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Letter: Welcome

Most Prescottonians welcome newcomers to this friendly, conservative, Christian community with open arms, as many of us were newcomers once too.

Letter: ‘Big yard’

I have noticed a great increase in trash along Highway 89 between Antelope Hills and Chino Valley City limits.

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Wiederaenders: High Court nomination a ‘Paper Chase’?

I remember fondly “The Paper Chase,” that 1973 movie about a first-year law student.

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Editorial cartoon (2): July 15, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): July 15, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): July 15, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): July 15, 2018

Rants&Raves: July 15, 2018

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 40 words or less.

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Piacenza: The ‘Prescott Effect’

I was remarking to my husband the other day about how much I’ve enjoyed knowing, at least in passing, a number of people who play significant roles in the Prescott area.

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Editorial cartoon (2): July 14, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): July 14, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): July 14, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): July 14, 2018

Haupt Jr.: Finding time to enjoy the weather

Having moved around as much as I have in the past 10 years has given me the opportunity to experience a wide range of climates, including the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, Central Oregon Coast, Sierra Nevada in Northern California, North Shore of Lake Tahoe, and High Desert of Arizona.

Micek: Congress too weak to stop trade war

You may not have noticed it amid the White House’s bluster on NATO this week, but Congress utterly face-planted in its effort to rein in President Donald Trump’s ever-escalating global trade war.

Letter: Granite Dells

Just a few minutes from downtown, one of Arizona’s most stunning landscapes, an iconic popular outdoor destination, a mecca for local and visiting: wildlife watchers, rock climbers, hikers, bikers, and families just out for a casual stroll, faces development.

Letter: The blame game

Considering contributions to the school shootings and threats thereof, I have to say I believe it’s not the NRA, not the guns/weapons, not the teachers or the schools, and not law enforcement.

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Friday Catchall: Not all dogs created equal; bring on water conservation

Each week in The Daily Courier we post photographs of pets that need “forever homes,” as the Yavapai Humane Society says it, but some people cringe at certain breeds.

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Editorial cartoon (1): July 13, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): July 13, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (2): July 13, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): July 13, 2018

Stossel: Dads needed

Warren Farrell was once considered a feminist leader. He hung around with Gloria Steinem and wrote about why men and women should break out of rigid old gender roles.

Letter: 'My stogie’

A gentleman recently shared his reason for moving to Prescott — we limited smoking.

Letter: Drug costs

President Trump has finally zeroed in on drug costs. Those in power have been robbing citizens for years and years.

Letter: Cooperate, live

How to avoid being troubled or shot by a cop: When stopped by a police officer, do what he asks-tells you.

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Editorial: Why would Forest Service let Stubbs Fire burn?

“Why would Prescott National Forest officials not fight the Stubbs Fire and just let it burn?” That is a question that several readers have asked us this week.

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Editorial cartoon (2): July 12, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): July 12, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): July 12, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): July 12, 2018

Purcell: Summertime dinner calls long overdue

Maybe a new Utah law will revive the lost art of parents calling their children home for dinner.

Letter: Development

Like many days, the Opinion page (May 5, 2018) included several letters opposing excessive development: a retiree who moved into a condo six years ago but is now leaving due to the expected impact of the planned housing tract developments; another decrying the related degradation of the Dells; and a featured editorial on development’s impact on the water necessary to sustain the Verde River.