Point of View

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By Randy Lee Ely City Councilman Well it looks like fall is upon us and I’m wondering what happened to the long, hot summer that wasn’t. Now I’m hearing a lot of talk about the long, cold winter ahead. Oh well1 We still have what appears to be … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

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To the Editor: We need the forensic audit to go forward in order to clear up one of two things. First - All (5) City Councilmen are “kooks” and should be “re-called” for all of this drama, or Second - Someone get their hand caught in the … [Read more...]

Tesla Motors tax deal fails on principle and economic viability

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The deal the governor and the state Legislature cut with Tesla Motors to lure its proposed $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant to Nevada trammels the fundamental principles on which this nation was founded and is economically naïve. The deal … [Read more...]

Editorial: Two avenues being pursued to wrest control of some federal lands

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“Regulation without representation is tyranny,” said Nevada’s poet lariat Waddie Mitchell in a recent column published in the Elko Daily Free Press. He was referring to the absolute dictatorial powers federal land managers at the Bureau of Land … [Read more...]

Point of View

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By Capt. Scott Henriod White Pine County Sheriff’s Department On September 2, 2014, The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate suspicious circumstances at or near Building A of the White Pine Historical Railroad. It was … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

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To the Editor, The Ely City Council has taken on a massive task, that being the investigation into the financial irregularities of the N. N. Railroad and Management Board. This issue has driven a huge wedge into the community. The pro-railroad … [Read more...]

At Reid’s energy summit, no heretics or blasphemy allowed

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At this past week’s Brother Harry’s seventh-annual Traveling Planet Salvation Show with all-day preaching and frequent amens from the choir — Can I get a witness, Brother? — presumptive presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton had the faithful … [Read more...]

Editorial: Nevada lawmakers need to finally tackle public employee pension costs

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When the Nevada Legislature meets in the spring it’s going to have to sharpen a lot of pencils to figure out how to balance the coming biennial budget. Lawmakers must contend with growing public school enrollment, growing Medicaid enrollments, … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

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To the Editor: I am appalled —not surprised— by the City Council break in at the railroad. The people now seated at the head of the government for Ely are on a power trip—a exaction all too common when people are elected to office. With the … [Read more...]

Editorial: Council needs to obey laws

The behavior of the Ely City Council just took another leap up (or, is it down?) the scale of weird. On Tuesday, a day the Northern Railway is closed, the mayor and two councilmen showed up at the railway offices and demanded entry. When the … [Read more...]

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