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I’ve spent the past few days sorting through baseball trading cards, some of which I’ve had for literally a half century, in preparation for our upcoming move a few miles away.

By Jim Wright February 7, 2023
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Aside from occupying the White House itself, former president Donald Trump is exactly where he wants to be — at the center of the national political dialogue, a dominating media presence and a controlling influence in the selection of a Republican presidential nominee in 2024.

By Carl Golden, Syndicated Columnist February 7, 2023
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A “southwester” is defined simply as strong winds from the Southwest. That’s easy enough to understand. Recently, the Williams residence experienced a southwester of magnificent proportions that may set the record for the occurrence of a natural phenomenon within a household.

By Wil Williams February 7, 2023
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Last week, the NFL posted on its Facebook page a graphic of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts, saying how Super Bowl 57 will be the first Super Bowl to feature two Black starting quarterbacks.

By Aaron Valdez February 6, 2023
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I’m sure that regular readers of this column think all I ever talk about, write about, ruminate on and care about is abortion.

By Christine Flowers February 6, 2023
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Utah’s Great Salt Lake could disappear within the next five years.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist February 5, 2023
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In my first column, I want to address the difference between Actual Science and Activist Science.

By KELLY W. KADING, Courier Columnist February 4, 2023
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When our younger family members visit us here in Prescott, it’s like a brisk wind sweeps through the house.

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It’s tough to decide what’s more odious: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ racist, authoritarian, and nakedly political power play rejecting an Advanced Placement course on African American studies, or the College Board’s cowardly decision to revise the course in the face of this thuggish criticism.

February 3, 2023
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I remember as a child, while visiting my grandparents’ Texas farm one summer, Granny was panicked after receiving a call that their hometown bank may be “insolvent.”

By Tim Wiederaenders February 2, 2023
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The next presidential race is on. One probable candidate is former CIA Director and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

By John Stossel February 2, 2023
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I’m not from Missouri. Heck, I’ve only spent one night in the “Show Me” state, when we were moving out here four years ago.

By Jim Wright February 1, 2023
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Not everyone does Valentine’s Day well.

By Danny Tyree February 1, 2023
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I was recently asked what projects does the town have on its radar for the upcoming year? I know that things seem sometimes to be moving very slowly, but there is quite a lot happening behind the scenes.

By JACK MILLER, Special to the Courier January 31, 2023
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It’s a stretch, but I think I know the real reason the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago.

By Michael Reagan January 31, 2023
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I doubt that anyone else will document the Great Blizzard of 2023. I’m going to ignore the probable reasons why and rush into the details of this largely unreported climatological event.

By Wil Williams January 31, 2023
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It was my good friend’s birthday this past weekend and being the avid explorers that we are, we both wanted to visit somewhere new.

By Aaron Valdez January 30, 2023
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The good news is many Republicans want to leave Donald Trump in the dust. The bad news is so many of them are just as odious.

By Dick Polman January 29, 2023
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Recently I presented the State of the City address to business leaders at the Prescott Chamber of Commerce annual meeting.

By PHIL GOODE, Special to the Courier January 28, 2023
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I wrote a poem the other day. Well, actually, I didn’t write it, it was created by an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot called ChatGPT.

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My Nhan, 65, immigrated to the United States from Vietnam in the 1980s, and made her home in California’s San Gabriel Valley, in a community called Rosemead.

By John L. Micek January 27, 2023
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To hear many people in our community talk about it, the Prescott area is close to disaster: too many highways and subdivisions (housing projects), and not enough water.

By Tim Wiederaenders January 26, 2023
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Have you heard? The world is about to end!

By John Stossel January 26, 2023
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Enough fentanyl pills flowed through Arizona last year to kill all of the state’s 7 million-plus residents.

By DAVID RHODES, Special to the Courier January 26, 2023
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I recently interviewed an orchestra leader who featured prominently in the Big Band and Swing era of American music.

By Wil Williams January 25, 2023

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