Mesquite NV Council Warned About Public Smoking
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Virgin Valley Water Board Public Trust Behavior Questioned
Mesquite, NV April 29, 2018 The Virgin Valley Board (VVWB) is moving aggressively to end the golf industry in the Mesquite area through monopolistic-anti-trust activities designed to advantage shareholders of irrigation water to whom they have a binding economic relationship. Their most recent move involved a monopolistic agreement with the Conestoga golf course (Pulte Del...
Mesquite (NV) Request Comments on Smoking Ban
The City of Mesquite, NV, is asking for comments about the potential financial impacts of a city ordinance banning smoking in Mesquite. The City Council is required by law to conduct a financial impact study on the local government as a prelude to voting on the Mesquite Clean Air Initiative. While such a study is...
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...
Liver Disease/Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)
By Tami Tabatabai The Liver The liver is the largest gland in the body and is responsible for a multitude of tasks that include the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates and fats, production of bile, generation of energy, storage of vitamins and minerals and the detoxification of foreign substances (Vargas-Mendoza et al., 2014). Livers are highly...
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Arizona Inter-Agency Drought Group Recommends Continuation of “Drought Declaration”.
Arizona Department of  Water Resources: May 15, 2019:  Twice annually, an inter-agency group of experts analyzes Arizona’s climate conditions and decides whether to recommend to the Governor that the on-going drought declaration be continued. For many years, the group’s choice almost always has been an easy call: Yes, conditions indicate that enough of the State...
Nevada Rates High In Solar Capacity
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Electric Generator Inventory and Annual Electric Utility Data On average, utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants in the United States operated at about 25% of their electricity generating capacity, based on an average of annual values from 2014 through 2017. This measurement, known as a plant’s capacity factor, is based on the plant’s...
GAO Sites Anti-Government Ideologies As Driving Threats To Federal Land Management Employees
What GAO Found Data from the four federal land management agencies—the Forest Service within the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Fish and Wildlife (FWS), and National Park Service (Park Service) within the Department of the Interior—showed a range of threats and assaults against agency employees in fiscal years 2013...
Mesquite (NV) Local News “Reporter” Stirs Cauldron of Deceit
Barbara Ellestad’s November 20th article claiming that Judge Timothy Williams has ruled against the owners of the Wolf Creek Golf Course three times is, as usual, disingenuous and cynical. Ellestad is putting her own spin on motions filed by Wolf Creek attorneys (as Plaintiffs) in processing their civil suit (A-18-774539-B) against the Virgin Valley Water...
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