Our government has gone astray

To the Editor: My family and I have fought for the U.S. since World War I, some died in this service. We believe in this country. People like (U.S. Sen.) Harry Reid and others are supposed to represent this country, founded for the people by the … [Read more...]

CERT has been around a while

To the Editor: Regarding a column published on Page 2B, April 10, by Debra Beatty about the CERT class (“Local CERT class graduates April 28”) I don't know if I read this correctly about this being the first CERT class here in Mesquite, I know for a … [Read more...]

North To Nevada

North To Nevada (Sung to the song: “North To Alaska” by Johnny Horton) Way up north (north to Nevada) Way up north (north to Nevada) North to Nevada You go north, the heat is on North to Nevada You go north, the heat is on Clive’s clan joi … [Read more...]

Never take ‘it’ for granted

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...]