Letter to The Editor

Dear Editor, Thank you to all those in Mineral County who understand the benefits of American Medflight basing an aircraft and crew in Hawthorne to better serve patients that need transport out to other hospitals. American Medflight, the fixed wing aircraft and Care Flight, the helicopter, have membership programs that people can join that helps… [More…]

Letter to The Editor

Dear Editor, In Hawthorne, the constant wind searches relentlessly for Safeway shopping carts that are not safely secured in their corrals. Finding one, the wind scoots the cart into a ditch. Sometimes the wind shoots a cart across the highway into the ditch next to the airport. I would not like to see a cart… [More…]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The 9/11 Challenge Committee invites the community for parade and hike set for Sept. 8 and 9. Mark your calendars. This year will mark the 7th Annual 9/11 Memorial Mt. Grant Challenge. As the day of the event approaches committee members and volunteers are working out the details of this year’s event. Once… [More…]

Letters to the Editor | Locating Grandfather | Too Much Credit | Patriots Plaza

Dear Editor and Mineral County communities, I am currently helping my husband locate his grandfather. His mother never met him but she had the name Lloyd Thompson and that he lived in Sacramento, Calif. around 1962. DNA has confirmed close connections with his cousins, the Herringtons. Unfortunately, no one seems to know if he is… [More…]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I had a few minutes in front of the commissioners last week regards to landfill assessment and am sure they had their minds made up without hearing all my objections, the one I think is the most objectionable is the discrimination against us nearer town, having to pay all they expect but letting… [More…]

Yucca Mountain Railroad Response

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 Yucca Mountain, it should be clear to all that the alternative proposed routing for a… [More…]

Letter to the Editor: More Than a Little Surprised

To the Editor, I picked up my weekly paper from the post office after being gone a couple days in Reno and opened it to read. I was more than a little surprised to see my name come up in regards to landfill assessments as I had been waiting for a couple weeks or more… [More…]

Letter to the Editor: Saddened by Lack of Participation

Dear Editor, I drove around town the evening of Thursday April 20th, the day before the town wide free trash pickup for Earth Day. I was saddened by the lack of participation. There are so many homes in this town with trash and clutter in their front yards that needed to be put to the… [More…]

Letter to the Editor: Dismayed Over Economic Development Authority

Dear Editor, I am moving back to Mineral County after two years in Washington State, where I worked with the City of Oroville (population 1,750) and the US Department of Commerce to create or retain 156 jobs at a lumber mill just south of the Canadian border. I caught up on developments in Mineral County… [More…]

Letter to the Editor: To the Hawthorne Post Office Staff

Dear Editor, To the Hawthorne Post Office Staff: I am a resident of Mineral County since 2004; you and your staff have always gotten my mail and packages to me in a timely manner. Please know that I appreciate your hard work, you have a difficult job and unkind comments about your competence or work… [More…]