State makes progress in challenging sage grouse rules

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Nevada won a temporary reprieve from the Interior Department’s plans to enforce sweeping restrictions on land use as a means of protecting greater sage grouse habitat, but failed to convince a federal judge to put those plans on hold entirely. In a … [Read more...]

This week in history April 20-26

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April 20 1902: A committee of four was appointed to be in charge of the old folk’s party. April 22 2014: Mayor Mark Weir resigns. April 23 1877: Cotton planting began and continued through June 1st. April 25 1910: George Hebron Bowler … [Read more...]

Peter Pan, the Easter Bunny, Ayn Rand, and Stephen Bannon

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Johnny Carson’s Carnac the Magnificent would have responded to the title answer with this question, “What are four ideas kids believe, but outgrow?” We all want to believe in everlasting youth, but age and responsibility eventually catch up to most … [Read more...]

Ayn Rand

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There is a new book in the White House and it was written by a Russian born woman. Her book expresses the philosophy of rugged, uncompromising individualism, the fear of an overbearing government and a conformist world in the corporate boardroom. The … [Read more...]

52 Pick Up

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   It took years of listening to those close to me to learn the type of lettuce I bought was not the best. “No flavor,” Rots too fast,” and just plain “Yuck,” I was lovingly told. It was suggested I buy one of those packs of hearts of romaine lettuce … [Read more...]

Advantages of Receipts and Surveys

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People that frequent fast-food restaurants don’t often think of their receipts as coupons, and most consumers throw them away, but if you start to take notice you’ll find there’s money to be had, just by spending approximately 5 minutes in order to … [Read more...]

Keeping Pure in an Impure World

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How can we stay pure in an impure world? If we just try to think pure thoughts, it doesn’t work. It’s like there are a hundred different channels vying for our attention, and while we want to stay on the Pure Channel, it feels like the remote is in … [Read more...]

Wild horse suit dismissal leaves inhumane conditions in place

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There is something positively perverse about the gloating coming from the self-styled wild horse advocates over the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejection of a lawsuit intended to force federal land agencies in Nevada to reduce the … [Read more...]

This week in history April 13-19

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April 13, 2000: Groundbreaking new city hall. April 16, 1909: Rio Virgin Telephone Company/Telegraph Company now has enough wire to connect Bunkerville, NV, Mesquite, NV and Littlefield, AZ. … [Read more...]

Secrets; the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Truth

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The innocence of adolescence …it’s how we begin our journey in life. As children, growing up we all shared secrets with our friends, and while it seemed perfectly harmless or silly at the time, psychologists today have many different opinions on this … [Read more...]