Nevada Attorney General opposes EPA’s unconstitutional power grab

By Adam Paul Laxalt  32nd Attorney General of Nevada.  Few states feel the importance of water more keenly than Nevada, where cities and towns are surrounded by high sierra and desert landscapes. But agriculture, industry, and nature can all … [Read more...]

Guinn Center releases policy brief on implementation of Nevada K-12 education initiatives

Special to The Ely Times LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Legislature and Governor Brian Sandoval took bold steps during the 2015 Legislative session to make targeted investments to improve student achievement. Three of the major initiatives approved … [Read more...]

From the Capitol

By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence Nevada State Controller and Assistant Controller With 15 major Republicans already declared – the best presidential field since Ronald Reagan ran for re-election – GOP voters should be able to tap a very … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

Dear White Pine County Residents: I think you should know that you cannot always trust someone you think you can. There is a certain County Commissioner that has recently become a new business owner that cannot be trusted! I thought of him as a … [Read more...]

Governor is very generous with our money for electric car owners

The next time you top off your tank please make note of the fact that more than 50 cents from every gallon is being siphoned off in the form of state and federal taxes. Then bow toward Carson City and tip your cowboy hat to the geniuses there who are … [Read more...]

There’s more than one way to fight the EPA water grab

Earlier this summer, the Environmental Protection Agency issued its final rule to “clarify” what water is covered by the Clean Water Act of 1972, which originally was intended to limit pollution of navigable waterways. The clarification puts nearly … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Wake-up country! the Confederate flag is a part of history. What if the south won? Would we start taking the American flag down? It represents the whole USA. That’s freedom for all, no matter what race. It’s not prejudice or racism. … [Read more...]

Feds flagrantly infringe free speech rights with futile ferreting

Reason magazine has been hit with a federal subpoena seeking “any and all identifying information” about comments posted on an online blog discussing the conviction and harsh sentence given to the founder of an online website called Silk Road, where … [Read more...]

Imperious BLM agents still behaving like they are better than us

Who says the United States does not have a royal class? The bureaucrats at the Bureau of Land Management just don’t think like the rest of us. They are downright imperious — in more ways than one. A year ago they sent an invading army of … [Read more...]

Nevada should control its land and not settle for paltry alms

The silence is deafening. Because so much of the West in general and Nevada in particular is controlled by the federal government and cannot be taxed, Congress four decades ago came up with a program called Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT). Each … [Read more...]