Sept. 17, 2022, R-C Letters to the Editor


Clearing the air


I positive want our environmentally acutely aware buddies in California would give up setting their state on hearth. 

David Hussman


River RV Park website can’t be developed


I obtained documentation from the District Lawyer’s workplace that the property on the Carson River at Rocky Bend that was into consideration for an RV park was positioned in a conservation easement upon Douglas County’s buy of the property on June 17, 2005.  

On the danger of getting to return the property to the Nevada Division of State Lands at zero consideration if the phrases of the nonrevocable settlement to limit property are violated, this settlement restricts growth to passive recreation.  An asphalt-paved RV park with one year a 12 months of the equal of 23 full time RV autos, full with a public restroom, vault sewage tank and dump station usually are not passive recreation. 

Along with the conservation easement restrictions on this property, this letter paperwork ecological info opposing the Douglas County’s Parks and Recreation Division’s proposal to ascertain a county-owned RV park on the Carson River at Rocky Bend.  This proposal was terminated by the Parks and Recreation Committee Board at their Sept. 8 assembly.  

The property is situated within the flood plain the place two important flood paths intersect: 

The place the Carson River at Rocky Bend comes down the mountain from the reservoir.  Through the 1997 flood, flooding was so extreme {that a} man and his backhoe was swept away, and he drowned within the river making an attempt to avoid wasting Riverview Cellular House Park

The culvert tunnel that’s meant to stop flooding in Ruhenstroth crosses underneath Freeway 395 and straight connects to the middle of this county-owned property. 

At occasions of extreme flooding and/or a flash flooding, the storm will transport runoff to the Carson River.   The water from the Pine Nuts flows by means of Ruhenstroth and thru the culvert tunnel underneath Freeway 395 and thru this property.  If an asphalt-paved RV park is developed right here, and if the storm water proceeds to the Carson River, it’ll deposit into the river poisonous Ruhenstroth city runoff in addition to the poisonous grease and oil from the county’s RV parking zone.  

The county’s property is at present unimproved and serves as a pure and huge retention pond for such flood occasions, and it ought to stay undeveloped.  Hopefully, this pure retention pond will forestall runoff from getting all the way in which to the Carson River.  

The county’s property is completely prohibited from growth underneath restrictions by the Nevada Division of State Lands of their June 17, 2005, Nonrevocable Settlement to Limit Property with Douglas County. 

As a result of it’s situated within the direct path of the Pine Nut runoff flood path, constructing something on this lot ought to be disallowed.  This prohibition ought to apply to any sort of growth, residential or in any other case, akin to a parking zone for rv’s.  Moreover, the uncooked sewage vault restroom and dump station that was proposed by the Parks and Recreation division, also needs to be prohibited as a result of it’s also within the flood path and will flood throughout an occasion that might lead to spillage that will create a big environmental hazard. 

Due to the important location of this property and its authorized restrictions, its solely helpful function ought to be to adjust to the settlement to stop flood runoff water from stepping into the Carson River. 

Jeanne Shizuru


Douglas colleges don’t want saving


That is my fortieth 12 months as an elementary instructor, with 38 of these years educating first by means of fifth grades in Douglas County College District. Over time I’ve seen modifications within the methods we ship training. Nevertheless, what has remained a continuing on this district is that the scholars are our focus. We as academics have been supported by means of devoted skilled growth instructors, guided by directors, and inspired to be taught and to develop our personal strengths. Our function is all the time to satisfy the tutorial wants of the scholars who will grow to be the subsequent technology of adults main on this county and throughout the state and nation. 

New academics arriving right here from different districts are amazed on the sources we’ve. This contains the numerous books in our libraries and on our literacy cabinets, the maths supplies obtainable for hands-on studying, and science kits that present each materials crucial for every lesson so academics can educate and college students can be taught. Because the 2017 Nevada Instructor of the Yr, I met and spoke with different state academics from across the nation about training of their colleges and districts. Every time, I returned to Douglas County College District understanding I used to be educating in a really particular place with many academic benefits the place we proceed to try to be the perfect.

After I see the indicators round our county that say with a view to save our colleges we should elect three people to the varsity board, I ponder from what we might be saving our colleges. It is vitally regarding that these three candidates make false claims and unfold misinformation about our colleges. 

We now have a superb academic system on this district which serves the individuals in our communities. To keep up the excessive requirements and practices of educating and studying, please vote for incumbents Heather Jackson and Robbe Lehmann, in addition to Roberta Butterfield to serve on our faculty board. They are going to assist, defend, and nurture what we as educators know is greatest for our kids.

