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Wiederaenders: Explore the history of the Prescott area with us

Beauty. Forests. Mile high. Four seasons. Rural.

Cantlon: We didn’t believe previous signs, and now…

An important change in conservative politics is being foreshadowed.

Talk of the town: Why I support Medicare Advantage

A key responsibility of Congress is making sure the actions of our federal agencies reflect the priorities of the American people.

Reagan column: Trumping the North Korea naysayers

President Trump will never win.

Micek column: Trump stocking White House with yes-men

Donald Trump, who thrives on the love of the crowd, who listens to the last person to successfully worm their way into his ear and who cannot endure even the most minor of slights, is systematically building an administration of yes-men.

Durst column: Ways Democrats could screw up midterms

Do not be deceived into thinking that reclaiming the U.S. House of Representatives in November is a fast- break, slam-dunk because if anybody could blow a lead this late in the game, it’s you, Democrats.

Barnes: We are the sum of life choices we make

A Talmudic legend tells us that at a child’s conception, Leila, the angel of the night, brings the fetus before God.

McNabb: Nation’s Christian roots rewritten?

There have been letters recently about the relation of church and state in America.

Funt: The Obama-Clinton soundtracks

What the nation needs desperately as the 2018 midterm elections draw near is to hear more wisdom from Barack Obama and less venom from Hillary Clinton.

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Friday Catchall: Bot calls, scams & NCAA prompt green beer

While you are gearing up for the annual green fest downtown, known as the St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl, from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, consider the following — which I hope gives you a laugh and also may fuel your desire for another green beer.

Stossel: Lies about trade

Maybe Donald Trump is such a powerful communicator and pot-stirrer that other countries, embarrassed by their own trade barriers, will eliminate them.

Williams: My first time was much different

The first time I fell in love I was 17. She was 16. We attended the same high school and worked part time at the same grocery store.

Purcell: Time to nurture America’s Irish-inspired sense of humor

It’s always grand in March of every year to pour myself a pint of Guinness and enjoy the glorious Irish wit.

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Guest column: Perceived biases, attacks erode trust in the press

Awarding a grade to a concept like press freedom might seem like an impossible task, but here at the First Amendment Center we give it our best shot.

Column: President Trump wants new bridges without paying for them

President Donald Trump’s plan to spend $200 billion in federal money to somehow spur $1.5 trillion in state, local and private investment in infrastructure reconstruction elicited a collective eye roll when it was finally made public.

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Bergner: Unity from students, administrators key to a safe walkout

Column: Raising Prescott

Since a gunman pulled a fire alarm in a quiet hallway of a Florida high school nearly a month ago, students across the country have begun to rise up.

Column: Fathers and sons, sons and guns

Many blame mass shootings on an overabundance of easily available guns and call for more stringent background checks.

Column: Drugs, background checks and deterrence root of gun control

Abrogating a right guaranteed by the Constitution (yes, I hear the same tired argument coming from those who refuse to accept the framers’ intent for the Second Amendment) is not the answer.

Stossel column: No trade barriers

No, President Trump, it’s not true that if you tax imported steel, we “will have protection for the first time in a long while.”

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Friday Catchall: Good, bad & ugly? Try cowboys, weed, sleep & scams

• COWBOY — He is new to the job but he’s quickly showing how well the Prescott Valley Police Department did with its new hire.

Column: Prescott Elks Lodge honors first responders

Every year, Prescott Elks Lodge #330, honors members of our local law enforcement officers who have been named by their departments as outstanding officers.

Column: Gun control is common sense

In his recent column, Michael Reagan makes only one throwaway rebuttal to the argument that we should raise the buying age for AR-15 style weapons and do more extensive background checks: Such regulations, he says, would be a “burden” to law-abiding gun owners.

Cantlon column: Good news! And lots of it

The world and the nation have gotten much better over the long run on a host of issues.

Column: MVD wants competent drivers too

Anytime change occurs, there will be skepticism.

Durst column: The cafeteria lady is packing heat

President Donald Trump tossed out some wacky nonsense about arming teachers, which encouraged the press and public to go nuts debating this ludicrous suggestion, totally ignoring commonsense remedies like banning civilians from purchasing weapons whose sole function is to kill the most people in the shortest time possible.