Now we are beginning to see what $5.35 million gives us on a state highway – not very much, and certainly a poorly-thought-out project.
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I am writing in regard to the person who plowed into the wild horse on Blagg Road. They hit it, and left it to suffer. It wasn’t reported or it would have been put down sooner.
“Let me begin by saying that although this has been billed as an anti-war rally, I stand before you as someone who is not opposed to war in all circumstances,” Illinois State Senator Barack Obama said in 2002. Later in the same speech: “What I am opposed to is a dumb war.”
Tourist dollars pass through Pahrump down Highway 160 every day.
Back in the old days, if some out-of-state shyster rolled into Vegas and got caught trying to cheat the house, there’s a good chance you’d find him black-and-blue and unconscious inside a trash dumpster in some dark alley – or worse. And after learning of the scam Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis tried to pull on us this week, I found myself missing those old days.
I suppose it is inevitable that some people across the U.S. are offended, even outraged by the temporary ban on immigration ordered by our new president. This is America after all and to paraphrase Abraham Lincoln, you can’t please everybody, any of the time. Still, I felt disgusted by the teary rhetoric of congressional members who are either suffering from memory loss or just don’t get it! Enough with the whine and fury.
In order: Wrong. Good idea — if it works both ways. Missed the point. And, wrong.
The retirement of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, a new U.S. president, and a Republican-controlled Congress will bring changes to the nation. What will they mean for Nevada’s Yucca Mountain Project? In this, the first part of a two-part column, we lay some groundwork for understanding the current opportunity.
On behalf of Pahrump Community Library, I would like to give the correct information regarding the Library’s Interlibrary Loan Service. The letter to the Editor “Lack of library system a reason to move for resident” January 27, 2017, by Albert Kaplan was mistaken on several points.
There’s a product at McDonald’s fast food restaurants that I sometimes order. The clerk will ask me, “Would you like a medium or large?”
Calling all parents of this year’s kindergartners – saving for your child’s future just got easier.
My wife and I have resided in Pahrump for nearly three years, having moved here from Las Vegas where we resided for seven years. We purchased land, and have a lovely home and garden. We like Pahrump. Alas.
I read the 2017-2018 secured assessment roll article in the Jan. 13th newspaper with interest, as it has been a longtime discord with the approach of market value assessment. As every real estate agent will quantify, aesthetics is a major driver of market value. Thus, people that have trashy yards, unsightly and unkempt property, get a huge benefit over those that keep their property maintained and aesthetically appealing and are greatly penalized because their properties are assessed at a higher rate.
The article written last week by Tim Burke is overall an interesting read, except the end of the article where Tim states, “We have become so disconnected from one another that we don’t know our neighbor, we don’t know the issues that our friends and families are dealing with, and we no longer make time for helping others because we think we are too busy and ‘it’s not our problem’. Fear has brought us to this point…” Tim goes on to say, “…Or do we continue down our current path to the point where we are all carrying a weapon for protection? Do we give in to fear? Or do we find another way?”
“In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide,” US president-elect Donald Trump tweeted in late November, “I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.” Kind of a sore winner. And now that he’s no longer just president-elect but actually president, he’s doubling down and says he “will be asking for a major investigation into VOTER FRAUD …”
Last month I began to tell the story of Leon Cooper, a WWII veteran who took part in the bloody battle of Tarawa.
A recent column by gaming reporter Richard N. Velotta pointed out that in the next couple of months some 83 percent of Strip resorts and casinos will be hitting both tourists and locals with paid parking thanks to a decision last year by the corporate bean-counters at MGM Resorts International.
I live and travel Highway 160, north of town. I drive on and by the intersections of Mesquite and Bell Vista that intersect with Highway 160.
It’s time to stand together for victims. Nevada Senate Joint Resolution 17, also known as “Marsy’s Law”, is named after a woman who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend in 1983.
With Republican Congress bent on depriving 22 million Americans of medical insurance, this is a great time to provide our own, totally free and totally effective health insurance - a plant-based diet.
A few days ago I bought a copy of the New York Times, not something I do much anymore. Both the print edition and online access have risen above my price range. But I needed something to read on the bus home, so I ponied up $2.50.
I was out on a movie date with my youngest daughter. She needed a break from her stressful job as an Intensive Care Pediatric RN and wanted to see the latest movie from JK Rowling. We had arrived early enough to get our popcorn and settle into our seats for the previews and then out of nowhere I found myself thinking, “should I be carrying right now?”
When Rick Perry sought the Republican Party’s 2012 presidential nomination, eliminating the US Department of Energy was part of his campaign platform. Granted, he had trouble remembering its name, but he wanted the department gone. Completely.