Ingenious pitch coated Paiute water baskets

Dennis Cassinelli       I have always had an interest in American Indian artifacts since I grew up on a farm where such items could be found in the plowed fields. As a boy, I found manos, metates, projectile points and other non-perishable artifacts … [Read more...]

This week in history Oct. 4-10

October 5, 1910, Bunkerville: A number of men and boys have gone to repair the road between here and Moapa, $400 being appropriated from the county for that purpose. October 5, 1912: We have been having wind and rain for several days so much rain … [Read more...]

Groups try to thwart wild horse experiment

It worked during the Obama administration, but will it work with the Trump administration? A gaggle of self-styled wild horse advocate groups have filed lawsuits in Washington, D.C., and Portland, Ore., demanding that the Bureau of Land Management … [Read more...]

A Capitalist-Socialist Hybrid

August 14, 1935, a date that shall live in infamy. That is the date that the United States of America became a socialist country. If one is an advocate of hypodescent–one drop of blood legally classifying any mixed-race person to their minority p … [Read more...]

Where to hunt for mammoths in Nevada

  I hope the title of my article does not prompt some local nimrods to apply to the Nevada Department of Wildlife for a mammoth tag. On the other hand, I can tell you with some authority that at one time, mammoth and other giant animals left over … [Read more...]

Sun Seen

   When you plan a road trip here is a tip. Leave early in the morning. Really early. Like just before the sun comes up early. The driving that early is great. It is a little cooler, the traffic is usually light. Seeing the sunrise is such a spirit li … [Read more...]

The Dangers of Dark Web

No one expects to get their identity stolen or to have their computer high jacked, but if it happens…where might one’s personal information be found? The Dark Web; also referred to as the deep web. It is a site used among the darknet users and can be … [Read more...]

School district tries to obliterate public records law

The Clark County School District has filed a legal action with the state Supreme Court that, if successful, could render the state’s strong public records law nearly meaningless and deprive the citizens in every jurisdiction in the state access to p … [Read more...]

This week in history Sept. 27-Oct. 3

September 27, 1909, Littlefield: We had a pleasant rain on the 27th which did much good on the ranges. Molasses making is in progress with a good yield. Miss Maggie Iverson has returned for Mesquite, where she was picking grapes on the big … [Read more...]

Democrats should be ashamed

Democrats should be ashamed and particularly Senator Dianne Feinstein who engineered the last minute attempt to ambush Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh.  Feinstein, who is the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary committee vetting Kavanaugh, … [Read more...]