Community Calendar June 14-20, 2018

You can find everything you need at the new Mesquite Library. Classes from Word Basics to building Glow Lava Lamps, adults and children have a world of knowledge at their fingertips; all you have to do is walk through the doors. If you don’t have t … [Read more...]

Senior Menu June 14-20, 2018

Thursday, June 14: Sliders, deviled eggs, pasta salad, strawberry shortcake Friday, June 15: BBQ pork rib, scalloped potatoes, broccoli, WW bread, spiced apples Monday, June 18: Swedish meatballs, egg noodles, bread stick, Mediterranean … [Read more...]

This week in history June 14-20

June 14, 1909, Littlefield: The second crop of hay is being cut and is a very heavy yield. Harvest is complete and the grain is stacked. June 15, 1922: Smashing all known existing records for the same feat equaling the average train  time between … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Mayberry

"I want to thank everyone at Mesa View Hospital, Mesquite, for the wonderful care and love they gave my husband, Frank  during his long illness over several years.   Frank had myelofibrosis and at first, on doctor's orders, came to Mesa View for a bl … [Read more...]

Stop blocking public land from productive use

Several years ago a high ranking Interior Department official told a Nevada newspaper editorial board that the agency planned to maintain its level of land control by acquiring an acre of land for federal ownership for every acre of land that was … [Read more...]

High court should stand firmly for free speech

It has long been agreed that the First Amendment right to free speech includes the right to not be compelled to speak, but this past week the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to skirt this simple premise, though it ruled in favor of a Colorado cake baker … [Read more...]

Community Forum with City Manager Andy Barton 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 14

Community members are invited to meet with Andy Barton, Mesquite City Manager, at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 14. This open forum will be held at the CasaBlanca Hotel and Casino, located at 950 West Mesquite Blvd.  The forum is open to all Mesquite … [Read more...]

Gone but never forgotten

Living in a retirement community, you probably read that headline and thought, “RIP” but don’t worry; this story hasn’t anything to do with that kind of ‘gone.’ Have you ever met that one person that impresses you so much that you want to gush over … [Read more...]

Mesquite City Council primary race set for November

The November general election ballot for Mesquite City Council was set Tuesday, June 12 when the results of the primary election narrowed the list of candidates in races for two of three seats on the dais. Annie Black, a newcomer to Mesquite … [Read more...]

Mesquite Gaming Opinion on Smoking Ban

On April 24, 2018, the Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Initiative Petition Committee submitted an initiative petition for an ordinance to regulate the quality of indoor air by banning smoking in a variety of spaces.   Members of the Mesquite Clean I … [Read more...]