Subject Matters

Contemplating subject matters can often take me through an array of events and trending news; some of which are noteworthy and some…not so much, there’s no shortage of bad news on the air. Beginning with wildfires, California is having one of its wor … [Read more...]

The Worth of an Ashtray

  I’ve come to the realization that there isn’t much you can do with an ashtray after you quit smoking. But some of them are just so pretty. Most are all glassy and different colors and shapes. But when they no longer have a reason to sit on a table o … [Read more...]

Could Nevada benefit from plans for Hoover Dam electricity?

What’s in it for us?   A recent New York Times story outlines a proposal by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to use Hoover Dam and Colorado River water to smooth out its flow of electricity. The utility has so much i … [Read more...]

This week in history Aug. 9-15

August 9, 1915: The threshing machine of Mesquite is here (Littlefield ) and threshed grain. The farmers are well pleased with the result. August 9, 1915: Joseph Frehner has come home with a load of lumber. He expects to commence work on his new … [Read more...]

Cathedral Gorge State Park

When I was working along U.S. Highway 93 in southern Nevada many yeas ago, I happened to see Cathedral Gorge for the first time. I was amazed at the beauty of the formations in the canyon and the dramatic vertical sided narrow canyons typical of the … [Read more...]

Prescription for a Small-Town Disaster

There is a casualty of Donald Trump’s tariff/tax increase and it may end up being an entire town. Poplar Bluff, a small, Missouri town, was thriving a year ago because the biggest business in town was selling its product, nails, all over the w … [Read more...]

The Days of Graffiti

Growing up in the 70’s was great; we were carefree and spent most of our time outdoors; nostalgic really. During that period, graffiti had set off an urban art movement…which was practiced on flat surfaces in public or private places for display. Wit … [Read more...]

Snack Master

 Anyone that knows me well knows that I am always fighting the battle of the bulge, and the double chin and the bat wings of upper arms and the muffin top which in my case is more of a baker’s dozen of muffins! It’s okay that I am always trying to kee … [Read more...]

A U-Turn Is Needed

Today’s church is so busy trying to be relevant that it’s leaving many of the teachings and truths of the Bible behind. Leonard Revenhill said, “Before the Church arises to shake the world, some obscure truth of God arises to shake the churc … [Read more...]

Can Nevada lawmakers correctly introduce energy choice?

Let’s get one thing straight, the Energy Choice Initiative — Question 3 — on the November ballot is not deregulation of the electricity market. It would replace Nevada’s regulated energy monopoly with a regulated competitive energy market. It would … [Read more...]