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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 →
Nevada is the eighth most regressive taxing state in the Nation according to a 2009 study by the Institute on Taxation and Economic policy. That means that low and middle-income people pay a larger percentage of taxes than individuals with high-income.
It is, of course, the lack of a progressive ... Continue Reading →
On Tuesday October 14, 2014, the administrators of the Nye County Voter Education Caucus, hosted the Sheriff’s candidate debate.
Every media outlet in Pahrump was in attendance. Deanna O’Donnell was there as well as Vern Van Winkle and his wife Rhonda, from KPVM local channel 46. ... Continue Reading →
Eight candidates are vying for three seats on the Overton Power District Board of Trustees. They are Jim Pugh, an incumbent, and Mike Young, who are competing for the Mesquite, District 5 Mesquite seat. Dave Ballweg who wants to replace incumbent Douglas Waite, for the District 6 Mesquite seat. ... Continue Reading →
You know, the Koch Brothers have every right to support the candidates of their choice. If only they would do it the way the rest of us have to do it. I have no objection to them stuffing envelopes in someone’s living room, literature distribution house to house or on street corners, telephone calls ... Continue Reading →