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Letters to the Editor for October 19, 2019

October 19, 2019

Thank you for support of Cafe at Adele’s I would like to express mine and Karen’s immense gratitude for the years and love our community, friends, staff and family have shown through our various endeavors...


Jim Valentine: How much should I put down?

October 19, 2019

Buying real estate is about spending and earning money. If you are buying a primary residence the earning comes from the ownership benefits and the proceeds when you sell. The spending, on the other hand,...


Guy Farmer: Corruption in the pot business

October 19, 2019

Gov. Steve Sisolak purports to be “outraged” by reports of corruption in Nevada’s highly lucrative marijuana industry, which contributed $723,000 to help finance his successful gubernatorial election campaign last year. The Las Vegas Review-Journal thinks...


JoAnne Skelly: Foodscape: Eat your landscaping

October 18, 2019

I have a hero whose name is Rosalind Creasy. This landscape designer coined the phrase, “edible landscaping,” in her first book “The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping,” first published in 1982 and updated three times...


Jim Hartman: Judicial nominees deserve confirmation

October 18, 2019

With impeachment dominating in the House, Senate Republicans are focused on approving more nominations of federal judges. The Senate has already confirmed more than 150 judicial nominees since President Trump took office. Notably, Trump has...




Letters to the Editor for October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019

Residents see no tangible benefits of Waste Management billing increases I finally received my first full billing period for Waste Management and I was surprised to see a price increase for the period. It went...


Whistleblower: Hero or traitor?

October 16, 2019

“Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort.” U.S. Constitution, Article III, Section 3 On Aug. 12, 2019, a...


Let’s play charade

October 16, 2019

No, that is not a typo. I am not talking about charades, the parlor game. I am talking about charade, the Democrat game. Charades is a game where a person acts out words while teammates...


Ursula Carlson: Trump: The answer to Putin’s prayer

October 16, 2019

Since the beginning of the current presidency, I have been flummoxed by the president’s persistent fascination, unquestioning support and good will, not to mention his belief in whatever lie or evasion Russia’s Putin has smilingly...


Get Healthy Carson City: Get ready to Shake Out

October 14, 2019

Are you participating in the largest worldwide earthquake drill, the Great ShakeOut? On Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10:17 a.m., more than 22.7 million people worldwide and 535,000 people in Nevada will be practicing how to...


Fred LaSor: Is this what we want in America?

October 14, 2019

In the mid-1970s I was in charge of the American Embassy in Dahomey when about 25 mercenaries invaded and tried to overthrow the government of President Mathieu Kérékou. There was a lot of shooting and...


Ken Beaton: What just happened?

October 13, 2019

Have you ever asked yourself, “What just happened?” The last time I asked myself that question was on Thursday, September 19, 2019. For me, a story seems to come together in the most unexpected places....


Faith & Insight: Welcome Autumn

October 13, 2019

Well no doubt about it, fall is here. It’s time to unpack warmer clothing, get the hot teas out, pull out the soup recipes and get a fire in the hearth. Autumn has a way...


Letters to the Editor for October 12, 2019

October 12, 2019

Less garbage should mean lower cost The Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 1 to mandate garbage service as of July 1. They awarded a 15-year agreement to Waste Management. Prior to their vote, I...



Guy Farmer: Should Congress impeach President Trump?

October 12, 2019

Today’s question: Should Congress impeach President Trump? The easy and obvious answer is “yes” because he asked two foreign countries, China and Ukraine, to investigate one of his political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden,...