Opinion

Editorial: Unlike expressway, light rail isn’t a potential road to ruin
Editorial: Unlike expressway, light rail isn’t a potential road to ruin
Sunday, May 1, 2016
The two-pronged challenge of getting visitors from McCarran International Airport to the Strip more quickly while not worsening the already-crowded boulevard can be easily, speedily and affordably solved. The answer is …
Do-nothing GOP is poised to repeat history
Do-nothing GOP is poised to repeat history
Sunday, May 1, 2016
where i stand:
“I’ve got plenty of nuttin’.” I have been singing the lyrics (in my head because out loud would be a supreme injustice to Ira Gershwin and a host of marvelous voices) to that famous song from ‘Porgy and Bess’ ever since I started thinking about …
Time for lawmakers to look over NSHE’s shoulder
Time for lawmakers to look over NSHE’s shoulder
Sunday, May 1, 2016
EDITORIAL:
At some point over the past dozen years, the regents who were elected to oversee Nevada’s public colleges and universities began falling …
Students can’t ignore their responsibilities; why can Congress?
Saturday, April 30, 2016
guest column:
As a person who has been teaching for 25 years — the past 15 as a high school English teacher in Las Vegas — I remain devoted to my profession. Each new class of …
Caucus system is unfair to Nevada
Friday, April 29, 2016
letters to the editor:
Your editorial “One thing all Nevadans can agree on: Caucuses must go” (Las Vegas Sun, April 10) was right on. I worked the first one in 2008 for Mrs. Clinton. It was so confusing that when I was called to work this year, I replied that I …
Hell hath no fury like a Trump scorned
Friday, April 29, 2016
letters to the editor:
All of us know what kind of election period this has been, is and will be until the Republican National Convention in July. If Trump does not get the delegates needed to be his party’s nominee, I see a most unusual …
Letter: Energy monopoly is an affront to voters
Friday, April 29, 2016
letters to the editor:
I sent the following email to Sen. Harry Reid: Senator, as a 25-year resident and lifelong …
GOP misguided on repealing tax for education
Thursday, April 28, 2016
letters to the editor:
Recent news reports chronicle an absurd discussion about education funding within the Nevada Republican …
Heck is no friend of the environment
Thursday, April 28, 2016
letters to the editor:
The letter “Heck’s energy efforts are crucial” (Las Vegas Sun, April 5) gives Congressman Joe Heck a whole of lot of credit for joining a new energy and environment working group in the …
Money isn’t necessarily indication of ‘serious contender’
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Letter to the Editor:
The quarterly candidate expenditures reported by Megan Messerly in the article “Money Matters” (Las Vegas Sun, April 22) were presented with inappropriate and misleading information ...
Time to protect Gold Butte land
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Letter to the editor:
n his recent letter to President Barack Obama, Sen. Dean Heller wrote that “nearly everyone agrees Gold Butte is a national treasure,” then continued to discourage its permanent protection as a national monument ...
Vote or suffer the consequences
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Letter to the editor:
The Clark County Democratic convention was April 2. While the results were interesting, the comments of many participants were disturbing ...
U.S. needs refugees as much as they need us
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Other Voices:
What does it mean to be an American? To me, it means to exist at all ...
Bernie Sanders voices newfound willingness to stand up to Israel
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Other Voices:
In New York, no less, days before a primary, a candidate for the Democratic Party presidential nomination declared that Israel used “disproportionate” force in Gaza in 2014, that “we are going to have to treat the Palestinian people with respect and dignity,” that the United States has to play “an evenhanded role” and that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel “is not right all the time.” Wow! Sensation! Hold the presses! ...
Clinton may overpower Trump in clash of the titans
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Other Voices:
If trends hold and the parties’ front-runners become the parties’ nominees, November is going to be an epic election: a hobbled titan (Hillary Clinton) versus a mortally wounded one (Donald Trump) ...