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A big “Thank You’ to Esteban, Teresa and their band for a terrific concert Sept. 10.

September 16, 2021
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In reference to “Listen to the Health Experts” of Sept. 7. Richard Slatin writes that he was at the HUSD public meeting pertaining to COVID restrictions and attended by “unruly” parents.

September 16, 2021
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The nation’s health is in severe decline. This is largely because of the losing trifecta of blunders over the past two months that began at the southern border then moved to Afghanistan, where the strategy was clearly and fatally flawed.

September 15, 2021
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Why is everything these days considered “political correctness?” Time has come for changes. The “Smoki People” were not a “people,” as in Native American people.

September 15, 2021
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Water being recharged to the aquifer at Prescott airport should be used solely to offset some of the overdraft condition that has existed for years.

September 14, 2021
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A thought on one way to mitigate development to preserve our natural beauty and conserve our precious water.

September 14, 2021
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In the early ’80s, I had a good job, but was the low seniority guy in a union house, and nothing could keep me from being laid off. So, I took a chance in food sales and had a successful career. Fast forward to catering the past 15 years...

September 13, 2021
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I am shocked by the massive amount of housing growth that has occurred in our tri-city area. Thousands of houses continue to be built daily. Some would assert or argue that this housing is needed due to our population growth. I say, “Houston or Prescott, we have a problem.”

September 13, 2021
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This Sunday will be the opening of regular football season and that is a lot to be excited about. We have a home team and other favorites to root for.

September 9, 2021
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I would like to add to Patti Sheaffer’s excellent letter published Sept. 7.

September 8, 2021
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Arizona schools face a lot of unknowns as students return to the classroom.

September 8, 2021
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The Bureau of Land Management is giving away Arizona’s public lands.

September 7, 2021
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We will not reach herd immunity until more than 80% of our population is vaccinated. As long as anti-COVID vaxers continue to resist, COVID will stay, increase and mutate.

September 7, 2021
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Just an update on my previous (rant) — Just this week, a possible update to the idea of boosters, although boosters were not directly tested at all.

September 6, 2021
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I was at the Humboldt school board public “meeting” at which the board listened to the public; mostly parents, a representative from Yavapai County Community Health Services and a licensed medical practitioner.

September 6, 2021
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Below is a partial list of military equipment left in Afghanistan as we surrendered to the Taliban in the worst foreign debacle in our history, according to multiple websites.

September 2, 2021
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Prescott would benefit enormously with an emboldened town planner with responsibilities delineated and assigned by the council that would stretch far beyond the rubber-stamping of a developer’s plans.

September 1, 2021
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Jourdan Wheeler’s “Immigration policies sinking our ship of state” (Aug 31) is partially correct.

September 1, 2021
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In the past few years, initiatives designed to lower labor standards, weaken unions and erode workplace protections have been launched. Such far-reaching and mean-spirited structural changes weaken the bargaining power and political influence of organized labor.

August 31, 2021
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As an old pilot with no connection to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, please let me respond to letters regarding its training flights.

August 31, 2021
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Our house is located on one of the highest points beneath the constant Embry Riddle training flight pattern, so I join the chorus of complaints.

August 30, 2021
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After reading Britt Flores recent column about self-care, I would like to add a caution about the use if essential oils.

August 30, 2021
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RE: Mr. Schnell’s letter – I whole heartedly agree regarding the airport noise. But, I do not blame the airport.

August 26, 2021
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I was reminded about another kind of meeting while reading the Aug. 22 editorial about the recent, unruly Humboldt school board meeting.

August 26, 2021
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Reading the Courier’s vaccine coverage, you’d think there was no debate, but there is and it needs to be heard.

August 26, 2021
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I am sick and tired of government infringing on our God-given freedoms. It should be my decision if I choose to wear a seatbelt. I also question speed limits. I should have the freedom to choose how fast I drive.

August 25, 2021
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Regarding Mike Schnell‘s letter about Embry-Riddle’s noisy aircraft flying over homes minutes apart. I agree wholeheartedly with his complaints. The airport isn’t a problem, Embry-Riddle is the problem.

