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NOTE: This is one of an ongoing series of columns where LTN writers express their opinions and discuss the responses and positions of candidates who answered questions from the Media representatives at the Mesquite Press Candidates Forum on 10/8/14 at WolfCreek Golf Club.
Barbara Ellestad is ... Continue Reading →
Back in April, one “outlaw cowboy” in Bunkerville decided to wage a “range war” against the federal government. So he gathered an army of fellow “outlaw cowboys” to point guns at federal agents and back up traffic on The 15. And the rest is history…
Except ... Continue Reading →
Bill Hurd is one of the smartest, accomplished and ethical people you will ever meet. I should know because I have been married to him for nearly 20 years.
Bill and I moved to Mesquite in 2008 after he retired from a 40 year career at NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena for two primary ... Continue Reading →
The guest speaker, Home Le’amohala continued his important message to the attentive audience at the Ali Wai Clubhouse Auditorium in Honolulu.
We are all connected; take care of the land, ocean and all living creatures. The deserts are expanding globally by 27,000 square miles annually. ... Continue Reading →
I met Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) on the Field of Flags, 1000 Flags over Mesquite, last year. Down to earth and friendly, but not overly friendly. He is one of those guys who will shake your hand and you realize he is a very special young man. He is charismatic, but lacks the bluster ... Continue Reading →
As a user of electricity, you expect your electric utility to provide for both your present and future needs. In the present, you expect reliable service at low rates. For the future, you expect planning and preparation for the changes that are coming in the energy industry.
Overton Power District ... Continue Reading →
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Making a choice between two questionable candidates is far too common in today’s political environment. That ... Continue Reading →
On Being Poor in America
By chance, I fed my brain recently with two divergent views on the lives of the less fortunate in America. I discovered the two messages totally by accident. One is a film and the other ... Continue Reading →
One of my first real excursions away from Torrejon was well worth the price of the ride, the e-ticket adventure, so to speak. This time I went with my friend Ron and we took the Ford Fairlane and my crappy camera skills 117 km (about 72 miles), barely circumventing Madrid and up northwest to the city ... Continue Reading →
I have no idea who is in charge of the ponds on the Canyons Golf Course but the one near the top of Oasis Boulevard (on hole number six, I’ve been told) needs some work. I’m talking about the pond east of the Boulevard adjacent to the second traffic circle going north on Oasis.
The pond ... Continue Reading →