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Republicans want to have it both ways

Since his ignominious departure from the U.S. Senate, the name of Nevada’s John Ensign has seldom appeared in political news coverage. Republicans, after all, wanted to forget him and he didn’t cut enough of a figure in Congress for Democrats to keep his memory alive for their own propaganda purposes.

Eureka works at preserving history

Back when the smoke from its busy ore smelters covered half the Diamond Mountains with a prosperous shroud, Eureka was known as “the Pittsburgh of the West.” That was a high compliment in the 1800s.

VEA continues to receive recognition

In recent months, Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA) has received recognition on a local and statewide level as a result of our cooperative’s innovative renewable energy efforts and our ongoing commitment to building a positive work environment for employees.

Nevada Dems resent usurpation of their dumb stunt

On April 6, 2010, Nevada Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sue Lowden suggested that patients might barter for health care.

Goldfield is sacred ground for boxing fans

These days it’s just a junk-strewn lot off U.S. 95 in the heart of Goldfield.

COMMUNITY VIEWPOINT: Assessor’s office dissension gives off bad vibe

First and foremost, I would like to apologize to the citizens of Nye County for being put through yet another manufactured scandal involving those in public office. I can assure you that I would much rather be at my job earning my pay, than being removed from the workplace awaiting a hearing on Shirley Matson’s unilateral efforts to terminate my employment. These types of meritless hijinks only serve to further diminish the trust that the people of Nye County should have in those employed to serve the public.

Letters to the Editor

Is Boruchowitz being punished for arrest?

Marijuana regulators tempt the law of unintended consequences

I don’t envy the folks over at the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) who are charged with implementing Nevada’s new licensing process for Medical Marijuana Establishments (MMEs) and are presently evaluating over 500 applications.

Why is it good for everyone to vote?

Years ago, after the 1991 Nevada Legislature created a new business tax, the television newsroom, where I then worked, received a call from the owner of a miniature golf course who was aggrieved by it. I went out with a photographer to shoot an interview with him.

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