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You may recall that — in October of 2019 — I wrote a column denouncing the proliferation of confusing, dimly lit scenes in movies and TV shows.

By Danny Tyree May 11, 2022
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Being outdoorsy kind of people, my wife and I decided the best way to celebrate Mother’s Day this past weekend would be to go for a hike in the beautiful Prescott National Forest.

By Jim Wright May 10, 2022
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“You wanna borrow, you gotta pay the man.” Rocky Balboa was right, even way back in Rocky I.

By Rich Manieri, Syndicated Columnist May 10, 2022
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It took Save the Dells five years and the enthusiastic support of thousands of Prescott voters to make the preservation of 474 acres in the Granite Dells a grand reality.

By BRENDA K. SMITH, Special to the Courier May 9, 2022
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After all these years, my dad inspires me still.

By Tom Purcell May 9, 2022
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It’s shocking that someone within the Supreme Court enclave would take the extraordinary step to leak the draft opinion that kills Roe v. Wade and propels women back to the coat-hanger era.

By Dick Polman May 8, 2022
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Ten years ago today, May 8, 2012, I received word that fire was gripping Whiskey Row.

By Tim Wiederaenders May 7, 2022
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When I think of all the aunts, mothers, and grandmothers in my life, most of them had a signature dish or a meal they made that was a family favorite, held in such high esteem you were afraid to try to make it on your own because you knew your version of “Grandma Cec’s Lemon Meringue Pie” or “Aunt Edna’s Swedish Meatballs” would pale in comparison.

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In the hours after the bombshell leak of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's draft opinion toppling Roe v. Wade, I awaited the torrent of Republican-authored press releases vowing to provide every resource the federal government could muster to support the millions of new families they were going to usher into existence.

By John L. Micek May 6, 2022
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Another wildland fire, more lessons learned. Let’s count the ways:

By Tim Wiederaenders May 5, 2022
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Did you know that in some states, if you miss one tax payment, local politicians will take your home, sell it and keep all the profits?

By John Stossel May 5, 2022
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As I write this column, the Crooks Fire, which has scorched through nearly 10,000 acres of our beautiful Prescott National Forest over the past couple of weeks, has been 89% contained.

By Aaron Valdez May 4, 2022
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Most Arizonans can remember a time when there was a defined wildfire season, which usually peaked during the summer.

By MACKENZIE RODGERS, Special to the Courier May 4, 2022
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The return to normal from the COVID pandemic in the Quad Cities continued this past weekend, and it was great to see two favorite events make their return after cancellations the past two years due to the pandemic.

By Jim Wright May 3, 2022
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I started my first business in the 5th grade when I convinced a neighbor to allow me to cut her grass with her electric lawn mower.

By Tom Purcell May 3, 2022
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For almost a quarter century, residents of the Prescott region have heard that the groundwater supply for the Prescott Active Management Area (PrAMA) is dwindling.

By PETER KROOPNICK, PH.D, Special to the Courier May 2, 2022
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Unlike so many people with Twitter and Facebook accounts these days, I am not a constitutional scholar. I did go to law school, passed the Bar on my first try and have been practicing law since 1987.

By Christine Flowers May 2, 2022
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Just as it’s a waste of time for Republicans to refight the results of the 2020 election, it certainly does no good for anti-MAGAs to refight what happened in the previous race.

By Dick Polman May 1, 2022
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Just last week, Prescott City Council approved a new water policy, one that is designed to help us properly manage this precious resource.

By PHIL GOODE, Special to the Courier April 30, 2022
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There’s an old saying that a lady never tells her age; it’s a rule my mother merrily broke at every possible opportunity.

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Between August 1 and August 5, 1945, the Washington Senators played five consecutive double headers.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist April 29, 2022
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Note – Tim is out of the office this week; he left us with this column from May 2017.

By Tim Wiederaenders April 28, 2022
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I love Wikipedia. I donated thousands of dollars to the Wikimedia Foundation.

April 28, 2022
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This summer marks 40 years since I graduated from high school. Time certainly does fly … at warp speed.

By Jim Wright April 27, 2022
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I, along with school children everywhere, learned that Ponce de Leon searched for the fountain of youth.

By Wil Williams April 27, 2022

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