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The Dixie Chicks dropped Dixie from their name so as not to offend anyone with the reference to the Confederacy. They’ll just be The Chicks, and only offend feminists. Also, to please the mob, AC/DC will be New Binary, Green Day will be The Green New Deal and The Police will be Defunded.

By Argus Hamilton June 28, 2020
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One of the most interesting artifacts of early Prescott history — the first trophy ever awarded at a “cowboy contest” or rodeo — had gone missing for extended periods, not just once but twice, for a total of 70 years lost from public view.

June 27, 2020
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The word rodeo in Spanish means to surround or round up. In reality there have been “rodeos” or round ups in America since the Spanish people brought cattle and horses to the New World in the 1500s. Today, however, “rodeo” to Americans means organized events of cowboy contests.

June 27, 2020
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At 72, Stephen Paul, better known by his international guitarist fame as Esteban, is a charming host for his recently reopened Prescott businesses in Bashford Courts, Arizona Earth and Relaxing Foot Spa, where on a Wednesday morning music from his 26 CDs played softly in the background.

By Nanci Hutson June 27, 2020
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Stan Lehman grew up in a rodeo town, Abilene, Kansas, where the highlight of summer vacation was the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo. When Stan moved to Prescott in 1971 to practice law, he happily became involved in the Prescott rodeo — the “World’s Oldest Rodeo.”

By Stan A. Lehman, Special to the Courier June 27, 2020
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On June 30, 2013, 19 of the Granite Mountain Hotshots from Prescott were killed while fighting the Yarnell Hill wildfire.

June 27, 2020
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I know a 60-year-old woman who wears high-heeled shoes and no pantyhose with miniskirts — without even a slip underneath. ...

By Annie Lane June 27, 2020
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Courier digital subscribers can print this Saturday online extra. Take the Criss-Cross crossword puzzle challenge. This feature will print on standard 8.5x11-inch paper.

By The Daily Courier June 27, 2020
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Warner Brothers in Hollywood announced last week its Looney Tunes Cartoon show on HBO Max will no longer show cartoon characters firing guns. The studio ruled that all guns are out. ...

By Argus Hamilton June 26, 2020
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This summer we have been invited to four weddings. Of the four events, three have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

By Annie Lane June 26, 2020

The Democratic Women of the Prescott Area presented on Monday two local organizations with donation checks of $2,005 each, according to Chair Maria Lynam.

June 26, 2020
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We asked our contractor to make a change during construction in our new home. At the end of the project, we were given a change order for an amount that we were a little taken aback by. Do we have to pay this amount? Ed and Susie, Cottonwood, Arizona.

By Sandy Griffis June 25, 2020
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No-see-ums are small biting flies that appear during the summer months. These tiny biting insects are barely visible to the naked eye, but their bites can be very painful and annoying.

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Dear Annie: I am shattered and torn apart. My son, who served 8-and-a-half years in prison for drugs, was released last Thanksgiving. Within four days of release, “Ray” had a job as a cook, had joined a gym and was working out every day. His life was all positive.

By Annie Lane June 25, 2020
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Not all baby bunnies are cute, especially when they eat a newly planted euonymus to the ground or wipe out those pretty pansies and tulips!

By KEN LAIN, Special to the Courier June 25, 2020
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 69-year-old woman developing arthritis in my fingers, especially the middle joints. I do various finger bending and straightening exercises, and I rub my hands together vigorously to warm them.

By Dr. Keith Roach June 25, 2020
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The flower beds are finished, the vegetables are growing, and yet something could be missing from the backyard landscape: That “wow” factor.

By Associated Press June 25, 2020
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Coronavirus quarantine had many people rethinking the interiors of their homes this spring. DIY projects were tackled, and rooms reorganized.

By MELISSA RAYWORTH, Associated Press June 25, 2020
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Gardening’s popularity has surged during the coronavirus pandemic; it provides exercise, outdoor time, emotional well-being and wholesome produce. Home gardening also can provide some hunger relief to others during a time of rising food insecurity.

By Associated Press June 25, 2020
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VIEWS! Just minutes from downtown Prescott AZ, yet feels like your own retreat hilltop in the pines. This gorgeous home sits on 2 acres w/incredible outdoor space to enjoy the views!

June 25, 2020
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Happenings and worship for Prescott-area churches and congregations, June 25, 2020.

June 24, 2020
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Several years ago, I heard the following story, which I will attempt to retell in my own words.

By Eric Moore June 24, 2020
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Dear Annie: Two and a half years ago, while my business was doing well, my marriage of 30-plus years wasn’t.

By Annie Lane June 24, 2020
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Last week’s column brought some most interesting and welcome words from readers.

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Twenty-eight local students have just been awarded scholarships they can use at any educational institution of their choice.

By The Daily Courier June 23, 2020

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