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Editorial: Downtown hotel project vote needed more transparency

An Aug. 28 vote of 5-1 by the Prescott City Council continues to raise questions and concerns three weeks later.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 20, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 20, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 20, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 20, 2018

Tyree: Ready to visit a rage room?

The imperishable words “Hulk smash!” aren’t just for green super-heroes anymore.

Letter: We’ve helped Puerto Rico

Hello, Puerto Rico.

Letter: Math debate continued

It is nice to see that readers are concerned about the number of teachers that schools are losing on a regular basis and the negative issues it causes for instruction and learning.

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Editorial: Downtown Prescott hotel project vote needed more transparency

An Aug. 28 vote of 5-1 by the Prescott City Council continues to raise questions and concerns three weeks later. At the center of the storm is a 50-year, city-land lease for a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in downtown Prescott.

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Cantlon: How to improve the city’s hotel deal process

The new hotel deal the city just made (see the Aug. 24 paper) has some good points but had some bad process. Here are some suggestions for improving it.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 19, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 19, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 19, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 19, 2018

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Letter: Integrity hard at work

The last time I checked the Constitution, Congress is coequal with the President and SCOTUS!

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Letter: Looking into the hotel project

Thanks to Howard Mechanic for looking into the hotel project. It could be a good thing for Prescott but there are many unanswered questions.

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Letter: Illegal signs all over town?

In the last year there has been a proliferation of illegal commercial plastic corrugated signs on fences, sign posts, trees, public, and private property in the Quad City area.

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Purcell: Government jobs depend on gobbledygook

Despite a 2010 law that requires federal agencies to describe rules and regulations in plain language, most government writing is STILL unintelligible. I met with my federal-bureaucrat mole, Deep Gib-berish — and his interpreter — for answers.

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Bergner: Don’t hate on the Packers; and an exciting opportunity

Raising Prescott

As many of you undoubtedly saw in Sunday’s business section of The Daily Courier, I was recently promoted to news/sports editor for the Prescott News Network, which includes the Courier, the Prescott Valley Tribune and the Chino Valley Review.

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Funt: My dad deserved an Emmy

In the history of television, during which thousands of network entertainment programs have come and gone, only one show has produced new episodes in each of the last eight decades: “Candid Camera.” What a remarkable feat.

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Editorial Cartoon (1): September 18, 2018

Editorial Cartoon (1): September 18, 2018

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Editorial Cartoon (2): September 18, 2018

Editorial Cartoon (2): September 18, 2018

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Letter: Tearing down the old Prescott Valley Motel

It seems every time I pick up the paper there is a new and shocking development reported. This time it is the story concerning the tearing down of the beloved Prescott Valley Motel to make room for a Super Circle K.

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Letter: More on Granite Dells

In Joe Trudeau’s recent Talk of the Town he speaks to the unique opportunity afforded our council to preserve a much-beloved, 500-acre portion of the Granite Dells while allowing Arizona Eco Development (AED) to profitably develop elsewhere on their vast acreage.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 17, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 17, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 17, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 17, 2018

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Micek: All talk, no action: A Republican metaphor

Congressional Republicans continue to abet and excuse Donald Trump’s relentless assaults on democratic norms and the rule of law. But if we were to focus on one particular guy who best embodies that spinelessness, someone who is a veritable metaphor for a party in moral eclipse, I strongly nominate Ben Sasse.

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Letter: Unconscionable Shingrix vaccine shortage

Like many Prescott adults and seniors I have been unable to get the second of my two Shingrix shingles vaccine shots for a couple of months due to an unexplained and scandalous national shortage of this new and much more effective Shingles vaccine.

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Letter: Save the Dells

My name is Sawyer Fields. I am 12 years old and a student at Basis Prescott, and I’m writing this letter in regards to the donation I will be making to Save the Dells.