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TIM BURKE: California dynamics have changed, for the worse

Once upon a time, the state of California was a great place to live or to visit. Not anymore. It is difficult to pinpoint an exact time when California began its decline from a thriving state.

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Even in ancient Rome they had political corruption

TIM BURKE: Unexpected passing of a loved one causes reflection

It is one of the worst types of phone calls you will receive. The wife of a good friend called me last week to tell me that my friend had suddenly passed away.

Letters to the editor

Impeachment trial is an unnecessary political stunt

DEBRA J. SAUNDERS: Will Biden leave Little Sisters free to choose?

President Joe Biden likes to talk about unity and his intent to rise above partisan rancor to heal the divisions that led a pro-Trump mob to swarm the Capitol on Jan. 6.

DAN SCHINHOFEN: The law of unintended consequences

Why aren’t we demanding that Emperor Sisolak hand back his power to our elected Representatives? Why haven’t our Representatives convened and taken back their authority to govern?

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Do we label it ‘propaganda,’ or is it ‘public relations’?


It recently struck me how little I have traveled or even gone out for an evening during the last 12 months. Usually, this time of year, I would be attending a trade show in California, planning a couple of weekend getaway trips, and dreaming of going to Europe for a week.

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Out-of-town reader supportive of Pahrump after reading local news