August 25, 2021
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This is a letter to commend and say our utmost thanks to the Prescott Fire Stations 74 and 75 for their help in rescuing our rodent-hunting dachshund Camie.

August 24, 2021
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I am tired of people complaining about the noise at Ernest A. Love Field. Last week, there were two letters to the editor. After reading Mike Schnell’s complaint, I felt I had to respond.

August 24, 2021
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Recently, libraries of the Yavapai County Free Library District imposed access restrictions, causing a friend in a book discussion group to exclaim, “Thanks for sending me back into the Dark Ages.”

August 23, 2021
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The spread of COVID-19 has taken the life of over 600,000 people in the U.S. Additionally, our hospitals, doctors and nurses have been pushed in many cases beyond the breaking point.

August 23, 2021
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While I wholeheartedly agree with County Recorder Leslie Hoffman that requiring identification for mail-in ballots is not necessary (why fix something that is not broken)...

August 19, 2021
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In regard to Mike Schnell’s letter (Aug. 19) about airport noise, specifically from ERAU trainer aircraft. Perhaps, as funds become available, the school should consider ...

August 19, 2021
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People often say they’re tired of endless wars, so can’t we stop fighting the weather?

August 18, 2021
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Now that Love Field has been named the fifth busiest airport in America, I wholeheartedly believe it. Today, my neighborhood, and others around the airport, were subjected to around six hours of continuous flyovers from small aircraft.

August 18, 2021
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Senate Bill 1452 is a good bill needing two changes: the voucher must be used for another academic school parents choose and include a time limit. This bill had a loophole that some people abused.

August 17, 2021
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Thank you to Jim Lamerson (former Councilman and recent candidate) for his gracious letter congratulating the winners of the recent election.

August 17, 2021
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Unless you have access to Walker Road, there is only one way for a Costco Shopper to reach the Highway 69 store, and that is via Highway 69.

August 16, 2021
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Failure of the governor to require masks in schools is creating another health crisis.

August 16, 2021
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We are in two camps. Unvaccinated and vaccinated. Be prepared to think about who the unvaccinated are.

August 12, 2021
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Earlier this week, I was honored to present a gift from the Greater Prescott Outdoors Fund for $5,000 to the Yavapai Search and Rescue Squadron. They are all volunteers who help save lives and find those who have lost their lives.

August 12, 2021
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The perfect storm (Hurricane COVID) is sinking this ship of state. The unprecedented economic decline and ineffective Democrat-Republican response shows fatal flaws in the Dem/Rep system.

August 10, 2021
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RE: National Column by Dick Polman, Aug. 9, “Words from the MAGA cult.” The Daily Courier is doing a disservice to its readers by publishing Dick Polman, a “national political columnist,” who injects personal opinion and exaggeration.

August 9, 2021
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The election, for me, is over but the results are not. I am confident those elected want to be the best public servants they can be and will do the best job they can.

August 9, 2021
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The former Prescott City Hall, at the corner of Cortez and Goodwin streets, would make an ideal, permanent location for the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, currently housed at the Prescott Gateway Mall.

August 5, 2021
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Senator Karen Fann told us she wanted to make sure voters could trust our election process, so to do so she should have hired a credible organization actually nationally accredited and experienced in doing such audits.

August 5, 2021
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Many people who have student loan debt are looking for President Joe Biden to get them off the hook and forgive any outstanding debt.

August 4, 2021
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I would like to know who made the dumb decision to send a letter to the drivers who break the law by not stopping for a bus when there sign is out to let students on & off the bus.

August 4, 2021
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Canceling student loan debt, which President Joe Biden has the power to do, will relieve this great burden from millions of Americans.

August 3, 2021
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Our national leadership needs to treat COVID-19 as an invading army.

August 3, 2021
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These days when people exhibit so much divisiveness, bitterness and anger toward one another, I would like to acknowledge an unexpected act of kindness and generosity.

August 2, 2021
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The malarkey meter was pegged with Matthew Lanning’s letter that tries to justify teaching racism and diversity (Critical Race Theory) in classroom English classes.

