Morris Masters Invitational Golf Tournament

To the Editor: I would like to thank Scott Sullivan and his staff at CasaBlanca and Brian Wursten and his staff at Falcon Ridge for helping us have a great weekend. I would also like to thank Todd Petersen and his crew at the 19th Hole for hosting … [Read more...]

What Makes A Strong Lobbyist

Because of its power to influence public affairs, the press has long been known as “the Fourth Estate.” But I think the media may have been displaced. These days, it’s lobbyists who seem to carry the most clout in Washington. Here’s a case in point … [Read more...]

Nevada Supreme Court should rule for free speech as guaranteed by state Constitution

It drives me to distraction when smart lawyers try to peel away tiny layers of the law with a scalpel instead of bashing it with a sledgehammer. That’s what the attorney for Citizen Outreach did recently before the Nevada Supreme Court. He argued t … [Read more...]

Proud in any weather

To the Editor: Veterans Day was this week, a day that a grateful nation gives thanks to those men and women who went to war on our behalf. We are also giving thanks to those who still leave their families and travel far from home to defend our … [Read more...]

Hope for next year

To the Editor: For the past nine years I have had the honor of directing the Mesquite Veterans Day parade.  Unfortunately this year Mother Nature failed to cooperate.  Because of the rain and high winds I decided to cancel the parade.  With so ma … [Read more...]


To The Editor: I would like to publicly thank everyone who supported me and voted for me in my attempt to serve the ratepayers of the Overton Power District as a Trustee. I also thank everyone who fulfilled their duty to participate in our … [Read more...]

Thank You, Mesquite

To The Editor: I would like to thank all those who voted for my return to the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD). I want to give particular thanks to those individuals who invited me into their homes, those who walked door-to-door and made … [Read more...]

Where’s the proof?

To The Editor: In regards to the letter to the editor (Solution Simple, But Unpopular MLN 11/6/14, page 6A) the writer's solution is not only simple but actually economically unsound. There are many arguable comments contained in the letter but … [Read more...]

Be More Responsible

To the Editor: This letter is in response to the Mayor’s article in the MLN (10-30-14). Mr. Mayor, how can you in all good consciousness cry poor mouth when on the front page of the same edition a $2,000 figure has been approved for providing e … [Read more...]

Helping Veterans Find Success as a Small Business Owner

By Chad Osorno Did you know that 24 million Americans are veterans? That’s approximately 10 percent of the U.S. population, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  Of those veterans, nearly one in 10 is a small business owner. This i … [Read more...]