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It was a puzzling phone call earlier this week; the lady was asking why more people will not be allowed to attend Prescott-area high school football games.

By Tim Wiederaenders September 26, 2020
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“Have a Happy Day!” Have you laid this admonition on anyone lately?

By Dr. Ron Barnes September 26, 2020
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The proposed Stringfield Ranch annexation is providing a crystal-ball look into the future, one that has results I think few desire.

By Tim Wiederaenders September 24, 2020
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Two years ago, Arizona Eco Development’s proposed Granite Dells subdivision awakened a sleeping giant — the public — caught off guard by an unbelievably disastrous proposal. From widespread community concern arose our grassroots volunteer group, Save the Dells.

By JOE TRUDEAU Special to the Courier September 24, 2020
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For much, if not all, of my adult life, I have avoided the annual fall campaign calling for everyone living under the sun to get a flu vaccine like the plague itself. No, I am not an anti-vaxxer, and no, I’m not denying the vaccine from entering my body because of a religious belief of some sort. Admittedly, I just never felt it was necessary.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 23, 2020
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This column will address some issues that are seldom contemplated today. Who gives generations names? Why?

By Wil Williams September 23, 2020
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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.

By PAUL BORDER, Special to the Courier September 22, 2020
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Joe Vadala’s question was heartbreaking in every way imaginable.

By John L. Micek September 22, 2020
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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.

By Wil Williams September 22, 2020
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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.”

By Richard Haddad September 21, 2020
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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.

By Michael Reagan September 21, 2020
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Relax. This is not a column on the efficacy of wearing masks. Who has the energy anymore?

By RICH MANIERI, Syndicated Columnist September 20, 2020
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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.

By ALEXANDRA PIACENZA, Courier Columnist September 19, 2020
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San Francisco residents will vote on a measure in November to allow teenagers as young as 16 to vote in local elections.

By Tom Purcell September 18, 2020
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Imagine you’re sitting there at home deciding who to vote for on your mail-in ballot, and you see State Senator District 1 has Karen Fann, R-Prescott, and “Gilbert” Carillo, D-Fort McDowell, as candidates.

By Tim Wiederaenders September 17, 2020
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Politicians shut down businesses because of COVID-19. But the rules don’t apply to everyone. In San Francisco, gyms were forced to close, but government gyms stayed open.

By John Stossel September 17, 2020
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One of my favorite Jim Carrey movies of all time is “Liar Liar.”

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 16, 2020
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“Devil or Angel, I can’t make up my mind which one you are,” so says the 1961 record release by Bobbie Vee. This is an appropriate title for some interesting information related to the colorful history of our area, namely the story of the “Ladies of Easy Virtue” of Olde West Prescott.

By RON ANDERSON, Courier Columnist September 16, 2020
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Arizona businesses continue to be affected by the economic impact of COVID-19. Particularly hard-hit are those individuals whose business is the ownership and management of rental homes throughout the state.

By Michelle Lind, Special to the Courier September 15, 2020
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Friends around Prescott anticipate the election because we think things will suddenly change. Not as fast as we think. Following are reasons why it’s going to be a dangerous year. But since so much commentary, including my own, tends to be dark these days, I promise to try to find a lighter topic sometime before the election, news at all permitting.

By Tom Cantlon September 15, 2020
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As we are “everybody’s hometown,” Prescott Peacebuilders invites all of Prescott to join in commemorating the International Day of Peace, Sept. 21, established in 1981 by the United Nations to honor our aspirations toward a peaceful and sustainable world.

By By LAUREL FREEMAN, Special to the Courier September 14, 2020
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Am I in Hell, or just L.A.? The other day it was 121 degrees here. There’s so much smoke in the air from all the wildfires the sun looks like the moon. Everything’s closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

By Michael Reagan September 14, 2020
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In American law, criminal negligence is conduct in which a person ignores a known or obvious risk, or disregards the lives and safety of others.

By Dick Polman September 13, 2020
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Two constants: Citizens seemingly mean well, in calling for meaningful change. Government’s frontline, policing, is unable to meet expectations or gain satisfactory ratings in the communities they serve.

By RICK HARTMAN, Special to the Courier September 12, 2020
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What were you doing the night of Saturday, March 19, 1977?

By Danny Tyree September 12, 2020

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