August 2, 2021
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If our country ever faced a disaster we need to sustain ourselves on this beautiful plateau, where cattle graze and crops can be grown.

August 2, 2021
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As an old Goldwater Republican whose party has moved me to the center, I was delighted to find and read in the Courier the views of John Stossel on “Woke Language” (July 23) next to Matt LaVoire’s acknowledgement of the West’s megadrought.

July 29, 2021
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In a recent speech, a candidate for Prescott council said this: “Can any of you name a city in the last 100 years that has ran (sic) out of water in the western United States?”

July 22, 2021
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People must understand that vaccination is critical to prevent the virus from mutating from one that threatens us all, to one that kills you.

July 21, 2021
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Being quite dismayed about the smear campaign waged against three of our candidates for office here in Prescott, I decided to research the source of the mailings, Arizona Residents Council (ARC).

July 21, 2021
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A recent editorial claims voter-approved Props 400 and 401 were weaponized by the public as “leverage” in the AED Development Agreement and Annexation review process.

July 20, 2021
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USAF Space and Missile Systems Center Research Scientist here... One of my jobs was helping the USAF and Department of Defense understand climate change. Unlike us, the Pentagon takes climate change “very” seriously.

July 20, 2021
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The historical, and probable continued overuse of the water from the Prescott Active Management Area (AMA) clearly points to an ultimate disaster for its users.

July 19, 2021
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The 6-3 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court concluded the provisions in Arizona’s 2016 law do not violate the Voting Rights Act.

July 19, 2021
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I was stunned seeing Paul Gosar signs displayed in the two Yavapai Republican Party Prescott parade entries on July 3. A further shock was seeing Senate President Karen Fann riding in a vehicle with Gosar.

July 15, 2021
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Thank you, Howard Mechanic, for another great Talk of the Town. Basically, we are looking at the Hilton deal redux. We are lucky to have individuals like you who keep an eye on the shenanigans of the Prescott City Council and its agents.

July 14, 2021
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How do we learn from our challenging experiences? We are in this planet to discover where we belong. Each of us live our life differently yet are made up of the same human biology. How confusing to live in the same neighborhood and view our community with disconnection and conflict.

July 14, 2021
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In our country, the price of many prescription drugs is exorbitant. I have been taking a life-saving blood thinner for over nine years to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism. This drug retails for $17.46 per dose.

July 13, 2021
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This letter is in response to Patrick Leyden’s recent letter in which he claimed “reading an article listing the 10 states having the highest life expectancy as well as the 10 states with the lowest life expectancy.”

July 13, 2021
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I truly hope that our city’s elected leaders denounce and publicly show sincere distain for any and all political flyers that impugn the character of individuals running for Prescott city government. Silence on such heinous political attacks is agreement and/or complicity.

July 12, 2021
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What a gem we have here in the tri-city area, Arizona Downs.

July 12, 2021
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According to a Courier article, the development agreement between the City of Prescott and AED regarding saving the Dells does not include the Dells parcel that contains the ancient Indian ruins.

July 8, 2021
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On the June 17 opinions page, Susan Wathier stated she is “anti-firearms” and prefers local citizens to open carry so she can practice avoidance or “shelter in place.”

July 8, 2021
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All those lazy bums won’t work because they’re getting $300 more each week in unemployment, right? Wrong!

July 7, 2021
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The Sun Dog road from Prescott Parkway to the intersection near Sprouts on Highway 69 should be constructed.

July 7, 2021
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What a gem we have here in the quad-city area, Arizona Downs. After hearing about it, I finally took an afternoon and “went to the track!”

July 6, 2021
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Prescott seniors have a hard enough time accessing high-quality, affordable health care in a timely manner.

July 6, 2021
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Prescott’s wonderful hiring of Amy Bonney as police chief is long-deserved, and a pattern other regional departments should follow in replacing chiefs: Look first within your own ranks.

July 6, 2021
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Juneteenth. Think about what your life would have been if you had been enslaved. Every aspect of your life would have been different.

