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As the holiday season approaches, it gives us an opportunity to reflect back as well as to look forward.

By Greg Mengarelli, Special to the Courier November 30, 2020
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It may be the sort of birthday where someone shouts, “50 candles blazing on the cake?

By Danny Tyree November 30, 2020
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The reason for schools being shut down across the country is the reason every local, regional and national official has used over the past eight or so months: COVID, corona, Wuhan, call it whatever you want.

By Christine Flowers November 28, 2020
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Despite the pandemic and what seems like endless political wrangling, there are good reasons to reflect with hope on this holiday so closely associated with the beginnings of our country.

By Alexandra Piacenza, Special to the Courier November 28, 2020
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On Wednesday, the day that Pennsylvania crossed 10,000 COVID-19 fatalities, Republican lawmakers in the General Assembly gathered at a hotel in Gettysburg to hold a taxpayer-funded campaign rally headlined by the soon-to-be former president of the United States.

By John L. Micek November 27, 2020
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The news that all entities involved agreed this week that Prescott’s Christmas events need to be canceled has raised a bit of a stir locally.

By Tim Wiederaenders November 26, 2020
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For nearly 30 years, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors and local Verde Valley government entities have been planning for construction of a road project that connects the gap between Highway 260 and the Middle Verde Road....

By SCOTT FAGIN, Special to the Courier November 26, 2020
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We’ve all had a lot to ponder and to process these past few months. Every new day in 2020 brought with it a whole new challenge.

By Wil Williams November 25, 2020
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The quick and sudden death of Verde Connect this week is a classic example of the volatility of shifting political winds.

By Dan Engler For the Courier November 24, 2020
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Current status and issues and problems with saving the Dells and with water generally.

By Tom Cantlon November 24, 2020
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This year has been blemished by countless nights of riots and looting in cities across the country, destructive acting out that actually had nothing to do with the alleged racial discrimination that purportedly sparked the violence.

By Wil Williams November 24, 2020
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Thanksgiving 2020 may taste bittersweet for many of us who have been impacted by the pandemic or felt distressed by violence, racism, political tensions and what feels like a growing lack of civility.

By Richard Haddad November 23, 2020
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Are you a faithful Christian who is concerned about empty pews — and the steadily decreasing impact of Christianity on the social fabric?

By Danny Tyree November 23, 2020
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I could not have been more wrong about how the election would affect the Great Pandemic Panic. I assumed that if Biden won, or the left could claim he won, the WuFlu would be consigned to the hazmat container of history.

By MICHAEL SHANNON, Syndicated Columnist November 21, 2020
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The good news for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is that much of Ohio’s rural areas have strong followers of President Trump.

By Rick Greene, Syndicated Columnist November 20, 2020
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The COVID world is so confusing, especially when it comes to masks. It is the 900-pound gorilla in the room; everyone talks about masks...

By Tim Wiederaenders November 19, 2020
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I hear that climate change will destroy much of the world.

By John Stossel November 19, 2020
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While acting as the broker in charge at three major real estate companies in Prescott I have had the honor of working with numerous charming ladies, many of whom have been in their 60s and 70s.

By Ron Anderson, Special to the Courier November 18, 2020
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Over the years whilst watching sweaty westerns on TV and in the movies, I’ve seen a great number of Mexican villages raided by bad guys.

By Wil Williams November 18, 2020
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Donald Trump is trying to win the election with every court challenge and tweet he can muster, but he doesn’t really care how many votes he and Joe Biden wind up getting.

By Peter Funt November 17, 2020
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As challenging a year as 2020 has been, we still should be thankful that it has been the best year in human history to be alive.

By Tom Purcell November 17, 2020
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Our politicians and leaders still don’t get it.

By Michael Reagan November 16, 2020
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As your host, I have gathered a cornucopia of genuine Thanksgiving trivia, thanks to “Good Housekeeping” magazine and other sources.

By Danny Tyree November 16, 2020
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When I was a young boy my grandfather Ralph told me a story — a story he had told my mother when she was young, which my mother also repeated to me on several occasions.

By Richard Haddad November 14, 2020
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One of the great gifts of being human is the ability to imagine something better: a better mousetrap, a better job, a better relationship, a better community.

By ALEXANDRA PIACENZA, Courier Columnist November 14, 2020

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