This editorial was written by Francis P. Church and first published in The New York Sun in 1897. It has become a holiday tradition.
On this Thanksgiving Day, The Daily Courier is looking back to 1919 for perspective.
The 2022 General Election ballot contains a variety of initiatives – some referred by the Legislature, some by citizens.
The Daily Courier Editorial Board is making its General Election recommendations, offering our candidate endorsements.
Elections in America have come a long way since 1858. That is when Abraham Lincoln was challenging Stephen Douglas for the U.S. Senate seat from Illinois.
This past month another fire on Highway 89A was pushed toward Viewpoint by 20- to 30-mph winds. A similar blaze in 2018 came even closer to the subdivision north of Prescott Valley.
As Americans watch the fiscal battles underway in Washington, eyes here are turning to the Arizona Legislature, which is grappling with its budget — as it does every year.
The cost of building a home is up sharply, because of the lumber price wars. In the rental market, “affordable housing” is debatable, unless you have roommates, a rich relative or retired well yourself.
The race for the governor’s seat is heating up, despite that the election is a year away. Regularly, the wannabe candidates float ideas that fly or fall.
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Arizona, whose district includes the Prescott area, has come under fire for tweeting an animated video that depicts him killing a fellow congresswoman and targeting the president.
“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given to America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations.”
Halloween brings with it some scary and spooky challenges. As you answer the door bell tonight for trick-or-treaters, consider a few things that will go a long way toward making the Greater Prescott area a better place to live.
As we enter the 2022 election cycle, a look back is necessary for clarity.
Why read The Daily Courier? Whether it is to follow the decisions the Prescott City Council made, from the mundane to the controversial; your local school board’s decisions on curriculum (or masks); the upcoming events – happening at what time and where; or how old your neighbor is now or whether or not their child played in the big game, everyone who reads the Courier has their own reasons for doing so.
Times certainly have changed. Rewind 12 years or so — the Prescott area, and much of the country, was in the throes of chaos: the Great Recession was tightening public and private budgets.
The system broke down Wednesday, Aug. 18, at the Humboldt Unified School District’s special meeting. The school board members abdicated their responsibility, and many parents behaved worse than incorrigible children.
Years ago, we published an editorial, “Kneel and ‘believe in something?’ How about do the right thing.” It centered on Colin Kaepernick, who in 2016 surpassed his fame as a quarterback in the NFL when he ignited a firestorm of controversy by choosing to kneel on one knee, rather than stand, while the National Anthem was being played.
Ten days. That is how long you have until your ballot is due in the City of Prescott mail-in Primary Election.