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Mesquite Local News

  • by Barbara Ellestad
    Janice Ridondo brings a lot of experience to her new job as Community Resource Manager for the City of Mesquite. She also brings a lot of knowledge about where “all the bodies are buried, and the money is hidden” when it comes to politics in Clark County and the state. […]
  • by Dennis Lee
    Whenever I read Jesus’s description of what it means to abide, where He is the true vine, we are the branches, and the heavenly Father as the vine grower (John 15:1-5), my mind races to understand its meaning for my present reality. Such a calm and serene scene bears little […]
  • by Barbara Ellestad
    Mesquite Community Resource Manager Janice Ridondo is looking for volunteers to serve on the Complete Count Committee and help get the word out about the importance of the upcoming federal census count that begins in March. “We are going to win the census,” Ridondo said. “Mesquite receives federal, state and […]
  • by Teri Nehrenz
    There were thousands of visitors to Mesquite this weekend because the 12th Annual Mesquite Motor Mania was here as well. When you talk to car people, many of the answers to the question, “What got you interested in cars?” begin with the phrase, “Well,  because…” and the rest of the […]
  • by Special to the MLN
    WCFA’S featured pet is Buddy:  Buddy is about 3 1/2 to 4  years old and weighs 47 lbs.  He was found as a stray but has been someone’s pet as he is neutered.  Buddy Elf gets along fine with other dogs, is house trained and really would like an active […]
  • by Special to the MLN
    Dear Editor, I am writing to thank Mesquite residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the generosity of donors in Mesquite and across the United States, Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, collected more than 8.9 million […]
  • by Special to the MLN
    By U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto Nevada is home to over 200,000 veterans, and rural counties like Esmeralda, Mineral, Churchill and Nye have some of the highest per capita veteran populations in the nation. As the daughter and granddaughter of veterans, I understand how important it is to ensure we’re […]
  • by Thomas Mitchell
    While Democrats in Congress were having palpitations and forecasting climate catastrophe as a result of the Trump administration’s streamlining of rules governing the review of federally funded infrastructure projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1970, Nevada’s lone Republican representative in Congress took the time to review the […]
  • by Thomas Mitchell
    The Clark County teachers union this past week launched two tax hiking ballot initiatives that would raise Nevada taxes by $1.4 billion — devastating the state’s economy and doing nothing to actually improve the quality of education. One proposal would increase the Local School Support Tax — a part of […]
  • by Special to the MLN
    Thursday, Jan. 23: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice pilaf, broccoli, salad w/French dressing, WW bread, peaches Friday, Jan. 24: Liver & Onions or ham and scallop potatoes, peas & onions, WW roll Monday, Jan. 27: Chicken Cacciatore, Peas & carrots, lettuce and tomato salad, Italian dressing, pears, garlic bread […]

St George News

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    CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — A new year is all about putting the focus back on life, and if the constant trouble of wearing glasses and contact lenses has been wearing you down, Southern Utah’s most experienced corneal specialist says LASIK eye surgery just might be the answer to your struggles. “This […]
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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 long! […]
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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. 18-19. See the related stories at the bottom of this page for five honorable mention stories. Boy arrested after shooting that […]
  • by or for St. George News
    MESQUITE, Nev. —  Roaring engines and screaming wheels – there is nothing quite like the smell of burning rubber on a brisk winter night. More than 900 vehicles from all over the United States are on display at the 12th annual “Mesquite Motor Mania” at the CasaBlanca Resort & Casino […]
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    MESQUITE, Nev. — The skies of Mesquite will be decorated by dozens of colorful hot air balloons Jan. 24-26 as Mesquite Gaming hosts the ninth annual Hot Air Balloon Festival. “We’re excited for the return of the pilots and their hot air balloons,” Christian Adderson, corporate sales manager at Mesquite Gaming, said in a […]
  • by Cody Blowers
    ST. GEORGE — A former detective with the Mesquite Police Department accused in federal court of sexually exploiting a St. George teen has been sentenced under a stipulated sentence at a hearing held earlier this week. Gary Erickson, 51, of Bunkerville, Nevada, appeared in U.S. District Court in St. George […]
  • by Obituaries
    July 19, 1935 – January 5, 2020 James Russell Gullo passed away peacefully on Jan. 5, 2020. James was born July 19, 1935, in Buffalo, New York. He was proceeded in death by his loving wife Marie “Toni” Gullo.  Jim and Toni loved to give back to the community. They […]
  • by Cody Blowers
    ST. GEORGE — A family of five was rescued after a father and son walked more than 20 miles to find help, triggering a multi-agency response that searched for the group who had been stranded in mud and snow along the Arizona Strip last week. The incident was reported at 7 […]
  • 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 long! […]
  • by Cody Blowers
    ST. GEORGE — A local man was arrested Friday in Mesquite for multiple felony offenses after a police officer noticed him sleeping in a vehicle. Following arrest, it was determined that the suspect was also wanted in St. George for multiple felony charges after he and two accomplices allegedly forced a […]

