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Members of the Mesquite Boxing Club and volunteers from Virgin Valley Family Services served the rib samples to the crowd of People's Choice judges during last September’s Smokin' in Mesquite BBQ Championships held at the CasaBlanca. Mesquite residents will have their chance to sample the 2014 barbecue entries this weekend. Photo by Kent Harper

Sixth annual Smokin’ in Mesquite BBQ Championships this weekend

Apr 24, 2014 9:49am

The 2014 Smokin’ in Mesquite BBQ Championships brings the best of the smoke-master’s art and country music to Mesquite this weekend.

Scheduled tomorrow through...

Our government has gone astray

Apr 24, 2014 9:51am

To the Editor:

My family and I have fought for the U.S. since World War I, some died in this service. We believe in this country.


CERT has been around a while

Apr 24, 2014 9:51am

To the Editor:

Regarding a column published on Page 2B, April 10, by Debra Beatty about the CERT class (“Local CERT class graduates April 28”)


A letter to Cresent Hardy

Apr 24, 2014 9:53am

To the Editor:

A recent sent a letter to Assemblyman Cresent Hardy (R-Dist.19) who’s running for the GOP nomination for the 4th Congressional District. Please...

Bundy has damaged the community

Apr 24, 2014 9:54am

To the Editor:

It was with a heavy heart that I watched the events that transpired in Bunkerville and Gold Butte during the last several weeks.  Like Mr. Bundy...

Horsford Statement On Cliven Bundy’s Comments

Apr 24, 2014 10:10am

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) released the following statement in response to Cliven Bundy’s recent comments:

“Cliven Bundy's remarks are truly...

A little defence for Sen. Reid

Apr 24, 2014 10:12am

You’ll seldom see Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid defended in this column.

However, there’s so much to legitimately complain about the senator’s politics and...

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Mayor Mark Wier resigns

Apr 23, 2014 8:44am

Mesquite Mayor Mark Wier, at Tuesday’s city council meeting, announced his plans to resign the office in three weeks.

“Effective May 12, I will resign as mayor...

Faught makes the out at second and turns to find the double play at first. Bulldogs lost 16-1 to Boulder City Eagles. Photo by Laura Hubel

Boulder City teams crush Virgin Valley; Lady Dawgs lose 7-0 at Boulder City

Apr 23, 2014 8:50am

The Eagles from Boulder City sunk their talons deep into the Bulldog baseball and softball teams on Tuesday.

But despite the Virgin Valley High School Softball...

Jobs & the Economy: Bundy v. BLM Illustrates Nation’s Problems

Apr 23, 2014 8:58am

Our Founding Fathers were wise to establish a nation that can only be ruled by a consensus of citizens, in common agreement over goals and means.  This is not the same as compromise, or the...