Opinion

Muslim Americans prove daily that prejudices against them are wrong
Muslim Americans prove daily that prejudices against them are wrong
Sunday, August 28, 2016
where i stand:
My love affair with the United States began long before I arrived in 1973 as a medical resident at a John Hopkins University-affiliated hospital. I grew up in Karachi, Pakistan, dreaming of living in the United States. Everyone knew the promise this country …
Rising tax tide here also would lift boats in Northern Nevada
Rising tax tide here also would lift boats in Northern Nevada
Sunday, August 28, 2016
editorial:
Between possibly attracting the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas, expanding the Las Vegas Convention Center and …
Time for state, like businesses, to tackle pollution
Saturday, August 27, 2016
letters to the editor:
It is time to move forward with reducing pollution and the use of non-renewable resources. Big industries like MGM Resorts International and NV Energy are looking to go solar. The proof has been in the local news. Note the Washington Times article: NV Energy is …
Damaging rules are hidden within Question 1
Saturday, August 27, 2016
letters to the editor:
Here in Nevada, we are fortunate to have Gov. Brian Sandoval and Attorney General Adam Laxalt continue their principled opposition to Ballot Question 1, the background-check/gun-control proposal. This position proudly continues the tradition of our nation’s …
As NV Energy stonewalls, don’t give up fight for solar
Friday, August 26, 2016
letters to the editor:
To see the two sides of NV Energy on the rooftop solar issue, start by looking at the television ads being run by Citizens for Solar Energy Fairness. The ads state that solar companies want Nevada residents to pay higher electricity bills …
Gun lobby the only opponent of background checks
Friday, August 26, 2016
letters to the editor:
Recently, a number of Republican elected officials have announced their opposition to Question 1, which would require a criminal background check before anyone buys a gun in our state. Polls show that requiring background checks has more support than just about …
Light rail key to ensuring visitors enjoy Las Vegas — and come back
Light rail key to ensuring visitors enjoy Las Vegas — and come back
Thursday, August 25, 2016
editorial:
When a big event such as a marquee fight or a major concert happens on the Strip, Las Vegas Boulevard turns into a gridlocked disaster of honking horns, grumbling tourists and …
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Emerging transportation technology will connect Southern Nevada
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
where i stand:
Great cities realize the importance of transportation in building a strong economy and thriving community. They collaborate on transportation infrastructure and technologies to enhance mobility for their residents and visitors. They plan for growth by making the necessary investments now so …
Updated overtime rules can improve management
Monday, August 22, 2016
GUEST COLUMN:
Establishing trust and eliciting commitment to results from employees is a key management task. And knowing what work is expected and the approximate effort to produce it is core to good management.
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View From The Top: What's right with Las Vegas
Monday, August 22, 2016
OPINION:
There seem to be two types of essays penned in local papers about life in Las Vegas: the born-and-raised local who defends the city unconditionally and the skeptical transplant who constantly bemoans what it lacks. Well, as an adopted Las Vegan who has lived on both coasts and abroad, I’ve found much to like.
GOP-voting Murren astutely gives Clinton public support
GOP-voting Murren astutely gives Clinton public support
Sunday, August 21, 2016
editorial:
The safe approach would have been to stay quiet, cast a vote and let what happened at the polls stay at the polls. Jim Murren, to his credit, didn’t play it safe. Instead, he offered a strong and very public opinion about the 2016 presidential election …
For sake of nation's prosperity, elect a Democrat
Saturday, August 20, 2016
letters to the editor:
Lying Donald continually lies by omission and exaggeration. He is quick to point out numbers such as America’s trade deficit in only one category, never mentioning our very significant offsetting trade surpluses. Unlike the Clintons and every …
Trump doesn’t seem to want to be president
Saturday, August 20, 2016
letters to the editor:
Is it possible Donald Trump never wanted to be president and was just as surprised he beat out 16 others as everyone else was? He opened with …
Forget the president; businesses are best at creating jobs
Thursday, August 18, 2016
where i stand:
During presidential election cycles we hear candidates share their beliefs about how jobs are created and how they will bring back lost jobs from areas that have been in decline for decades. Their constant harping causes me to contemplate my own experiences as a business owner and …
State energy-choice models show it can work in Nevada
Monday, August 15, 2016
guest column:
Deregulation has opened up the energy market to licensed independent electric supply companies, thereby lowering electricity rates for smart consumers in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and several other …