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Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Has the NSA gone too far in its data collection efforts?

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No, they are keeping us safe
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Scott Antone Ellestad

Posting Date: 06/05/2014

Scott Antone Ellestad, age 62, passed away at his home in Mesquite, Nevada on June 4, 2014 with his loving wife Barbara by his side.  [Read more]

MCJ bids adieu

Posting Date: 03/31/2014

By Barbara Ellestad

Itís with a lot of tears, sadness, and love for all of you who have supported the Mesquite Citizen Journal over the last few years that I bid farewell. Today is the final day of publication for the MCJ. [Read more]

MCJ Editor Publisher slapped with six subpoenas in Water District lawsuit

Posting Date: 12/17/2013

By Barbara Ellestad

[Editorís note: What follows is a first-person account using both news reporting and editorial comments. Links are available at the end of this article for all six subpoenas served on me and the MCJ, a Nevada Supreme Court Shield Law ruling, NRS 49.275 Shield Law, and all of the articles published on the MCJ regarding the VVWD lawsuits.]

Perhaps attorneys for four men involved in the Virgin Valley Water District lawsuits are not familiar with Nevadaís Shield Law which protects reporters, former reporters, or editorial employees of any newspaper, periodical or press association from disclosing published or unpublished information or the source of any information obtained by reporters and editorial employees.
 [Read more]

MCJ Sets New Policy for Article Comments

Posting Date: 03/11/2013

By Barbara Ellestad

From the day the Mesquite Citizen Journal began almost two years ago, I promised readers that I would follow the truth wherever it led. I believe I've done that.

But more than that, I've always held the MCJ to the highest standards of integrity and honesty. I've always signed my name to everything I've written. My articles have been based on facts that I've discovered through hours of research, interviews, documents, and attending countless meetings. If I alleged wrongdoing by public officials, I've backed that up with facts.
 [Read more]

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