Never take ‘it’ for granted

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To the Editor:  Daily tasks are executed with little to no thought as to their execution. Quite simply, we get ready, we leave the house, we get in our vehicle and we drive ourselves to the market, to whatever stores we need. We run our errands, we … [Read more...]

BLM gives up its duty

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To the Editor: The Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and other federal agencies on Saturday capitulated to threats of violence from armed militia members and ceased their legally and morally required duty to remove trespass cattle … [Read more...]

Bundy’s not the only one

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To the Editor: We have been keeping up with rancher (Cliven) Bundy and his problems with the BLM and US Park Service. What a story! My family lives in Clinton, Ark., and we ranch here and have for 50 years. We are having problems with the U.S. Fish … [Read more...]

Time to end a dangerous standoff with a barbecue

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There’s a big family barbecue scheduled tomorrow down by the Virgin River just over yonder from Cliven Bundy’s home. Carol Bundy says the soiree will feature “live music, a ton of great food and we will spend time together.” Mrs. Bundy didn’t use a … [Read more...]

Military shootings kill more than the victims

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The NBC affiliate in Washington, D.C., published a history of gun attacks and violence at military facilities in the United States over the past decade. The study was published Friday following the April 3 shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, that wounded … [Read more...]

Mesquite city workers deserve praise

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We owe a lot to our public employees. The members of Public Sector Teamsters Local No. 14, which includes the staff at Mesquite City Hall, recently agreed to a new labor contract with the city. That three-year agreement does not include any raises … [Read more...]

I can, you can, but can ICANN

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There are many internet domain names you and I are familiar with. There’s .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz, .edu and .gov. But are you familiar with .asia, .mobi, .pro, .name, .cat, .travel or .coop? How about .int, .jobs, .aero, .mil, .tel, .museum, … [Read more...]

Bundy should be ashamed

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To the Editor: Mr. Cliven Bundy is back in the news I see, causing hate and contention. How dare he run his cattle on Nevada lands, without the blessing of a federal bureaucracy. How dare he run 200 head or so cattle! Mr. Bundy you should be running … [Read more...]

I can, you can, but can ICANN

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There are many internet domain names you and I are familiar with. There’s .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz, .edu and .gov. But are you familiar with .asia, .mobi, .pro, .name, .cat, .travel or .coop? How about .int, .jobs, .aero, .mil, .tel, .museum, … [Read more...]

Is Cliven Bundy a hero?

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If you’re a supporter of states rights, Cliven Bundy is a hero to you. If you’re an environmentalist concerned about protecting desert tortoise habitat, you might see him as a threat. Rob Mrowka of the Center for Biological Diversity fits into the … [Read more...]