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Mesquite Local News

  • by Sherman Frederick
    By Sherman Frederick/Battle Born Media If the Biden Administration’s obituary were written today, it might start like this: “He played with fire.” It’s not that the politics of Joe Biden came as any big surprise. He was not Donald Trump, so check Box No. 1. And, although Biden used the […]
  • by Abbey Snow
    FRIDAY, OCT. 22 Storytime for ages 0-5 years: 10-11 a.m., Mesquite Library, 160 W. 1st. N. St. Join for stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Call 702-507-4080. D.I.Y. Craft for Adults, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Mesquite Library, 160 W. 1st. N. St. It […]
  • by Abbey Snow
    10/20/21 Mesquite Police Department 6202 06:06 Daily Activity Log, with Synopsis Page: 1 Date: 10/18/21 For more information please contact our Public Information Officer at (702) 346-5262 ——————————————————————————– 211018055 Traffic Stop Incident Address : DESERT WILLOW LN Mesquite NV 89027 Responding Officers: R Stratton, M Magadan, J Stout Disposition : […]
  • by Abbey Snow
    GORDON NEIL STIMPSON  Surrounded by loved ones the last weeks of his life, Gordon Neil Stimpson passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at home in Mesquite, Nevada.  Gordon was born July 13, 1939 in Ogden, Utah to Louis Elwood and Roma Viola Larsen Stimpson. On March 11, 1963, […]
  • by Abbey Snow
    Click on the link to view the Mesquite Fire and Rescue Log Oct 19 – 20,2021 Mesquite Fire Rescue Log Oct 19-20,2021
  • by Abbey Snow
    10/19/21 Mesquite Police Department 6202 06:06 Daily Activity Log, with Synopsis Page: 1 Date: 10/17/21 For more information please contact our Public Information Officer at (702) 346-5262 ——————————————————————————– 211017019 Domestic Violence IP Incident Address : N Grapevine Rd Mesquite NV 89027 Responding Officers: R Stratton, M Magadan, D Woods Disposition […]
  • by Dennis Cassinelli
    By Dennis Cassinelli When I was a child in the early 1940s, I stayed with my grandmother on Hymer Avenue in Sparks while my mother, Phyllis, worked in a casino. One day, my older cousin saw a dragline working at the nearby state asylum cemetery, so being curious kids, we […]
  • by Abbey Snow
    Click on the link to view the Mesquite Fire and Rescue Log Oct 18,2021 Mesquite Fire Rescue Log Oct 18,2021  
  • by mlnbbm
    By Jacob Solis/The Nevada Independent Among the Republicans running for office in 2022, a new orthodoxy has not only emerged but become entrenched: The 2020 election was rife with fraud favoring the Democrat, President Joe Biden. The mechanics and specifics of these largely debunked claims have varied from state to […]
  • by mlnbbm
    By Tabitha Mueller and Megan Messerly/The Nevada Independent Assemblywoman Jill Tolles (R-Reno) will not run for re-election to her Northern Nevada seat in 2022, making her the ninth of 16 Republican Assembly members who have announced or are mulling not returning to their positions for the 2023 session. In a […]

St George News

  • by Chris Reed
    ST. GEORGE — There’s a party for the whole familia in Vernon Worthen Park on Saturday night, and everyone is invited.  After a pandemic-delayed hiatus, the multicultural Festival de Juan, presented by St. George News’ Canyon Media partner Juan 106 FM, is back this weekend in St. George with food, […]
  • by or for St. George News Sponsor
    CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — If you’re thirsty for better water, St. George Water Store is ready to deliver, offering naturally alkaline spring water overflowing with potential health benefits.   With a commitment to providing customers with the healthiest and highest quality water within 500 miles, owner Jocco Roberts said once people try […]
  • 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 […]
  • by Obituaries
    July 17, 1932 – Oct. 11, 2021 Waldo Harrison Adams, 89, passed away Oct. 11, 2021, at home in St George Utah. Waldo was born July 17, 1932, in Martin Kentucky to Winfred and Clora Adams and the oldest of eight children. Waldo is survived by his wife Kathy married […]
  • by Obituaries
    March 23, 1954 – Oct. 12, 2021 Elwin Kay Barnum departed this life with family at his bedside on Oct. 12, 2021. He was born March 23, 1954, to Elwin O. and Mary Barnum in St. George, Utah.  He was raised in a large family in Mesquite, Nevada with an […]
  • by Cody Blowers
    ST. GEORGE — Two unrelated incidents in Mesquite, Nevada, over the weekend landed six suspects, including two Washington County residents, in jail facing multiple charges. According to a statement released by the Mesquite Police Department on Wednesday, the two incidents, one an investigation and the other a traffic stop, garnered […]
  • by or for St. George News Sponsor
    CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — 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 […]
  • by Cody Blowers
    ST. GEORGE — A LaVerkin man is in custody facing multiple charges filed in connections with several unrelated investigations, including a case involving the theft of several catalytic converters – a specific crime that has increased by more than 600% across the state over the last two years. The investigation […]
  • by Obituaries
    March 4, 1943 – Oct. 3, 2021 Larry Samuel Lexes Sr. our beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on Oct. 3, 2021, at his home in the arms of his loving wife in Mesquite, Nevada. Larry was born on March 4, 1943, to Gus Peter Lexes and Betty Virginia […]
  • 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 […]

