Archives for June 2013

Road to Utopia Paved with Coal, Not Gas

Nevada zigged while everyone else zagged. Our Legislature passed and Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law Senate Bill 123, which requires NV Energy to prematurely close perfectly good, reliable, acceptably clean and inexpensive coal-fired power … [Read more...]

Summer Reading Loving

By Lukas Eggen The summer’s not just a good time to watch a good movie, it’s also the perfect time to get caught up on books you’ve been meaning to read throughout the year. Here are some of my favorites through the years (for different ag … [Read more...]

Let’s Have More Wrist Slap Punishments

By Danny Tyree I’m being facetious when I say that this country needs more wrist-slap punishments, but things have gone to the other extreme far too long. Pay attention to the news and you’ll be surprised at how many firings and forced res … [Read more...]

Catholic School Incisive, Not Devisive

By Tom Purcell I don’t know what President Obama was thinking. Speaking in Northern Ireland last week, he said Catholic schools are divisive: “If towns remain divided — if Catholics have their schools and buildings and Protestants have the … [Read more...]

Mexico Held Back by Corruption

By Michael Reagan What the heck is wrong with Mexico? It’s got everything it needs to be a prosperous First World country. It’s got a $1.7 trillion free-market economy -- the 12th largest in the world. It’s got 116 million of the har … [Read more...]

Christian LaVell Christensen

Christian LaVell Christensen, age 73, of Richland, Washington, died peacefully Monday night, June 17, 2013 in his home. Born February 3, 1940 in McGill Nevada, he was the youngest of four boys and the son of Luella Ernstsen and Christian LeRoy … [Read more...]

Daniel Reese Klockenga

Daniel Reese Klockenga, 60, passed away at his residence in Round Mountain, Nevada on June 12, 2013. He was born December 23, 1952 in Lincoln, Illinois to the late Harold and Juanita Klockenga. Dan attended school in Lincoln. Shortly after graduating … [Read more...]

Dawna E. Robinson

Dawna E. Robinson age 61 years, of McGill, NV passed away June 22, 2013 at her home. She was born July 15, 1951 in St. Maries, Idaho. Dawna moved to McGill, NV 20 years ago and fell in love with her community. She was a member of the Red Hats … [Read more...]

Clyde Scoble

Clyde Scoble age 73 years, of McGill, Nevada passed away June 23, 2013 in Ely, Nevada. Clyde was born September 25, 1939 in McGill, NV to Thomas H. and Della R. Scoble. Clyde enlisted in the Navy in1957, he later retired from the Navy. In 1993 he … [Read more...]

Land Task Force to Study Transfer of Federal Property

By Thomas Mitchell While there was ample news coverage of the legislative session’s debates over taxes, gay marriage, medical marijuana, gun background checks and the state dog, there was hardly a ripple produced by the one bill that p … [Read more...]