Banks, Post Office, others closed Monday

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With Monday, September 1 being Labor Day, all Federal and State offices will be closed. This includes banks, the post office and schools. The MLN office will also be closed, as will the Mesquite Recreation Center and Senior Center. Business … [Read more...]

Heavy traffic expected on Interstate 15 during Labor Day holiday

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The Arizona Department of Transportation is urging motorists traveling on Interstate 15 in the far northwest corner of Arizona to allow for extra travel time due to expected heavy traffic during this upcoming Labor Day weekend (Aug. 29 – Sept. 1) and … [Read more...]

Changes in weather bring changes to winners for GAS Club

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The GAS Club tournament on Monday, August 25 was complicated a great deal by the high winds in the area, giving players a challenge. Organizers tried to help them out by using a Team Shamble with one score on par fives, two scores on par fours and … [Read more...]

Bulldogs face Warriors in season opener; Team info

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The Virgin Valley High School Bulldog football team opens the season tomorrow night in Las Vegas against 1-A Sunset League opponent Western High School. The Bulldogs will be facing an opponent, who like the Bulldogs this year, went through a rough … [Read more...]

Improving Mesquite, one happy thought at a time

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On a daily basis, there is always someone, somewhere, complaining about something. Mesquite is no exception to that rule. Working in the media for the past four years has opened my eyes to more of that than I could have ever imagined. Some of it is … [Read more...]

Clark County School District 2014-2015 School Calendar

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*Please note that this schedule may change at any time. Please check the current calendar at www.ccsd.net for any updates. 2014 Monday, September 1 Labor Day (No School) Tuesday, September 2 Staff Development Day (No School for … [Read more...]

Mayor answers Medical Marijuana questions

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This month I have put together some questions and answers about medical marijuana.  The answers are from legal opinions issued by legal experts in Las Vegas.  Of course, it’s rare to get lawyers to agree on legal issues, so don’t accept these as the … [Read more...]

Beldin is VVAA September Artist

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Cheryl Beldin, featured artist for September recently won an honorable mention for a piece of her pottery in a recent Mesquite Fine Art Gallery competition. Cheryl is a Midwesterner from a group of towns called collectively, the Quint Cities … [Read more...]

Time to stop warrantless searches and seizures of private property in Nevada

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Civil asset forfeiture has turned into a fundraising scam for federal and local law enforcement agencies, who use the excuse that seized cash, cars and homes are the product of suspected criminal endeavors and thus forfeitable to the government, … [Read more...]

Congress should block EPA effort to impose lower ozone standard

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Just think of the Environmental Protection Agency as the princess and ozone as the pea, and you will get some idea of the scope of the problem. In 2008, the EPA set the ground-level ozone standard for air quality at 75 parts per billion (ppb). … [Read more...]