July 6, 2021
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I read Richard Haddad’s parting message to us with interest in knowing what next he intends to tackle; with my best wishes to him in his next endeavor.

July 5, 2021
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I submitted comments expressing my concerns about AED to the mayor and others in city government through the city website.

July 5, 2021
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Just finished reading an article listing the 10 states having the highest life expectancy as well as the 10 states with the lowest life expectancy.

July 1, 2021
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An article in Sunday’s paper was about an English teacher in Nashville Tennessee that was worried about how to teach her students in light of recent legislation.

June 30, 2021
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They call it “optics” for a reason. It just plain doesn’t look good. Or it looks really good. The city council is considering changes to the Prescott Frontier Days lease. Helping a popular local nonprofit is good optics for the city. But the story doesn’t end there.

June 30, 2021
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Well, I find it sadly amusing that “Help Wanted” signs throughout Prescott has not changed the number of people asking for handouts throughout Prescott.

June 29, 2021
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Let’s crunch the numbers. Granite Dells will add 2,400 new homes.

June 29, 2021
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Several years ago when I was on one of the mayor’s committees, the topic of Watson Lake came up and the inability for anyone to go into the water to swim because of the solution.

June 29, 2021
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As the pandemic seems to be coming under control, cruise lines are preparing to begin sailing again, and passenger volume is increasing on the airlines.

June 28, 2021
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The majority on our city council seems to be in late-stage denial regarding the short and long-term problems associated with gifting our Chino Aquifer water to whichever developer requests it.

June 24, 2021
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Kudos to the hero firefighters that are fighting wild fires in Arizona and across the nation in intense, sometimes record-breaking, heat.

June 24, 2021
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“YES!” Gov. Doug Ducey is right on to spend $100 million for wildfire prevention; June 15th article by Howard Fischer. We need to reach Ducey to show that utilizing large goat herds would be a brilliant investment.

June 23, 2021
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After 30 years in Minneapolis, my husband and I returned to Arizona to be close to family and enjoy more moderate weather year round. We chose Prescott because of its proximity to the Phoenix metro area and for its small town charm and friendly people.

June 22, 2021
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This morning we needed the services of the fire department to get help for Alan.

June 22, 2021
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What is a retired person to do to get hearing aids when you can’t afford them?

June 21, 2021
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For a year, big tech information controllers and Democratic party operatives (the media) silenced discussion of COVID’s true origin.

June 21, 2021
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First, I want to thank the candidates running for Prescott City Council and, for that matter, to thank all candidates running for office, locally, state and nation-ally....

June 19, 2021
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Please help me understand this. The police enforce the traffic laws, when they get special grants, such as the checkpoints and saturation patrols.

June 19, 2021
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Tim Wiederaenders’ column, “Words can bully, but don’t cheapen them,” is an accurate assessment of a major societal problem: the cheapening of words like “racist” and “Nazi.”

June 19, 2021
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To the inconsiderate dog owners in Eagle Ridge Subdivision: Pick up your dog poop! Many of your neighbors walk throughout our subdivision and are confronted by your dog’s droppings, not only alongside the walk but also right on the sidewalk.

June 19, 2021
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In Chino Valley, a “public notice” sign appeared recently on 2 North (just southwest of 2 North and 1 West). This was to change 41 acres from single-family residential, 1-acre minimum to single-family residential 5.05 houses per acre. The result on 41 acres would be a development of 207 high-density lots.

June 19, 2021
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The real story of the tax cuts: As is typical of Republican “tax cuts” let’s see who really benefits.

June 19, 2021
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The terrorist group Hamas attacks Israel with over 3,000 rockets and kills some people.

June 19, 2021
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Syndicated columnist John Micek’s “Commentary on the fight over critical race theory,” June 2, needs a response. What Micek wrote about critical race theory reveals either a lack of understanding of the threat or he is part of a move to totally reform our society.

June 19, 2021
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Great job Yavapai Regional Medical Center employees, I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to the nursing staff of the YRMC CVICU, for their excellent care during my brief stay.

