Several moons ago I wrote that it was a bit disturbing that Nye County, still suffering the after-effects of the economic calamity that struck the nation five years ago, was continuing to get the brush-off over Yucca Mountain, a multi-billion-dollar half-finished economic development gem just down the road from us, all the while new shipments of highly radioactive material were coming our way. Coming soon to a highway intersection near you, armed guards and all.
Free speech. Anonymous speech. As American as apple pie.
Last week Nevada reporter Jon Ralston went public with a problem he’s been having with the press operation of U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada.
hocked, I’m shocked, I tell you.
WASHINGTON — Near the end of his new book, “Days of Fire,” my friend and former colleague Peter Baker recounts a moment in the White House Situation Room in 2008 when President George W. Bush was uncharacteristically reflective.
WASHINGTON — Barack Obama’s presidency has become a feast of failures whose proliferation protects their author from close scrutiny of any one of them. Now, however, we can revisit one of the first and see it as a harbinger of progressivism’s downward stumble to HealthCare.gov.
(Editor’s note: This is a follow-up column by resident John Brent, who several weeks ago advocated that a regional airport be placed in Pahrump instead of a general aviation facility.)
There were a few inaccuracies in a story on page A3 of Friday’s Pahrump Valley Times.