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  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: AMBER Alerts

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: AMBER Alerts

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-05-08 21:32:08 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, those Amber Alert messages are only activated for six hours before being replaced.

    According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, those Amber Alert messages are only activated for six hours before being replaced.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Lottery funds for education

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Lottery funds for education

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-05-01 22:48:31 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    As our state's teachers and lawmakers face off over education funding, a viewer asked us this question:  What about all the money from the Arizona Lottery and casinos?  Isn't that supposed to help education?   

    As our state's teachers and lawmakers face off over education funding, a viewer asked us this question:  What about all the money from the Arizona Lottery and casinos?  Isn't that supposed to help education?   

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Education funding

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Education funding

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:26:10 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    As our lawmakers and our teachers are at odds over education funding, a big question is this:  where will we get more money?  

    As our lawmakers and our teachers are at odds over education funding, a big question is this:  where will we get more money?  

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: AZ National Guard troops on U.S./Mexico border

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: AZ National Guard troops on U.S./Mexico border

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:57:56 GMT
    Border fence in Nogales (Source: Tucson News Now)Border fence in Nogales (Source: Tucson News Now)
    Border fence in Nogales (Source: Tucson News Now)Border fence in Nogales (Source: Tucson News Now)

    More than 300 Arizona National Guard troops will be helping the Border Patrol and Customs do their jobs at the request of President Trump. The question is, why now?  

    More than 300 Arizona National Guard troops will be helping the Border Patrol and Customs do their jobs at the request of President Trump. The question is, why now?  

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL - Politicians and immigration issues

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL - Politicians and immigration issues

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-04-10 21:25:32 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    THINK ABOUT IT – no matter where you stand in the immigration debate, shouldn’t our leaders at least work on a solution?  That’s why we elect them.

    THINK ABOUT IT – no matter where you stand in the immigration debate, shouldn’t our leaders at least work on a solution?  That’s why we elect them.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: March For Our Lives - Listen to the kids

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: March For Our Lives - Listen to the kids

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-03-27 22:01:31 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    We’ll likely disagree about whether or not we need more gun laws, but let’s leave that debate aside for a moment and focus on another question.  People have asked, why we should listen to teenagers who aren’t old enough to vote?  

    We’ll likely disagree about whether or not we need more gun laws, but let’s leave that debate aside for a moment and focus on another question.  People have asked, why we should listen to teenagers who aren’t old enough to vote?  

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Bus safety

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Bus safety

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-04-03 23:12:28 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Someone recently attacked a Sun Tran bus driver in Tucson.  Fortunately, he wasn’t badly hurt, but we’re finding out this kind of thing is happening way too often.   

    Someone recently attacked a Sun Tran bus driver in Tucson.  Fortunately, he wasn’t badly hurt, but we’re finding out this kind of thing is happening way too often.   

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Eliminating military training program bad for Marana, southern Arizona

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Eliminating military training program bad for Marana, southern Arizona

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:02 AM EST2018-02-14 06:02:37 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Colonel Lee Winningham, Brigade Commander, 98th Aviation Troop Command has informed the Marana Chamber that the Army has decided to eliminate the Apache Helicopter Battalion. 

    Colonel Lee Winningham, Brigade Commander, 98th Aviation Troop Command has informed the Marana Chamber that the Army has decided to eliminate the Apache Helicopter Battalion. 

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Issues with Arizona schools

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Issues with Arizona schools

    Thursday, February 8 2018 7:24 PM EST2018-02-09 00:24:24 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The Tucson Unified School District said it fired the long-term substitute who was in charge. The violence is bad enough. But TUSD's having to rely on long-term substitutes only underscores the problems we have in Arizona about hiring teachers.  

    The Tucson Unified School District said it fired the long-term substitute who was in charge. The violence is bad enough. But TUSD's having to rely on long-term substitutes only underscores the problems we have in Arizona about hiring teachers.  

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Recreational Marijuana

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Recreational Marijuana

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 4:39 PM EST2018-01-02 21:39:33 GMT
    (Source: Pablo/Buffer)(Source: Pablo/Buffer)

    Aside from the ball drops and the fireworks signaling a new year -- 2018 also meant the start of recreational marijuana sales in California. Voters there were apparently not in a haze and thought the state could really use the estimated $1 billion in tax revenue – and that’s this year alone.

    Aside from the ball drops and the fireworks signaling a new year -- 2018 also meant the start of recreational marijuana sales in California. Voters there were apparently not in a haze and thought the state could really use the estimated $1 billion in tax revenue – and that’s this year alone.

  • THINK ABOUT IT: There's never an excuse to drink and drive

    THINK ABOUT IT: There's never an excuse to drink and drive

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 11:28 PM EST2017-12-27 04:28:57 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    The holidays are a time for celebrating and parties, which are often accompanied by alcohol. With the many options today, there’s just no excuse to get behind the wheel after drinking.

    The holidays are a time for celebrating and parties, which are often accompanied by alcohol. With the many options today, there’s just no excuse to get behind the wheel after drinking.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Help out by volunteering in the community

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Help out by volunteering in the community

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-08-15 15:41:20 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Who out there in our community could use your helping hand, if even just for a few hours a week?

    Who out there in our community could use your helping hand, if even just for a few hours a week?

  • KOLD News 13 Editorial Policy

    KOLD News 13 Editorial Policy

    Wednesday, January 20 2016 7:45 PM EST2016-01-21 00:45:47 GMT
    Tuesday, June 6 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-06-06 20:20:09 GMT

    As a news organization, we believe KOLD News 13 has an obligation to not just inform our community but to try and make it better. An editorial board chaired by VP & General Manager Nick Ulmer has been formed so that KOLD may shed light on important issues affecting our region.

    As a news organization, we believe KOLD News 13 has an obligation to not just inform our community but to try and make it better. An editorial board chaired by VP & General Manager Nick Ulmer has been formed so that KOLD may shed light on important issues affecting our region.

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