June 19, 2021
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Whatever you think of the 2020 elections, it seems prudent to be concerned about the quality and integrity of the process.

June 19, 2021
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A rant from April 25, saying “if you really wanted to vote, you would find a way,” shows a lack of knowledge and understanding for those who have challenges or unforeseen circumstances that keep them from making it to the polls.

June 17, 2021
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Richard Haddad’s (May 25) insightful use of the behavior of geese to explain looking out for one another and the benefit thus acquired, reminds me why zero sum thinking is a detriment to our community.

June 17, 2021
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Alarmed by scientific reports of a dwindling aquifer beneath our feet and a huge decline in Del Rio Springs, headwaters of the Verde River, which has already resulted in the drying up of six miles of precious riparian habitat, many of us have taken measures to conserve.

June 16, 2021
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As a member of the anti-firearms population, I prefer those who carry a gun to openly carry it.

June 16, 2021
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My father’s side of my family came to Arizona in 1921. Mother’s side 1935. I was driving in Arizona before I-10 and I-17 and there were just over one million residents statewide.

June 15, 2021
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We are all so grateful! Today in Lynx Mountain View Estates we had a fire that was out of control.

June 15, 2021
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Gov. Doug Ducey’s flat tax that was added to his state budget is despicable.

June 14, 2021
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Are you vaccinated or fully vaccinated against COVID-19? Is there a difference?

June 10, 2021
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Was it a breeze? Was it a gale? Was it a squall? One thing for sure there were gusts of wind! To all of you that visited the YCCA Open Air Home Show Fair, Saturday May 22, at the Findlay Toyota Center, thank you from the bottom of my heart! Yes, it was a beautiful sunny windy, squally, gusty day, but delightful.

June 9, 2021
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I just wanted to say that when you are going through something as serious as cancer I never knew just how devoted and comforting the people from the cancer centers are.

June 9, 2021
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While at the Prescott library on June 3, 2019, a very pleasant woman — with a weathered face and dark graying hair —came and stood very near me; just looking at me. I eventually said, “Hi.” She asked me — softly in a very sincere and hopeful voice —“Are you my dad?”

June 8, 2021
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Courier headlines “Yavapai County receives more than $22M in first round of American Rescue Plan money.” WOW! Great. But, let’s think a minute. Where did this money come from?

June 8, 2021
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Letter writer Sandy Farrel, in the May 20 Courier, makes a very good point, that we are a nation of individuals, and that it is wrong, therefore, to say we are a racist nation.

June 7, 2021
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I want to thank Richard Haddad for his column on May 11, making us aware of how the owners and employees of some local businesses have been mistreated by customers.

June 3, 2021
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I am getting sick and tired of hearing about how all of the problems being experienced in Prescott, such as drivers who are inconsiderate and do nothing but speed and generally rude people, are the result of Californians.

June 3, 2021
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My husband and I purchased an existing home in Chino Valley in 2013. We chose this area because it was a rural community with hometown values. Unfortunately, we have been watching this change.

June 2, 2021
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To comply with The Daily Courier’s general policy that a letter to the editor be signed by only one person or a couple, I submit this letter on behalf of myself and 25 other concurring concerned citizens.

June 2, 2021
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Numbers don’t lie but public officials use them to deceive the home town public.

June 1, 2021
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It was disappointing to read the May 26, Courier Editorial supporting the flat tax. The editorial contended that the low taxes would lure top-quality firms and jobs.

May 31, 2021
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Saturday May 22, the Chino Valley Lions Club and also members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints did a great job cleaning the Chino Valley Cemetery. Ella Officer provided U.S. Flags for many of the graves.

May 31, 2021
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What does a political party have to do with the Lion's Club sponsored Prescott Valley Days parade? Yeah, beats me too.

May 27, 2021
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I’m curious as to why Prescott would want to spend the money, which is in very short supply and getting shorter, to switch to sewer?

May 26, 2021
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I would like to respond to the letter, “Classic driving,” from Stacey Petska

May 26, 2021
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In response to Stacey Petska’s letter of May 5, although I certainly agree with her assessment of the “awful driving” habits in Prescott, I must question her placing blame on the “...influx of Californians invading this city...”

