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I just don’t get it. Two news releases came through Wednesday about marijuana that left me scratching my head.

By Tim Wiederaenders June 23, 2021
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Earlier this month, the United States Post Office issued stamps to honor the heroic World War II service of Japanese Americans.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist June 23, 2021
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They called me “The Trail Blazer,” Good Buddy.

By Tom Purcell June 22, 2021
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When the concept of this Raising Prescott column began several years ago in some random editor meeting along the way, my focus was largely sharing our adventures of raising children in today’s world.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. June 21, 2021
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Mayor Mengarelli has several conflicts of interest with his new job with the rodeo. That’s unfortunate because as far as him having the job, that’s good for him. As far as it helping the rodeo, which is an important part of Prescott culture, that’s good too. But it’s all tangled up with that other job, being mayor.

By TOM CANTLON, Special to the Courier June 19, 2021
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On Tuesday, June 8, I was contacted by the senior editorial staff at The Daily Courier and informed that Tom Cantlon had written an opinion piece concerning my new position with Prescott Frontier Days (PFD). “In the name of fairness,” the Courier offered me an opportunity to write a counterpoint piece.

By GREG MENGARELLI, Special to the Courier June 19, 2021
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One of my earliest memories of my dad was waiting to surprise him when he came home each day from work.

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Need to learn how to unclog a shower drain, jump-start a car, shave your face without bleeding to death or successfully address dozens of other practical adult daily activities?

By Tom Purcell June 18, 2021
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So just how desperate are some Republicans to deny the reality of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol?

By John L. Micek June 18, 2021
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PROP 400 — One thing that has popped up lately related to the Arizona Eco Development annexation and development proposal in the Granite Dells is the comment period.

By Tim Wiederaenders June 17, 2021
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Everywhere, people trash capitalism. But what they think they know about capitalism is usually wrong.

By John Stossel June 17, 2021
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As Father’s Day approaches, and as my last column in this newspaper before I change careers, I’d like to share one of my favorite poems by Dee Groberg.

By Richard Haddad June 16, 2021
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Prospects of a long, hot summer bring pet peeves to the surface.

By Danny Tyree June 16, 2021
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Prescott’s water policy has a fundamental influence on the future character of our area. Do we want tens of thousands of new homes? Do we have enough water?

June 15, 2021
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Down on the Southwest border, business is booming – criminal business, that is.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist June 15, 2021
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“It’s like having gasoline out there,” said Brian Steinhardt, forest fire zone manager for Prescott and Coconino national forests in Arizona, in a recent AP story about the increasingly fire-prone West.

By JONATHON GOLDEN Special to the Courier June 14, 2021
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Joe Biden is taking his first trip overseas as president.

June 14, 2021
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Try to hit a golf ball. Go ahead. It’s just sitting there, on its little tee, smiling at you. It looks easy. It’s not.

By RICH MANIERI, Syndicated Columnist June 13, 2021
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The agreement about the development of the Dells is finally out, and, oh, are there issues.

By TOM CANTLON, Courier Columnist June 12, 2021
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Since the last time I visited the weekly Prescott Farmers Market, it’s moved to the YRMC overflow parking lot where Miller Valley Elementary School used to be located.

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As a Democrat from a staunchly Republican state, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is a vanishing breed, not only in contemporary American politics, but in a Democratic Party that is steadily tacking to the left.

By John L. Micek June 11, 2021
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In my time living in Williamson Valley and the Prescott area (since 1996), I’ve heard about only one rattlesnake observed near my house.

By Tim Wiederaenders June 10, 2021
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Whom does Facebook trust to censor? A doctoral graduate from France. Really.

By John Stossel June 10, 2021
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According to a recent survey by OpenMarket, 75% of millennials chose texting over talking when given the choice between being able only to text versus call on their mobile phone.

By Tom Purcell June 9, 2021
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My new supervisor anticipates being a first-time father in a few months. I hope he doesn’t become one of THOSE fathers.

By Danny Tyree June 9, 2021

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