Klasik Kloset bids farewell for summer

To the editor: Saturday (June 26) was a great day to start my summer vacation. Friends came in to wish me well and to let me know they would miss the great conversations and the terrific bargains they always find at my shop.  Then in the afternoon … [Read more...]

The Lesson Congress Should Learn from the VA Scandal

Like other federal scandals before it, the mess involving VA hospitals has followed a well-trod path. First comes the revelation of misdoing. Then comes the reaction: a shocked public, an administration on the defensive, grandstanding members of … [Read more...]

PILT funding still doesn’t add up

Dear Nevada counties: The checks are in the mail. Signed: Harry Reid. Sen. Harry Reid has issued a press release saying Nevada counties are to receive more than $25 million in federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) from the Department of the I … [Read more...]

Kudos to Klasik Kloset

Dear Editor, The Desert Rose Christian Church in Beaver Dam, who also operates the Desert Rose food Pantry, would like to shout a big THANK YOU to the Klasik Kloset Boutique. They have showed faithfulness to families in need by giving beautiful … [Read more...]

Just plain rude

Dear Editor, Today I overheard a conversation that really got my blood boiling.  A lady was talking to a receptionist to make an appointment when out of the blue the lady asked if the receptionist was a smoker. The receptionist replied that indeed … [Read more...]

Congress should repeal, replace ESA

Our federal bureaucrats have never met a problem they couldn’t exacerbate. That is especially the case with their handling of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Using flimsy evidence the Fish and Wildlife Service has declared countless species to b … [Read more...]

Prior restraint just a form of censorship

“Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse in a free and open encounter?” ― John Milton, Areopagitica It is called prior restraint. But that doesn't seem to stop Nevada judges. This past Friday, the last day of earl … [Read more...]

No savings here

To the Editor: To Senator Reid, and those who voted for and support the Affordable Health Care Act. (AKA Obamacare). When does the affordable part kick in?  I just opened a letter telling me my insurance monthly premium is going up 32%. ($816.00 … [Read more...]

Pranks lead to bad impressions

To the Editor: When I moved into Mesquite in November 2013, I was warned to secure yard décor. Annually, high school seniors perform a prank of taking personal property. This year, our neighborhood was hit but no one laughed. Neighbors experienced … [Read more...]

Thank you, Mesquite

To the Editor: We come on holiday to Mesquite every year, we usually travel on silver rider with friendly drivers, but in April this year our friendly driver rescued myself and my poor wife who was in danger of being blown onto road, the gusts of … [Read more...]