Authors break down barriers to Nevada’s beauty

Nevada and the Southwest are chock-full of gorgeous scenery from the heights of Wheeler Peak to the depths of Death Valley, but enjoying them often requires a bit of stamina. Along comes a unique book for those who want to see these sights but … [Read more...]

Editorial: PILT funding still doesn’t add up

Dear Nevada counties: The checks are in the mail. Signed: Harry Reid. Sen. Harry Reid has issued a press release saying Nevada counties are to receive more than $25 million in federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) from the Department of the … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

From The Zoo to You: There is a program that some people may not be aware of, it is called TNR (Trap, Neuter (Spay) and Release).  There is a couple in Ely, Tina and David (I won’t mention their last names because they don’t know I am writing … [Read more...]

District Four primary results raise questions

In more than four decades of covering elections across four different states, half of those in Nevada, I’m not sure I’ve ever seen anything quite like the results this past week in the Republican primary for Congressional District 4, which covers the … [Read more...]

Editorial: Congress should repeal Endangered Species Act

Our federal bureaucrats have never met a problem they couldn’t exacerbate. That is especially the case with their handling of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Using flimsy evidence the Fish and Wildlife Service has declared countless species to … [Read more...]

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...]

Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin