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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 →
As a child I wasn’t afraid of very much, except something I saw once, laying in the hallway. I thought it was a snake. I still have a very vivid imagination.
I thought I was invincible. I would imagine I probably wasn’t the only child who felt this way. Sometimes, under certain ... Continue Reading →
At the Mesquite Press Candidate Forum last week all of the candidates for positions as Board Trustees of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) and the Overton Power District (OPD) who chose to show up were asked questions on their past records and current issues facing these utilities. Many people ... Continue Reading →
After so much anticipation and so much “controversy,” it finally happened. And surprise surprise it raised money for UNLV! Who could have guessed?
Oh, yes. That’s right. We’ve been saying all along that the Hillary Clinton UNLV fundraiser will raise money ... Continue Reading →
What is in a word … its meaning? The answer is not always the definition provided by a dictionary, but rather the thought behind the spoken or written word…. what the speaker or the writer really means by its use or by his or her choice of words. It would make all our lives easier if everyone ... Continue Reading →