Notices & events

Class of 1967 50 Year Reunion Meeting On Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Mineral County Library (meeting room) there will be a meeting of members of the Class of 1967 to discuss plans for a 50-year class reunion to be held Armed Forces day, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Please come out and… [More…]

Pic of the Week Busy Bee

One Person’s Bias is Another’s Fact-Based Judgment

Fair treatment looks like bias to those who are accustomed to being shown obsequious deference. Once again federal lawyers who have been handed a rejection of their legal arguments by a federal judge are claiming that their case was not weak but that the judge is biased. After having their case summarily thrown out in… [More…]


FLORENCE (McCOLLUM) BLACK August 26,1917 -September 10, 2016 Florence passed from this world Sept. 10, 2016, having lived a long and inspirational life. She always said she would live to be 100 years old. She very nearly accomplished her goal and celebrated her 99th birthday two weeks ago. She was blessed with amazingly good physical… [More…]

EPA Proposes Adding Anaconda Mine to National Priorities List

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is proposing to add the Anaconda Copper Mine site in Lyon County, Nev., to the Superfund program’s National Priorities List. Today’s proposal is the first step in a process to make the site eligible to receive federal funding for a long-term, permanent cleanup. “We have been working… [More…]

September 15, 2016 E-Edition

911 Mt. Grant Memorial Challenge

Boot Drive On Tap this Weekend at Wagners Ace Hardware

A boot drive will be held on Saturday and Sunday in remembrance of Sept. 11. This year, funds raised will be donated to Warriors Heart, an organization that Shannon Chidester, who is charge of the event, says helps soldiers, law enforcement and first responders with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. The event will be held at… [More…]

But Words Can Never Hurt Us

Public discourse is not for the squeamish. Governing is seldom a decorous endeavor. In fact, Nevada’s statute on public meetings encourages open debate and colloquy to the point that it absolutely exempts public officials from being sued for defamation over anything said in a public meeting. Thus we were gratified to see this principle of… [More…]

9/11 Display at VFW