Opinion

Senator to stage career fairs for veterans
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Guest Column:
America’s veterans deserve the utmost respect and gratitude for their courageous service and the profound sacrifices they and their families have made for our country. ...
Senate should seek clarity on NATO policy
Thursday, July 20, 2017
In nominating former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to be America’s next ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, President Donald Trump tapped a top-notch stateswoman to serve in an important diplomatic post. ...
Air Force eyeing next frontier in combat
Thursday, July 20, 2017
It is said that America’s armed forces have been stressed by 16 years of constant warfare, the longest such in the nation’s history. For the Air Force, however, the high tempo of combat operations began 26 years ago, with enforcement of the no-fly zone in Iraq after Desert Storm. ...
Opinion: Trump’s use of language anything but ‘beautiful’
Thursday, July 20, 2017
I know that there are things of graver consequence in Donald Trump’s regime than his diction, but as a person whose vocation concerns him with language, I am simply appalled by Trump’s savage mauling of that language. ...
Nevada should snuff out pot distributor mandate
Nevada should snuff out pot distributor mandate
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
OPINION:
State-led marijuana legalization has led to Onion-like headlines across the country. “Here comes the first Church of Cannabis,” “Colorado to offer one-day tax holiday on ...
Run your nonprofit with a strategic business approach
Monday, July 17, 2017
GUEST COLUMN:
To provide a valuable service, nonprofits must follow sustainable operating practices to maintain the manpower, materials, facilities and all else necessary to achieve their goals. The key to accomplishing this is to operate with the strategic approach of a for-profit business.
Reid, Sandoval, Clinton and Bush offer leadership worth emulating
Reid, Sandoval, Clinton and Bush offer leadership worth emulating
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Sun editorial:
On the same day the nation endured yet another blast of idiocy from our president — this one involving the need to make his border wall transparent so that people wouldn’t be hit by bags of drugs being thrown over the existing wall — news out of Carson City and Dallas showed what can happen when responsible leaders are …
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As head of National Governors Association, Sandoval will spark innovation
Friday, July 14, 2017
GUEST COLUMN:
State-level legislation impacts on our nation’s global competitiveness. And governors play a key role in determining whether their states welcome the opportunities that technology brings — or reject them. This is why Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s chairmanship of ...
Junk science, not science, is the target of Trump administration
Thursday, July 13, 2017
According to many news outlets, President Donald Trump has declared a war on science. Yet judging from at least one recent decision, the opposite is true. The Trump administration is trying to prevent policies based on junk science. ...
Science facing assault on all fronts during Trump’s presidency
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Last November, scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency, after extensive analysis and review of the scientific literature, determined that the pesticide chlorpyrifos presented a serious health risk, including long-term damage to children’s brain development. Under vital and longstanding public health laws, this should have been enough to ban the use of chlorpyrifos. ...
Trump is an embarrassment
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
Can you imagine Presidents Ronald Reagan, George Bush or John Kennedy attacking a CNN sign and tweeting it to the public? What an embarrassment. ...
For me, VA has been a blessing
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
As someone who has been served by the much maligned Veterans Affairs medical community, I feel a need to speak on its behalf. ...
Trump targeting women’s health, rights on contraception mandate
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Sun Editorial:
Not content to merely choke off federal funding for Planned Parenthood, the Trump administration is preparing another attack on women’s health and reproductive rights. ...
Analysis: So, is Las Vegas a sanctuary city or not?
Analysis: So, is Las Vegas a sanctuary city or not?
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ appearance in Las Vegas this morning yielded no clarity on whether the federal government would continue to classify Las Vegas as a ...
Trump Jr.’s meeting is a game-changer
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
From now on, ignore the conventional wisdom about how the Russia scandal is not “resonating” with President Donald Trump’s still-loyal base. The question at this point is what strikes a chord with special counsel Robert Mueller — and what kind of legal jeopardy Trump’s closest associates, including his eldest son and son-in-law, might eventually face. ...