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Hello to the cyclists of Prescott area! I walk and hike for fitness but I used to ride a mountain bike too. I have been on both sides of the issue.

January 3, 2022
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The Dec. 22 Prescott Valley Tribune’s “Our Readers Speak,” and the Courier before that, included a letter from Harvey Shaw of Prescott and addressed his views on the alleged COVID-19 pandemic.

December 30, 2021
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While the medical community sees the effects of the COVID pandemic up close and personal, it would seem a shame that Dr. Tom Rusing’s Talk of the Town column (Dec. 28), though factually “preached,” likely fell on the ears of only the choir.

December 29, 2021
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The House recently passed a $770 billion military budget for 2022. It was approved with a truly bi-partisan vote of 363 to 70. Why is it that each year the Congress has no problem passing bills to fund the Pentagon, but when it comes to funding for the needs of our citizens, it is too expensive?

December 28, 2021
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First off, a drought as long as 20 years isn’t a drought. It’s a change in climate.

December 27, 2021
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At last week’s Prescott City Council meeting, citizens spoke on behalf of the PROTECT campaign, which urges the city to prepare for the effects of climate change in our area.

December 27, 2021
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Sunday you published a rant that said, “Recent data from the UK shows 63.5% of all COVID deaths were vaccinated.” While it may have said this in part of the UK report, the writer fails to point out that because the older population is so highly vaccinated the percentage numbers alone are a distortion of what is happening.

December 22, 2021
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Many Prescott and Prescott Valley residents and elected officials talk about the Big Chino as if it’s this huge amount of water sitting up north waiting for someone to turn on the hose to quench the thirst of the residents.

December 21, 2021
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One comment in Ann Sawyer’s letter about the Build Back Better Act caught my attention. She mentions the healing of the ozone hole and the ban against refrigerants.

December 21, 2021
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We’ve been down this road before and haven’t learned anything. COVID kills. Period.

December 20, 2021
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I was at the Prescott High School basketball game this past Friday night (12/16/2021) and saw one of the greatest performances by a PHS basketball player.

December 20, 2021
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Pandemic: A disease across the planet, not something created by any political party. No one — left, right nor from outer space — wants lockdowns, people losing jobs, schools closing. That being said, everyone not willing to do a few simple things will cause everything to happen we don't want.

December 16, 2021
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I am both anxious and hopeful about the inclusion of solar energy development in the Build Back Better Act. Considering Arizona’s vast capacity for generation plus our developing technology for storage, this will be a great boon to our economy, hence my hope for enactment.

December 15, 2021
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We have three major hospitals in this area – the Prescott VA, YRMC West and YRMC East. All take care of COVID patients while attempting to manage those who need care for elective surgeries and other illnesses.

December 15, 2021
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I wonder if the owners of two pickup trucks tooling around Prescott these days and sporting out-sized flags that encourage a vulgar act be performed on President Biden understand the difference between the words can and should.

December 14, 2021
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As an annual expression of their love for the young people of our Yavapai County communities, the Prescott Sunrise Lions Club, has again donated a truck load of toys to the Yavapai County Education Service Agency.

December 14, 2021
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Free American 0704 is a pro liberty grassroots organization located in Prescott, Arizona, led by Shauntá Underwood and a handful of volunteers.

December 13, 2021
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Many American parents believe they own their children. They do not.

December 13, 2021
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Letter-writer Rand Lane (Dec. 7) presents himself as a “centrist” champion of objective journalism, but then praises CNN and condemns Fox News. Why?

December 9, 2021
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I saw the inquiry about a lack of beautiful trails, paved and accessible to those who may be using a wheelchair or walker.

December 9, 2021
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I moved to Prescott in 1999 and built a house with views of 50 to 100 miles.

December 8, 2021
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As a citizen concerned about our region’s water supply, I noted that, in a recent Talk of the Town, a Prescott Valley representative highlighted actions the town is taking with respect to its water management policies.

December 8, 2021
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This letter comes as a response to the letter from Doug Ruhland of Nov. 25, 2021.

December 7, 2021
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Please thank Don Ostendorf for his sage advice. Moving on, it’s a shame he never got to read my original correspondence to the board and the superintendent.

December 7, 2021
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After an almost two-year hiatus from symphony concerts due to COVID, we have just returned from an inspired performance of Handel’s Messiah, performed by the Yavapai Choral Union and the Messiah Festival Orchestra at Yavapai College.

December 6, 2021

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