Bill and I would like to Thank Mike and the other firemen at Fire Station #3 who came to the Sports Complex on March 7 to Barbecue for the Para Long Drive Golfers. We also want to thank Bill Shaw and Bonnie Baracker for their help preparing some … [Read more...]

Wildlife panel drops unwise weapons restriction

At its March meeting the the commissioners on the Nevada Board of Wildlife wisely tabled a proposed regulation that would have required hunters to obtain permission of the occupant of a dwelling before discharging a weapon within a certain … [Read more...]

Artifacts recovered from Lovelock cave.

Dennis Cassinelli       In this, the second article about Lovelock Cave, I will describe a few of the thousands of artifacts recovered from the site between 1912 and 1924. The remarkable things about Lovelock Cave were the state of preservation in th … [Read more...]

Latest wind turbine project is a bad idea

Less than a year after backers of a proposed wind turbine farm near Searchlight threw in the towel after failing to convince a federal judge their Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was accurate, an even bigger project just 10 miles to the west has … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Jarvis

On March 7th & 8th ParaLong Drive athletes enjoyed returning to your City for The ParaLong Drive Cup at the Mesquite Sports & Event Complex. With golfers from the U.S., Canada, South Africa, and the U.K. the event brought together athletes … [Read more...]

PERS should stop trying to hide public records

The Public Employees’ Retirement System should stop wasting taxpayer money and release the records of Nevada public employee retiree payments as the courts previously ordered them to do. The Reno Gazette-Journal sued for these records in 2013 and w … [Read more...]

Mysterious statue of Indian mother and child discovered in Carson Valley

  By Dennis Cassinelli Several years ago, I donated a sizable collection of Indian artifacts to the Carson Valley Museum and cultural Center in Gardnerville. I had inherited some of the items in the collection from my Aunt, Clare Perino. The r … [Read more...]

How schools must handle diverse gender identities

In 2017 Nevada legislators passed a bill requiring schools in the state to establish policies for “addressing the rights and needs of persons with diverse gender identities or expressions.” A month ago the state Department of Education published a dr … [Read more...]

Second Amendment is not a second-class right

Do the courts treat the Second Amendment like a second-class right? Supreme Court Justice Clarence believes they do and makes a compelling argument. This past week the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of … [Read more...]

Opinions about Nevada National Security Site, Environmental Matters

The Environment Management Program of the Department of Energy has been doing clean up and resolving environmental concerns within the Nevada Nuclear Security Site (NNSS), located northwest of Las Vegas.  Formally known as the Nevada Test Site, the … [Read more...]