The Ring: A Tale of Western Travel
A story told to May Dye Hansen (1878-1966) by her mother Nancy (1839-1911). It was in the spring of l850 when they left. They probably started from independence, Missouri, as the old California Trail began there. Aunt Sarah Crowel slipped a beautiful ring on Nancy’s finger at parting.  She loved Nancy very dearly. “Keep this...
Segment 3 of 5:Colorado River System Reliability Analysis Methodology
The survival of the communities in Clark County Nevada are linked to the survival of the Colorado River and its tributaries including the Virgin and Muddy Rivers. In March and April, 2013, the U.S. Department of Reclamation conducted a series of three Educational Outreach Sessions to provide in-depth information regarding the findings of the Colorado...
SW Gas Begins Industrializing Mesquite
Editors note: The Mesquite Mayor and City Council just announced the deployment of Natural Gas in the Community. This is the major signal that the Mayor, Council, and Mesquite Regional Business Inc., (MRBI) want to industrialize the community. Natural gas has a multitude of industrial uses, including providing the base ingredients for such varied products...
“God Wants This”, Alabama Gov Kay Ivey Says While Signing Anti-Abortion Bill.
God wants me to do this, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey declares while signing anti-abortion bill.
Beneficial Use of Fracking Water Considered
Oil and gas companies are increasingly treating and reusing flow-back water from fracked wells, which, unlike freshwater, is very high in salt, with good results. The practice scales down the amount of freshwater used for fracking, but environmentalists say it does nothing to assuage concerns about groundwater contamination, and only facilitates the extraction of fossil...
Bernie Visits Chaparral High School In Las Vegas, NV
By Nancy Grimes Photos by Keith Grimes Las Vegas hosted Presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders, U. S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and San Juan, Puerto Rico Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz Soto Saturday night in the packed shoulder-to-shoulder Chaparral High School gym. An estimated 3,500 enthusiastic supporters cheered them while a dozen or so Trump supporters waved...
COVID-19 Interim Businesses and Employers Guidance
Click here for more: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
1,514 Test Positive In Nevada. 43 Deaths Statewide.
The number of people who have died as a result of COVID-19 increased by five in Southern Nevada in the past 24 hours, according to the Southern Nevada Health District bringing the state’s total to 43. Three Positives In Mesquite, Nevada.
Ammon Bundy Threatens Police, Joins Far Right In Anti Pandemic Protests
Authors note: In my 2009 fictional book, “No Harm, No Foul, Bio-terrorism in the 21st Center, A study in the pathology of Governance,” I invented “The Christian Home front Defense League.” As written, they were an armed group who felt the epidemic was a lie by the government to limit people’s freedom. Eventually, they engaged...
Public Interest Considered In Water Re-Allocations
On June 15, 2020, Tim Wilson, the Nevada State Water Engineer, issued order 1309. That order held that the public’s interest in the Moapa dace had equal rights to those holding decreed water rights along the Muddy River. [i]  And the order limited groundwater pumping on the Lower White River Flow System (LWRFS) to 8,000...
Rep. Susie Lee (D Nev-03) Addresses House on Outdoors Act
Washington, D.C. –  U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday evening in support of the Great American Outdoors Act, which would make full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) permanent, and would establish the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support maintenance of federal...
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