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Bergner: Slowing down Prescott Valley drivers, one road at a time

Raising Prescott

With National Newspaper Week upon us, professional journalists and their organizations across the country are receiving the proverbial pat on the back for keeping their community informed and up to date on local issues and beyond.

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Letter: Banning cellphone use

It is extremely difficult for me to believe that anyone would be against banning cellphone use while driving. This includes government, politicians, and individuals. It seems like a no-brainer!

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Letter: Classic for a reason

Referring to the column by Mr. Williams on classical music, I really thought it was a joke. But as I read it I realized he was serious.

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Flowers: When we officially abandon civil discourse

Hoping that a child will be raped is the vilest thought that can be formed in the civilized brain. There is no “larger picture,” no justification, no explanatory context. Unfortunately, it’s no longer out of bounds in social discourse.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 9, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 9, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 9, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 9, 2018

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Zweifel: Journalism matters because democracy matters

An in-depth newspaper investigation revealed that a state-operated home for aged military veterans was providing sub-standard care and that taxpayer money that was to go to improve the home was spent elsewhere. The result was the replacement of the state’s veterans secretary and numerous corrections at the home.

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Guzzardi: Anatomy of a flip-flopper’s re-election campaign

According to the latest Gallup poll, the congressional approval rate is currently just 19 percent, with 76 percent disapproving. Congress’ miserable showing surprises no one. After Election Day, campaign promises abruptly vanish, and are replaced by an agenda that voters would never have supported.

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Letter: A real community

Okay, who’s in favor of it? Social Security? Anyone ready to give up their Social Security? I mean, anyone but very wealthy people? What about Medicare? Are those who have it, glad they do?

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Letter: Suppressed anger on the Hill

The Kavanaugh hearing and the disrespect shown to the accusers by the “president” and the republican senators has finally burst a dam of suppressed anger that has kept many women silent for decades.

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Letters: Kavanaugh not on trial

John, if you think it was fair what the democrats put Mr. Kavanaugh and family through, you’re wrong.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 8, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 8, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 8, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 8, 2018

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Editorial: Journalism matters, especially locally

“Journalism matters. Now more than ever,” is the theme of this year’s National Newspaper Week, Oct. 7-13.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 7, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 7, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 7, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 7, 2018

Letter: Preserve the Dells

As a long-term Prescott resident, I, like many others, feel that the Granite Dells are the true heart and soul of Prescott.

Letter: Delay changes nothing

The column on Sunday, Sept. 30, expressing your support and admiration for Sen. Flake leaves out an important and key factor.

Rants & Raves: Oct. 7, 2018

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 40 words or less.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 6, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 6, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 6, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 6, 2018

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Beverly: Arizona water law destroys rivers

Arizona water laws fundamentally threaten the upper Verde River.

Shannon: Illegal aliens regularly granted lawless benefits

Michael Anton is amazed by housebroken conservatives that support an immigration position that will eventually remove any chance for conservative government.

Letter: Devastating report

Arizona Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell who questioned Dr. Ford in the Senate Kavanaugh hearing regarding her accusations against Judge Kavanaugh issued a nine-page report that was released to all Senators on Sunday, Sept. 30.

Letter: Why is accuser believed?

What has happened to the “presumption of innocence?”