Letter to the editor-Dartt

It has been brought to my attention that the Mesquite City Manager, Andy Barton, stated that he was not aware of Senior Center and Recreation Center issues. In January 2015, I visited with the Mayor, Allan Litman, and discussed Recreation Center … [Read more...]

“What Happens In Church?”

By Pastor Travis Lauterbach What does a church service look like? Are there certain things that should happen at a service? Can the service be an anything goes occasion? What distinguishes church services from meetings of various clubs and … [Read more...]

Cafe Rio Opens in Mesquite

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new business in Mesquite with a ribbon ceremony that was a cut above the rest. The opening of the new Café Rio, located at 330 N. Sandhill Blvd., began with a donation to the community, another … [Read more...]

13 inches and packed with talent

How much talent can you pack into a 13 x 13-inch canvas? Check out the Mesquite Fine Arts Center and the ‘Lucky 13’ small works exhibit, sponsored by Deep Roots Harvest and you can answer that question for yourself. The exhibition is still in full … [Read more...]

Senior Menu Week of Nov. 16-22, 2017

Thursday, Nov. 16: BBQ pork rib, scalloped potatoes, greens, WW bread, apples Friday, Nov. 17: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes w/brown gravy, Italian vegetables, WW roll w/fruit jelly, spiced apples Monday, Nov. 20: Chicken fried steak sandwich, … [Read more...]

This week in history Nov. 16-22

November 16, 1910: We have had a beautiful rain. It commenced to fall during the night Saturday and rained Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, making everything look beautiful. November 16,1910: Wm C. Bowman, Edw. Bunker, Ed Cox, Ben Bunker and Ab. … [Read more...]

Constitution stretched to the breaking point

If words can mean anything anyone says they mean, then words are meaningless. That is what the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has done with the Commerce Clause of the Constitution. The appellate court overturned a federal judge who found that … [Read more...]

VA health system continues to need bandaging

A month ago USA Today published the results of a months-long investigation of the Department of Veterans Affairs that found the agency covered up mistakes and misdeeds by doctors, nurses and staffers, often by cutting secret severance agreements and … [Read more...]

Council approves event tent at Virgin River casino

Saying it would better equalize the available facilities across town, Richard Tomasso, Mesquite Gaming Vice-President of Government Affairs, laid out his company’s plans to build an event tent at the Virgin River casino at the Mesquite City Council … [Read more...]

Women pilots dominate Mesquite skies

The skies over Mesquite were quite full Friday morning, Nov. 10, as the Rio Colorado Chapter of the Ninety-Nines began a two-day, 600-mile race that took them through three states and ended at Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Sixteen airplanes, most … [Read more...]