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Our Opinion: Statehood not a sure bet (1)

October 31, 2014 — 

This editorial also appears in today’s issue of The Record-Courier: Not even a Nevadan would have taken the bet a territory only four years old would have become a state …

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Letters to the editor for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 (2)

October 31, 2014 — 

Support existing Board of Supervisors This Board of Supervisors’ campaign is one of the nastiest that I can recall in our town history. I cannot speak enough for supporting the …

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Letters to the editor for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 (3)

October 30, 2014 — 

Voting for Laxalt How sad that some of Adam Laxalt’s relatives stooped so low as to defame him publicly in an open letter (Nevada Appeal, Oct. 17). That these people …

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Bo Statham: Governor on funding: ‘If not now, when?’ (4)

October 30, 2014 — 

Gov. Brian Sandoval has plans that could overshadow any possible election results which may occur on Nov. 4. According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, Sandoval told the editorial boards of the …

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Relationships key to happiness (5)

October 29, 2014 — 

Most parents say their children’s life-long happiness is the most important thing to them. How to help someone else be happy, though, has always been a bit of a mystery. …

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Letters to the editor, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 (6)

October 29, 2014 — 

McKenna gives his platform Some politicians are attempting to use one issue to define the Carson City Supervisor races: The 1/8 percent sales tax increase and its impact on our …

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It’s called ‘irresponsible journalism’ (7)

October 28, 2014 — 

Fox News, CNN, major networks and local news channels are spreading hysteria over Ebola. They ignore actual doctors and health professionals. Promoting panic sells, the truth is boring. Comedian Jon …

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VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY (8)

October 28, 2014 — 

NEVADA NEEDS TO FUND EDUCATION Dear Editor, At no time was a request made to me as president of the teachers association to speak in favor of Question 3. A …

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County Question No. 1 deserves support (9)

October 28, 2014 — 

Six years ago, the Fallon/Churchill Fire Department came to the public with a ballot measure to raise additional funding to purchase major equipment items or to refurbish the equipment. At …

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Nevada at 150: Battle Born and proud (10)

October 27, 2014 — 

When did you become a Nevadan? Birth? Forty years ago? Last year? Most Nevadans come from somewhere else and are often instead asked how long we’ve lived in Nevada. There’s …

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Narcan can be valuable resource in Carson City (11)

October 27, 2014 — 

I recently came across an article in The New Yorker that really caught my eye, it’s about reviving victims’ drug overdoses, OD to most people. In shorthand it’s called Narcan …

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SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: Carson City will never forget Pete Livermore (12)

October 26, 2014 — 

The Nevada Appeal’s Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark. SILVER DOLLAR: For the …

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Letters to the editor for Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 (13)

October 26, 2014 — 

Carson City Guide Dog Club to benefit from run/walk Nevada Day is almost here and so is the 25th running of the Nevada Day Classic Run/Walk. The Carson City Guide …

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Cheers & Kudos: Seeliger Pumpkin Patch a success (14)

October 26, 2014 — 

Thanks to those individuals and businesses who helped to make the 22nd annual Seeliger Pumpkin Patch fundraiser so successful. Thanks to Bijhan Jazani of Body by Bijhan, Papa Murphy’s Pizza, …

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Scene In Passing: Reprise Enid Strict, then cast your ballot (15)

October 26, 2014 — 

Watching Carson City’s Ward 1 race for supervisor is mindful of the days when Dana Carvey brought Enid Strict to “Saturday Night Live.” “Well, isn’t that SPE...CIAL?” That was the …

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Livermore: The ‘Everyman’ of Carson City (16)

October 26, 2014 — 

How do you start a column about our late friend, Assemblyman Pete Livermore, who died from a sudden heart attack last Monday? Do you talk about Pete the person, Pete …

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Letters to the editor for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 (17)

October 25, 2014 — 

Same-sex rights a smashmouth mechanism Appeal columnist and same-sex marriage advocate Chuck Muth is appalled that ungrateful gays, not satisfied that they can now legally marry, are bringing civil rights …

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Our Opinion: Tierney reigns with this Nevada Day gesture (18)

October 25, 2014 — 

In an era when it seems adults are doing everything for kids, Carson City’s Eddie Tierney reminded us of our youth when we used to take the initiative to go …

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Is This You? When surgery comes knocking (19)

October 25, 2014 — 

If for some happy reason some sort of surgery has not come knocking at your door, hurray for you and your household. But alas for many of us that knock …

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Letters to the editor for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 (20)

October 24, 2014 — 

Wants spirited debate on same sex marriage OK, it is time for a spirited debate. If same sex marriage is going to be legal across the country, and it looks …

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