Government e-mails should be public property

By Freedom Newspapers The Arizona Court of Appeals recently shielded dozens of e-mails written by former Pinal County Manager Stan Griffis from public scrutiny under the theory that taxpayers aren’t entitled to see “personal” notes, even if they are created and stored on government-owned equipment. The court ruling reveals a defect in state public records […]

Valentine traditions fading

By Bob Huber: Local columnist Speaking of February, I’m reminded of that old Valentine that says, “Never fall in love with a girl from behind,” which doesn’t say much for clever love messages or the absolute truth that a girl in hand is worth two in the bush. But it does say something about how […]

Press misses point about intelligence

By Mona Charen The President’s Commission on (deep breath) Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction has issued its report. True to predictions, it indicts the CIA and other intelligence agencies for giving the president and Congress information that was “dead wrong” and accompanying this intelligence with a promise that the […]

Time Marches On, and Clutter Takes a Toll

By Curtis K. Shelburne Our church is in the midst of some very serious renovation and general “upgrading” of facilities, and that’s exciting! It’s also interesting. Since my office/study is one of the areas being renovated, I have spent more time than I care to admit cleaning out one closet and one desk. It just […]

Club notes 11/9

Open Pairs Wednesday Morning Session Nov. 5 Section A 1 Maxine Coffey – Meredith Morris, Clovis 2 Norma Orwin – Jerry Beck, Clovis 3/4 Oleta Thornton – John Rollinson, Clovis 3/4 Lura Rundell, Farwell; Ashok Bhakta, Clovis