Letters to the Editor

To The Editor First, the campaign experience, it was definitely outside of the box for me, but throughout the time up to, and including the Primary I have met a lot of wonderful people and even now continue to enjoy the camaraderie of those at the … [Read more...]

Nevada leads nation in reducing carbon output

Those onerous and costly Environmental Protection Agency rules requiring power plants in each state to cut carbon output by 30 percent from its 2005 level by 2030 should not be so onerous and costly for Nevadans after all. We’ve already done … [Read more...]

Editoral: Prior restraint just a form of censorship

“Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse in a free and open encounter?”   —John Milton, Areopagitica It is called prior restraint. But that doesn’t seem to stop Nevada judges. This past Friday, the last day of … [Read more...]

Veterans should have better health care options

So, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned this past week as a result of the scandal over veterans dying while waiting to receive treatment at a Phoenix VA hospital. Nevada Sen. Dean Heller’s strongly worded call for his ouster surely … [Read more...]

Editorial: Freedom of the press belongs to those who own one – for now

N evada senior Sen. Harry Reid — during one of his many full-throated anti-Koch brothers rants — recently told the world he knows better than the Founders just how much free speech the citizens of this country should be allowed. He announced he is … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor From The Zoo to You: This notice was supposed to be in the letter to the Editor last week, but due to a glitch, it didn’t make it. Effective May 31, 2014, Thrifty Tails thrift store, the store The Zoo maintained as one of its … [Read more...]

Parks designation a way to bypass Congress

President Obama this past week announced the creation of a national monument in southern New Mexico — the 500,000-acre Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, which contains hiking trails, Native American ruins and Outlaw Rock, where Billy … [Read more...]

It’s time to protest new EPA rules

Is there nothing the federal government will not micromanage into a bureaucratic knot of red tape? Now the Environmental Protection Agency has rewritten the rules for the Clean Water Act in such a way that gives it authority over just about any … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor I have constantly disagreed with Thomas Mitchell opinions and made empty threats to stop reading The Ely Times, which of course I didn’t.  You are the only show in town. Imagine my surprise when I read the Week of May 23, 2014 … [Read more...]

‘Gunfighters of Pioche’ has a certain Twain

One of the distinctive pleasures in reading Mark Twain is his ability to deliver of the most outrageous anecdotal details in such a matter-of-fact, nonchalant tone as to make it sound as though he was recounting the stitching craftsmanship at the … [Read more...]

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