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In the days, weeks, and months that followed September 11th, 2001, amidst the grieving and ache of a horrific national tragedy, something incredible happened.
The Oct. 25 Commentary: National Anthem thing has finally reached high school level that I wrote generated some mail. Here are some of the comments our readers sent me about the goalie from Desert Pines taking a knee.
A lesson on maneuvering the roundabouts
Amazon.com announced Monday that 238 metro regions, including Las Vegas, have applied to be the home of its second headquarters.
Kneeling at soccer games has finally reached the high school level and of course, I am going to blame the NFL for their mishandling of this issue.
In the spring of 1988, I had the pleasure of conducting an oral history interview with Harry “Button” Ford at his home in Pahrump.
South Pahrump resident wants dust abatement enforcement
When the disputes between Donald Trump and war widow Myeshia Johnson were going on, I happened to read a letter to the editor here in the Pahrump Valley Times from reader Jim Ferrell containing items like this: “For example, when George W. Bush was president, the Republicans insisted that the Pentagon spend $150 billion on bombers which the Pentagon said they did not need or want. Even today we spend something like 10 times more on military than any other country in the world.”
Why does my dog do that? I wish I had gotten paid for every time someone asked me that question when I was conducting a K-9 training session.
While climatological factors like drought, heat and wind are primary factors in the wildfires currently raging throughout Northern California, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke last month took important steps to begin reversing nearly three decades of federal neglect in prevention of forest wildfires.
It is only a matter of time until today’s children in Pahrump will transition into adolescence and adulthood.
U.S. may be confused on where we stand on history
Planning commission should clean up junk-filled properties
We are very fortunate to live here in our little community of Pahrump, tucked away from much of the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas. Life is a little calmer here and it’s helpful to remind ourselves occasionally to keep things in their proper perspective.
The Trump administration and congressional Republicans released their grandiosely titled “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code” on Sept. 27.
The Medicare Annual Election Period takes place from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.
Pahrump Museum definitely worth the trip
On Oct. 13, swastikas were painted in a stairwell at the University of Nevada, Reno.
The Southern Nevada Off-Road Enthusiasts invaded Beatty on Saturday for the PCI Radio 250, and I have to say it was a well-organized race and a great show for all who saw it.
Bravo to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for finally declaring, unambiguously, that his players will either stand for the National Anthem or sit on the bench. But it’s too little, too late. Many of us have “cut the cord” with the NFL and ain’t goin’ back.
A heartfelt thank you to the Highway Patrol
At 2 p.m. on the Sunday afternoon of the horrific mass shooting on the strip I was at McCarran Airport, boarding a flight to Frankfurt, Germany, where I would be acting as a tour guide for my sister and her oldest daughter.