See How Far

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I can see for miles and miles and miles in my neck of the woods. Well I don’t really live in the woods. If I did I wouldn’t be able to see all those miles. On very clear days I can see three and sometimes four mountain ranges in the distance. It’s an … [Read more...]

Things Retirees Do Once They Settle In

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People look forward to retirement after a lifetime of work, and while their to-do list becomes more like a bucket list, it’s clearly interesting to sit by and watch them every day…watching their next move in play. It appears that once retirees begin … [Read more...]

The Pyramid Lake Indian Wars

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Part 1: Williams Station Massacre Dennis Cassinelli         This is the first in a series of articles about some of the most tragic events in the history of Nevada. About once a month, I will send out a story to describe the events that forever … [Read more...]

Prevailing wage law change will cost taxpayers

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A fool and his money are soon parted. In Nevada those fools are the taxpayers who keep electing Democrat majorities to send to Carson City to pick their pockets. Assembly Bill 154, sponsored by a raft of Democrats, would roll back the minor headway … [Read more...]

This week in history March 23-30

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March 28, 1918: Arrowhead Trail Work. Travelers over the Arrowhead Trail give much credit to Bishop Abbott of Bunkerville, NV and Josh Reber of Littlefield, AZ for the good work accomplished by them and the men working with them on the road in the … [Read more...]

When ‘Someday’ Never Comes

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Crossing paths with an old friend or acquaintance somewhere can happen when least expecting it. In fact, it’s not uncommon to run into an old class mate or someone from our past. It’s what happens at the end of that quick unexpected meeting that … [Read more...]

Republicans Offer Swiss Healthcare System

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Not the country, the cheese. Like Swiss cheese, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is full of holes. The first hole is that all the right wing shouting for repeal of the current healthcare law (ACA) is sprouting from a proposal the Republicans … [Read more...]

I know that Donald Trump said he will put people back to work but will there be any work in the future?

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I know that Donald Trump said he will put people back to work but will there be any work in the future? Think for a moment what the future most likely will be like with most of today’s jobs gone! Think back just 20 years when everybody used Kodak … [Read more...]

Sidetracking

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Think of what words go along with the word “side.” Side-saddle. I like to think that side-saddle was the way that ladies of old England rode when they mounted their steed to follow after the hounds to kill some poor fox (unless of course if the fox … [Read more...]

This week in history March 16-22

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March 17, 1885: Stephen Abbott, Dudley Leavitt, Alonzo Abbott, Albert Frehner and William E. Abbott left the valley to haul salt. March 18 1921: Bridge Day. Bridge spanning the virgin river connecting Mesquite and Bunkerville opens. March 18 … [Read more...]