All posts tagged "Department of Agriculture"

  • Opinion
    Why Not Homestead Part Of Nevada?

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – We devote a lot of space in this publication to the way we in Northern Nevada relate to the Federal Government. All that space is not unwarranted. There is, for example, the constant effort on the part of both the Department of the Interior and the Department...

  • Government
    Federal Land Use Is Meat-and-Potatoes Issue To Rural Nevadans

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – A few weeks ago, in our sister publication, the Elko Independent, we ran a lengthy piece detailing the history of the contentious relationship between Elko County and the United States Forest Service. It paints an ugly picture. Forest rangers, it seems, are the ultimate in Federal Government...

  • Opinion
    Is Smoked Bear Smarter Than Smokey? And The Feds?

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – I have a friend in Elko who many of our readers also know. His name is Grant Gerber and, in addition to being an extraordinarily skilled lawyer, he is willing to put his money where his mouth is when it comes to East-coast yuppies telling us Nevadans...