Still wrong

To the Editor: I have re-read the commentary by Thomas Mitchell and the letter to the editor by Byron George concerning the designation of the Great Basin area as a National Monument by President Obama. I am not a die-hard environmentalist nor a … [Read more...]

Outstanding service

To the Editor: I would like to recognize Sallie Clatterbuck, RN for her continued outstanding care of patients at Mesa View Regional Hospital. We recently received a very kind letter from the caregiver of a patient commending Sallie for her … [Read more...]

McCain is NOT a war hero

To the Editor: I am a veteran of Iraq (twice) and Afghanistan. I have seen war hero’s in action first hand. As much as I disagree with some of Mr. Trump’s remarks, just being a POW does not make McCain a war hero. In fact his military career was rem … [Read more...]

Get it right

To the Editor: After reading Thomas Mitchell’s commentary in the Mesquite Local News with disgust, (The wishes of one man drown out the voices of an entire state, July 16, 2015, page 4A), I felt it necessary to respond to his yellow journalistic o … [Read more...]

Thank you for your efforts

To the Editor: The family of Walter Smith would like to express our appreciation to the Emergency Medical Technicians that were on duty June 29, 2015. We had a major medical situation at our home and the EMTs responded within moments.  All six of … [Read more...]

You too can spot wildfires from the comfort of home

The Bureau of Land Management has new eyes to spot wildfires quickly so they can be attacked before they grow into huge acreage gobbling infernos. Those eyes could be yours. The BLM has handed the University of Nevada, Reno’s Seismological L … [Read more...]

Where the Presidency Is Headed

Before the ins and outs of the 2016 presidential contest become a preoccupation for many of us, it seems a good time to step back and look at the office of the presidency for which so many candidates are vying. The presidency inherited by whoever … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Bring Education into the 21st Century

By Alan Shusterman A record number of high school students are celebrating their hard-earned diplomas this year. The celebrations won't last. Despite their hard work, these students will soon find that they're far from prepared for life after … [Read more...]

BLM finally exploring wild horse solutions other than warehousing

It appears someone at the Bureau of Land Management has come to the belated conclusion that keeping nearly 50,000 “wild” horses and burros in short-term corrals and long-term pastures, which results in the taxpayers feeding them at a cost of $50,000 a … [Read more...]

Windows 10 less than a month away

By Peggy Pope Owner of CAppTech Computers Anticipation mounts over the coming release of the newest member of the Microsoft Operating System family, Windows 10.  It is the cure-all for the disappointing Windows 8/8.1 as a more user-friendly … [Read more...]