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A perennial issue in the State of Arizona is education, specifically education funding.

By The Daily Courier July 7, 2020
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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.

By The Daily Courier July 4, 2020
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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.

By The Daily Courier June 17, 2020
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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.

By The Daily Courier June 15, 2020
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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.

By The Daily Courier June 10, 2020
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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.

By The Daily Courier June 8, 2020
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All eyes were on downtown Prescott for a few hours Tuesday evening as hundreds of protesters marched at the courthouse plaza to voice their displeasure in the killing of an unarmed black man who died in police custody last week in Minnesota.

By The Daily Courier June 3, 2020
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Unlike most graduates before them, the Class of 2020 truly is entering a world of the unknown. A worldwide pandemic has made sure of that, and then some.

By The Daily Courier May 27, 2020
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As our communities grow — consider: traffic congestion, overcrowded schools, nonprofits needing volunteers, law enforcement and rescues, and more — these challenges receive help from local, state and federal governments … or not.

By The Daily Courier May 23, 2020
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“Be Kind to Your Mind.” That’s the message the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is asking all of us to remember during this pandemic.

May 20, 2020
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We recently received a message from a woman who was offended by one of the editorial cartoons that appeared on the Courier’s opinions page.

By The Daily Courier May 16, 2020
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Up close and personal, day after day, Yavapai County’s law enforcement officers are our front line in fighting crime. During this COVID-19 pandemic, most residents are focused on staying at home, social distancing, and wearing protective equipment when officers interact with them.

By The Daily Courier May 13, 2020
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As area businesses and government offices begin to reopen in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic we applaud the tri-city mayors for deciding to keep face masks as a choice for residents visiting city and town facilities. However...

By The Daily Courier May 11, 2020
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One of the symptoms of a coronavirus infection is fever. You would think a lot of people have COVID-19 based on that – or their frustrations are boiling over.

By The Daily Courier May 6, 2020
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We want to take a moment to express our sincerest thanks to you, our customers, who continue to read The Daily Courier. We especially want to thank the more than 1,000 readers who have donated money to help us continue reporting at a time when our supporting local businesses are closed down or operating on modified business models and are unable to advertise.

By The Daily Courier May 2, 2020
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Thanks to a Gov. Doug Ducey executive order to administer 60,000 tests for COVID-19 (coronavirus) over the next three weekends, quad-city residents now have a chance to get tested, and tested quickly, if they so choose.

By The Daily Courier April 29, 2020
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There is a missive making the rounds on social media that is a mixture of humor, hope and assurance in these trying times.

By The Daily Courier April 25, 2020
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State lawmakers are debating whether to return to work or not, and wildland firefighters are eying the upcoming fire season, while the National Forest Service has already banned campfires.

By The Daily Courier April 22, 2020
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As we all adjust to how COVID-19 has impacted our daily lives, we are faced with tough decisions on how to manage and project how our events are and will be impacted.

By The Daily Courier April 18, 2020
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“Where are the cases of coronavirus from?” “Why are you withholding the affected person’s city?” “What does ‘Other-Quad Cities’ mean?”

By The Daily Courier April 8, 2020
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Editorial: Prescott Newspapers adapting to COVID-19, too
Suspending Saturday, Monday publications

Prescott Newspapers, Inc. — home of The Daily Courier, Prescott Valley Tribune and Chino Valley Review — is not immune to the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic has brought on our local economy.

By The Daily Courier April 7, 2020
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The hordes arrive for shopping, not to hoard but to take home a prize to loved-ones. It can be as simple as a can of beans. Maybe it is a four-pack of toilet paper.

By The Daily Courier April 5, 2020
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As we forge ahead through untested waters amid the coronavirus pandemic, it is heartening to learn about the lengths to which some entities and residents are going to get their jobs done.

April 1, 2020
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Imagine that you lead an active organization. Your organization has an important event scheduled for April 5.

By The Daily Courier March 31, 2020

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