Supreme Court should tell Obama that Congress writes the laws

The Obama administration — thrice blocked by lower courts from enforcing its unilateral amnesty for illegal immigrants by executive order — has petitioned the Supreme Court to take up the case and to act expeditiously. Nevada is one of the 26 … [Read more...]

In their own words, Nevada delegation addresses refugee issue

It is truly a disgusting state of affairs when the leaders of one political party toss aside legitimate concerns about national security and public safety in order to engage in political pandering, mockery and name-calling. Within days of the … [Read more...]

Health and safety of Nevada community in limbo, awaiting BLM approval

The residents of the tiny community of Baker at the entrance to Great Basin National Park are concerned that their health and safety may be jeopardized for the sake of some vague concerns about perturbing sage grouse. This past spring the Baker … [Read more...]

Someone needs to commit to realist wild horse population control

Twenty Republican members of Congress, including Nevada’s Sen. Dean Heller and Rep. Mark Amodei, sent a letter earlier this month to Neil Kornze, the director of the Bureau of Land Management, asking him to provide suggestions for how to rein in the … [Read more...]

Point of View

By Dany Feinstein I am sick and heartbroken by what I’ve seen happening in our community regarding suicides.  My heart, and my deepest sympathies and condolences go out to the families and friends.  Nothing will take away that pain and … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To The Editor: As a previous long time resident of White Pine County it very much pains me to see and hear of the tragedies in the previous months. Even worse, having been very good friends with one. And yet throughout all the pain and tears, … [Read more...]

Obama’s 21st century policy directive: Manifest Inertia

During the 19th century Americans fulfilled our Manifest Destiny, settling the land, tilling the soil, building businesses and industries from coast to coast. But in this 21st century President Obama and his legions of paperwork pushing, … [Read more...]

Residents must have more say on what happens in their communities

A  federal judge has handed the residents of Searchlight a major victory in their fight to challenge a federal land agency’s attempt to ramrod approval of a massive wind farm by ignoring the law, science and the facts. U.S. District Judge Miranda … [Read more...]

Register to vote, be informed

Philosopher Camus wrote “Always go too far, because that’s where you will find the truth.” As government grows beyond its constitutional boundaries, it really does devour freedom. Unknown quotes  | Voting is one of the best ways to let your … [Read more...]

The Big Picture: Economic Outlook Dim Due to Government

By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence  Nevada State Controller and Assistant Controller Since 2010, mainstream optimistic economic forecasts each year have yielded to continued slow-growth reality, producing our worst recovery ever.  Most … [Read more...]