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Whatever happened to “common sense” and the ability of people to make “reasonable” decisions in regards to what should be or not be done as to how to conduct their lives as it relates to the coronavirus or anything else for that matter?
Editor: I noticed the front-page article about Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) forcing students to leave their rooms.
Editor: In a 2015 TED talk, Bill Gates predicted the next cataclysm would be a coronavirus pandemic.
Editor: In response to Ron Tatar’s letter, I agree that we must work together to overcome the coronavirus pandemic.
Editor: I hope it doesn’t come to it, but in the event of a hospital bed shortage the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley would make an excellent emergency staging area.
On Monday afternoon, I was in the left lane, heading southeast on Prescott Lakes Parkway, toward Highway 69.
National Vietnam War Veterans Day held each year on March 29, recognizes the sacrifices that veterans and their families made during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Patrick Leyden’s letter, printed in both the Courier and Tribune recently, while boasting of virtuous behavior, has neglected to mention the virtues of patience, kindness and gentleness.
Editor: I moved to Prescott in 2004 and have enjoyed every minute of every day while living here, until today.
I feel compelled to respond to the “Trump Haters” by Mr. T.
Editor: I am perplexed. Hal Bray, in his letter “Not what it seems,” of March 3 in The Daily Courier, makes me wonder what Prescott “values, beliefs and culture” mean to him.
When Roger Ailes launched Fox News in 1996, he was asked why he would insert another news channel into an already crowded market. He replied that Fox wasn’t a news channel but a place for conservatives to go to validate their beliefs.
I have read many letters from local readers about why we should not build a wall to protect our borders.
In his letter “No Need to Fear” (Feb. 24), a Mr. Hayes tells us “many have little clue” and are “terrified” of socialism.
Editor: I am responding to Christine Flowers column on Sept. 2; reference her elaborate epistle to lead us to believe she has all the answers as to what is wrong with our immigration system.
Included in a recent Rants & Raves a reader told us two purposes of the city business license are: 1) “...to keep track of the number and kinds of businesses...”, and 2) “...to keep on top of the number of specific types of businesses.”
Jim Kilbourne, in his letter to the editor of 8/23, is begging for an answer to his question “ Why does the far left have such hatred for President Trump?”
I realize most of us hate a math story problem, but using data from Prescott Water Management Area’s “Protecting Your Water Resources” pamphlet and the U.S. Census Bureau, the following situation becomes apparent.
I recall a time when conservatives such as myself derided liberals for the cult of personality and mindless adulation which they heaped upon President Obama.
On May 15, the Courier reached new heights by publishing liberal Trump hating letters by both Bob Lynn and Larry Wonderling.
Regarding the letter on global warming from Mr. Beal in Dewey, I suggest the writer read the book “Reading the Rocks: The Autobiography of the Earth”...
The most important right that every American possesses is the right to vote. Citizens decide who wins elections at every level of government. We assume in every election that our votes are correctly counted.
Politicians love to embrace the Constitution, hold it high, and swear to defend it to the death. Until it becomes inconvenient.
Human kindness is very much alive in Prescott! This morning (April 6) at about 10:45 my husband Eric and I were heading toward the post office...
I’m a coach for the Prescott High School mountain bike team. We keep brainstorming on how we can encourage more girls to join the team.
If there is any doubt that the vast majority of Prescott citizens agree with Save the Dells position
Regarding columnist Tom Cantlon on Wednesday, April 17, titled “We must be able to treat each other with civility.”
Today, I was eastbound on the Pioneer Parkway heading to a pet-sitting job and saw a coyote that had been hit in the westbound lane; it was not moving but it seemed like it might have been alive.
I applaud the relocation of the Fourth of July fireworks event to Watson Lake.
People say that Trump has the right to do whatever he wants because he’s the president.
On April 3, the Courier reported that Kenneth Wayne Thompson II had been sentenced to death for the murder in 2012 of a Prescott Valley couple.
Relatively few teacher trainees get scholarships. No paychecks are given for classroom attendance.
I just paid my car registration, and I am not happy about the added $32 added for public safety. Gov. Doug Ducey, and the Republicans that control this state, want to ride on a ticket of “no new taxes” to the detriment of average working Arizonians.
The Prescott City Council has finally done it. We have called Prescott our home for 25 years and proud to live here.
I recently encountered a news story whose most notable feature may be its strange lack of coverage in the mainstream press.
RE: Tom Cantlon column “Trump and the Dells, expected results” on April 3, 2019.
Now that Muller and his team of 13-15 Democrat lawyers have vindicated Trump from colluding with the Russians, the real collusion between Hillary, DNC, FBI, CIAAA and AG with Russia should be investigated.
The Dells are the very core of nature and hiking experiences for the community of Prescott.
“Distracted Driving;” the tragic consequences of this habit should be clear to everyone.
The Arizona State Senate bill that would allow employers to pay people under the age of 22 less than the AZ voter-approved minimum wage is a disaster for all workers, particularly returning veterans.
My wife and I chose retirement in Prescott for no other reason than the town’s charm, which includes its environment.
In reference to March 6 “Republicans and Climate Change.” The usual suspects of polls, science, and renewable energy are accounted for.
Response to Michael Oskins' letter on tax lesson. We had the same income and almost $1,000 more deductions due to medical bills and my tax liability went up 300 percent because if you itemize in 2018 you are not allowed any personal exemption.
Enough. Yavapai County prosecutors, at the direction of Sheila Polk, continue to advance the absurd in the Arizona Supreme Court. The posture? Smoking marijuana to relieve pain is the only use allowed Arizona residents.
I’m surprised that a paper like the Courier would side with the builder who wishes to steal the heart of Prescott.
Recently I was in the Prescott Valley Safeway at checkout and discovered that I had left my cards at home and was a few dollars short for my purchase.
The deep state is real. President Trump and his supporters are correct in saying that there is a “deep state.” The sad fact is that Trump himself is responsible for it. He has sown the seeds of serious discord and fracture that has created this deep state.
I meet too many people in Prescott who say they do not subscribe to the Courier because they can get all the news on the internet and television. I find that to be a blind adherence to local ignorance.
Recently daily news coverage bombarded us with news that the dolphins at the Phoenix-area marine display were mistreated and now have been saved from near death.
Take a stand for the Constitution: Oppose Trump’s emergency declaration.
This coming May, we in Chino Valley will get an opportunity to vote on whether or not we want to raise our property taxes to provide money to fix our roads....
Last week, the Courier ran an article about a Prescott Valley man who is on the waiting list for a kidney donation.
Of all the challenging issues facing Prescott, few would argue that the proposed development of the Granite Dells is at the top.
Our family would like to thank our newspaper delivery person Michelle Day.
Twice in the past six months my wife and I attended concerts at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center.
Last month there appeared a front page article about the poor USPS service this area receives, and from our own experience this article fell on deaf ears with our Prescott Postmaster; nothing has changed.
Yesterday while driving east on Highway 69, I hit a huge pothole at 45 miles per hour. No damage done but it was a jarring experience.
I was a registered Democrat back in the 1960s and 70s and as a Democrat some fellow Republicans told me I was a communist because I was a Democrat.
Regarding Nancy Hutson’s article on July 20, “Top VA Leaders Leave.”
You have carried op ed commentators in the past with whom I seriously disagreed, but Michael Shannon’s opinions are totally offensive.
OK, now the county has money to give pay raises to our law enforcement folks!
I am getting tired of folks smearing Democratic Socialism by equating it with communism, socialism, and totalitarianism.
If you have not visited the GMIHC Learning & Tribute Center (Prescott 19 Hotshots) at the Prescott Gateway Mall yet, please do so.