Pam Ertel


Operating for Meeting


I’ve met a lot of you as I traveled Douglas and Lyon Counties to introduce myself, share my ideas, causes for coming into this race, and to speak to voters in District 39.  However for these of you I haven’t met, I want to inform you just a little about myself and share just a few concepts.

I’m not a politician; I’m a retired increased training administrator and a Registered Nurse, dwelling in Gardnerville with my husband.  I really feel like my voice just isn’t being heard and I’ve one thing to contribute.  Primarily based on my background, two of my key points are educating Nevada’s youngsters and entry to bodily and psychological healthcare.

Ample funding for our colleges is important, and whereas we’re making strides on this regard, there’s extra to be achieved.  For this reason there may be no diversion of public taxpayer funds for personal colleges.  The Web is now not only for leisure; our kids want entry to high-speed Web and the goal should be for rural areas.

To handle our nursing scarcity, I assist Nevada becoming a member of the Nursing Licensure Compact.  That is an settlement that permits nurses licensed in a single state to use to observe in different states. This concept will also be utilized to different healthcare professionals.

I selected to dwell in Northern Nevada as a result of I like Nevada’s rural lifestyle. Meaning defending the surroundings and sources that ranchers, farmers, hunters, and different outside recreation depend on to thrive and prosper.  We can not maintain unfettered development that doesn’t take into account availability and entry to sources: clear water, contemporary air, healthcare, training, and transportation infrastructure.

We should shield our rights.  I consider each side of girls’s healthcare is between the girl, and her doctor.  Authorities has no place in reproductive choices.  I’ll battle to maintain this proper codified in Nevada legislation.

I promise my constituents that I’ll work throughout the aisle to assist widespread sense options to the problems going through Nevada and its residents.  

Please go to my web site to be taught extra about me and my positions at Bear in mind to vote on Nov. 8.

Dr. Janice Noble


Vote Libertarian


The foolish season is upon us. Within the Nevada gubernatorial race Mister Sisolak and Mister Lombardo are reminding the voters (through hit piece commercials) simply how horrible their opponent is. The reality is, they’re each right. Mr. Sisolak has overseen the destruction of training in Nevada, siding with the deep pockets of the instructor’s unions over the rights of oldsters to teach their youngsters as they see match. He has marched lockstep along with his buddies like Gavin Newsom, Gretchen Whitmer and Andrew Cuomo.

Mr. Sisolak is outwardly horrified that Mr. Lombardo is pro-life. He claims that Lombardo will criminalize abortion in Nevada (one thing he can not do). He additionally factors out that violent crime elevated throughout Sheriff Lombardo’s time period in Clark County.

Sure, these two candidates are horrible. Each is trying to improve the two-party stranglehold on state governance. Every is on the lookout for the spoils that go along with political victory. Neither is de facto involved with Joe Lunchbox, neither is talking of the crushing laws that forestall entrepreneurs from opening new enterprise. Neither is addressing the runaway inflation within the housing market, most likely Nevada’s No. 1 difficulty.

The excellent news is that this 12 months Nevadans have an actual selection, Brandon Davis, the Libertarian Celebration candidate. Davis helps funding college students, not buildings. He helps deregulation and the financial savings that brings to the State. He advocates for reviewing occupational licensing. Davis is the embodiment of the LP axiom “vote for us and we’ll depart you alone.”

If returning to “the land of the free” is essential to you, vote for Brandon Davis. If getting authorities out of your hair is the purpose Mr. Davis is your candidate. When you merely wish to dwell life unimpeded by stifling new legal guidelines yearly, test the Davis field in your poll.

Dave Jones

Secretary, Douglas County Libertarian Celebration


Thanks for supporting Undertaking College Days


Undertaking College Days has accomplished its important work for this faculty 12 months.  We offer faculty provides to academics in Douglas County for his or her college students who want these supplies to finish their schoolwork. 

We offer for Douglas County’s 7 elementary colleges, 2 center colleges, 2 excessive colleges, and China Springs.  Lecturers may additionally request supplies any time through the faculty 12 months.  Provides vary from pens, pencils, notebooks, backpacks, calculators, earbuds and plenty of extra.

