Hardy expected to pick up Republican Party nomination

Fourth Congressional District incumbent Cresent Hardy of Mesquite is expected to pick up the Republican Party nomination in the June 14 primary, for which early voting begins in days. He faces two low-profile opponents. Hardy describes himself as … [Read more...]

Eight candidates vying for the Democratic nomination

There are eight candidates in the crowded race for the Democratic nomination for the 4th Congressional District — three of whom have served in the Nevada Legislature. The incumbent is Republican Cresent Hardy. The primary election is June 14 and … [Read more...]

Thumbs up to all that made the Ely cemetery look extra nice

To the Editor: I was born and raised in McGill and my parents are buried at the Ely cemetery. Each year my husband and I take our weeder, spades and other tools to clear out debris, dig out dandelions, etc., at their grave sites. This year, … [Read more...]

KNPR back on the air

To the editor: Public radio listeners in White Pine County might like to know that KNPR is once again on the air in White Pine County.  The antenna on Kimberly Peak was damaged by falling ice this past winter, and the maintenance crew was unable … [Read more...]

Classic Rock showdown: Petty vs. Eagles

By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence Recently, the beautiful Mrs. Lawrence and Geoff saw a show they’d eagerly anticipated in which two talented cover bands squared off and the crowd got to decide which of their namesake bands reigned supreme.  It … [Read more...]

Press fights for your right to observe justice while it happens

The Las Vegas Review-Journal, this newspaper and The Associated Press are continuing to push for public access to evidence in the federal case against Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, four of his sons and 14 others. This past week attorney Maggie … [Read more...]

This is why the VA is a Mickey Mouse operation

Two years ago the secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs resigned in disgrace after it was revealed that veterans were being subjected to exceedingly long waiting periods to obtain health care and benefits and department officials were … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: There was an unnecessary verbal attack on a citizen of the city of Ely during the open comment section of the city council meeting held on May 26. The request made by myself, a citizen and member of the board of the Ely City Corral … [Read more...]

High court should follow judge’s rationale for upholding ESA program

The Nevada Supreme Court could save itself a lot of time and effort by just cutting and pasting a Clark County judge’s 45-page ruling this past week on the constitutionality of the state’s education savings account (ESA) law. Though Court Judge … [Read more...]

Resignation offers a glimpse into the state of newspapering in Nevada

The newspaper community in Nevada is a rather small clique of writers and editors, competing against each other for the hot news scoops and heart-tugging feature stories and precious pearls of political punditry. It is the competition that makes all … [Read more...]