Shawn Byrne


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Column | Repealing net neutrality will have us stuck in traffic like Stockton Hill Road

There are times during the day when the short drive from Detroit to Airway avenues on Stockton Hill Road reminds me of Southern California (from sunrise to sunset mostly), but other than that there aren’t many triggers to bring me back there from here in lovely Kingman.

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Column | We can’t let fear paralyze us from moving into the future

It was one of the hardest decisions he ever made.

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Get to know a neighbor: Love’em or hate’em, we have to live with coyotes

Live in this part of the world long enough, people are going to have some sort of run in with Canis latrans, or coyote.

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Column | Conspiracy theories remain alive and well

He was of Cuban descent with connections to Italian friends in New York City.

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Does your school meet the grade?

State issues report cards on local schools. KAOL test scores creep up; KUSD stays steady

Kingman Academy of Learning had two of its three schools drop a letter grade since the last time the Arizona State Board of Education issued them in 2014, and Kingman Unified School District had seven of nine drop a mark.

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Column | Roads and water system issues means it’s time to get busy

Many years ago I had the pleasure of reading one of my all-time favorite books, Studs Terkel’s “Hard Times.”

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Historic World War II convoy to pass through Kingman

Military Vehicle Preservation Association convoy is preserving history for future generations, traveling to Los Angeles along Route 66

When the Military Vehicle Preservation Association 2017 Route 66 Convoy from Chicago to Los Angeles rumbles through Kingman Monday, don’t be alarmed. It’s not a time warp or a “Twilight Zone” episode.

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Las Vegas survivor wants people to hope

KINGMAN – Hundreds, if not thousands, of bullets can’t make them give up hope.

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Vice Mayor calls special session to put city manager on paid leave

A request for a special meeting of the Kingman City Council to place City Manager John Dougherty on paid administrative leave is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Council Chambers, 310 N. Fourth St.

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A Vigil for Orphan Pets Without a Home

Deuce, like millions of others, wants a forever home

Deuce currently resides at the Western Arizona Humane Society, and like millions of other animals around the country, he just wants to go home.

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