Editorials


The day Hitler almost died

Editorial By Mike Bibb Like most dictators, Adolf Hitler was liked by a few but hated by many, including his own countrymen who had come to view him…



The return of 44

Editorial By Mike Bibb “He rises!” – Captain Ahab, “Moby Dick, The Great White Whale” by Herman Melville, 1851 In a July 2 headline, Newsmax News proclaimed…


Of fires and horses

Editorial By Mike Bibb What do the deaths of two horses and a mule and a raging fire on Mount Graham have in common? Both…


What about after the fire?

Editorial by Mike Bibb Since many folks have recognized the Frye Fire on Mount Graham was botched from the very beginning by the U.S. Forest…


A Travesty of Justice

Editorial By Dexter K. Oliver It was one year ago, June 24, 2016, that the crimes first came to light on the Clifton Ranger District of…


Media bias, who knew?

Editorial By Mike Bibb Anyone remotely interested in the minute-by-minute press coverage of President Donald Trump has probably recognized an exhibition of anger and contempt not previously displayed towards a…


What a mess – part 2

Since publication of my op-ed “What A Mess” in the Gila Valley Central, June 22 edition, folks are raging either the Frye Fire has been…


What a mess

Editorial by Mike Bibb How can a quarter-acre, lighting-caused fire on Mount Graham explode into a 23,000-acre – and growing – catastrophe? By what rationalization is…