Peter Clayton retires

After over a decade of service, Peter Clayton celebrated his last day at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum on Friday, Feb. 16 as he retired from the city of Mesquite. Clayton started working at the museum as a guide in October 2005. In talking about … [Read more...]

Mesquite PD Arrests Heroin and Meth Dealers

On Feb. 14, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives were able to close an on-going investigation by taking into custody multiple suspects, whom over the last several months had been trafficking and selling heroin and crystal … [Read more...]

A School choice

A School choice, to be armed or not? After another shooting it always comes up, gun control. Many believe that disarming people will provide more safety.  While the other side believes a well-armed public is the best crime deterrent. The funny thing … [Read more...]

By the numbers

  This column will be by the numbers: 32 dead in the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting; 26 dead, 20 six-year-olds and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012; last week 17 dead at a large Parkland, Florida high school; and 13 dead, 12 … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Water Manager Kevin Brown awarded Utah Lifetime Achievement

It isn’t often that a person in the prime of his career is honored with a Lifetime Achievement award. That fact alone confirms the excellence that General Manager Kevin Brown has brought to Virgin Valley Water District. The Rural Water Association of … [Read more...]

Mesquite Mayor delivers state of the city address

It’s a tradition as true as turning the calendar to a new year. Mesquite Mayor Al Litman delivered the annual state of the city address at the Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Feb. 14 to a full crowd. “It’s an honor to stand here today am … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People

WCFA’s featured pet is Rascal.  Rascal is new to WCFA.  He is a very handsome 8 month old feline.  He is shy right now and adjusting to his new foster home.  Rascal is altered, current on vaccines and micro chipped.  His owner can no longer care for h … [Read more...]

Trains and Railroad Crossings

Trains this past year have had their share of incidents, but what about the railroad warning signals and crossing gates? Like everything else, things change with time, and while improvements are continuously being made and sought after…I’m not so sur … [Read more...]

Police Blotter Feb. 11-17, 2018

Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation or a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our PD does do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. This week, … [Read more...]

Arrest Report Feb. 11-17, 2018

Statistics supplied by Mesquite Police Department. Disclaimer: These names were reported in the Mesquite Police Department’s arrest report released Feb. 19. Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Behrle, Brandon J … [Read more...]