Shawn Byrne


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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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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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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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Valle Vista residents concerned about ballot legality

A group of residents is concerned about a Valle Vista Property Owner’s Association ballot that has a Friday due date for absentee voters.

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Column | Today’s scapegoating not so different from ancient societies’

Societies across the world have used scapegoats for centuries.

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*Update* - City Council votes not to renew city manager’s contract

After returning from executive session to discuss city manager John Dougherty’s annual performance evaluation, Kingman City Council voted not to renew Dougherty’s contract at Tuesday’s regular meeting.

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Column | Emotional maturity is a requirement for leadership

I’ve recently had the pleasure of some engaging reading on Facebook, which has pointed me toward getting an understanding of what ambassadorship is – honorable ambassadorship.

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Column | Harvey teaches us to be nice to one another

It’s been one of the most heart-wrenching weeks we’ve witnessed (not first-hand, but witnessed nonetheless) in some time.

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