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In his Feb. 20 Talk of the Town column, “Population growth versus water,” Gary Beverly, a board member representing the Citizens Water Advocacy Group (CWAG), presented one type of Water Neutral Development (WND) project for the proposed Lakeshore 650 development in Prescott Valley.

By JOE ZARNOCH, Special to the Courier February 26, 2024
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It should probably come as little surprise that a majority of American millennial and Generation Z women identify as liberal.

By Elwood Watson, Syndicated columnist February 25, 2024
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When I was a tyke, Vice President Richard Nixon came to my house for a play date. Well, actually he came to have dinner with my father, then head of the Republican Party in Massachusetts.

By STURGIS ROBINSON Special to the Courier February 24, 2024
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I didn’t expect to see a dozen neatly folded Army, Navy and Air Force polar fleece blankets on the table when I walked into work on Monday.

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In 1937, Dominican Republic President Rafael Trujillo, a one-time cattle rustler, forger, blackmailer, and then-dictator, decided that, in the name of national unity and to demonstrate his absolute power, he would create Hispaniola’s best baseball team.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist February 23, 2024
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In lieu of a Friday Catchall this week, please read the following. Thank you.

By Tim Wiederaenders February 22, 2024
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The government and private companies spy on us.

By John Stossel February 22, 2024
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Ginny was a friend of mine. She lived next door to us when my first wife and I rented a duplex in Doylestown, PA, in 1975. I suspect that she was in her late 60s that year.

By Wil Williams February 21, 2024
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When I read about the “silent book club” trend, it filled me with instant calm and hope.

By Tom Purcell February 21, 2024
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Good day, everyone in the Quad Cities. Today, I am writing about something that came across my radar this past week in the music world: the 2024 nominations for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame.

February 20, 2024
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I’m guessing my brother-in-law was underwhelmed by the recent earth-shattering announcement from ESPN, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery.

By Danny Tyree February 20, 2024
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I’ve mentioned in previous columns that, on occasion, my wife and I like to read to each other. Our latest literary excursion has occurred with Louis.

By Wil Williams February 20, 2024
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Concerned about growth? What about all the new houses? We (the Citizens Water Advocacy Group, or CWAG) are often asked about growth and its impact on water.

By GARY BEVERLY, Special to the Courier February 19, 2024
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Recently, a capital plan was brought to my attention. To execute it, you’d have to be brilliant or insane.

By Alexandra Paskhaver February 18, 2024
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The first two columns in this three-part series covered a definition and basic understanding of groundwater, and the way people fight about accessing this liquid gold of the desert.

By Kelly Kading, Courier columnist February 17, 2024
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If you haven’t figured it out yet, the red states differ from the blue ones.

By Peter Roff Syndicated Columnist February 17, 2024
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A bill making its way through the Arizona Legislature would have real estate agents disclose anything and everything to prospective buyers.

By Tim Wiederaenders February 15, 2024
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On CNN, a “reporter” interviewing Vice President Kamala Harris gushes, “I’m struck, just in your presence! Looking you in the eye, with your passion...”

February 15, 2024
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Well, the official beginning of spring is just 33 short days away, and I’m sure there are many like me in the Quad Cities who are looking forward to the longer days, warmer temperatures and, of course, baseball.

February 14, 2024
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With all the changes modern life is bringing us, here’s one that makes me sad: romance is dying.

By Tom Purcell February 14, 2024
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Hello and happy Valentine’s Day! It is time for an Adventures with Joan update.

February 14, 2024
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I’ve always thought that the mayor should be the face of the City of Prescott, not the king.

By STEVE SISCHKA Special to the Courier February 13, 2024
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Maurus Logan above all other men was responsible for holding the world together. He was the one who prevented multiple societies around the globe from splintering into useless shards far beyond the ability of man to reassemble them.

By Wil Williams February 13, 2024
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Videos of Joe Biden not knowing where he is or saying he just met with a French president who died 25 years ago are not so funny anymore.

By Michael Reagan February 12, 2024
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The monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics report should be called the original “fake news.”

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist February 11, 2024

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