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We are within a week of the 2014 election in America. I get the feeling that very few people really care about who wins. They believe that no matter what political party wins next Tuesday nothing will get done in the next two years. That’s because the obstructionists ensured nothing got done ... Continue Reading →
The Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Nevada rejected plans for a $438 million solar facility planned for the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation Monday. The project would generate up to 200 megawatts to replace coal-fired energy from the outdated Reid Gardner generating station.
The plant ... Continue Reading →
Mesquite retiree Barbara Ellestad wants to sit on the Virgin Valley Water Board. She claims that attending meetings and objecting to board decisions qualifies her for that position.
Unfortunately, when she speaks she reveals a certain lack of understanding about the water problems and the ... Continue Reading →
I often wonder how a small group of right-wingers can hang out day after day on a left wing blog. You must be very brave and righteous (and have a lot of time on your hands). I couldn’t stand doing the same on a right-wing blog. That would have me in a nut house before you could say Frederick Koch ... Continue Reading →
I still believe baseball is our favorite pastime. Despite the growing popularity of football, baseball holds a very special place in our past and culture. We lost a baseball icon this year as Derek Jeter said goodby to the sport.
What a game … the series is now history. The Giants (I’m ... Continue Reading →
This story will update recent events in the massive and expensive lawsuit filed a few years ago by the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) against former employees and consultants and a local businessman. On May 2nd of this year, Bo Bingham, the lawyer for VVWD, presented to the VVWD and the public ... Continue Reading →
Early Voting has been quite exciting. The first day I was witness to a friend, borrowing a Sheriff’s vehicle. I was trapped in the parking lot until 5 p.m. I thought I had a bright idea, parking on the other side of the entrance to the Ian Deutch Complex. Turns out it wasn’t such a bright ... Continue Reading →
Three of Mesquite’s leading Golf Courses are sponsoring a “meet and Greet” for the candidates that they support for the VVWD Board of Trustees TONIGHT at “Scotty’s Restaurant” at the Falcon Ridge Golf Course. The event starts at 6:00 PM and appetizers will be provided. ... Continue Reading →
This has been nothing short of awkward. And now, it’s starting to become quite scary. What on earth is going on here?
Most polls (particularly the credible ones) haven’t shown it. The campaigns weren’t behaving like this is the case … at least not until recently. And ... Continue Reading →