A little GOP schooling: Do the math, read the history

Donald Trump keeps throwing temper tantrums like a spoiled school boy, complaining the system is rigged and crooked and he is being robbed of votes. “You’re going to have a very, very angry and upset group of people at the convention,” Trump said … [Read more...]

Nevada water law needs to be more flexible

Nevada is the driest state in the union and lawmakers are grappling with how water law in the state could be changed to cope with that fact. The Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Study Water — chaired by state Sen. Pete Goicoechea, a … [Read more...]

The two faces of Cliven Bundy

Not since Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde shared the same body has one man been seen in such startlingly contrasting lights. That man is Cliven Bundy, the Bunkerville rancher whose armed supporters two years ago faced down federal land agents until they … [Read more...]

Window on government employee pensions is eye-opening

The Nevada Policy Research Institute has updated its popular transparentnevada.com website, which reports the names and salaries of state and local government employees, with 2015 data. While the salary data is significant information for … [Read more...]

The two faces of Cliven Bundy

Not since Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde shared the same body has one man been seen in such startlingly contrasting lights. That man is Cliven Bundy, the Bunkerville rancher whose armed supporters two years ago faced down federal land agents until they … [Read more...]

Window on government employee pensions is eye-opening

The Nevada Policy Research Institute has updated its popular transparentnevada.com website, which reports the names and salaries of state and local government employees, with 2015 data. While the salary data is significant information for … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: My name is Mary Sorenson and I have a facebook page called Memories of the Ruth Mining Area. I have been asked to put a book together on these pictures and a history. It will include a history of Lane/Mineral City the town’s of … [Read more...]

Barela, Jensen March Elks students

Deshawn Joseph Barela and Kayla Brianna Jensen have been named Students of the Month for March, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Barela, age 18, is the son of Bobbi and Junior Barela of Ely. Jensen, age 17, is the daughter of Kyle and Danielle … [Read more...]

Hage ranchers again plan Supreme Court appeal

It is like fighting the Hydra, cut off one head and two grow back. But the federal government is no myth. It is immortal. It has the power to print money and hire an army of attorneys whose job security depends on ceaseless litigation with no risk … [Read more...]

Supreme Court should quickly reject education savings account law challenge

In January District Judge James Wilson of Carson City issued an injunction blocking enactment of the Education Savings Accounts (ESA) approved by lawmakers in Senate Bill 302, saying it violated Article 11, Section 6.2 of the state … [Read more...]