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Editorial cartoon | Sept. 18, 2018

Obama and the Trump Economy

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Guest Column | Poll workers deserve more pay in light of supervisors’ salaries

Federal law says there are only two kinds of employees, common-law employee or independent contractor. Both poll workers and county supervisors are common-law employees, as you can see from the quotes from the IRS website.

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Letter | Ballot harvesting would lead to voter fraud

She is trying to use the federal courts to bypass federal and state election laws by claiming something that is not there.

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Letter | Vote for those who will protect your community

It brings the government and the people closer by giving the people a voice on what happens within their communities.

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Column | The late hit on Judge Kavanaugh

If Kavanaugh is voted down or forced to withdraw, the Republican Party and conservative movement could lose their last best hope for recapturing the high court for constitutionalism.

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Editorial Cartoon | Sept. 17, 2018

Editorial Cartoon | Sept. 17, 2018

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Letter | Thank You To the City

I first came to Kingman in 1994 and was impressed with nice tennis courts at Centennial Park. Recently I visited the courts after several years. It was a pleasant surprise to see the courts resurfaced, well maintained, and better than ever.

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Column | Nicaragua could be Trump’s wag the dog moment

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley’s recent warning to the United Nations Security Council that civil unrest in Nicaragua poses a threat to the stability of Central America may have set the stage for Donald J. Trump’s “Wag the Dog” moment.

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Column | All talk, no action: A Republican metaphor

Congressional Republicans continue to abet and excuse Donald Trump’s relentless assaults on democratic norms and the rule of law. But if we were to focus on one particular guy who best embodies that spinelessness, someone who is a veritable metaphor for a party in moral eclipse, I strongly nominate Ben Sasse.

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Editorial Cartoon | Sept. 16, 2018

Editorial Cartoon | Sept. 16, 2018

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Community View | End the discrimination

We have recently seen many articles written about prejudice. Kingman social media is discriminatory and the community remains silent.

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Column | ​Resistance in the White House

The stories of chaos, craziness and betrayal going on inside the Trump White House are nothing to worry much about. White House staffers attempting to influence, question or thwart a president’s ideas or goals are as old as George Washington, Richard Nixon – or Ronald Reagan.

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Rants & Raves | Sept. 16

Johnston new airport manager: Welcome to our community! Looking forward in having you be the manager of the airport. The city has made a wonderful choice yet I feel you are worth more than $84,000.

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Editorial Cartoon | September 14, 2018

Editorial Cartoon | September 14, 2018

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Column | Do You Hate Shaving?

Shaving is mind-numbingly boring, and you can’t even employ the coping mechanisms you use elsewhere in life. You can’t exactly tell your chin, “Yes, dear. No, dear. Is that right? Only seven more shades of mauve to try on?”

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Column | Wild-ish Kingdom: Inept Interactions with Backyard Wildlife

As you enjoy the pleasant weather of late summer and early autumn, you are likely to encounter local wildlife. No, I don’t mean the neighbors’ children, but actual non-humanoid, indigenous animals.

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Letter | Russia in the U.S.

Russians, Chinese, North Koreans, these folks do not wish us well!

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Letter | It’s a sad day at the fair

One of the most popular events last year at the Mohave County Fair was Kingman’s Got Talent. The bleachers were overflowing.

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Editorial Cartoon | September 13, 2018

Editorial Cartoon | September 13, 2018

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Guest Column | Mulvaney should lift cloud from student loan trusts

On his way out the door, former Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Chief Richard Cordray signed off on a shockingly corrupt settlement agreement that could have widespread negative consequences for student loan borrowers (and more broadly for consumer finance) across the economy.

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Guest Column | When government becomes everything, everything becomes crazy

This week, Republican congressional candidate Rudy Peters of California was nearly stabbed by a 35-year-old Castro Valley resident, Farzad Fazeli.

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Editorial cartoon | Aug. 12, 2018

The eye of the hurricane

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Guest Column | Progress isn’t a dirty word

The root of the word progressive is PROGRESS. It’s not a dirty word.

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Letter | One Community

I moved to Kingman in 1980. I've watched our city struggle with issues of the present and try to plan for our future. Now we stand at more than one crossroads.

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Column | Democratic diversity is making America great again

On the cusp of the autumn general elections, grassroots Democrats have sharpened their message that diversity will make America great again.

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