Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal for Feb. 24, 2021
Elko is known for gold mining in the areas around Carlin where millions in gold have been recovered.
“It's because I still believe, as you used to, that politics isn't about the weird worship of one dude.” Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., Meet the Press, Feb. 7
In any industry there are a rare few who make lasting contributions. In broadcast radio, one would be Paul Harvey with his memorable voice and iconic greeting and signoff.
Knowing the fundamentals of our history and government is essential to being an informed and effective citizen. Yet, few Americans today know the basics about their country — its history and how its government works.
Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published February 20, 2021
And it occurred to me that one way to get folks settled back down to being more civil with each other was to go back to the old “code of the wild west.”
Jesus’ disciples in the early church were accused of “turning the world upside down” when actually they were turning the world right-side-up.
Earlier this month I enjoyed participating in a Chamber of Commerce-sponsored "conversation" with my friend, Carson City Mayor Lori Bagwell, who discussed a number of issues our capital city is dealing with, including the vexing challenge of homelessness.
Carson City, Nevada history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal
When the John C. Fremont expedition of 1843-44 traveled south from Oregon, he became the first white person to see Pyramid Lake.
Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published Feb. 17, 2021
I got a phone call from a long time friend. As soon as I saw her name pop up on my teeny tiny blue phone screen I was propelled back to when we were in grade school. Playing in the 5th grade on the school play ground talking about Dennis, the boy she had a crush on and John the one I kinda liked.