Pahrump Obituaries

  • Goodbye to Gina B. Good
    Sun Up: March 9, 1944 Sun Down: February 20, 2013 Survived by Bruce, her loving husband and best friend; brothers, Lou (Notty), Jack and Brad (Stephanie). In lieu of flowers or cards, please make a donation to Quilts for Cancer or Hospice of North Idaho in Gina’s name. Forever in our hearts. – Your family[...] […]
  • Stockman now just one of the gang
    WASHINGTON — When I covered Congress in the mid-1990s, one of my favorite characters was Steve Stockman, a former street vagrant who somehow got swept to power in the Republican Revolution of ’94. Voters in his Texas district, realizing their mistake, swept him out two years later — but not before he distinguished himself by[...] […]
  • A rally cry to tame spending
    Even victors are by victories undone.” – John Dryden WASHINGTON — Democrats not allergic to arithmetic must know the cost of their “fiscal cliff” victory. When they flinched from allowing all of George W. Bush’s tax rates, especially those on middle-class incomes, to expire, liberalism lost its nerve and began what will be a long[...] […]
  • News photos can be misleading
    The Columbia Journalism Review covers reporting practices and ethics. Its new issue contains a photo taken of a Romney rally during the presidential campaign, together with some commentary. The rally in the photo was held at Ford Field in Detroit. It had been moved to the huge stadium because the original site was too small[...] […]
  • Blasphemy is not a crime — not here
    In August 2000, I was in the Philippines when a famous computer virus court case was resolved. The virus was the “love bug” or “ILoveYou” virus. It had gone around the world rapidly and was one of the most virulent viruses in the short history of computer bugs. It was allegedly created by a young[...] […]
  • If there’s a lesson for voters here, it’s to vote ‘no’ on crazyWord on the WebQuotable
    5,000. If you wanted to know the price of making a complete jackass out of yourself in front of the entire Nye County officialdom, now you have it. That and attorney’s fees. This is how much the state ethics commission decided to fine county Assessor Shirley Matson, who was found guilty yesterday of two out[...] […]
  • Daisy Thompson
      Daisy Nerine Thompson, 79, passed away in Pahrump April 11, 2012. She was born Aug. 29, 1932, in Kent, Ohio, and was a resident of Pahrump for 12 years, coming from Brookfield, Ohio. She enjoyed reading, cooking, and being a home maker. Daisy is preceded in death by her mother, father, and daughter Cheryl[...] […]
  • Charyl Samsel
    Charyl Samsel
      Charyl (Charly) L. Samsel 60, went home to be with the Lord on April 4, 2012, after her battle with cancer.  Charly lived in Pahrump and worked at Nathan Adelson Hospice up until she found out last year that she had cancer.  She then moved back to Minn. to be closer to the majority[...] […]
  • Ruth Schmitt
    Ruth Schmitt
      Ruth Schmitt, 68, passed away April 1, 2012 in Pahrump. She was born April 9, 1943, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Memorial services were held April 4 at the Southern Nevada Veteran’s Cemetery in Boulder City.   View Full Information → Ruth Schmitt