Elvis Rocks Will Feature Mesquite Man
Posting Date: 05/14/2013
Colorful Mesquite resident Claude Nielsen, 78,
will be among the performers at the fourth
annual Elvis Rocks Mesquite June 21-22 at in
the CasaBlanca Showroom of the CasaBlanca
Resort in Mesquite.
Promoters like Sue Arko keep Mesquite going full-speed ahead; Fourth annual Elvis Rocks Mesquite June 21-22
By Mike Henle
If Sue Arko ever decided to leave the travel and tourism business and move from her home in Gilbert Ariz., she might consider moving to Mesquite.
After all the energetic native of Elkhart, Ind.,. spends enough time in this city about 80 miles north of Las Vegas anyway bringing entertainment and visitors. With the fourth annual Elvis Rocks Mesquite scheduled June 21-22 in the showroom of the CasaBlanca Resort, Arko is spearheading an event that combines nostalgia with fascinating entertainment. [Read more]
A Race For The History Books-Video, Slideshows
Posting Date: 02/26/2013
By Barbara Ellestad
Side by side racers at Nitro Circus: Beyond Pro
event Feb. 23 in Mesquite. Photo by Todd Ellis
HISTORIC FREESTYLE MOTOCROSS AND ENDUROCROSS NITRO CIRCUS RACE BRINGS DRAMATIC END TO INAUGURAL MESQUITE OFF-ROAD WEEKEND
The world-renowned Nitro Circus crew has left the building, so to speak, and Mesquite, will never be the same.
The masterminds behind Mesquite Off-Road Weekend were Nitro Circus Co-Founder Gregg Godfrey, Edge PowerSports Founder Bryan Green, and Eureka Casino Resort COO Andre Carrier.
Together they created a memorable and successful weekend anchored by the Nitro Circus: Beyond Pro event which combined freestyle motocross (FMX) and EnduroCross into one race for the first time in history. [Read more]
Riding The Desert With The Eureka Crew-Slideshow
Posting Date: 02/25/2013
By John Taylor, MCJ Senior News Reporter
Everyone lined up in single file to wait for instructions from the team leader in preparation for the assault on the mountain pass. They checked and double checked their equipment and made sure everything was in order for safety reasons. No one would be left behind on this run.
At 9:30 a.m., they prepared to move out. Like a benevolent drill sergeant, team leader Jill Williams checked everyone and then gave the order to mount up. She would be the first to go.
So, began my Friday morning ATV trail ride with the Eureka Casino's first annual Off Road Weekend, Feb 22. I signed up for the Steam Engine Run in the hills just outside of Mesquite. My wife, Linda, would be my co-pilot. [Read more]
World UTV Jump Record Set in Mesquite-Videos, Slideshows
Posting Date: 02/25/2013
Caption: Tanner Godfrey, paralyzed from the sternum down in a 2007 motocross race in
Mesquite, Nevada, jumped a UTV 105 feet to break the world record. Godfrey, through
intense determination and rehabilitation, walks short distances with canes and hasnít
lost his spirit to go fast and far. Photo by Scot Rawlings.
PARALYZED RACER TANNER GODFREY SHATTERS WORLD RECORD FOR UTV VEHICLES AT EUREKA RESORT