Recent Stories in Opinion

Letters to the editor for Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 (1)

January 31, 2015 — 

More Carson High history It was with interest and nostalgia that I read the article on the history of Carson High School by Tasha Fuson, principal, and Becky Rodina, teacher, …

Read more »

Is This You? A tattletale tale (2)

January 31, 2015 — 

My car is the biggest tattletale. I thought only children were tattletales. Running home as fast as possible to report to the first grown up you cross paths with little …

Read more »

Working together to preserve Tahoe (3)

January 30, 2015 — 

As the incoming Chair of the 15-member Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Governing Board, this promises to be a hopeful and exciting year. The year of 2015 will be full of …

Read more »

Undersea probe tied to Fossett, Nevada (4)

January 29, 2015 — 

I will always remember that hot, late-summer day nearly seven-and-a-half years ago when billionaire adventurer Steve Fossett and his single-engine aircraft went missing over Northwest Nevada. It was Labor Day, …

Read more »

Unique and one of a kind (5)

January 29, 2015 — 

It’s so rare to find something unique in the world, something truly one of a kind. It’s even more rare to find anything unique or even original in this column …

Read more »

PERS response to NPRI pension study confirms accuracy of its analysis (6)

January 29, 2015 — 

Last week, my colleague Robert Fellner and I released a study that compared the pensions of recent full-career government employee retirees with their final year of base pay. What we …

Read more »

Reducing wild horse roundups a good plan (7)

January 29, 2015 — 

We love there are wild horses here … and bears and deer. We’re even OK with skunks, raccoons, and a variety of other varmints that Carson Valley residents live with. …

Read more »

President took the right action on Cuba (8)

January 29, 2015 — 

On Dec. 17, President Barack Obama announced the United States was going to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba, and he would seek congressional removal of the economic embargo against …

Read more »

Fresh Ideas: Changes in rainfall (9)

January 28, 2015 — 

Last week I heard Sao Paulo in Brazil is suffering from a seemingly unexplainable drought because the rains expected during the wet season never materialized and the precipitation for 2014 …

Read more »

Letters to the editor for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 (10)

January 28, 2015 — 

Those who feed wild horses should be punished I would like to know why the Department of Agriculture is not utilizing the no-feeding-the-wild-horses law. The only way the car/horse accidents …

Read more »

Government creates jobs like ticks create blood (11)

January 27, 2015 — 

Why do politicians who run on promises to “create jobs” then seemingly go out of their way to do everything humanly possible to hamstring the people who actually create jobs? …

Read more »

Shame, disgrace and ruin (12)

January 27, 2015 — 

The Bush administration tortured people. They have admitted that. Large portions of the U.S. population, mostly conservatives, have defended those actions. In reality, torture is indefensible, and those who claim …

Read more »

Voice of the Community (13)

January 27, 2015 — 

READERS SUPPORT THEATER Editor: We were excited to read the article entitled “City Approves Grant Process to Restore Theater” when it appeared in the Dec. 24, 2014, issue of the …

Read more »

WNC, GBC funding in peril (14)

January 27, 2015 — 

In the governor’s State of the State speech that outlined his education spending, two stepchildren of Nevada’s education funding received a lump of coal. Because of a revision in the …

Read more »

Scene In Passing: BAC back! Board ‘conflict’ flap is claptrap (15)

January 27, 2015 — 

Conflicts of interest occur, but actually are rare in government. Law and procedures block them effectively. In the private sector, not so much. I’ll offer one of my own this …

Read more »

David Sayen: Get help paying Medicare costs (16)

January 26, 2015 — 

Did you know that you may be able to get help from your state paying your Medicare premiums? State-based Medicare Savings Programs also may pay Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) …

Read more »

Letters to the editor for Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 (17)

January 26, 2015 — 

Opportunities to spruce up downtown Carson City exist The closure of the Horseshoe Club is bad news for its employees, but may be good news if a buyer either renovates …

Read more »

Sam Bauman: Pitfalls to seniors when taking meds (18)

January 26, 2015 — 

Seniors often go through a daily routine of their schedule of prescription meds. Important, of course, but then there’ s the over-the-counter items that we do up to ease new …

Read more »

Ron Bliss: There is relief for those who are asked to (19)

January 26, 2015 — 

Ron Bliss of the Affordable Healthcare Pros in Carson City, is doing a blog helping explain provisions of the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare. Nevadans have until Feb. …

Read more »

Joshua Moeddel: Be savvy with your finances in 2015: Know all your health care options (20)

January 26, 2015 — 

Paying closer attention to their finances and to their health will top the New Year’s resolutions list for many Americans this coming year – and what better way to accomplish …

Read more »
View 20 More Stories in Opinion »
Back to Top