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Letters to the editor for April 29 (1)

April 29, 2015 — 

Connectivity a farceEditor:Connectivity means accessibility to our tax dollars for Douglas taxpayers. This connectivity plan is an untenable farce.Everyone agrees that basic street infrastructure is falling apart all over Douglas …

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Conserve water, and pray for rain (2)

April 28, 2015 — 

Are we at the tail end of a six-year drought or the beginning of a 40-year-drought?That’s the question posed by Carson Water Subconservancy Director Ed James when discussing the future …

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Still allergic (3)

April 28, 2015 — 

It has been years since The Record-Courier pointed out that Douglas County residents are allergic to taxation.We’ve seen response to increasing taxes that could easily be described as visceral. It …

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Towns need new route to flourish (4)

April 28, 2015 — 

It’s only two blocks’ walk from Chris Bently’s offices on Esmeralda Avenue to Minden Meat and Deli, where he wanted to have lunch.Bently is all about sustainability, so there was …

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Letters to the Editor for April 1 (5)

April 28, 2015 — 

Thanks to ASPIRE kidsEditor:As part of the senior community, my husband and I do not often have the opportunity to interface with the teenage population. However on Feb. 13, all …

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Letters for April 8, 2015 (6)

April 28, 2015 — 

Welcome bowling alley backEditor:So, here we are again. Having been connected with Silver Strike Lanes since it opened, I feel qualified in saying this. ”The People” said, give us a …

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Letters to the Editor for April 3 (7)

April 28, 2015 — 

Meyling did good work with veteransEditor:There have been several news articles, both on TV and in The Record-Courier about the undocumented credentials of Fred Meyling, former President of Welcome All …

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Letters for April 15 (8)

April 28, 2015 — 

Say no to solar panelsEditor:My husband and I agree whole-heartedly, that Carson Valley would be disturbingly and disgustingly diminished by acres and acres of 15’ high solar panels. We moved …

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Letters to the Editor for April 10 (9)

April 28, 2015 — 

Solar panels will destroy ValleyEditor:We are writing to express our great concern that Douglas County is considering allowing a 260-acre solar farm in the middle of our beautiful Valley. We …

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Letters to the Editor for April 22 (10)

April 28, 2015 — 

Solve real problems in Douglas CountyEditor:Jack Van Dien’s April 15 letter is right on. Appropriately it was published on Tax Day.It’s no secret the roads of Douglas County are falling …

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Letters to the Editor for April 17 (11)

April 28, 2015 — 

Plan doesn’t connect everyone in the countyEditor:The Record-Courier coverage of the Connectivity Plan has been followed with a great deal of interest in my home. My first thought was that …

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Letters to the Editor for April 24 (12)

April 28, 2015 — 

Thankful for quick responseEditor:I am once again overwhelmed with the outstanding community that we call home. On the evening of March 14, our mother Connie Begovich was dining at CV …

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Letters to the Editor for March 4 (13)

April 28, 2015 — 

Something fishy about aquaculture planEditor:There seems to be enthusiasm for the upcoming Nevada Sea Dream aquaculture facility to be located east of Highway 88 a few miles south of the …

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Letters to the Editor for March 31 (14)

April 28, 2015 — 

Proud to prove identityEditor:When I write a check or use a credit card, I am often asked to show my driver’s license to confirm that I am that person. Other …

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Letters to the Editor for March 6, 2015 (15)

April 28, 2015 — 

Thunderbirds welcome in Carson ValleyEditor:I am pleased that the Thunderbirds are coming to us. I am looking forward to seeing the show without having to drive some distance. I’ll take …

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Letters to the Editor for March 18 (16)

April 28, 2015 — 

Pine View not going quietlyEditor:As a homeowner in Pine View Estates I would like to provide some clarity to the recent articles regarding our subdivision and Mark Kizer.The homeowners association …

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Letters to the Editor for March 25 (17)

April 28, 2015 — 

Walkers must lighten upEditor:There have been many messages in the last months about people being hit on the road and even with all the advice that our law enforcement gives, …

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Letters to the Editor for March 27 (18)

April 28, 2015 — 

Leave state speed limits aloneEditor:Do not increase speed limits from 75 mph to 85 mph. Speed kills.We pay for protection to keep us safe such as Nevada Highway Patrol. We …

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We’re backing the Genoan (19)

April 28, 2015 — 

We were pretty pleased that most of the applicants for District Judge Michael Gibbons’ position were Douglas County attorneys.We’re a little shocked that only one of the three finalists ended …

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Taking stock of the damage (20)

April 28, 2015 — 

Thanks to the 90-mph windstorm on Feb. 6 a lot of residents of the East Fork Township are getting a crash course in construction, insurance and what things cost to …

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