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Letters: Fire everyone in Washington! End the shutdown

Since all members of the federal government take an oath at joining the Congress, Executive, and Judicial Branch to protect the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

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Letters: Is there really an illegal immigrant surge?

On the online version of the Courier (1/16/19) there are headline articles about a total of eight “white” people sentenced for various drug violations, kidnapping a 14-year-old male, a parole violation warrant, unlawful flight and endangerment charges and then one Hispanic man sentenced for murder (it was not mentioned if he was a permanent resident or not so I have to assume he is).

Letter: Medicare and Social Security not entitlements

After handing out massive tax cuts to the wealthiest individuals and corporations leading to the highest deficit in history, Republicans now say the only way to reduce it is to cut “entitlements” like Medicare and Social Security.

Letter: Outrageous vehicle fee

It is my understanding that most people drive their vehicles about 12,000 -15,000 miles per year.

Letter: Motorcycle helmets!

In response to David Koshollek’s letter of Jan. 8 about how motorcycle helmets will not solve the rider injury problem; well, it is evident that Mr. Koshollek does not like wearing a helmet and that is his primary concern.

Letter: Behind closed doors?

The residents of Prescott need to know what the City Council is discussing, and perhaps agreeing upon, with Arizona Eco Development (AED).

Letter: Save Dells for children

Save the Granite Dells for ourselves and for future generations.

Letter: Dells are Prescott’s Central Park

Imagine New York City without the escape of Central Park, that oasis of trees, grass, running and bicycle trails.

Letter: Hunting should be ethical

First let me say that my husband used to hunt and I support legal and ethical hunting.

Letter: Dangerous driving

I used to enjoy driving.

Letter: Young voices

As a public school teacher in the Prescott area I can speak to the responses I get from students when they hear of the development in the Dells.

Letter: Achieve the dream

As we commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the crisis in America gives us a prime opportunity to move from symbolism to substance to “form a more perfect union, establish justice, and ensure domestic tranquility.”

Letter: Smuggler’s blues

A primer on how to not smuggle drugs on Interstate 17 and Interstate 40. For 14 years my wife and I have been reading the Prescott Daily Courier. Occasionally an article appears about “X” number or pounds of “Y” drugs confiscated on “Z” highway.

Letter: Job test

I have been watching and listening to some of the president’s latest talks, and it got me to thinking how he would do if serving in some important local public offices.

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Letter: Native Americans

There are two issues that jump out in today’s headline articles. One is the plight of the Indians and services on the reservations.

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Letter: Guns, guns, guns

In the Tuesday, Nov. 20 edition, you published two articles about people and guns. One was an actual event with a gun in front of Sprouts.

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Letter: Community support

Our local small businesses donate more than twice as much per sales dollar to local nonprofits, community events and sports teams compared to big businesses.

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Letter: Helping hands

Thanks beyond words to you who assisted and witnessed the auto vs. pedestrian (me) incident which occurred in the Prescott Valley Safeway parking lot at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13

Letter: Chip seal – why?

This method to resurface our streets has had me wondering for years, is it less expensive? It certainly is not, in my estimation, a better solution.

Letter: Paving the way

We invested in the Town of Prescott Valley decades ago. We wanted to encourage our children and grandchildren to live and work here.

Letter: Iconic Dells

When we retired four years ago we moved from Mesa to Prescott, in part, because of all the wonderful natural beauty we see here.

Letter: Catchall critic

In Senior News Editor Tim Wiederaenders’ Friday Catchall (Jan. 11) he appears to be misinformed.

Letter: Gun show control

Regarding stories and editorials about newly proposed legislation for expanding background checks, I am all for adding a few hurdles for obtaining guns.

Letter: ‘Do Not Call’ me

Most people I know get several unwanted telephone solicitations each day even though their phone numbers are on the “do not call registry.”

Letter: What’s the problem?

There have been many articles written about the comments made by Rep. David Stringer, both pro and con, from First Amendment rights to he’s racist.

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