Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics Dec. 15 – 21, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 12/15/2014 through 12/21/2014: Total Calls For Service: 50* 911 Transports: 27 Non Transports: 15 Inter-facility Transports: 4 Fire Related Incidents: 4 FIRE … [Read more...]

Technology Can Improve Rural Healthcare, but Funding a Problem

By Ben Rowley Access to healthcare is a challenge throughout rural America. Though many rural areas have small hospitals and clinics, more specialized services are hard to find. “Only about ten percent of physicians practice in rural America d … [Read more...]

House & Home Special: Color Speak

By: Helen Houston Creamer Certified Color Consultant A new paint color instantly refreshes a room and adds style to your space. Not sure where to begin? Consider these creative tips to find color inspiration for your interior or exterior paint … [Read more...]

State corporate welfare clearly unconstitutional and courts should stop it

The attorney for the legal arm of a libertarian-leaning Nevada think tank this past week asked the state district court in Carson City to issue a summary judgment that would essentially put the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) out of b … [Read more...]

Time to take off the gloves when dealing federal land bureaucrats

Let’s just say our favorite red-headed Nevada congressman doesn’t turn the other cheek when he gets slapped by a miffed Washington bureaucrat. After Nevada Republican Congressman Mark Amodei added a rider to the Consolidated and Further Continuing … [Read more...]

A Table For One Please

With the holidays here many of us will be joined together for family gatherings, whether at home or dining out... it’s one of the busiest times of the year, but what about those that may be alone, for whatever reason… it doesn’t mean you have to live … [Read more...]

Kokopelli Athlete of the Week: Emma Barnum

Emma Barnum has been selected this week for her play during the month of December and during the Bulldogs win over the Wells High School Leopards at the Bulldog Invitational. Photo by Lou Martin. … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Chief wishes you Happy Holidays!

Despite the position you hold, any time you’re the “new kid in town” you have a learning curve.  My first half year as Mesquite’s Fire Chief has had a few “bumps in the road”.  But the talent and unlimited potential that MFR has displayed made my tran … [Read more...]

Get a second opinion

To the Editor: It is easy to want to be trusting when living in a small and friendly community such as Mesquite.  We want our local services to provide us with quality goods and honest information.  However I would like to pass on this advice to e … [Read more...]

Community Calendar Dec. 25 – 31, 2014

Have a safe and blessed holiday season.  Please be aware that the Recreation Center, Senior Center and Library are all closed for Christmas and will have limited hours on Christmas Eve. Please check out the Holiday Boutique at the Mesquite Fine … [Read more...]