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...]

Bundy should be ashamed

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

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?

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 l … [Read more...]

Vietnam Veterans give thanks

To the Editor: As president of the Mesquite Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 993, I would like to thank all those who supported us in our fundraisers this past week. Special thanks go to the Eureka, Gerri Chasko, and their staff for hosting the … [Read more...]

More evidence for smoke-free casinos

To the Editor:  On the heels of the Surgeon General’s report that was released in January, a senior scientist with the Centers for Disease Control has just published more research further supporting need for all indoor workplaces – including casinos … [Read more...]

U.S. servicemen and women always had Hope

With so many veterans living in Mesquite with dates of service spanning more than half a century, I’m sure many of you former servicemen and women saw Bob Hope during one of his many USO tours, which date back to World War II. If you did see Hope p … [Read more...]

Help on the way for poor readers

If you can read this, you’re better off than many people in Southern Nevada. According to the National Center for Education Statistics about one-fifth of Clark County residents lack basic literacy skills. That includes not only poor readers, but a … [Read more...]

A citizen’s guide to Nevada’s open-government laws

Do you know your rights when it comes to requesting government records or attending meetings in Nevada? Here’s a quick guide in honor of Sunshine Week, which runs March 16-22. Who can request records? Anybody. Unlike a handful of states, Nevada h … [Read more...]

Animal Shelter thanks Cub Scouts

[slideshow_deploy id='1205'] To the Editor: A big thank you to Cub Scout Pack 640. As a project the group wanted to do something for the animals at the shelter. They collected food, treats, toys, brushes, collars and items for the animals. On … [Read more...]