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John L. Smith
It’s no secret. Nevada history is not exactly burgeoning with examples of women rising to positions of power in government or business.
It wouldn’t be the first time I was accused of going against the flow.
The desalination conversation is getting downright salty.
Drought-stricken Lake Mead keeps shrinking. The multibillion-dollar plan to pipe water from rural Nevada figures to be clogged in the courts for many years.
Beyond the lights of Pahrump, you’d be excused for not recognizing James Oscarson’s name.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority’s vision of a pump and pipeline system from eastern rural counties to the thirsty Las Vegas Valley continues to be challenged in the courts on multiple fronts.
For proof Southern Nevada history has grown from humble roots, look no further than Kiel Ranch.