39°F
weather icon Clear

Letters to the Editor

Thank you from Relay for Life

The Relay for Life Committee would like to thank Kiwanis Club for providing both the breakfast and lunch at our Relay Retreat on Aug. 24 here in Pahrump. The homemade cinnamon rolls were delicious and we really appreciated the various sandwiches. Thank you Mary Marsh and the Kiwanis Club crew for all your help with the clean-up after the event.

Thank you Best Western for allowing us to use the RV Clubhouse for our workshop, we appreciate your generosity.

Thank you to all the media who publishes and broadcasts our events, we always need and appreciate your help.

2014 Relay for Life Committee

Two Questions

One — Why do our town managers and town boards ignore the fact that the people of Pahrump have voted down the airport more than once? It shows what they think of us as voters. They need to stop wasting money on studies.

Question two — Why don’t they see of they can get a crosswalk put in somewhere on the long stretch of road by Saddle West. It is needed.

Thank you.

Sandra J. Harp

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
DAN SCHINHOFEN: Bill of Rights?

Back in January when the “novel coronavirus” was finally making the news, after the debacle of impeachment was over, I was very interested as I watched the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) shut down a city with 35 million residents. My first reaction was, “This could never happen in America as we have a Bill of Rights.” Boy was I wrong.

DAN SCHINHOFEN: Lessons learned

This past year has seen a lot of changes and most not for the better. As I sit here thinking it over, here are some of the things I have learned.

TIM BURKE: Possible second mandated shutdown would be disastrous

The recent rapid increase in COVID-19 positives is threatening to close businesses and halt family holiday gatherings temporarily. The post-election decrease in COVID-19 positives that some theorized would take place due to the election did not materialize. The exact opposite has happened.

STEVE SEBELIUS: 2020 election mandate? Compromise

Democrats long hoped for a supermajority in the Nevada Legislature; instead, the mixed election results will force both sides to work together to find consensus to fix vexing problems.

DAN SCHINHOFEN: More division coming up

President “projected” Biden stated that he will unite our country. Well, that’s good because his party spent the last four years dividing us. From the end of the election in 2016, the Democrats have refused to accept the results, but rather spent the last four years calling Trump illegitimate, a fraud, and of course tried to impeach him many times. The one time they actually went through with it, they knew it would fail in the Senate, but to meddle in the next election, they did it anyway, During Obama’s administration, there were many times some Republicans wanted to impeach Obama, but with the Senate being held by Harry Reid, they knew it would only be a show and cause division, so they did not.

As Mental Health Comes out of the Shadows, So Should Insurance Coverage to Increase Access to Care

Anyone who has ever tried to navigate the crazy task of selecting an individual health insurance policy knows the fundamental problem is figuring out exactly what you’re buying. Then, traversing the dizzying maze of HMOs, doctors, hospitals, co-pays, deductibles, allowable procedures, and coverage eligibility only increases the frustration.