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Mesquite senior care facility wins quality award from top customer satisfaction firm

Highland Manor of Mesquite, the city's premier nursing and rehabilitation center, received the 2018 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight. Pinnacle provides customer satisfaction services to senior care providers like Highland Manor of Mesquite and each year they give out their Cus

SPECTRUM - 2018-03-20 20:44:09

Mesquite Rec to hold Health & Wellness Expo

Health care members and professionals from around the area will be promoting general health practices and more at the Health & Wellness Expo in Mesquite on April 4. Sponsored by the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce and Mesquite Athletics & Leisure Services Department, the expo will be held at the Mesqui

SPECTRUM - 2018-03-19 15:50:57

Mesquite Youth T-Ball & Coach Pitch registration deadline nears

Spring is here and that means baseball season is almost in full swing for players of all ages. Mesquite Youth T-Ball & Coach Pitch begins April 9 for ages 4-7 and registrations are being taken now. "The purpose of youth programs in the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services is t

SPECTRUM - 2018-03-19 15:50:08

Social Security phone scam spreading through region

Scammers posing as Social Security officials are calling residents in an attempt to gain their personal information, and area officials are warning people to be vigilant. Wayne Reed of Cedar City said he received a call Thursday morning from a person claiming to be from the Social Security Administr


Missing Utah teen's mom challenges others to acts of kindness as son's 20th birthday approaches

ST. GEORGE, Utah (News4utah) - It's been 2 years since her 17-year-old son disappeared without a trace from their St. George home and now, as his 20th birthday approaches, Macin Smith's mom is encouraging others to do 20 random acts of kindness as a way to honor her son. Little is known about what


BLM considers swapping land to So. Utah for landfill expansion, new park

The federal government could hand over 55 acres of public land to help expand a landfill under a proposal under consideration at the Bureau of Land Management. The proposal, which would involve a parcel of land adjacent to the existing landfill, could provide an extra 25 years of life to the facilit

SPECTRUM - 2018-03-19 20:58:39

Washington County teacher in child sex abuse case waives preliminary hearing

Curtis William Payne, a one-time Washington County teacher accused of molesting young girls over nearly 20 years, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in each of the five cases against him. Payne, 59, was first arrested by the St. George Police Department in January. He was pulled out

SPECTRUM - 2018-03-20 22:55:41

Shed carried by wind falls on, injures teen in southern Utah

WASHINGTON, Utah (AP) - Fire officials in the southern Utah city of Washington say a teenage girl has been taken to the hospital after a strong wind gust picked up a storage shed and carried it 50 feet before it fell on a girl and another person. Washington City Fire Department spokesman Julio Reyes

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-19 18:23:05

Arborist charged with destroying trees in Springdale

SPRINGDALE, Washington County - The former arborist for Springdale was charged Tuesday with causing more than $20,000 in damage around the town hall by cutting down more than a dozen trees that he had planted. Shane Curtis Lowery, 52, of Hurricane, is charged in 5th District Court with criminal misc

DESERET NEWS - 2018-03-20 17:05:00

Gust blows shed 50 feet in Home Depot parking lot, pinning girl underneath

WASHINGTON CITY - A teenage girl was sent to the hospital after becoming trapped underneath a storage shed that landed on her during an apparent microburst in Washington City Sunday afternoon.Emergency personnel respond to the scene after a girl became trapped underneath a storage shed that was blow


The Latest: Shed carried by wind injures 2 teens in Utah

WASHINGTON, Utah (AP) - The Latest on a teenager who was struck by a shed (all times local): 5 p.m. Fire officials in the southern Utah city of Washington say a teenage girl has been taken to the hospital after a strong wind gust picked up a storage shed and carried it 50 feet before it struck her a

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-19 23:40:36

Police: Swerving driver triggers violent rollover, continues down interstate

WASHINGTON CITY - The driver and occupant of a pickup truck walked away from a rollover with minor injuries after the driver attempted to avoid an errant vehicle that swerved into his lane on Interstate 15 Saturday afternoon.Tan Chevrolet truck is towed after rollover on southbound Interstate 15 nea


College of Southern Nevada - Mesquite Center's Upcoming Novel & Memoir Writing Class

This course will concentrate specifically on the creation of a novel or memoir. Students will study the structure of the novel, develop a novelistic plot and begin to write a novel or a memoir. Assignments will include character development, setting creation and description and sub plot generation.


'We are here to help': Mesquite Pharmacy opens its doors

Mesquite Pharmacy opened its doors Thursday as community members gathered in support of the new business and its founder, Dr. Emmanuel Kodjoe. Kodjoe, who moved to Mesquite in 2009, specializes in hometown pharmacy techniques and senior health practices. He said he opened the pharmacy to serve the c


Family comes home to find house ablaze

WASHINGTON CITY - A house caught fire on Bullock Street Saturday afternoon, causing damage to parts of the structure and displacing the family who lives there. Washington City firefighter Julio Reyes said the initial call to dispatch came in shortly after 1:30 p.m., when the family members, who had


Lack of council candidates is startling

With only two days left in the filing period, the lack of candidates in the Mesquite City Council election is quite startling. As of Wednesday noon, March 14, only four people have filed with the city clerk for three council seats. This year marks the first election in which candidates must declare


Building permits dip in February

February 2018 Building permits -03-15-18: Construction of the new Eagles Landing travel center at the I-15 Exit 118 interchange is underway. The facility is expected to open in the Fall. Photo by Barbara Ellestad. The torrid pace of building permits issued in January by the city of Mesquite Developm


Captain Spencer Lewis Pinning Ceremony

Mesquite Fire & Rescue would like to congratulate Firefighter/Paramedic Spencer Lewis on his promotion to Shift Captain! Monday morning, March 12, 2018, Chief Jayson Andrus presented Captain Lewis with his new badge, followed by his parents pinning on his captain's bars. Chief Andrus stated, "I am e


Moapa dace population holds steady in latest count of endangered fish

The Moapa dace population was tallied at 1,138 adult fish in the February count at its habitat in the warm springs and streams that form the headwaters of the Muddy River, 60 miles northeast of Las Vegas. An August count placed the population of Moapa dace at 2,248, almost double the population from


2 months on, search continues for missing Littlefield couple; $5,000 reward offered

ST. GEORGE - A husband and wife who went missing from their home in Littlefield, Arizona, in early January have yet to be found, but family, friends and law enforcement are still actively searching. Mohave County Sheriff's Office lists Jerry and Susan McFalls, both 63, as missing and possibly endang