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Mesquite Local News

  • by mlnbbm
      I get journalistic whiplash writing for Battle Born Media newspapers in rural Nevada and San Francisco. After living in Nevada for most of my life and now spending time — more time than I should, perhaps — in the San Francisco area, the approach to almost everything is so […]
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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 — […]
  • by mlnbbm
    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 […]
  • by mlnbbm
    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 […]

St George News

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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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    CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Is the water you’re drinking slowly creating harmful effects on your overall health and wellness? Jocco Roberts, owner of St. George Water Store, says it could be – and that’s why he’s committed to providing Southern Utah with what he regards as the healthiest water available within […]
  • by Chris Reed
    ST. GEORGE — St. George Regional Hospital has had days in the past week where it had more admitted patients than it has available beds as Southern Utah, the state and the nation continues to see a resurgence of COVID-19 – chiefly among those who are not vaccinated.  While hospital […]
  • by E. George Goold
    ST. GEORGE — The Heber City Police Department posted a Facebook notice to be on the lookout for two teenagers, Reese Fitzgerald and Tony Saldarriagga, who have been missing since Wednesday night. They were subsequently reported found Friday evening and reunited with their families.  Update 6 p.m., The Police Department […]
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    CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Living with chronic pain is a daily battle, and Dr. Spencer Wells always stands ready to join the fight. The St. George native and interventional pain management specialist is celebrating 10 years of helping patients live their best life possible at Desert Pain Specialists.   With caring and […]
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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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    CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — If you’re searching for an alternative to tap water, let St. George Water Store introduce you to artesian alkaline spring water from the picturesque mountains near Zion National Park.  For the past seven years, St. George Water Store has been committed to providing southwest Utah with access […]
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    CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Everyone sleeps differently, and no one mattress will be ideal for every body type or sleep position. However you catch your ZZZs, you’re sure to find the right fit at Best Mattress.  As Southern Utah’s sleep specialists since 2008, the experts at Best Mattress are dedicated to […]
  • by or for St. George News Sponsor
    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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    CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Financial recovery from the pandemic, unpredictability within the housing market, a population boom with no end in sight – uncertainty is an omnipresent theme in today’s world. Ionix Smart Solutions, recognized by Best of Southern Utah voters as the leading solar company in the area, offers the […]

Sparks Tribune

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    It wasn’t quite the memorable moment when in 1969 Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and said “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” But it was pretty damn cool nonetheless. Richard Branson, a billionaire thrill seeker who never lost the dream of space travel, did […]
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    Regular readers know how I love a good joke. Some will say that I also love a bad joke, which I suppose is fair enough. Nevertheless, I was interested to read recently a disturbing trend of killing American satire websites on the grounds that it is political “misinformation.”  Babylon Bee […]
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    Californians will tell you that it comes as no surprise to them that Kamala Harris is coming apart at the seams on the world stage. Even her biggest fans privately say she needs a lot of polishing outside her bubble of sycophants. So, when she fell into becoming Joe Biden’s […]
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    Sherman R. Frederick/Publisher The strange state on the other side of the Sierras is looking to compensate African Americans enslaved during the Gold Rush..  Yes, slavery existed then in California (and Nevada, too). You can read more about that at the California Historical Society blog. Google it. You’ll find enslavement […]
  • by sparksbbm
    G.K. Chesterton once said that “If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.” That pretty much sums up the new tactic in the debate between the COVID-19 vaccinated and the unvaccinated.  First, let me declare that I have been vaccinated. I think people should get vaccinated, but […]
  • by sparksbbm
    After a year of COVID hibernation, it is good to see Little League baseball up and running again. If anyone disagrees, then please move along. You can’t be my friend. I played Little League from about as young as I can remember. My dad was the coach, which meant I […]
  • by sparksbbm
    Conventional wisdom puts forth the perverted idea that all cops have a Derek Chauvin mean streak inside them, just waiting to come out given half a chance. It’s a real fear for some. I understand that. But it doesn’t ring true. Look, each hour of every day cops interact with […]
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    Of all the presidents of this century, the one that made the most sense to me about immigration was George W. Bush.  Not many listened to him at the time, but he articulated a sensible policy that embraced that long standing American ideal that we are a nation of immigrants. […]
  • by sparksbbm
    Remember when President Biden called Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to lift the ban on masks “neanderthal thinking?” Well, it looks like the neanderthal’s knew something President Biden and the CDC didn’t.  Texas lifted the mask ban in early March. At that time, daily cases of COVID-19 averaged 7,000 per […]
  • by sparksbbm
    In this post-George Floyd world in which hipster journalists cram news stories into the woke narrative of systemic white racism, quality reporting goes by the wayside. In Washington, D.C. two girls, age 15 and 13, used a stun gun to steal a car from an immigrant. A struggle ensued, resulting […]

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