Thank you, 19th Hole

To the Editor: On behalf of the gang at the 19th hole we would like to thank Todd and Laura Petersen and their staff for taking care of us for the past twenty years at our second home. We hope the new owners at Dotty’s will bring back the excellent e … [Read more...]

Laxalt proven correct in joining lawsuit challenging Obama executive order

When Nevada’s new Republican attorney general, Adam Laxalt, joined in the lawsuit with 25 other states challenging President Obama’s executive fiat granting amnesty from deportation and granting green cards and Social Security cards to millions of ill … [Read more...]

Hardy needs to protect Gold Butte

To the Editor: Representative Hardy was quoted as saying, “I think it’s time the federal government got out of our state.” (Rep. Hardy expects to see some action on federal land issues, MLN Feb. 19, 2015) What is not clear from the article is how h … [Read more...]


To the Editor: Ms. Stephanie Frehner’s article in the Mesquite Local News reflects a poor understanding of opposition to the Mesquite Regional Business Inc. (MRBI). Here are the primary concerns. The government should not spend tax dollars on s … [Read more...]

Loving Mesquite

To the Editor: I found the letter from the winter resident in the Feb. 19 issue interesting. There's a lot more she dislikes about Mesquite than she likes, but she states at the end of the letter that it's not intended as criticism so I'll take … [Read more...]

Focus on what we have

To the Editor: Kris Baker of Layton UT admonished “Mesquite businesspeople” last week to be more like Ukiah, CA or St. George UT, what with their “Costcos, Home Depots, Michael’s crafts, Targets, J.C. Penney’s and much other shopping” he wondered a … [Read more...]

A Dogs Story

To the Editor: Today I had a very interesting afternoon.  We live out here in the boonies in Scenic, AZ.  It's usually quiet and nothing much happens. With us lives a cat.  We don't let him run loose.  My wife fears he would be eaten by a coy … [Read more...]

Where’s the info?

To the Editor: On Saturday, January 24, 2015, a report of three home invaders storming a local home, tying up residents and making off with illegal drugs. Now that was pretty exciting, but since then, silence. I sure hope there is a follow-up or … [Read more...]

Meet Mesquite’s new MX Family

To the Editor: Hello, we are the Shaw family and new to the area. We moved here from Colorado in February of 2014 and have purchased The Mesquite MX Park and Oasis Gun Club along with The Adventure Park from the Eureka Casino. We are working … [Read more...]


To the Editor: Congratulations on your reporting! It shows integrity! On Jan. 29, you reported that 3 black men terrorized and robbed a family in the northeast part of Mesquite. You quoted from the police report. On Jan. 30, the Desert Valley … [Read more...]