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Press Pass
By Tim Wiederaenders
Daily Courier Editor Tim Wiederaenders shares his insights.
Disasters for everyone; how about generosity?
Each area of the country has its crosses to bear.

In the Midwest, it's tornadoes. The East has ice storms, and the Southeast and Gulf have hurricanes. The West Coast has earthquakes, in the Northwest it is earthquakes and a volcano. For the Southwest, we face wildfires.

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Tearful interview with Bode Miller was more about ratings
Bode Miller won the bronze Sunday, but also cried. Did NBC do the right thing?
Monday, February 17, 2014
Goodwill, giving all year round
While considering my resolutions for 2014 and looking at dCourier.com, I was struck by our community's amount of giving. Every year around Christmas time, we see wonderful displays of Prescott-area residents' charitable hearts.
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Will we ever get back to good wages?
I recently approved/posted a reader's article comment that urged the City of Prescott to "fairly compensate" its employees. The rub: the person they care about "hasn't had a raise in six years."
Monday, October 21, 2013
Avoid quicksand in strike against Syria
The United States is knocking on the door of war and, while the right thing to do is not turn a blind eye to the killing of innocents by chemical means, this country does not need another Afghanistan or Iraq.
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Evacuate or not from Doce Fire?
A fire that no one thought would top Granite Mountain reached the bottom of the mass within what seemed like minutes Tuesday evening; thus, the Doce Fire - that I thought would never get close to my house - was now less than a few miles from the place I call home.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Roadwork is 'hell'
It is always curious to residents when a roadwork project sees completion, only to have it torn up for manholes and water caps or be paved again only months later.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
White House has debate tactics down pat
In college I took debate classes. They said it would help with my editorial writing. One of the essential lessons was that if what the other side says hurts your argument, ignore it and stick to your guns.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Lance Armstrong a doper?
Lance Armstrong used to be one of my heroes.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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