Court Should Slap Down Public Pension Records Trickery

There is contempt of court. There is contempt of Congress. But there should also be contempt of public. This past week Nevada Policy Research Institute’s (NPRI) legal arm, Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation (CJCL), filed suit in district court in Carson City seeking to force the state Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) to release… [More…]

Pic of the Week A vintage car cruises around ‘The Cliffs’ of Walker Lake.

Local Mother Selling Reno Aces Tickets to Benefit B.R.A.I.N. Day

Reno Aces tickets are being sold by Tinae Sterling, mother of Cailean Sterling, for B.R.A.I.N. Day. B.R.A.I.N. (Because I Can and Brain Recovery Assistants Institute of Nevada) have partnered with Reno Aces Baseball Club to empower those who have suffered from a brain injury. This will bring awareness of persons with brain injuries to our… [More…]

July 14, 2016

Pair of ‘Significant’ Quakes Rattle County

Residents in Mineral County were jolted again, not once, but twice last Thursday after a pair of strong earthquakes hit the area just minutes apart in the late afternoon hours. The Mineral County Sheriff’s office said there were no reports of damage from the 4.3 and 4.5 temblors that struck about 12 miles northeast of… [More…]

Stingray Swim Team Hosts Successful Medal Meet

More than 200 swimmers, their coaches and families attended the 2016 Medal Meet at the Hawthorne Swimming Pool. This was the first time in six years that the important final meet of the year had been held in Hawthorne. According to Kathy Trujillo, Coordinator/Coach for the Hawthorne Stingrays, “this was the best executed meet to… [More…]

Bundy Prosecutors Should Prove Need for any Secrecy

A federal judge has granted the Las Vegas Review-Journal, this newspaper and The Associated Press the right to intervene in the criminal case involving the armed standoff at the Bundy ranch in Bunkerville two years ago in order to challenge an effort by the prosecution to keep virtually all evidence in the case veiled in… [More…]

Pic of the Week Lilac in Bloom

Obituary Thelma May (1925-2016)

On June 15, 2016, Thelma May, a longtime resident of Hawthorne, passed away at Northern Nevada Medical Center in Reno following a struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Thelma was born in Manhattan, Nevada to an early Nevada mining family and attended schools in Nye and Esmeralda counties before graduating from Mineral County High School in Hawthorne.… [More…]

Stock Car Race held in town