Pony Bob Haslam and the Pony Express

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Dennis Cassinelli                                                                            Much has been written about the Pony Express and the place it has occupied in the History of the American West. Many of the stories written about the Pony … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor Szuch

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Dear Editor, There has been a move recently to ban smoking from public places here in Mesquite. This also includes the casinos and I am firmly against that movement. When I go to a casino, I am aware that smoking is allowed and it is my choice to … [Read more...]

Is Faraday Future history?

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Gullible Nevada lawmakers in a special session in 2015 on blind faith alone agreed to dole out $215 million in tax abatements and credits to entice Faraday Future to build an electric car factory at the Apex industrial complex in North Las Vegas, … [Read more...]

cartoon 6-8-17

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The remarkable diaries of Alf Doten

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Dennis Cassinelli           Whenever there is an event of great historical significance, such as the California Gold Rush or the discovery of a mountain of silver on the Comstock, it seems there is an influx of journalists, newsmen and authors to … [Read more...]

Repeal and replace the high cost of healthcare

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Whether you support the Affordable Healthcare Act or you’re screaming for repealing and replacing it, you’ve got to realize that any U.S. President, whoever he/she may be, will be hard pressed to come up with any solutions for the insurance companies … [Read more...]

cartoon 6-1-17

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Governor’s veto pen will save taxpayers money

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Thank goodness for the veto pen. Gov. Brian Sandoval used that veto pen this past week to block an attempt by Democratic lawmakers to rollback a modest cost-saving measure passed by the Republican-controlled 2015 Legislature. Assembly Bill 154 … [Read more...]

Rededication of the Historic Asylum Cemetery

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Dennis Cassinelli           During the past several years, I have written several articles about the plight of the historic cemetery located at the old Nevada State Asylum in Sparks, Nevada. Many of Nevada’s old cemeteries have long existed in a … [Read more...]

LTE – Vaccaro

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As new business owners in Mesquite and a vendor participant in Mesquite Days this year, we like many others were disappointed with the weather which had an impact on activities and business etc. We understand that weather has also presented … [Read more...]