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October 26, 2020
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Back in July my article was about a hiking trail (Granite Gardens) that many of you enjoyed, so here is another trail you’ll probably enjoy also. With the virus still lurking, it’s good to have an excuse to get out into the fresh air.

By Nigel Reynolds, Courier Columnist October 24, 2020
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Mayer Fire Chief Mike McGhee earlier this month was granted a priceless gift – the embrace of a grateful husband thanking him for donating the kidney that saved his wife’s life one year ago.

By Nanci Hutson October 24, 2020
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On this date in 1848, the First Dragoons reached Tucson en route to California.

By Associated Press October 24, 2020
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For residents of Prescott today, J.S. Acker is remembered most warmly. Due to his philanthropy, the popular annual downtown music festival held during the holiday season is named in his honor.

By DREW DESMOND, Special to the Courier October 24, 2020
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October is the month that the Daughters of the American Revolution participate in The DAR National Day of Service Program. Recognizing that The Stepping Stones Agency provides shelter and support for the prevention of domestic violence The Yavapai Chapter was overjoyed to choice this agency as one that they would lend support.

October 24, 2020
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The Prescott Valley Charter School in September was awarded the “I Am Leader” foundation grant of $27,000, renewable for up to five years, that will enable them to provide programs and services intended “to build character in both students and staff.”

By Nanci Hutson October 24, 2020
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Prescott High School’s Half Century Club was forced due to COVID-19 to cancel its annual luncheon this spring that provides the money to support annual college scholarships to PHS Badgers.

By Nanci Hutson October 24, 2020
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My neighbor put up wind chimes a few months ago. They are 3-foot-long pipes that make a terrible clanging noise with every sweet little breeze. I find this irritating, rude and unacceptable. I feel like it is the same concept as playing music outside all day long, which of course no one would do, especially at 3 a.m.

By Annie Lane October 24, 2020
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Courier digital subscribers can print this Wonderword Puzzle challenge. This feature will print on standard 8.5x11-inch paper.

October 24, 2020
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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married coming on 19 years. We have two kids. Since we had children, she never seems to want to be intimate with me -- so much so that she went to her general doctor for some help. That was three years ago.

By Annie Lane October 23, 2020
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The World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays got underway on Tuesday night at a ballpark in Arlington. Every year, before Game One I always love the patriotic pre-game pageantry. On Tuesday, the CEO of Twitter was on hand to throw out the First Amendment.

By Argus Hamilton October 23, 2020
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Many of the letters to you complain of ungrateful children and adults who don’t send thank-you’s, don’t call, or who are otherwise ungrateful. Too often, children (aka future adults) are taught to be takers, not givers, so they don’t build habits of giving, giving back, or sending replies. Let’s change that.

By Annie Lane October 22, 2020
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I am a 65-year-old woman. As a child, I had what we called “lazy eye.” My condition was that my right eye was aligned noticeably outward. I believe this is referred to as “exotropia.” I had surgery to correct it at the age of 12, and surgery was successful -- my right eye has remained in proper alignment since then.

By Dr. Keith Roach October 22, 2020
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With many of the usual Halloween events and haunted houses canceled due to the ongoing pandemic, there are still a few things to do on Halloween for people who agree to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines. The following is a list of Halloween events in the area.

By Jesse Bertel October 22, 2020
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Sunset is arriving noticeably earlier, meaning less mood-lifting daylight for everyone. The weather is turning colder, so we’ll soon spend even more time cooped up inside the homes where we’ve huddled, and sometimes completely quarantined, for six months.

By MELISSA RAYWORTH Associated Press October 22, 2020
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Yavapai Live, Yavapai College Performing Arts Center’s (YCPAC) weekly musical series, has announced seven new concerts for Nov. and Dec., including music from The Phantom of the Opera, Brahms chamber music, and dueling piano virtuosos. The Fall schedule culminates in Christmas concerts on Dec. 13 and 20.

October 22, 2020
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Granville by Universal Homes in Prescott Valley is Northern Arizona’s most successful new home community. The Granville community enjoys over 2,300 home owners moving in over the last 20 years.

September 17, 2020
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You are in luck and that is not to say that compost piles are a bad thing. There are new generations of garbage disposals that are leading the way to the quiet kitchen revolution. Kitchen acoustics are important nowadays, and many appliance manufacturers are responding with quieter products, from dishwashers and refrigerators to microwaves and food processors to the all mighty garbage disposal.

By Sandy Griffis October 22, 2020
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High tunnels are low-tech, greenhouse-like structures that can be used for starting seedlings, growing vegetables or perennial crops.

By Jeff Schalau, Courier Columnist October 22, 2020
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October is a critical month in landscape maintenance and should not be ignored. As we transition into autumn and the first frosts in November, these key steps keep our landscapes healthy, weed-free and ready for their long slumber through winter.

By KEN LAIN Special to the Courier October 22, 2020
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In normal times, food trends often started in restaurants, with top chefs. Maybe they got written up in food magazines or blogs. After some time, you could find the trending ingredients on grocery store shelves.

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press October 22, 2020
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Planting a tree is one of the best things you can do to help the planet, and these days it's gotten easier. There's a better understanding now of what trees need, including when they should generally be planted (the fall).

By LEE REICH Associated Press October 22, 2020
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Neither Wolf nor Dog’ returns to theaters
Following a successful, four-year run, ‘Neither World Nor Dog’ reopens in theaters around Arizona Oct. 23 including Prescott Valley, Flagstaff, Tempe and Tucson

The middle of a pandemic is an odd time for a film to open in theaters, but for ‘Neither Wolf Nor Dog,’ which returns to Prescott Valley Oct. 23, is a sign of its ongoing success.

By Katherine Locke, for the Courier October 22, 2020
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Solid Rock Christian fellowship. Have you ever wondered, “What to Expect of Your Pastors?” Hear Pastor Matt’s response based on John 21:15-17 on Sunday.

By The Daily Courier October 21, 2020

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