On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors reversed course on the Verde Connect project. It is a $50-something million project to join Beaverhead Flat Road with Highway 260 and would include a new Verde River bridge.
We recently received a letter from a woman named Arlene and her husband who visited Prescott for the first time last month.
On this Thanksgiving Day the Courier editorial board looked back 101 years for perspective. The United States was still healing from a terrible world war.
In reviewing articles in The Daily Courier over the past week, one that stands out for us was about the School Safety Task Force findings — stating that schools need to provide more counselors, social workers, fund after-school programs and establish programs to deal with bullying, and more.
Since the late 1800s, the Courier has reported numerous acts of heroic togetherness when someone's life was in danger.
Governing boards for the Prescott Unified and Humboldt Unified school districts missed the vote this past week. Rather, they missed the signs.
The Prescott area that most of us fell in love with has a community feel, not one of division or derision.
This editorial is a shout out to Kind Defined, a local nonprofit community organization quietly striving to make a difference that’s perhaps needed now more than ever in many of our lives, especially for our children.
Extraordinary times demand extraordinary measures. That appears to be the mantra for the City of Prescott during the coronavirus pandemic, which is not over yet.
The residents of Prescott and Quad Cities have dodged a few bullets recently, in regard to dry conditions and wildland fires.
Arizona is by no means out of the woods in its war against the COVID-19 pandemic. But, there is growing evidence we are winning a key important battle. We have slowed the rate of virus infections, the long-desired goal of flattening the curve. Six months into the pandemic, Arizona’s data collection has made a few things perfectly clear.
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 week, Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to address the start of the school year and face-to-face instruction amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In recent days a post has been circulating on local social media pages that reveals an ugly reality — that there are hateful racists living among us in the Quad Cities.
Today, The Daily Courier Editorial Board is making its Primary Election recommendations.
When one considers our communities’ safety, and a threat to our very lives, what comes to mind? COVID-19, right?
A perennial issue in the State of Arizona is education, specifically education funding.
Nearly every morning for many years a woman sits down and sends us a string of electronic hate mail. It’s not only hate mail about the newspaper staff, it’s also hate mail about many, many things.
Gov. Doug Ducey’s decision Wednesday to provide Arizona cities and counties with the power necessary to require people to wear masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is a step in the right direction.
Last week, Gov. Doug Ducey announced that the state will not require residents to wear masks in public, and from the reactions we’ve seen on social media and through comments sent to the Courier it appears a good many people agree with him.
With recent nationwide protests grabbing news headlines on a daily basis due to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody last month, some community leaders have recently called for the defunding, downsizing and or the altogether abolishment of police departments.
All along in the process of Arizona Eco Development’s proposal to develop a portion of the Granite Dells, all sides have been spoken about in an abusively disparaging manner.