Supporting the Mental Health of Nevada’s Rural Communities

By Senator Catherine Cortez Masto   America is facing a public health crisis as health providers in communities across the country report increasing rates of suicide and mental illness diagnoses. A Center for Disease Control report released … [Read more...]

Question 6 would cost money and provide no benefits

Current Nevada law requires 25 percent of the state’s electric power to come from renewable energy sources — such as solar, wind and geothermal — by 2025, but Question 6 on the November ballot asks voters to raise the requirement to 50 percent by 2030 … [Read more...]

Democrats’ war on women

For years we’ve heard all about the republican war on women. It pales in comparison to what democrats are now doing to women. The democrats are now taking the pain, the shame, and the horrid memories I have of a lifetime of abuse and weaponized it … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Dudrow

"We missed seeing representation from the City Council and city of Mesquite at the Friends of Gold Butte Visitor Center/Office opening on Thursday evening. We were pleased that over 60 people attended the opening and ribbon cutting. In addition, we … [Read more...]

Groups should not be forced to reveal donors

The uberliberal 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, whose jurisdiction includes Nevada, recently struck another blow against free speech, saying the state of California may force non-profits to reveal their donors. According to The Wall Street … [Read more...]

Old Virginia, Gourmet camp cook

Dennis Cassinelli       The name of Virginia City is said to have been given by James Finney, one of the original prospectors who made the discovery of the famous Comstock Lode. Being from the state of Virginia, Finney became known by the other pr … [Read more...]

‘Lives Matter’ conditionally

When you preference the words “Lives Matter” by further defining the phrase or jump on any one of the many ‘band wagons for equality’, you are not you’re not taking a stand against racism and inequality, you’re perpetuating it. Thoughts of “Well, w … [Read more...]

Democrats pushing for socialized health care

In a speech in Illinois this past week former President Obama called “Medicare for all” a “good new idea.” He said, “It’s harder for young people to save for a rainy day, let alone retirement. So Democrats aren’t just running on good old ideas like … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Stilley

The 9/6/18 edition had a seven day weather forecast. I am curious as to what city it was for as it definitely was not Mesquite. It did appear to be a nice place to live.   Michael R. Stilley RESPONSE: Michael,   Even … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor-Hauser

I was very disappointed to read the article about Mesa View Hospital’s decision to discontinue Labor and Delivery services here in Mesquite. 63 babies were born at the hospital in a year, which apparently isn't enough, but in my opinion, it doesn't m … [Read more...]