From Holocaust Hell to Hogan’s Heroes Humor

Despite the sobering setting in a German POW camp, “Hogan’s Heroes” became a popular comedy when it aired on CBS in 1965. “I didn’t have any problem when my agent told me I was wanted for a comedy series about a Nazi stalag,” said Robert Clary, who … [Read more...]

Ely: Mining, Murals, and Trains, Oh My

Sometimes you just need a break from the hectic retired life. How about a road trip? Vegas? Hawaii? Been there, done that. Since Deb and I like to sample remote destinations, Ely, Nevada, is the place to be. And it fulfills our main requirement by … [Read more...]

Family Members Escape Interstate Crash That Destroys SUV

At approximately 7 p.m. Wednesday evening, Aug. 6, 2014, a father and his two sons escaped serious injury when their SUV struck a guardrail as they approached Exit 122 on Northbound Interstate 15. Despite the significant damage to their Jeep … [Read more...]

Local Donkey Rescue Returns from Wild Burro Round-up

Joan Dunkle and Fred Clark of the Scenic AZ. Satellite Adoption Center of Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue were part of the final wild burro round up at the Sheldon Refuge near Reno.  The Adoption Center is located near Mesquite. Joan and Fred … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals, Aug. 8, 2014

Fruits and Veggies for Pets Whether you're looking to slim down your pet's waistline or are just looking for healthy alternatives to commercial pet treats, we've got a great list for you! Did you know that many of the fruits and vegetables you eat … [Read more...]

Horsford Visits Senior Resource Fair

Representative Steven Horsford of Nevada’s fourth district attended a senior resource fair event yesterday at the Mesquite Senior Center.  The event featured tables staffed by representatives from various organizations and government ag … [Read more...]

Varsity Scouts travel to Escalante

Varsity Scouts (14-15 years old) from Team 6082 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mesquite 2nd Ward went on a horseback trip to the Boulder Mountains near Escalante. They  fished in Purple Lake and McGath Lake, … [Read more...]

Marijuana facilities approved in Mesquite

The cultivation, testing and dispensing of medical marijuana is now allowed within the City of Mesquite.  The city council approved three measures Tuesday night that set the standards, zoning and fees for medical marijuana facilities in a 4 to 1 … [Read more...]

Chamber tees up another successful tournament

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce held their 9th Annual Golf Tournament at Wolf Creek Golf Club on Saturday, August 2, 2014.  The tournament was a fund raiser to generate operating capital for the Chamber. The tournament was at full capacity with … [Read more...]

Mesquite hosts Region 2 Long Drive Qualifier on Friday and Saturday

Mesquite will host the Region 2 qualifier for the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship on Friday and Saturday at the Mesquite Sports & Event Complex. Friday will feature three Open Division sessions with the first one from 7:30-9 a.m., 9:30-11 … [Read more...]