A beneficiant neighborhood makes this undertaking potential by donating cash that’s used to buy provides or by accumulating and donating provides.  We want to thank the next for his or her assist with our terrific volunteers:  JT, David G. Rogers, Jackson & Whitaker, The French, Douglas Disposal, Gary and Linda Evans, Carl Woods, Coventry Cross Episcopal Church, Richard Spence, Dan & Linda Stratton, Steve & Margaret Ristorcelli, Anzelle Horsley, Nimby Farm, Remax, Mountainview Medical, John Scott, Karen Woodside, Sally Jasperson, Carson Valley Lodge, Marsha Gallegos, Carson Valley United Methodist Ladies, St Galls Catholic Church. 

Undertaking College Days is a very volunteer, nonprofit group, Fed. I. D. 88-0167174.  Your contributions are welcome all 12 months.  Please contact Debbie McNeil at in the event you want additional info.

Undertaking College Days-A Serving to Hand For The Biggest Asset Douglas County Has-Its Youngsters.

Debbie McNeil, Cindy DeBlose, Bud Perkins


Can’t fly on one wing


There was not too long ago a clip of Hillary Clinton proclaiming that the Republican Celebration must “purge” the celebration of each Republican working within the upcoming election.  Whereas it is a ridiculous assertion, there’s an underlying level.  The Republican Celebration ought to take into account purging their far-right faction; and the Democrat Celebration ought to take into account purging their far-left faction; and depart the nation to the 80 p.c of us (Democrats, Republicans, Independents, and Non-Partisans) who’re moderates.  We’d like Statesmen and Stateswomen in all native, state, and nationwide political positions who’re actually keen to work collectively, compromise, and run this nation in a approach that’s helpful to all of its residents. To paraphrase the caricature Frank and Ernest: “Politicians might be taught from birds.  Birds comprehend it takes each wings to fly.”  United We Stand, Divided We Fall.

A. Schleich

East Valley

The place’s the priority for Trump supporters


Why isn’t the letter author complaining of vulgar, divisive message angering her, and demanding for his elimination, displaying any concern when President Biden can declare 75 million Trump supporters Extremely Make America Nice Once more semi-facists?  Additionally on the identical date an article by Ms. Meyer, Darkish Brandon’s Laser Targeted  in The R-C embellished his legislative accomplishments together with continued destruction of an important economic system through inexperienced agenda, returning to Paris Accords, declaring struggle on fossil fuels, tat was instrumental in a worldwide improve to gas costs from underneath $2 previous to Biden election to over $5 a gallon with some momentary moderation in value with the depletion of the US Emergency reserves and lessening demand on account of excessive value.  

Key accomplishments listed had been American Rescue Plan $1.9 trillion, which was fully pointless within the second 12 months of the pandemic, used to fund the budgets within the Blue States with the intensive persevering with shutdowns masking shortfalls of their pensions and the instructor union calls for with faculty closings. Inspired individuals to give up the workforce due to beneficiant unemployment advantages with no necessities to return meant to purchase votes as is being achieved with pupil mortgage forgiveness. Infrastructure invoice $1.2 trillion solely 10 p.c to infrastructure relaxation largely inexperienced subsidies to the good thing about China.  

Chips invoice for extra inexperienced subsidies. Inflation discount act misnamed, subsidies inexperienced power and provides 87,000 IRS brokers to additional penalize taxpayers. 

Named Ketangi Brown to Supreme Court docket who can not outline a lady.  

Historic motion on gun violence in colleges. Added restrictions on authorized gun house owners with minimal prevention recurrence. Fifteen deaths and 53 wounded in class shootings in 2021. 100,000 deaths from Fentanyl an artificial opioid 50 occasions stronger than heroin, but when introduced up for dialogue  by GOP, Pelosi and Schumer decline to carry it up, maybe to not carry consideration to harmful open border coverage of  the Biden administration.  3.5 million Illegals in 18 months plus the 1 million gotaways criminals, together with lots of to hundreds potential sleeper cells.

One such cell in 2001, 9/11 induced 3,000 deaths and $2-3 trillion harm to U.S. economic system.  Bidenflation has decreased the GDP development in 1 12 months from over 6 p.c to adverse development [defined as recession].  Inflation from 1.2 to eight.4 p.c (17 p.c if meals and power was included as within the Nineteen Eighties). Results in 18 months on a person $5,000 improve value of dwelling, 20 p.c loss in pension plans, with credit score tightening can pay increased rates of interest. 

Ask your self are you higher off now than two years in the past?     

Mark Tarvainen 



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