May 25, 2021
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Regarding David Littlehale’s consequences for the rape of a teenage girl in Prescott, the taxpayer costs for his imprisonment and care with an expected lifespan will be almost a million dollars.

May 25, 2021
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We were saddened and appalled to see the attempt of 20 people to throw out elected officials and arbitrarily take their elective positions in our state.

May 24, 2021
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I want to thank Joe Howard at the Prescott school district for standing up for what is right. For the health and wellness of students, parents, teachers.

May 20, 2021
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Your news on water shortage is timely. Here in The Ranch at Prescott, which is quite woody, we are seeing the start of dying off of evergreens. Often, the beginning of dying for an evergreen, especially pines, is their end. That tree will be unable to send sap to eject a bark beetle from the tree.

May 20, 2021
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Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) was on CBS Sunday, May 2, about racism and Senate legislation, and afterward the CBS anchor had a panel of people talking about what he said, agreeing or disagreeing, that the U.S. is a racist nation.

May 19, 2021
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It is great news that the city of Prescott will buy the National Bank building on Montezuma to replace the old and aged city hall at Cortez Street.

May 19, 2021
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A new Maverick station and store that’s coming to the southwest corner of Highway 69 and Fain Road is about to shatter the peacefulness – and the property values – of everyone living in the Prescott Country Club.

May 18, 2021
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In response to the recent letter entitled “Neighborhood watch questionable affiliation.”

May 17, 2021
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Oversized pickups, SUVs, etc. also don’t fit inside the parking spaces in the parking garage.

May 13, 2021
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Thank you, Tim Wiederaenders for your “Water, a deep issue” column.

May 13, 2021
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This is my reaction to the (May 5, front page) Courier article on the draft proposal for changing septic systems in Prescott to the city sewer system.

May 12, 2021
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The seizure of the AZ ballots by Karen Fann and other Trump supporters in the state legislature is a ploy to declare them fraudulent.

May 11, 2021
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Out of curiosity, I attended a meeting of the Oath Keepers.

May 11, 2021
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The Prescott Valley Police Foundation announced that Congressman Gosar will be a guest speaker at the upcoming “Thank the Blue” event.

May 10, 2021
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In response to Nigel Reynold's April 8 letter...and my letter on March 26, he is correct that I am a creationist, and believe the Bible to be God's word.

May 10, 2021
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The recounting of the ballots for the fourth time is not only a waste of money, it is childish, a waste of time, labor and a group of people acting out like spoiled brats.

May 6, 2021
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Funny how the right wing in Arizona claims to want less government and interference into our lives, but insists on telling HOAs and their members across our state what flags they deem appropriate, as they see it.

May 6, 2021
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During all this controversy about our police, I saw a T-shirt that carried the best message I have yet to see on the subject.

May 6, 2021
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While some great press has been given the fine work being done by a group called PANT, it makes me feel very proud to see the local law enforcement agencies working together to help stem the flow of those vicious drugs into our area.

May 5, 2021
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I'm an honorably discharged Marine Corps veteran who served this country over 40 years ago.

May 5, 2021
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Auntie Em! Auntie Em! Did I wake up in Oz? No, I woke up in California!

May 4, 2021
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In response to your April 7 Neighborhood Watch questionable affiliation from Ralph Scott, we all know you are talking about Oathkeepers.

May 3, 2021
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I want to thank Bob Baker for writing about Joe Aw Jew, the first Chinese-American in Prescott (Days Past, April 11 Courier).

April 29, 2021
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On Lakeshore Drive in Prescott Valley, there are three left turn lanes to … nothing. Even "No Left Turn" signs on the left turn lanes! ...

April 29, 2021
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“Tell kids to just say no.” What a fantastic idea!

April 28, 2021
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What an absolutely brilliant, and spot on assessment of our current state of affairs.

