Obama, Biden link GOP rivals to Congress
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — President Barack Obama and Joe Biden moved quickly Monday to link GOP rivals Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to House Republicans who Democrats blame for causing gridlock in Washington and pressing policies to protect the wealthy. Campaigning in Iowa, Obama accused Ryan of blocking a congressional farm bill, seeking to link Romney by extension to a Washington stalemate that is denying Midwestern farmers the resources they need...
Proud car owners revel in Sparks HAN events
SPARKS — Sparks resident Rich Pelton turned to an admirer of his 1969 Z 28 Chevrolet Camaro and kindly asked him if he ever had a car he wished he would not have sold. With a sharp look to the ground and a depressed sigh, the man looked up with a half-hearted smile and spouted the make and model of the one that got away.
Election signs not going anywhere
SPARKS – Some political signs in the area have been posted for such a long time, with candidates’ faces smiling at passers-by, it’s easy to begin to believe they are just part of the landscape.
Researchers find surprises in Lake Tahoe data
CARSON CITY — An annual report released Thursday detailing the status of Lake Tahoe’s health and clarity has researchers rethinking some long-held assumptions and focusing on trends that may be linked to climate change.