Federal government’s fracking rules usurp states’ rights

Our masters in Washington are always searching for solutions to problems. They invariably find a solution even if they can’t find a problem. The Interior Department recently released a 400-page set of rules for fracking on public lands, which c … [Read more...]

Comparing Apples to Oranges

By Mayor Al Litman This month I’d like to comment about comparing our lovely community with another about the same size, but in another state with different demographics.  A well-meaning lady who happens to be a snowbird took the time to compare us … [Read more...]

Nevada lawmakers must put a stop to civil asset forfeitures prior to conviction

The whole concept of civil asset forfeiture turns the law on its head, essentially finding people guilty until they can prove their innocence. Police departments and federal agencies across the country have been using civil procedures to seize … [Read more...]

This Week in History April 2, 2015

1882  Martha Cox arrives in Panaca ,she would later become the school teacher in Virgin Valley. 1904  Bunkerville dug a town well and reached water at 55 feet. 1916  Virgin Valley wins State Basketball Championship. 1945  U.S. forces invade O … [Read more...]

Thank you, so much

To the Editor: I would like to take a moment to say “thank you” to the Ms. Senior Mesquite Pageant Committee for the gala celebration on Saturday to recognize all the women in Mesquite who have participated in the Ms. Senior Mesquite Pageant over t … [Read more...]

Kokopelli Athlete of the Week: Janella Fiso

This week’s athlete is Bulldog third baseman Janella Fiso for her hitting and fielding for the Lady Dawgs. Fiso, an all around athlete, started for the volleyball squad and came off the bench for the basketball team. Fiso a junior still has another y … [Read more...]

Rec Center Briefs for April 2, 2015

Rec Center Closed Sunday for Easter Due to the Easter holiday on Sunday, the Recreation Center will be closed. They will resume their regular schedule on Monday, April 6, 2015. Spring Water Programs 2015 The Mesquite Recreation Center is … [Read more...]

Rec Center Spring T-Ball Schedules

For more information on this program, contact the Mesquite Rec Center at 702-346-8732 … [Read more...]

Senior Center Menu April 2015

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Community Calendar April 2 – 8, 2015

Do you love to jam to the oldies, are you a little bit country or maybe rock-n-roll….you’re sure in luck tonight!  There’s a music jam at 6 p.m. at none other than Guns-n-Guitars, 1085 Mesquite Blvd. Jan, Mike and the gang sure love the times when … [Read more...]