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COMMUNITY VIEWPOINT: VEA celebrates National Co-op Month

In recognition of National Co-op Month, which takes place in October each year to celebrate the benefits of cooperatives, I would like to take a moment to discuss the cooperative business model and its significant impact on our everyday lives.

Yet another health hysteria unfolds

In the 1980s a new disease arrived in the United States. Journalism basically ignored it because here, it initially affected mostly gays. When there was news coverage of it at all, it was described with terms like “gay cancer” or “gay plague”, which indicated how ignorant most reporters were. The disease did not affect only gays, nor did it originate with them.

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Republican-controlled House governs fantasy nation

Nevadans have been solving water issues since the 1870s

If you think Nevada faces a water crisis today, imagine how residents of booming Virginia City must have felt back in the 1870s when their fickle sources began to run dry.

COMMUNITY VIEWPOINT: A government in transition on all levels

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Question One is framed to win

Ballot Question One in this year’s election is a re-run. It seeks to amend the Nevada Constitution to create a state court of appeals, which was previously defeated by voters in 1972, 1980, 1992, and 2010.

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Nye County Law Enforcement Association endorsement

Water boards should consider desalination

Instead of looking north for an abundant source of water for future growth in Southern Nevada, should officials be scouting West?

Golden State sacks plastic bags, Silver State next?

From the Department of Stupid Is As Stupid Does comes the latest from Nevada’s neighbor to the West. The California Legislature has passed, and Gov. Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown has signed, the nation’s first statewide ban on…plastic bags (SB 270).

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