Thanks to the genius of editor Ken Western (since retired) at the Arizona Republic, I was assigned a weekly cartoon feature on the history of Arizona. This was a lead up to the Arizona Centennial (1912-2012). The first True West Moment ran on March 7, 2010.
Just got word the Arizona Republic is discontinuing the feature because of "space issues." In the past seven years, 330 of them have run, first on the editorial pages, then in the feature well, and finally, in the community section.
Not sure if it's connected, but got this email over the weekend: