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Knapp: Peace on Earth, by whatever name

It’s popular in some politicized evangelical Christian circles (that is, among the American “religious right”) to spend every December moaning about a “war on Christmas.” Unless they get to fill the commons with their religious displays — and theirs only — and unless the cup from their preferred coffee vendor refers to their religious holiday — and theirs only — and so on and so forth, they consider themselves beset by the forces of evil.

Letter: Thank you for successful Holiday Showcase

The Ms. Senior Nye County Pageant family and Nye County Starlets wish to take this opportunity to thank all of the individuals who helped to make our recent Holiday Showcase Benefit for our local Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter, a success.

Don’t look to the electors to save us

When Nevada’s presidential electors would vote, I would always try to attend. It was such an antiquated remnant of the past. As often as not, I was the only one attending. In 1984, there was one television crew and me – no one else.

Myers: Trump changes journalism

In the 1950s when U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy and other legislators, including Nevada’s Pat McCarran, spread stories of communists in government, journalism was their unwitting ally.

Veterans Reporter: Landmines, buried unexploded munitions at highest point in decade

The Department of Veterans Affairs clinic that recently opened here in Pahrump was a welcome addition to the town for veterans and their families who have been wounded or otherwise need medical care. I was at the ribbon cutting for the original clinic years ago, and that was greeted with open arms. But with the advent of the Middle East wars, it soon became overwhelmed with patients.