Chamber donates $7500 to Mesquite Works for workforce development

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by Kristen Williams Mesquite Regional Business is a private nonprofit incorporated, 501(c)(6), organization and the official economic development agency of the Mesquite region. When they saw the need for a workforce development arm, Mesquite Works … [Read more...]

City of Mesquite set to sue Clark County School District

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The Mesquite City Council unanimously approved a resolution at its Tuesday, Sept. 12, meeting requiring the city attorney to sue the Clark County School District for allegedly violating state law when the district intentionally reduced funding for … [Read more...]

Council kills one marijuana spending measure, tables another

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Because they were closely related and affected each other, the Mesquite City Council combined two agenda items into one discussion at the Tuesday, Sept. 14, meeting. A resolution to postpone distribution of local marijuana sales tax receipts to … [Read more...]

This week in history Sept 14-20

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September 14, 1920: Bunkerville: Roy Hafen, wife and baby and Miss Ella Hafen came last Monday. Mr. Hafen is one of our high school teachers and Ella the Primary teacher. Two lady teachers came today Hamon and Will Wittwer took pigs to Moapa to ship … [Read more...]

community calendar Sept. 14-20, 2017

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Don’t miss the action when Mesquite Gaming presents its mixed martial arts (MMA) amateur fighting championship event, ‘Mayhem in Mesquite XII’ at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16 at CasaBlanca Event Tent. In partnership with Barry Meyer’s World-Famous … [Read more...]

A day worthy of celebrating: Constitution Day

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This Sunday, Sept. 17, marks the anniversary of one of the most propitious days in the history of this country. On that day in 1787, the representatives at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed the Constitution. It was ratified by the … [Read more...]

Learn from the mistakes of the past, not erase them

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This paroxysm of efforts to eradicate all monuments and place names that memorialize historic leaders of the Confederacy serves as merely a distraction from real problems, wasting time and money that could be devoted to worthy endeavors. The … [Read more...]

Bryan K. Hafen Obituary

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Bryan K Hafen passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at his home in Mesquite, Nevada following a several year battle with Parkinson’s disease and a stroke. Bryan Hafen was born April 10, 1938 in St. George, Utah, the third son of Max and … [Read more...]

CasaBlanca BBQ Fest- a new twist on established event

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by Kristen Williams The inaugural CasaBlanca BBQ Fest was held Sept. 8-10 at the CasaBlanca Events Center and was well received by spectators and vendors alike. According to Christian Adderson of Mesquite Gaming, an estimated 2,000-2,500 came … [Read more...]

Community collection for hurricane victims

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Facebook groups such as Mesquite Online Classifieds, Mesquite & Surrounding Areas, along with the Mesquite Salvation Army office, The Mesquite Senior Center, Nevada 4H, and Skinsational are hosting a collection to gather items needed for victims … [Read more...]