Many people think green energy is for the birds. In the case of the monstrous Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, it’s not even good for our fine feathered friends. In fact, it’s downright deadly.
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For the Affordable Care Act, the other shoe has dropped so many times that the legislation now needs to grow feet at a prolific pace to keep up. And far from being over, there are many more shoes to drop in the coming months and years, with the latest being significant — and in some cases exorbitant — increases in monthly premiums.
If there’s a way to be nationally ranked, yet fly under the radar, the UNLV baseball team has managed to do just that. Lost in March Madness nationally and in the university’s own version locally, as the school worked to keep men’s basketball coach Dave Rice from leaving, the Hustlin’ Rebels are having a tremendous season under fourth-year coach Tim Chambers.
It took the much-maligned UNLV football team 13 years to get back to a bowl game, with the Rebels finally breaking through by posting a 7-5 regular-season record last season to reach the Heart of Dallas Bowl, where they lost to North Texas, 36-14. There won’t be an opportunity for Coach Bobby Hauck’s team to earn back-to-back bowl appearances.
If it looks like a bus and drives like a bus, then it’s a bus. Unless, of course, the Nevada Transportation Authority soon decides that a bus can be called a limo. In the name of safety, of course, because that’s what regulations are always about. They’re never about suffocating competition.
The Bureau of Land Management finally made one prudent decision in its battle with rancher Cliven Bundy: withdrawing. The weeklong feud began with the BLM rounding up hundreds of Mr. Bundy’s cattle, and reached heightened tension levels by Saturday afternoon in a 20-minute standoff between armed ranchers and law enforcement officers.
Nevada lost one of its last great statesmen Thursday when former Assembly Speaker Joe Dini died at the age of 85.
Politics can never be removed from the courts, not even if judicial elections are replaced with an appointment system.
Nevada governments face two very inconvenient realities about state tax policy.
A sure sign of government tyranny: limits on dissenting speech.