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Mesquite Local News

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    Sherman R. Frederick Mesquite Local News I never thought I’d see a day when Americans would riot and storm the Capitol after a pep rally led by a president of the United States. The damage to the conservative approach to government is inestimable.  A week later many Trump supporters — […]
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    Mesquite Council Member Annie Black explained her protest at the U.S. Capitol last week. The protest turned violent, however Black said she did not trespass on the Capitol grounds or participate or encourage violence of any kind. Here is a link to her newsletter.    
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      Sherman R. Frederick Battle Born Media When the state’s chief law enforcement officer — the attorney general — wears his politics on his sleeve, it erodes public confidence in his ability to enforce the law.  Nothing clearer than the way AG Aaron Ford conducted himself during this election. He […]
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    Odessa King of Las Vegas and formerly of Mesquite NV passed away on July 1st, 2020 at Blue Sky Manor in Las Vegas, NV. She was born on September 26, 1926 in Stratford Oklahoma the daughter of the late Doyle and Meedie Wootten. She had 6 siblings. Her brother Glenn […]
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    The City of Mesquite is pleased to announce an additional day of testing:  the Covid-19 testing will be offered on TUESDAY and THURSDAY from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. of every week, for residents of Mesquite, Bunkerville, Moapa Valley and Mohave County. It is free and will be processed by […]
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    On Friday July 10, 2020, Brenda Jean Anderson Taylor, our beautiful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend returned to the arms of Our Heavenly Father at her home in Fountain Green surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 57. She was born November 30, 1962 to Lee E […]
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    LAS VEGAS — A press secretary for U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford of Nevada is no longer working for the Democratic congressman after a conservative web- site published an article detailing old tweets in which she used racial and anti- gay slurs.An article posted by The National Pulse last week identified […]
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    The city of Mesquite issues this statement regarding the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. In light of the nationwide protests and current events, the City of Mesquite feels it is important to release an official statement regarding peacefully protesting and the city’s roles and responsibilities. […]

St George News

  • by Chris Reed
    LITTLEFIELD, Ariz. — Is it worth driving through the gorge for a lottery ticket? For some Southern Utahns on Friday, taking that drive – about 20 minutes from St. George and an hour and 15 minutes from Cedar City – may have been worth $1 billion. “Oh yeah. For $1 […]
  • by Cody Blowers
    ST. GEORGE — The suspect involved in an early morning robbery of a convenience store in Mesquite, Nevada last week was apprehended shortly after the incident – thanks to a barrage of tips from the public that helped to identify and locate the person allegedly responsible. Police arrested 19-year-old Jason […]
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    SOUTHERN UTAH — The weekend is almost here, and that means it’s time to look for adventure – whether it’s something fun, inspiring, educational or entertaining. Take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends, and keep the adventure going all weekend […]
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    ST. GEORGE — In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 16-17. See the related stories at the bottom of this page for five honorable mention stories. UPDATED: New COVID-19 vaccination reservation […]
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    ST. GEORGE — Three suspects are in custody following a traffic stop in Mesquite, Nevada, involving a minor traffic violation that turned into a drug investigation when an officer noticed illicit activity taking place inside of the vehicle, according to police. On Wednesday shortly after 10:15 a.m. a patrol officer […]
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    July 15, 1987 – Jan. 12, 2021 Amanda A.J. Willie, 33, passed away on Jan. 12, 2021. She was born July 15, 1987 in Gallup, New Mexico to Nancy Scott Wilson and Archie Willie JR. Amanda was raised most of her life in St. George, Utah and considered this town […]
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    July 30, 1946 – Jan. 13, 2021 Hal Leroy Bowcutt, 74, passed away on Jan. 13, 2021 in St. George, Utah. Hal was born on July 30, 1946 in Ogden, Utah to Irvin and Susan Bowcutt (Longstroff). He joined the Navy right after high school, and his experience as an […]
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    ST. GEORGE — Police are seeking the public’s help identifying the individual suspected in the robbery of a convenience store in Mesquite, Nevada early Friday morning. Updated Jan. 16, 9:10 a.m.: The man suspected of allegedly robbing a convenience store in Mesquite has been identified and captured by authorities. Mesquite […]
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    SOUTHERN UTAH — The weekend is almost here, and that means it’s time to look for adventure – whether it’s something fun, inspiring, educational or entertaining. Take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends, and keep the adventure going all weekend […]
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    March 16, 1931 – Jan. 6, 2021 LouJean Allison Nilsson closed her eyes and smiled. “That’s beautiful,” she said softly as her granddaughter finished singing “Families Can Be Together Forever.” It was the sentiment that mattered most to her in almost 90 years of life, and it mattered most Jan. […]

