Don’t Let a Timeshare Become a Trap

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Timeshares are an extremely common form of property ownership in Nevada, which is not surprising given how important tourism and vacations are to Nevada’s economy. For some people, timeshares can be an excellent vacation option; however, for others … [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...]

Child Custody and Child Support

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Divorce is tragic and all too common. It is even worse when there are disputes about child custody and innocent children are caught in the middle. Nevertheless, divorce is an unfortunate reality and when such a regrettable situation arises, … [Read more...]

Keyhole Canyon Archeological Site Hike

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by Tom Garrison © 2017 Tom Garrison My wife Deb and I have visited numerous rock art sites in our 25+ years of desert exploring. They are appealing—art pecked into stone (petroglyphs) or in some cases painted (pictographs). The art takes … [Read more...]

The Silver State Flour Mill

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Dennis Cassinelli         Like many people in western Nevada, I have a few choice pieces of antique yard art at my home to remind me of the rich, cultural heritage of our area. Some people have a weathered wagon wheel or perhaps a rusty old mine car … [Read more...]

CNN starts odd trend in journalism

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CNN starts odd trend in journalism   Are you watching the snit-fight between the president of the United States and the cable news powerhouse CNN? It’s a beaut. Donald Trump called CNN the proprietor of fake news and CNN said the … [Read more...]

Shining some light on the news

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  By Barry Smith In the years I’ve been writing Sunshine Week columns, rarely have I turned around the lens to examine the responsibilities of the press in making sure our role in democracy is transparent and honest. Usually I’m haranguing … [Read more...]

NOT ALL DUIs ARE ALCOHOL RELATED (rx meds, sleep aids, etc.),

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But They’ll All Get You Busted! Clifford Gravett, Esq.   “I can’t believe I got a DUI! I’ve never done anything like this in my life.” I hear this statement, or some variation of it, in my office on a regular basis and those saying it … [Read more...]

Are we There Yet?

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Why it probate takes so long and what you can do about it Clifford Gravett, Esq. As anyone who has ever been through the probate process (the legal proceedings whereby a deceased person’s estate is passed to his or her heirs) can attest, it … [Read more...]

The great Winnemucca bank robbery of 1900

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Dennis Cassinelli History records that on Wednesday, September 19, 1900, the First National Bank of Winnemucca at the northwest corner of Fourth Street and Bridge Street in Winnemucca, Nevada. was held up by three unmasked men. The estimated … [Read more...]