My apologies

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To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to apologize to the mayor, city council and the citizens of Mesquite for wasting your time at the city council meeting on Feb 25. When I was appointed to the Road/Dump Committee for Highland Hills … [Read more...]

State should defend ban on same-sex marriage

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To the Editor: The governor and attorney general of Nevada have decided they won't defend the state's commonsense ban on homosexual marriage. Evidently some people haven’t learned from the past. In a way, weren't we here a couple thousand years ago? … [Read more...]

GOP grateful for precinct meeting help

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To the Editor: On behalf of the 2014 Mesquite Republican Precinct Team, the Mesquite Republican Women, and all area Republicans, I want to express our appreciation to all of the Republican volunteers and members of the Mesquite community for their … [Read more...]

A father’s thanks

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To the Editor: It was a little surreal to watch Dee, my son, play his final season in a Bulldog uniform. A little emotional to say the least. I’m proud of the boys and would like to pay tribute to them and also publicly thank everyone who has played … [Read more...]

It’s a matter of time and priorities

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Regular readers of the Fire Calls column in the Mesquite Local News, may have noted a slight change in the report. The listing for "No Resources Available To Respond To Additional Calls" has been deleted. If you think this was done to cover up … [Read more...]

Eureka supporting pet adoptions

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To the Editor: Well, the Eureka Hotel and Casino has done it again.  “It” being that thing they do where they figure out new and creative ways in which to enrich and serve our community. To name a few of their programs, they sponsor a non-profit … [Read more...]

Donkey Jamboree Thank You for a Wonderful Event.

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To the editor:  We would like to extend a sincere thank you for the show of support we received during our First annual Donkey Jamboree fundraising event. The event was great fun, with fabulous music, food, a wonderful collection of raffle items. … [Read more...]

Knights’ fish fry dinners start

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To the Editor: The local council of the Knights of Columbus has been active in helping the community in many ways.  The council is one of the founding sponsors of the Mesquite Little League.  It also supports the Mesquite Chapter of the Special … [Read more...]

AG’s opinion only the beginning of MRBI’s woes

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To the Editor: The Nevada Attorney General’s (AG) opinion requiring the Mesquite Regional Business Inc.(MRBI) to comply with the open meeting law has implications beyond simply opening meetings from now on. This issue is not mere squabbling as … [Read more...]

The Top 10 scams of 2013 announced

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And the envelope, please. The Better Business Bureau has announced its Top 10 Scams of 2013. We all owe the scammers of 2013 a debt of gratitude for ingraining a deep distrust in us for any good thing that may come our way. We’ve learned never to … [Read more...]