Sparks Tribune

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    I knew what it was before I even opened the e-mail. I stomped the floor, cursing and swearing every damnation in the dictionary before I even sat down. I didn’t even know that he had been ill but I knew Joe was dead. The three e-mails from Sen. Dina Neal all carried […]
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    It’s surprising how the discovery of an inanimate object from decades ago can trigger a flood of memories.   Such was the case when I recently came across a pristine copy of the official program of the 1960 Winter Olympics that were held in nearby Squaw Valley, California.   My chief interest […]
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    Geewillikers Batman! No melarkey? Heavy-hitting local leaders are telling people to avoid our superspreader bus system? Have the powerful finally figured out that the great unwashed are human, too? Not quite. But even backhanded support is better than no support at all. KOLO TV-8 is airing a spot with a […]
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    Probably the most iconic American columnist of all time was San Francisco’s Herb Caen.  He is widely credited with developing a journalistic style that became known as Three Dot Journalism.  In essence, he set the bar for columnists around the country.   I was fortunate enough to interface with Herb on many occasions […]
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    I wish you a hopeful Christmas I wish you a brave new year All anguish pain and sadness Leave your heart and let your road be clear They said there’ll be snow at Christmas They said there’ll be peace on Earth Hallelujah Noel be it Heaven or Hell The Christmas […]
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    It was hard to tell last week which story was the major story coming out of Washington DC.  We had Hunter Biden, Eric Swalwell and the distribution of the vaccine to fight Covid.  Let’s start with Hunter because every day a new revelation about him hits the news.  We have […]
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    “How are you going to overlook the murders of six million people?” – Spencer Tracy in “Judgment at Nuremberg” That line from the classic 1961 film has saturated my consciousness for a month. More than 71,000,000 voters punched Donald Trump’s ticket. Average people, pundits, proselytizers, pretenders and poltroons have all overly […]
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    Several years ago Frank Sinatra made a serious movie entitled “The Manchurian Candidate”, which told the tale of how American prisoners of war were hypnotized and subject to mind control after they returned home.  Today we have a different type of control developed by the Chinese, wherein they use money […]
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    “We just come to work here, we don’t come to die.” – Union longshoreman and labor songwriter Harry Stamper As I noted last week and countless times before, corporations that knowingly kill people deserve the death penalty. My latest nominees for liquidation include disgraced jetliner manufacturer Boeing and Oxycontin drug dealer […]
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    By Kayla Anderson Sparks Tribune What is nice about local art being integrated into city planning (or businesses taking it upon themselves to add a bit of style) is that it brings a unique beautification to an area and establishes a sense of place. Fortunately, Sparks has a plethora of […]

Mineral County Independent-News

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    By Kayla Anderson MCIN Fearing that Covid-19 would incapacitate the hospitals in Nevada, Governor Steve Sisolak implemented his “Stay Home 2.0” plan that instigated tighter restrictions on gatherings ahead of Thanksgiving.  On November 19, Governor Sisolak met with nine “red” counties in Nevada that were flagged for having an elevated […]
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    By Dave Maxwell MCIN The holiday season is topsy-turvy this year. And so it will be with the annual Mineral County Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony and parade.    Tamara Bunch, activities director with the local Lions Club, said due to the COVID restrictions, they will not be able to do the […]
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    By Kayla Anderson MCIN On a sunny late November morning, Joe Taylor is working on ceramic dishware in the Cattails Studio at Walker Lake. The studio is nestled between Mount Grant and the saline pond, sharing the land with fellow artisans, cottontail bunnies, lizards, quail, chucker and bighorn sheep.  “My […]
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    By Dave Maxwell  MCIN Toys for Tots is a Christmas program that has been in existence since 1947 and to date has distributed 584 million toys to 265 million children.   Local coordinator Tamara Bunch said in Hawthorne there are a lot of low income kids that need toys. The kids […]
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    Associated Press A veteran bulldozer operator died at a gold mine in central Nevada when the machine tumbled down a steep slope of the open pit, according to a preliminary report by federal safety officials. Robert Larson, 58, worked in mining for 41 years, including 21 years at the Round […]
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    By Dave Maxwell MCIN The NIAA (Nevada Interscholastic Athletic Association) held a teleconference Dec. 1 to discuss recommendations to the Board of Health of the Governor’s office about opening the high sports season in January and outline their plans as to how to operate successfully.    Superintendents and coaches from all […]
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    Finally, we’re getting a little direction — and, may I add, a little sanity, too — out of the U.S. Supreme Court over how far the government may go in restricting Constitutional rights during an emergency. The answer: Not very far.  In a case out of New York, the government […]
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    By Dave Maxwell  MCIN County Commissioners Oct. 1 decided they would investigate having a land survey done to determine where the lines of the old Chinese cemetery are in Hawthorne and who owns what? The decision was made after discussing an agenda item presented by  Kellie Zuniga, County Museum Conservator, […]
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    By Dave Maxwell  MCIN County Commissioners approved the hire of former commission member Jerrie Tipton to a one-year contract as the new county building inspector. Board member Garth Price said Tipton left the board at the last election due to the 12-year term limits. “Being a commissioner for that long […]
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    In an effort to ensure ALL seniors in Mineral County receive the food they need we have lifted the income level criteria. This means any senior over the age of 60 regardless of monthly income, and living in Mineral County, is eligible to participate in this worthwhile project. Another change […]
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