

To the editor. My family and I would like to thank you for your support these past four years. Some of you have been with me since I was cutting hair with the lovely Red Head Connie. Due to some circumstances I am no longer cutting hair at … [Read more...]

Time for the Mammovan, ladies

To the Editor: Dear Ladies of Mesquite and the Adjoining Areas, THE MAMMOVAN AND ITS CREW ARE COMING THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015, FROM 8:00 AM UNTIL 2:30 PM, AND THEY ARE HOPING TO SEE YOU! Please take advantage of the Nevada Health Centers’ M … [Read more...]

Heartfelt Thanks

To the Editor: On behalf of the Rotary Club of Mesquite I would like to extend my heartfelt “Thank You” to the many people involved in this year’s Mudd Volleyball Tournament.  Once again, Gerri Chasko and the Eureka Casino Resort graciously allowe … [Read more...]

Mesquite Casinos’ Second Hand Smoke is A Killer

Recently, we took our two visiting grandsons out for dinner.  As we walked through a local casino our 13 year old put his shirt up over his nose and mouth and said “this is awful”! According to a Federal study posted at (www.RGJ.com), Nevada leads … [Read more...]

Let local governments opt out of collecting bargaining

While it seems most of the legislation coursing through the halls of the Legislature in Carson City seeks to tap deeper into taxpayers’ wallets, one might actually reduce the cost of local government by allowing local counties, cities and school b … [Read more...]

Protecting Gold Butte

When I first moved to Mesquite from the east, I really did not have an appreciation of the desert environment. I felt it was dry and baron and lacking diversity. Since moving here, I have made an effort to study and explore our area through reading a … [Read more...]

The Recent Ducky Derby Results

To the Editor: It has been brought to my attention that some readers of our local press were somewhat shocked to learn that I had scored back-to-back first place wins in the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Ducky Derby at the Hafen Park pond. S … [Read more...]

Committee appreciates support

To the editor: The Committee for the Friends of NRA Foundation wishes to thank the Virgin Valley community for its support of the recent Mesquite Friends of NRA Dinner and fundraiser held at the Eureka casino resort. The Foundation provides critical … [Read more...]

Chamber thanks the community

To the Editor: On behalf of the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the many volunteers, businesses and City officials who helped make the Ducky Derby a huge success and a great community event: First, … [Read more...]