Trusted local news leader for Prescott area communities since 1882
Wed, Jan. 27

Columns

Tease photo

My son Gideon certainly had a high-octane understanding of the THEORY of driving last winter.

By Danny Tyree January 11, 2021
Tease photo

The domestic terrorism that we witnessed Wednesday was always bound to happen. The feral creature who nurtured it had long signaled us that it was coming.

By Dick Polman January 10, 2021
Tease photo

I love the Daily Courier. I love it despite dueling letters to the editor and the potpourri of Rants and Raves. Maybe especially because of those things!

Tease photo

The events in Washington, D.C., have been called “insurrection,” “failed democracy,” “Capitol siege” and “democracy attacked,” among others, in newspapers across the country and the world.

By Tim Wiederaenders January 7, 2021
Tease photo

For many of us, thinking about renewing our driver’s license rarely crosses our mind. Sure, we update it with a new address when we move and some change their name after getting married, but the first time most of us will actually renew our driver’s license is when we turn 65 years old.

By JOHN HALIKOWSKI, Special to the Courier January 7, 2021
Tease photo

The Citizens Water Advocacy Group (CWAG), as a water sustainability organization, is often asked how long our water supply will last.

By Gordon Bond Special to the Courier January 6, 2021
Tease photo

If you reside in the Quad Cities, you are likely to be an unknowing participant in a great domestic battle that currently engulfs us all!

Tease photo

There are yet more crazy, and bad things going on with Prescott city government and water.

By Tom Cantlon January 5, 2021
Tease photo

My father had terminal lung cancer. He fought like a Spartan at Thermopylae, his body riddled with chemo and radiation, his stomach filled with macrobiotic foods lovingly prepared by my mother, his mind steeped in the defiance of death as exhibited by Dylan Thomas who wrote the words that were buried with him, in his coffin:

By Christine Flowers January 5, 2021
Tease photo
Haddad: A bride, a book and a journey almost missed
How do you get a boy to start reading?

I was not a very honest child. I can confess it now, but at the time I thought I was clever when I cheated on book reports. I fooled teachers for years — but at what price?

By Richard Haddad January 4, 2021
Tease photo

My new puppy entered the world on Christmas and he’s already bringing incredible joy into my family — just as many dogs, cats and other bundles of joy are doing for millions during these unusual times.

By Tom Purcell January 4, 2021
Tease photo

“Guess what?” a friend who works in healthcare asked as we talked on the phone.

January 2, 2021
Tease photo

Ok, let’s get the obvious out of the way. 2020 was the year of COVID-19, also known as corona (minus the lime), the plague, the super crud, or, as my dad calls it (and most other contagious illnesses), “the rooty-gootus.” But what else happened in 2020?

By Jase Graves January 1, 2021
Tease photo

Bad drivers are among us, we all know that. They drive too slowly, don’t signal, pass when they’re not supposed to … it never ends.

By Tim Wiederaenders December 31, 2020
Tease photo

Happy New Year! 2020 was certainly not the start to a new decade that we all anticipated and it presented many challenges and difficult times....

By GREG MENGARELLI, Special to the Courier December 31, 2020
Tease photo

Psychology Today defines cognitive dissonance as “a term for the state of discomfort felt when two or more modes of thought contradict each other.”

Tease photo

Nobody deserves to die in a pandemic.

By Dick Polman December 30, 2020
Tease photo

By RICHARD MACLEAN Special to the Courier

December 29, 2020
Tease photo

The older I get, the more I am turning into my father.

By Tom Purcell December 29, 2020
Tease photo
2020 has been a year of great loss for many. Here’s what we can do with it.
The start of a new year brings us a chance to consider how we treat one another. It is one of the few things we have in our control.

As we prepare for the promise of a new year, I know many of us are leaving behind a year filled with professional and personal challenges.

By Kathy Hoffman For the Courier December 28, 2020
Tease photo

In case you (expletives deleted) missed the marketing campaign, on January 5 the noble public servants at Netflix will launch a six-episode series, “History of Swear Words,” hosted by actor Nicholas Cage.

By Danny Tyree December 27, 2020
Tease photo

It never fails — no matter where you go, that’s the place with the “worst drivers.”

By Tim Wiederaenders December 26, 2020
Tease photo

I like to think of a new year as a clean slate.

December 26, 2020
Tease photo

Of the 42 Major League baseball players born on Dec. 25, three are enshrined in Cooperstown’s Hall of Fame.

By Joe Guzzardi, Syndicated Columnist December 25, 2020
Tease photo

A Christmas Catchall (in lieu of the normal Friday Catchall):

By Tim Wiederaenders December 24, 2020

Event Calendar
Event Calendar link
Submit Event