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Editorial cartoon: Jan. 17, 2017

The editorial cartoon in the Jan. 17, 2017 edition of The Daily Courier.

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MLK holiday a sad chapter in state, county history

Monday marks our annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It should bring back some painful and embarrassing memories for Arizona.

Column: Race takes center stage for a day

I don’t usually live my days according to a particular theme. No planning goes into them, unless I’m celebrating a birthday or some other exceptional event.

Column: Goodbye Obamas, let sanity return

The Obamas have said their goodbyes to America. The president and first lady have made their rounds on the late-night shows.

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Editorial cartoon: Jan. 15, 2017

Editorial cartoon: Jan. 15, 2017

Column: Not everyone is trying to steal your biscuits

At the airport after a grueling business trip a woman’s return flight was delayed.

Column: MLK Jr.

Tomorrow we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.

Rants & Raves: Jan. 15

To those who are turning 50 this year, remember: 40 is the old age of youth, and 50 is the youth age of old. How true since I am in my late 70s!

Letter: Thanks from Badgers

The Prescott High School Badger Football Boosters and our players want to thank all of the wonderful support we received this past season.

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Editorial cartoon: Jan. 14, 2017

Editorial cartoon: Jan. 14, 2017

Column: Where are the ‘worst drivers’?

It never fails – no matter where you go, that’s the place with the “worst drivers.”

Column: Why Rick Perry is actually good Cabinet pick

Let’s consider what former Texas Gov. Rick Perry brings to the table as a member of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet and as the president’s designee as Secretary of Energy,

Letter: Standing Rock, oil spills

In his Jan. 7 letter disagreeing with supportive views of Standing Rock protesters in their resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline, Kenneth Server stated that he has a problem “when protests lack substance, focus on remote happenings, exaggerate the subsequent consequences…”

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Editorial cartoon: Jan. 13, 2017

Editorial cartoon: Jan. 13, 2017

Letter: Repealing Obamacare is irresponsible

The United States is the only industrialized nation without universal healthcare.

Column: Obama’s environmental legacy is mixed, vulnerable

In his insightful 2015 book, “Presidents and the American Environment,” environmental historian Otis L. Graham, Jr. lumps President Barack Obama with President George W. Bush as a “wobbly leader” on the environment.

Column: Watching next 4 years will be painful, but fun

A role reversal is about to take place in American politics.

Letter: Election results

I would like to explain something to all my Republican friends.

Column: Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th; a day to be feared, or a day like any other? Most people in the western world will tell you the 13th will bring misfortune and doom into your existence.

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Editorial cartoon: Jan. 12, 2017

Editorial cartoon: Jan. 12, 2017

Letter: Trump

President-elect Donald Trump says that the Russians didn’t influence the election because Julian Assange says so.

Editorial: Sales tax hike to pay off debt makes sense

In the perfect world, the City of Prescott would wait on the Arizona Legislature to fix the state’s massive $7 billion pension problem before taking action.

Column: A trillion reasons why U.S. debt is incomprehensible

Get this: The U.S. Treasury says that America’s debt grew by another trillion dollars in 2016.

Letter: Fireworks

At 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, I was delighted beyond words to see the fireworks show from my bedroom window coming from the Prescott Resort.

Letter: Phone line technicians

I have developed a strong feeling of respect for our telephone technicians who keep our land lines connected.

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