Sparks Tribune

  • by Sparks Tribune
    Ski Resort Employee Dies after being Injured on Trail SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — An employee of a ski resort on the California-Nevada border has died after what the resort called a “serious incident” on a trail. Christopher John Nicholson, 36, of South Lake Tahoe, Calif. was killed on Saturday, […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    By Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez The Nevada Independent Every time Linda Eben Jones looks at a yardstick, she remembers the teacher who would strike her each morning, leaving red welts on the back of her legs. The new Stewart Indian School Museum aims to illuminate this and other stories from the […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    RENO — Elvis nearly cost a Nevada retiree a king’s ransom. Almost everyone has a horror story about the frustrations of government bureaucracy. James Mensinger, 82, lived through a nightmare that nearly needed an act of Congress, or at least the help of a U.S. senator, to resolve. It all […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    If you are looking for things to do in the following two weeks in Sparks, then there are plenty of ways to kick back and have fun with friends and family while giving back to the community. Consider attending the annual Brew Haha at the Nugget this weekend, with proceeds […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows put on a justice march through the streets of Northern Nevada Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Participants made banners and signs for the march where the message was about unity and education.
  • by Sparks Tribune
    No. 7 SDSU 68, Nevada 55 SAN DIEGO — San Diego State home basketball games are starting to feel like they did back in the Kawhi Leonard era, when a packed Viejas Arena rocked and the Aztecs reached the Sweet 16 for the first time. This time, it’s a trio […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    Reed’s Trey Stevens goes up for a shot during a 65-45 win over Hug on Friday. Stevens finished with a game-high 25 points in the win, and also led in scoring with 20, in a 54-35 win against McQueen last Tuesday. The boys also picked up a 52-47 win at […]
  • by Sparks Tribune
    Alexandria Schiller moves the ball up the floor in a win over Hug on Friday at home. The girls lost to McQueen earlier in the week, 60-44, and are 1-1 in league play.
  • by Andrew Barbano
    I spent much of MLK weekend, including (heresy!) the entire third quarter of the 49er-Packers game, posting notices of a three-page section of The New York Times commentary section. Author Michelle Alexander has just released the 10th anniversary edition of her seminal bestseller, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in […]
  • by Thomas Mitchell
    While Democrats in Congress were having palpitations and forecasting climate catastrophe as a result of the Trump administration’s streamlining of rules governing the review of federally funded infrastructure projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1970, Nevada’s lone Republican representative in Congress took the time to review the […]

Mineral County Independent-News

  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Howard Stutz The Nevada Independent Harrah’s Reno, one of the Nevada gaming industry’s historic landmarks, will be sold by real estate investment trust VICI Properties and converted into a business entity that will not include a casino, ending the presence of the Harrah’s name in the Northern Nevada city […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    RENO — Jalen Harris scored 20 points and his driving layup with nine seconds left carried Nevada to a thrilling 68-67 win over Wyoming Tuesday night. The lead changed four times in the final 51 seconds. Wyoming’s Hunter Maldonado missed a floating jumper to the right of the basket with […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
  • by Heidi Bunch
    The iconic “old courthouse” sits alone on 5th and C Streets in Hawthorne. Once the hub of activity for the hustling and bustling Mineral County, the building has sat empty but this week marks the 90th anniversary of Mineral County taking full possession of the building that was once the […]
  • by Steve Ranson
    The first Nevada Army National Guard battalion to deploy to Europe in peacetime received a sendoff Friday in a mobilization ceremony conducted at the Harry Reid Readiness Center north of Reno. Approximately 70 soldiers representing every corner of the Silver State will first travel to Fort Hood, Texas, for additional […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Scott Sonner RENO — An Australian mining company has agreed to a moratorium on new activities at a planned lithium mine in Nevada in exchange for conservationists dropping a lawsuit to protect a rare desert wildflower they say doesn’t exist anywhere else in the world. The Center for Biological […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    The Hawthorne Elks Lodge 1704 gave away 118 baskets of food on Dec. 21. The baskets included a turkey and a ham to some local residents for the holidays. This was done with many volunteers helping and donations to the lodge to help make this a special holiday season. Hawthorne […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    Submitted by Hugh Qualls Hospital Administrator In early December, Mt. Grant General Hospital was notified by the William N. Pennington Foundation that its grant proposal for a new 64 slice CT Scanner had been approved. Totaling nearly $1.3 million, this grant funding will dramatically advance the level of diagnostic services […]
  • by Mineral County Independent News
    By Ken Ritter A Nevada political group plans to start gathering signatures on a petition to have an appointed commission redraw statewide voting maps, a proponent said Tuesday. The development came after the group Fair Maps Nevada PAC revised and resubmitted its proposed constitutional amendment to take redistricting away from […]
  • by Trina Machacek
    There are no resolutions that seem to be broken faster than, “I’m going to treat my body better.” Be it by diet or exercise. I’ve been invited to a gym. I’ve gotten notes from diet supply companies. I see the barrage of go, do or buy all things to make […]