Letter to the editor-Veterans Memorial

Kudos to Mayor Al, Travis Anderson, Mesquite Tile and Flooring (Kevin Parish), Charles Sellner, and the personnel of the Public Works Department and all others that helped with the Veterans Memorial Statues.  This is one of the reasons why Mesquite … [Read more...]

Courts are solidifying gun rights

  The courts in recent years have been nailing down ever more solidly the right to keep and bear arms. In the District of Columbia the U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictive ordinances that required that guns be kept at home … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Smith

It has been a long hard road the last few months anticipating knee replacement surgery and finally being home recovering This journey would have been unbearable without the love and support from my friends and loved ones.  You will never know how … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-DePew

A number of Las Vegas Lions Clubs sponsor a camp for underprivileged children each year. This year we decided to have the camp at The Rising Star Sports Ranch Resort. We bussed the kids here from Las Vegas and they had an absolutely wonderful week. … [Read more...]

Now is your chance to speak up on Little Ash Springs

Five years ago the Bureau of Land Management locked the gate to Little Ash Springs north of Alamo on Highway 93 in Lincoln County, saying it would take a couple of weeks to repair a man-made soaking pool on the 1-acre popular hot springs recreation … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Thomas Maher

I just received my DISH Network monthly bill and was surprised to see a new charge entitled City Gross Receipts Tax which amounted to an added charge of $5.15 per month.  Can anyone explain this new tax to me? Thomas Maher Mesquite NV … [Read more...]

Senate should quickly confirm Kavanaugh to high court

When it comes to Nevada politics, principles be damned, it is all about partisanship, no matter the topic. President Trump’s nomination of federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court is still a … [Read more...]

“Jeanne, I don’t think you should be living alone any more.”

By Paul Benedict At 91 years old, the time had come. Mom had lived alone in a nice apartment in Mesquite for 8 years, her fat black cat, Onyx, her only companion. She loved Mesquite, she hated snow, and we were happy she lived near us. We were … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Stilley-Next non-smoking petition will be tighter

Not exactly sure of Mr. Greer's qualifications as they relate to medical science or economics but his letter of 7/5/18 appears to be de facto proof that the original non-smoking petition was, in fact, flawed or illegal. The obtuse facts and figures … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Petrillo

I have to protest the current column from Mike Young and a response from Cindy Toutant. Mike's current column is full of distortions, half-truths and outright lies. Undocumented aliens are not eligible nor do they receive free housing, free health … [Read more...]