I am an 82-year-old disabled veteran. I was at the Gail Gardner Way (super store) in Prescott on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 11:21 a.m. when I became the victim of a crime.
In the weeks since the Prescott City Council and City Manager Michael Lamar announced their plans for the $5.1 million in CARES Act funds that the city has received through the state, there have been several letters to the editor suggesting that the funds could be better utilized meeting the current needs of citizens negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 has been a major difficult and life-changing event in our lifetime and it is all the more so for over 11,000 Prescott area citizens who have hearing loss.
Last week I watched a news article about product prices coming down and they talked about why they went up in the first place.
Joe Vadala’s question was heartbreaking in every way imaginable.
I’ve worked during my life to develop a reliable vocabulary. Don’t know why, particularly, but it was kind of fun adding an obscure word to my verbal arsenal even if I rarely used it. I have at last reached a point in my tenure that I can understand most of what I hear but less and less of what I see on TV each night, but that’s another issue.
The story is told of Samuel Shapira, a distinguished rabbi who lived in the Polish village of Prochnik in the 1930s. Rabbi Shapira was in the habit of taking long walks into the countryside each morning. Throughout his life, the rabbi tried to be loving and compassionate. He made it a point to greet everyone he met with a kind “hello,” “good morning” or “good evening.”
Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed thousands of homes. But let’s get real.
I was at the BLM rally on the plaza in Prescott on the 4th of September and I was appalled. I am not from California nor do I have a problem with that state. I am not a liberal, until four years ago I was a moderate independent.
I’m a newly retired teacher, and have lived in Prescott Valley for only two years, and moved here with my new husband. Sadly, just when my husband and I were getting to know neighbors, fellow bowlers, and other teachers, March 2020 decisions caused quarantines, social distancing, mask wearing and depressing news day in and day out.
Relax. This is not a column on the efficacy of wearing masks. Who has the energy anymore?
When I first moved to Prescott, I was tempted to think I’d found a lovely, out-of-the-way corner of the world that larger problems couldn’t infiltrate.
We made friends with a couple almost immediately after we moved here some six years ago. We lean left, they are firmly right. ...
I am writing to express my sadness at the seeming inevitably of a destruction of the Granite Dells as we know it.
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