We’re all guilty of progress

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When environmentalists talk about the damage we’ve done to our planet, I want to cry, but not for humans because we know what we’re doing. I want to cry for the animals, the innocent creatures who suffer for what we humans call progress. They once … [Read more...]

Ezekeil “Zeke” Cain Colburn-Obituary

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Our great irreplaceable Husband, Father, Brother and Friend, Ezekeil Cain Colburn passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 in Cedar City, Utah. He was born on December 16, 1979 in St. George, Utah. Zeke worked very hard his senior year to complete High … [Read more...]

Special Olympics competes in Reno

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Mesquite Special Olympics athletes traveled to Reno to participate in the Special Olympics Summer Games Nevada 2017 held on June 10. Bocce was added as an event for competition for the first time this year at the summer games. A morning of … [Read more...]

Mikele Ray Baker-Obituary

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Mikele Ray Baker began his wild ride on earth, November 14, 1955 in Salt Lake City, Utah with his mother Mervil Rosabel Clements, and father Lynn James Baker. His wild ride came to an end 61 years, 5 months, and 29 days later on June 12, 2017 in St. … [Read more...]

Shirley Marie Carroll-Obituary

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Shirley Carroll, age 65, passed away in Mesquite, Nevada on June 16, 2017. She was born November 29, 1951 in Hood River, Oregon to Earl and Goldie Davis. Shirley spent most of her life in Kennewick, Washington. She moved to Mesquite, NV in 1995 … [Read more...]

Truck Stop breaks ground in Arizona

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It will be a race to the finish for two area truck stops that are both in the process of preparing the land they will be building on. In addition to 333 Eagles Landing at Exit 118 in Mesquite, there is a truck stop also preparing ground at Exit 9 … [Read more...]

Summer Blowout deemed a success

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Several hundred families packed the West Field at the Mesquite Recreation Center on June 15 to celebrate the kickoff of summer break for the local children. In addition to the free hamburgers and hotdogs, children enjoyed music, a dunk tank, … [Read more...]

Blown turbo destroys truck

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Traffic was slowed on northbound I-15 at the state line around 5:40 p.m. on June 15 as fire crews from Mesquite and Beaver Dam worked quickly to douse a pickup truck that had been consumed by flames after the turbo system within the engine blew. … [Read more...]

OPD Intern Program A Win-Win For The Community

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The Overton Power District (OPD) Internship program brought about another success to the community over the past couple of months; all while helping a local youth with his career path. Last week, Mesquite resident Jarron Linge finished a ten-week … [Read more...]

Rekindled fire

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Fire crews from Beaver Dam, Mesquite and Bunkerville responded to a familiar scene Thursday morning to extinguish yet another fire that had already torched the residence three days prior. A total of 14 personnel responded to what was left of … [Read more...]