Opinion

Guest column: Marijuana law creates hazy situation for employers
Sunday, May 24, 2015
As Nevada begins issuing medical marijuana registration cards, employers should consider and plan to tackle some potentially sticky issues ...
Protect Nevada utility customers’ freedom to choose rooftop solar
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Guest Column:
Rooftop solar’s popularity in Nevada is growing because it’s a reliable way for families to reduce utility costs while taking their energy production into their own hands. Unfortunately, our access to increased energy independence may soon be …
Guest column: Contracts with gaming companies are a different animal
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Law quarterly:
Gaming laws and policies affect contracts that gaming companies enter into with lenders, buyers, vendors and service providers ...
Politicians more savvy about race — for the most part
Monday, May 11, 2015
OTHER VOICES:
Riots can bring out the best in politicians — and the worst.
An unlikely source for a Hillary alternative
Monday, May 11, 2015
OTHER VOICES:
America’s smallest state — Nye County is nearly eight times larger — has the longest name: In a 2010 referendum, voters kept the official title, State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. The state also has a dark-horse presidential candidate who is the only Democratic candidate so far who can shoe a horse.
Police misdeeds may finally bring changes
Monday, May 11, 2015
letter to the editor:
The black protesters in Baltimore have been called thugs by many people in a blanket statement. To be sure, there were thugs among the looters, who weren’t there to protest in the first place. But the blanket indictment of the black protesters is symbolic of the problems.
How was someone on Flora after 1952?
Monday, May 11, 2015
letter to the editor:
During the middle ’60s I worked for Bendix Radio RSD, updating the site manuals for all the Pacific Missile Range’s downrange missile tracking sites/ships that Bendix operated. While doing so, I had worked on Eniwetok documenting our MOTU, MILS, AWILS and radar sites.
U.S. becoming less conservative
Monday, May 11, 2015
OTHER VOICES:
If Republicans are baffled by Hillary Clinton’s persistent lead in the polls despite months of bad publicity, they need only examine the tensions on display in their party over the past few days.
Guest column: Why an SBA loan may be a good option for your business
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Healthier businesses in stronger industries are in a better position to get approved for credit, and business owners are more confident about pursuing financing. With low-interest rates and favorable real estate values, more small-business owners are looking to expand or buy land instead of leasing space. To get there, an SBA 7(a) term loan makes sense for many ...
Men, today is not the day to go golfing
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Where I Stand:
Why is it that Mother’s Day is the single best day of the year to play golf or another favorite sport? And how is it that the lady you sleep with knows you …
Harmful drug war smacks of hypocrisy
Sunday, May 10, 2015
letter to the editor:
People in the U.S. ought to have the right to chose health or not.
Few in U.S. benefit from trade pacts
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Letter to the Editor:
Is there anyone who really believes the trade agreements previously enacted by our federal government have helped the U.S. middle-class workers? Especially the “blue-collar” ones?
Society doesn’t owe rioters anything
Sunday, May 10, 2015
letter to the editor:
I get tired of hearing people make excuses for the people who riot, burn their own neighborhoods, loot and say it’s owed to them.
Pope a disingenuous equal-pay champion
Sunday, May 10, 2015
OTHER VOICES:
Like a Pringles vendor sounding an alarm about obesity, Pope Francis fashioned himself a feminist recently. You are not reading the Onion.
Drought may force fresh thinking in California
Sunday, May 10, 2015
OTHER VOICES:
In a normal year, no one in California looks twice at a neighbor’s lawn, that mane of bluegrass thriving in a sun-blasted desert. Or casts a scornful gaze at a fresh-planted almond grove, saplings that now stand accused of future water crimes. Or wonders why your car is conspicuously clean, or whether a fish deserves to live when a cherry tree will die. Of course, there is nothing normal about the fourth year of the great drought.