Pranks lead to bad impressions

To the Editor: When I moved into Mesquite in November 2013, I was warned to secure yard décor. Annually, high school seniors perform a prank of taking personal property. This year, our neighborhood was hit but no one laughed. Neighbors experienced … [Read more...]

Thank you, Mesquite

To the Editor: We come on holiday to Mesquite every year, we usually travel on silver rider with friendly drivers, but in April this year our friendly driver rescued myself and my poor wife who was in danger of being blown onto road, the gusts of … [Read more...]

New chief getting familiar with town

Kash Christopher started his job as Mesquite fire chief about two weeks ago, and so far the job has been as good as he expected it to be. “We have some really good paramedics,” he said. “I’ve watched them in action a couple of times. They’re very t … [Read more...]

Nevada leads nation in reducing carbon output

Those onerous and costly Environmental Protection Agency rules requiring power plants in each state to cut carbon output by 30 percent from its 2005 level by 2030 should not be so onerous and costly for Nevadans after all. We've already done … [Read more...]

At 79, Mesquite resident Claude Nielsen will be one of the favorites when Elvis Rocks Mesquite invades the CasaBlanca Showroom June 20-21

                    There is something mystical about the music of Elvis Presley especially when it comes in the form of Elvis Rocks Mesquite. Now entering its fifth … [Read more...]

John Stocker

John Carlin “Buz’ Stocker, 70, of Mesquite, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014. He was born to the late John and Mabel Stocker on July 23, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio. Buz was a First Lieutenant of the 101st Airborne Division in the Army, serving in Vi … [Read more...]

GAS Club sizzles with Losh’s lead

June 9th’s GAS Club skins game was definitely a hot affair with temperatures well above the 100 degree mark but it didn't stop the teams from coming out to play a best-ball on all but the par 3's (2 scores). Didn’t lose anyone to heat stroke but the t … [Read more...]

Hardy to take on Horsford

Mesquite resident wins Republican congressional primary Cresent Hardy easily defeated Republican challenger Niger Innis in the Republican primary for Congressional District 4 Tuesday night. Statewide, Hardy was able to carry 42 percent of the vote, … [Read more...]

Air Quality Advisory Issued for Smoke/Ozone Today

The Clark County Department of Air Quality (DAQ) issued an advisory today for smoke and ground-level ozone due to wildfires burning near Mexicali at the Mexico/California border and a mulch pit fire northeast of the Las Vegas Valley, combined with … [Read more...]

Women’s Self Protection Seminar June 24th

Guns & Guitars and Women’s Defensive Weaponry Club are sponsoring a free Self Protection Seminar for Women. On Tuesday, June 24 at 6:00 p.m., at the Mesquite Vista’s Clubhouse, 851 Pinnacle Court, John Hughs will discuss and teach young women h … [Read more...]