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...]

If Harry Reid had his way our electricity bills would necessarily skyrocket

Predictably Harry Reid, D-Green Energy Cronies, launched into full pouting mode after the Nevada Public Utilities Commission killed a proposal by NV Energy to build a $438 million, 200-megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant on the Moapa River Paiute … [Read more...]

Solution Simple, But Unpopular

To the Editor: Mayor Al Litman in a letter to the paper, (Mesquite Local News 10/10/14) expressed concern over the financial future of Mesquite, and asked for solutions. The solution is balance.  Mesquite has far too much residential development to … [Read more...]

Something Smells

To the Editor: Some time ago I read an interesting article.  It seems that a few years back the City of Mesquite sold land to a developer out of Vegas that was either right on, or next to, a toxic dump.  Apparently, some of the people living on the d … [Read more...]

Where’s My Tiara?

To the Editor: I’m looking for my Tiara because I need to get ready for the Hi Tea this month.  Did I thank the League of Women Voters for such a wonderful event last year?  Oh gees, did I forget to do that?  Is it too late to say thank you, thank yo … [Read more...]

A Vote for Education is Critical in Nevada

By Kara Kerwin In a state where just 28 percent of eighth graders are proficient in math and 30 percent are proficient in reading according to national assessments, education is deserving of more attention in 2014 elections. Across the country, … [Read more...]