New attorney general needs to hit the ground running on issues involving federal land agencies

Newly elected Attorney General Adam Laxalt has promised to make a priority of defending the state and its businesses and residents against overzealous federal encroachment on rights to use public and private land within the state of Nevada. He says … [Read more...]

This Week In History Nov. 13, 2014

November 17th 1900 Edward Bunker Sr. passes away in Mexico. November 19th 1919 Zion National Monument changed to Zion National Park. … [Read more...]

Proud in any weather

To the Editor: Veterans Day was this week, a day that a grateful nation gives thanks to those men and women who went to war on our behalf. We are also giving thanks to those who still leave their families and travel far from home to defend our … [Read more...]

Hope for next year

To the Editor: For the past nine years I have had the honor of directing the Mesquite Veterans Day parade.  Unfortunately this year Mother Nature failed to cooperate.  Because of the rain and high winds I decided to cancel the parade.  With so ma … [Read more...]


To The Editor: I would like to publicly thank everyone who supported me and voted for me in my attempt to serve the ratepayers of the Overton Power District as a Trustee. I also thank everyone who fulfilled their duty to participate in our … [Read more...]

Thank You, Mesquite

To The Editor: I would like to thank all those who voted for my return to the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD). I want to give particular thanks to those individuals who invited me into their homes, those who walked door-to-door and made … [Read more...]

Where’s the proof?

To The Editor: In regards to the letter to the editor (Solution Simple, But Unpopular MLN 11/6/14, page 6A) the writer's solution is not only simple but actually economically unsound. There are many arguable comments contained in the letter but … [Read more...]

Be More Responsible

To the Editor: This letter is in response to the Mayor’s article in the MLN (10-30-14). Mr. Mayor, how can you in all good consciousness cry poor mouth when on the front page of the same edition a $2,000 figure has been approved for providing e … [Read more...]

Festival of Trees needs more trees

The annual Festival of Trees will open Wednesday, November 19 at 5 p.m. and run through Saturday, November 22 at the CasaBlanca Events Tent at 950 W Mesquite Boulevard from The Festival will be held in the Casa Blanca Events Tent. Set up dates and t … [Read more...]

Did you miss the Best of Mesquite 2014 results?

If you missed our October 16th edition of the MLN releasing the results of Best of Mesquite 2014, we have extra copies for you at our office at 114 N Sandhill Blvd, Suite C, across from AutoZone. Stop by anytime Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 … [Read more...]