Sparks Tribune

  • by sparksbbm
    If the Biden Administration’s obituary were written today, it might start like this: “He played with fire.” It’s not that the politics of Joe Biden came as any big surprise. He was not Donald Trump, so check Box No. 1. And, although Biden used the COVID pandemic to avoid scrutiny […]
  • by sparksbbm
    (Update: Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he will resign.) New York Attorney General Letitia James released a report last week finding that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women. President Joe Biden urged Coumo to resign.  Who knows how this soap opera ends. But, there’s two things I think […]
  • by sparksbbm
    By Kayla Anderson Sparks Tribune Last week, the Biden administration announced that due to the rise in new Covid cases — most notably from the delta variant — that it was going to take a hard stance on reinstating the mask mandate for those vaccinated and unvaccinated in counties where […]
  • by sparksbbm
    The CDC has done it again. It reversed itself on masks for the vaccinated. Remember, it was only 30 days ago that President Joe Biden declared victory over COVID-19. We were supposed to be free of masks. The president even said so — twice — on national teevee. The vaccinated […]
  • by sparksbbm
    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 […]
  • by sparksbbm
    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 […]
  • by sparksbbm
    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 […]
  • by sparksbbm
    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 […]

Mineral County Independent-News

  • by Mineral County Independent News
    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 Mineral County Independent News
    By Dave Maxwell MCIN A Memorial Day weekend fire caused considerable damage to Wong’s Chinese Food in Hawthorne May 29. Fire chief Chris Lawrence said the fire originated in the kitchen area and caused heavy damage and smoke damage through the dining area and remainder of the building. The fire […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    Almous (Al) Craver Jr Almous (Al) Craver Jr left us February 2, 2021. Al lived a long and fulfilling life until his passing at age 91.A resident of Hawthorne, NV for many years, Al loved exploring the desert and the mountains.  Al enlisted with the Marines in 1951 and after […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    Dorothy Ellen Peterson Dorothy Ellen Rose Peterson  was taken home to be with the Lord on January 26, 2021 at the age of 93. She went peacefully with loved ones around her at Mt. Grant General Hospital in Hawthorne, Nev. Dorothy was born December 16, 1927 in Carmen, OK, to […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    Glenn Elmer Baxter, Jr. March 26, 1965 – January 28, 2021 Husband, Father, Brother. A man with few words but many memories. Loved his family, fishing, water, motorcycles, woodworking, movies, playing games; he was always working on some sort of project.  He had many that looked up to him, mentoring […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Dave Maxwell  MCIN A recent story in the Independent-News stated that some rural counties were not obeying the governor’s emergency lockdown restrictions. A similar story in the Las Vegas Review Journal last week said that Lyon, Nye. White Pine and Elko counties had decided to not follow Governor Steve […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Dave Maxwell  MCIN Mineral County Commissioners have been reviewing plans relative to devising a development plan for the Babbitt area. At the Feb. 3 meeting, discussion was held in regards to the possibility of establishing some “industrial and retail businesses.” Planning Commission chair Mark Nixon said as the plans […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Kayla Anderson MCIN A few weeks ago, a private event held on private property in Mineral County led to an outbreak in COVID-19 cases. Just as worrisome, those infected had a variant of the virus that made it more easily contagious to others.  At least 30 people in Hawthorne […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Dave Maxwell MCIN The NIAA announced Tuesday that due to the current state COVID-19 pause, high school basketball and wrestling seasons will not be allowed this school year. This comes a week after the fall football season was canceled. In advising schools to cancel basketball and wrestling now, NIAA […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Dave Maxwell MCIN Dan Baldini, Mineral County Chief Juvenile Officer, said at the county commission meeting Jan. 20, their detention contract with Fallon and Elko had expired. He presented a proposal for a new contract between Mineral County and the Elko Detention Center.  He said the only significant change […]
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