Guy Farmer: A political earthquake in Virginia, and beyond

The question is whether Nevada Democrats understand the message that Virginia voters sent.

Past Pages for November 6 to 9, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Dennis Cassinelli: Johntown: Nevada’s first ghost town

Johntown was a rough-and-tumble wannabe town that grew up along Gold Canyon.

Letters to the editor for November 3, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Past Pages for November 3 to 5, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Jeanette Strong: Republicans who Built Back Better

“For most of the 20th century, we led the world by a significant margin because we invested in our people. We invested in ourselves – not only in our roads and our highways and our bridges, but in our people, in our families…. We were also among the first to provide access to free education….We invested in our children.” President Joe Biden, Oct. 20, 2021.

Jim Valentine: People are all the same

We often talk about perspective in real estate and how important it is be able to make wise decisions.

Past Pages of Oct. 30-Nov. 2

Past Pages of Oct. 30-Nov. 2

Chas Macquarie: Now is the time for Carbon Fee and Dividend

The need for serious climate action in Congress is now clearer than ever but Democrats cannot agree on what measures to include in the Budget Reconciliation (Build Back Better) Bill and Republican are content to do nothing. The influence of millions of dollars in fossil fuel lobbying to prevent climate action and saddle our kids and grandkids with more fires, floods and deteriorating health is apparent.

Guy W. Farmer: President Biden’s ‘open borders’ policy

America's borders are wide open as hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants — including gang-bangers and drug and human traffickers — pour across our southern border with Mexico, thanks to President Biden's disastrous “open borders” policy. “Come one, come all; our borders are open," the Biden administration seems to be saying.

Pat Propster: Tomorrow is October 31?

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Oct. 31? For Nevada, it’s Nevada Day. Happy Birthday Silver State! For others it may be historical topics that fall on this date, anniversaries, milestone events, there are many.

Dennis Cassinelli: Abraham Lincoln and Nevada statehood

In 1864, Nevada Territory had only 40,000 inhabitants, considerably short of the 60,000 normally required for statehood. Fortunately, the discovery of the incredibly large and rich silver deposits in and around Virginia City made the region one of the most important and wealthy in the West. Not only silver was found, but placer miners had been finding gold in what was called Gold Canyon since 1849.

BGCWN annual Luau fundraiser raises double in 2021

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada owes a tremendous “thank you” to everyone who participated in the 28th annual Luau last month. The dinner raised over $250,000, doubling what was raised in 2020’s virtual format.

Past Pages for Oct. 27-Oct. 29

Father Hyacithe’s bowling saloon is a very neat and cleverly conducted institution. We dropped in there yesterday. Never an neater bar, never a more cleanly kept place; never a more cheery landlord. Among other attractions is a rife and a target. The rifle shoots bird shot; the charge is a trifle of dynamite contained in a percussion cap. Let the man of leisure proceed to the Father’s bowl at the skittle pins.

Letters to the editor for Oct. 23, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published Oct. 23, 2021.