Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am a lifetime resident of the Town of Pioche, worked on many community projects and attended more meetings than I can count to better the Town. I am writing this letter in regards to a vote the people of Pioche are going to be asked … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, My gratitude goes out to Sheriff Kerry Lee and the many Search and Rescue Volunteers who helped find Tammie Roitman after our day hike in Gleason Canyon near the homestead. Bruce Burgess and Tyler Peterson invited Tammie and me for a … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, ResIdents of Pioche, BEWARE! The Town Board Chairperson made a presentation to the Board of County Commissioners at their May 15, 2017, meeting to disclose the town board’s recommendations for the dissolution of Pioche Public U … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: The Citizens of Caliente

Dear Editor, On June 13, the citizens of Caliente will have the opportunity to vote for their mayor. Victor Jones, the current city councilman, has thrown his hat into the ring. Mr. Jones has pledged to continue the team effort, of the past four … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: One Year Anniversary

Dear Editor, On the weekend of May 20 and 21, I celebrated the one year anniversary of my chiropractic clinic in Caliente. It’s been an honor and an absolute joy to meet and serve so many wonderful people over the past twelve months. I look f … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I read with interest your Commentary column (Thomas Mitchell, “It may be time to negotiate Yucca Mountain benefits”) in the May 5, 2017 edition. Whether a person opposes or supports the storage or reprocessing of nuclear waste at Yu … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Applaud Congressman Amodei

Dear Editor, I applaud Congressman Mark E. Amodei and his 16 republican colleagues for putting forward House Resolution 195 on March 13, expressing their commitment to “conservative environmental stewardship.” The resolution acknowledges the rea … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Democrats Declared War on Nevada Sportsmen

Dear Editor, Why Have Democrats Declared War on Nevada Sportsmen? Wildlife management by sporting groups in Nevada has enjoyed the enviable status of being largely nonpartisan. Whether sportsmen were re-seeding fire-ravaged rangeland in the … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Why are answers so hard to come by?

Dear Editor, Why are answers so hard to come by? After months of research my questions and opinions are as follows. On December 5, 2016 a Lincoln County Commission meeting was convened as many before, agenda item #16 was opened, discussed, … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Jolly’s Drug Store

Dear Editor, Jolly’s Drug Store and its employees would like to publicly express their gratitude for the business and support of the people of Lincoln County. Jolly’s Drug is excited to serve Lincoln County and is proud to host its grand opening fo … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Important Vortex Questions

Dear Editor, Recent articles and letters in the paper about the proposed Vortex Power project have convinced me that several important questions have not been answered. The country is full of examples where someone dreams up some scheme to … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: National Day of Prayer

Dear people of Lincoln County, Last November well over 200 of us came together at the Caliente Fire Hall to pray and sing; to be in unity. It was a great opportunity to shine a light in a troubled world. Many people have told me since that they … [Read more...]

Letter to Editor: Concerns about Vortex project

Dear Friends and Neighbors in Lincoln County, and especially in the City of Caliente: On the agenda for the Caliente City Council for this coming Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 6:00 p.m, is this item: " Item 7/a/vi: For possible action: … [Read more...]

Sad to hear the news about Casey Folks

I am so very sad to hear the news that my friend, Casey Folks, a Legend in Desert and Off Road Racing, has passed away today. I had the great pleasure of working with Casey in Caliente, Nevada for many years with his events and award ceremonys. … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

Dear Editor, The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank everyone who supported them with this year’s Shop With a Cop Program. With the support of our community through donations, and the Tip a Cop program, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor I strongly disagree with the editorial by Thomas Mitchell dated October 21, 2016, regarding the use and possession of marijuana. I can understand “medical marijuana” but I believe that voting “Yes” on this question could pose a dange … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, From 2013 to 2015, I had the honor of working for Congressman Steven Horsford. I made many friends in Lincoln County while working to fix issues with federal flood insurance programs and assisting Caliente Mayor Stana Hurlburt with her … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, In April, the Nevada Tax Commission is hearing final testimony on the taxability of home oxygen systems and other home medical equipment. The Commission must also decide if they agree with a 1990 Nevada Supreme Court decision that ex … [Read more...]


DEAR EDITOR. Two systems is not the answer. Beginning with the official end of the so-called “Great Recession” the Nevada System of Higher Education and its eight institutions have experienced significant funding cuts totaling roughly $200 milli … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, In response to the ( Wild horses becoming a problem in Lincoln County ) seriously, is this the first time you looked outside and seen sunlight. The Wild horses have been a problem for years but only have recently been noticed because … [Read more...]