• Thumbs - June 24, 2016

    CONNED OUT OF $38,000

  • Editorial Cartoon: June 22, 2016
  • Censorship attempts must end

    Editor’s note: The following editorial is from The (Munster, Indiana) Times and was originally published on June 15.

    In the United States, as well as many foreign nations, freedom of the press is under attack.

  • Editorial Cartoon - June 19, 2016
  • Trump’s plan is reckless

    Donald Trump’s reaction to last Sunday’s massacre in Orlando, Florida, is further proof that the presumptive Republican nominee for president is unfit for our nation’s highest office.

    Forty-nine innocent people lost their lives, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. More than 50 others were injured in the attack by 29-year-old Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old American-born Muslim who appears to have been struggling with his own sexuality.

  • Editorial Roundup - June 19, 2016

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The Philadelphia Daily News on the mass shooting that left 49 people dead (June 15):

    In this image-driven world of ours, it’s harder and harder to find any image that has the power to arrest the viewer. But this one — an upside-down American flag, signaling a nation in distress — had that impact on us when we first saw it on Facebook, and we reproduce it here in the hopes that has the same effect on others.

    Because we are a nation in deep distress.

  • Editorial Cartoon: June 17, 2016
  • Thumbs - June 17, 2016


    Drive by some local parks and schools on any week day and you’re likely to see food service employees dishing out free and healthful meals for kids. Las Vegas City Schools provides breakfast and lunch at various locations, including Lincoln Park and Hannah Park. On the west side, breakfast and lunch are available at West Las Vegas High School and at the Plaza Park. A detailed account of times and sites may be found in last Wednesday’s Optic.


  • Editorial Cartoon: June 15, 2016
  • The Orlando victims

    We pause to reflect on the 49 men and women who were murdered at an Orlando, Florida, gay nightclub early Sunday morning in what authorities are calling the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

    Stanley Almodovar III, 23
    Amanda Alvear, 25
    Oscar A Aracena-Montero, 26
    Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33
    Antonio Davon Brown, 29
    Darryl Roman Burt II, 29
    Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28
    Juan Chevez-Martinez, 25
    Luis Daniel Conde, 39
    Cory James Connell, 21
    Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25