Category Archives: Business

Jim Rhodes and the Clark County Commission play a game of Cat and Mouse

Developer Jim Rhodes is applying for a zoning change from low density rural to high-density community development on a ridge that sits 1,500 feet above the pristine Red Rock Conservation Area. Continue reading

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Trump’s Gold

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. taking advantage of the election of Donald Trump to promote what it is calling “Trump’s Gold.” Continue reading

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Green Tips for Existing Buildings

By Craig A. Ruark You don’t need to build a new office building to become green. In fact, building a new building is quite counter-intuitive to the basic premises and mantra of being green, “Reuse, Reduce, Recycle.” The following are … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility…Where has it gone?

There have been a lot of comments about last night’s State of the Union address by President Obama. One of the issues that the President has put on his agenda is current Federal Minimum Wage rate that businesses are obligated … Continue reading

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Food Choices

Buy Local, Buy Organic When you choose organically grown local foods, you avoid the pesticides that can cause health issues. Organic produce is also high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. By choosing wild-caught and free-range fish and grass-fed beef and lamb, … Continue reading

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Corporate Profits over Employee Compensation

What is the future for people who perform unskilled labor at a minimum wage?  Will they be able to earn enough money to live a comfortable life?  Or has corporate profitability destined these individuals to become modern day slaves who … Continue reading

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Green Energy and its Cost

There have been of late, numerous articles and comments made about green energy, wind and solar in particular, and the viability of those energy sources to dominate the now prevalent natural gas and coal power generating plants.  Much of the … Continue reading

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