Nine Nevada Home Health Agencies Receive 2018 HealthInsight Quality Awards

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Award Program Recognizes Excellence in Clinical Quality and Patient Care LAS VEGAS—HealthInsight is recognizing nine home health agencies across Nevada for their commitment to improving performance and promoting patient-centered care. The … [Read more...]

Brown earns high marks for leadership of Virgin Valley Water District

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The five board members of Virgin Valley Water District were unanimous in their praise of District Manager Kevin Brown in delivering his annual performance evaluation at their Dec. 4 meeting. Brown’s evaluation was the focal point of a light agenda … [Read more...]

October visitors decline for fifth straight month

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In what appears to be an unfavorable trend, the number of visitors coming to Mesquite fell for the fifth straight month and seventh calendar month in a year-to-year comparison. According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, 120,800 … [Read more...]

Medicare changes revealed for 2019

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By Ron Bird Every year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publishes updates to Medicare’s deductibles and copays for the following year. CMS recently released the changes for 2019 and there are some that are noteworthy if you … [Read more...]

Mesquite building industry stays healthy

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The building industry in Mesquite continued a healthy pace in October with robust housing and commercial construction. The city issued 142 permits valued at $9.720 million. That compares to October 2017 when 94 permits were issued valued at $4.955 … [Read more...]

City files motion in Wolf Creek, Water District lawsuit

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The City of Mesquite filed an official motion to intervene in the lawsuit between Paradise Canyon and the Virgin Valley Water District with the District Court in Las Vegas citing a contract dated in 2000 between it and Wolf Creek golf … [Read more...]

Fortune Magazine Honors a Casino That Bet Big on Its Employees

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Eureka Casino Resort - only resort on the 100 Medium Workplaces list for 2018 In 2015, Eureka Casino Resort took a gamble that was rare for a casino company. The family-owned, Nevada-based company sold their business to their staff through an … [Read more...]

Visitor counts fall again in September

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Even though September is the start of the fall season, the fall in visitor counts in Mesquite isn’t quite what local hoteliers had in mind. According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority report, the number of people visiting Mesquite … [Read more...]

STATEMENT FROM SEARS HOMETOWN AND OUTLET STORES, INC.

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Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. has not filed for bankruptcy and is not part of today’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by Sears Holdings Corporation. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. is a publicly owned company traded on Nasdaq (Symbol: … [Read more...]

Rise in building permits affected by oneA birthday party at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum

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The total valuation of building permits issued by the city of Mesquite in September was largely affected by one permit for the new assisted living memory center on Bertha Howe Avenue that is worth $6.965 million. Overall, the city issued 123 … [Read more...]