Purcell: The evolving American prom

The more the American prom changes, the more it stays the same.

Reagan: They hate, Trump wins

Donald Trump’s many enemies are becoming more and more frustrated.

Tyree: Are you suffering from funeral fatigue?

“Tell me something good.”

PIACENZA: Globalism vs. national identity

Beyond local and state concerns, two schools of thought appear to be vying for dominance on the world stage these days.

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Haddad: One person to stand up and say, ‘Hey, leave him alone’

One of the greatest pains my heart has ever known is to see a child who has lost all hope. In desperate moments, when they feel utterly alone and worthless, some choose to end life.

Funt: Baseball bobbles its giveaways

The 1966 baseball season was particularly memorable in St. Louis, and not just because the Cardinals moved to a new $25 million stadium, hosted the All-Star Game, and every few days sent flame-thrower Bob Gibson to the mound where he won 21 games and struck out 225 batters.

Polman: Profiteer-in-chief goes belly-up for China

The U.S. Constitution has been reduced to a scrap of parchment, rendered irrelevant by the profiteer-in-chief.

Stossel: Amazon fights back

Seattle is worried about the well-being of the poor and mentally ill people living there, so it’s going to drive businesses out of town.

Williams: Meet Chino Valley’s traveling man

Most of us are cut from normal bolts of cloth, but once in a while, I run across someone who is constructed from a special kind of fabric.

Jensen: Police dogs and ‘Reefer Madness’

Years ago, a propaganda film entitled “Reefer Madness” depicted first-time cannabis smokers turning into instant maniacs, hallucinating, killing and raping after just a couple of puffs.

Cantlon: Should locals need to align with leadership more?

The great pride most locals hold for our area is valuable, but it can be undermined if they don’t think local leadership sees things the same way.

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Bergner: Mother’s Day 2018 a success!

Column: Raising Prescott

My not-so-secret plans for Mother’s Day 2018 went off without a hitch Sunday, spending much of the morning celebrating the woman in our lives who makes the world go round.

Reagan: The deal with Singapore

So Donald Trump has a date with Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12.

Durst: Many more questions for president

Robert Mueller has many questions for the president.

Funt: Trump’s artful dodging

Sometimes it takes a year or more for a president’s strengths to come into focus.

Purcell: For Mother’s Day, embracing our lost sense of humor

“You’ve lost your sense of humor, and you need to get it back!”

Barnes: Mother’s Day

It’s waking up sick and she was there holding my hand.

Williams: Who is Steve Waller?

This is the second in a series of columns highlighting the historic icons to be found at the Palace Saloon on Whiskey Row.

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Washington: Beware of deregulating the financial industry

You may have noticed how the governor, the Arizona attorney general, and Arizona’s lawmakers keep pushing for exemptions for the financial industry from a range of regulations, both state and federal, while, at the same time, imposing needless restrictions on local governments throughout Arizona.

Stossel: Hating DeVos

People hate Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

Polk: Vote “Yes” to extend existing Yavapai County jail district sales tax

As I write, voters have already received in the mail your ballots to vote on whether to extend the existing Yavapai County jail district sales tax of one-quarter of one cent per dollar.

Tyree: Is your town bribing new residents?

The fact that the U.S. unemployment rate is at a 17-year low does have a downside.

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Bergner: Unplugging for a week isn’t as easy as it looks

Column: Raising Prescott

In my line of work, it’s hard to get away from everything for a few days, much less a week.

Reagan: Who to crucify? Trump or Barabbas?

The Trump Haters hate on and on and on.