April 28, 2021
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WOW! In what can only be called a slam-bam-thank you beleaguered taxpayers the Prescott City Council voted to spend $7.75 million of your tax dollars to purchase an aging building to satisfy their egos for new digs.

April 27, 2021
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Ralph Scott, as it’s true firearm sales are up, have you ever considered the fact that firearm ownership is one of the reasons we live in safer tri-city area compared to other cities?

April 26, 2021
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Offering a different perspective on Nadine Vaught’s letter published April 14, 2021.

April 26, 2021
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There is an assault by the Legislature on our voting rights, our citizens’ initiative rights, and the independence of the Secretary of State and the Corporation Commission.

April 22, 2021
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Nancy Scharff’s letter in the April 1 Daily Courier was appropriate for April Fool’s Day.

April 22, 2021
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With the advent of electric vehicles coming from many car/truck manufacturers in the near future, I wonder when the states and or the federal government will impose a road use fee/tax to make up for the lost revenue caused by the lack of the electric vehicles owners not paying a road use tax per gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel?

April 21, 2021
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I just read the Haddad/Prescott Valley mayor’s editorial in today’s paper.

April 21, 2021
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Republican Legislators — instead of trying to rid people of the right to vote, try changing what you stand for.

April 20, 2021
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David McNabb’s letter about “Christianity in history,” has inaccuracies.

April 20, 2021
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The current focus on gun control is political theater.

April 19, 2021
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As a retiree who loves the great outdoors and now has more time to visit our beautiful public lands, I am much more aware of the need and duty for all of us to protect and preserve these irreplaceable areas for current and future generations.

April 15, 2021
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Mr. Bray makes some rather extreme observations concerning HR1, recently passed by the House.

April 14, 2021
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I recently moved to Arizona for school after living on the East Coast for most of my life.

April 14, 2021
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I read in the Courier about the new splash pad at Granite Creek Park that the will include 12,000 square feet of grass.

April 13, 2021
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Years ago, before the advent of political correctness, my 4-year-old son and his 2-year-old sister were watching a cowboys and Indians movie on TV, when my 2-year-old asked, “What will we do if Indians come to our house?”

April 13, 2021
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I am dismayed, but not surprised to see the one-sided reporting in your April 7, 2021 article on the election.

April 13, 2021
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Mental illness is such a diverse topic, and very often goes into substance abuse and offenses leading to incarceration.

April 12, 2021
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I’m writing in response to Eileen Sherill’s April 6 letter to the editor regarding the topic of whether or not it is acceptable to ask someone if they have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

April 12, 2021
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Perhaps it is time to create a new win-win solution for our recent local conditions.

April 8, 2021
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I wish to commend Congressman Paul Gosar for all that he has done, and is doing, for his constituents.

April 8, 2021
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David McNabb’s (March 26) letter gives readers a narrow religious outlook.

April 7, 2021
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The Democrat Party is opposed to strict voter registration and voting laws, especially Voter ID.

April 6, 2021
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The article entitled, “Bill could allow Arizona to ignore some future federal gun laws” is incorrectly titled.

April 5, 2021
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I am writing in response to Tim Wiederaenders' editorial suggesting that we should not ask a person if they have had their COVID vaccines...saying that is personal.

April 5, 2021
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Congressman Paul Gosar has stepped far over the line.

April 1, 2021
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An article in the March 3, Courier tells of a dramatic increase in gun sales recently.

April 1, 2021
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This is in response to the letter from Congressman Paul Gosar, in which he criticized the H.R.1 bill that passed the House and is on its way to the Senate.

March 31, 2021
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Recently the pedestrian/bike tunnel under Willow Creek road at Embry/Riddle trail was covered in graffiti.

March 31, 2021
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Editor: Despite an urgent need to reduce the Arizona prison population, state senators failed to pass criminal justice reform this year.

March 30, 2021
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Kudos to Sandy Griffis, executive director of the Yavapai County Contractors Association, and the ladies behind the counter at the City of Prescott Building/Permit Department who worked their magic to pull a permit and schedule an inspection for us in record time.

March 29, 2021
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The person ranting in a March 14 edition of the Courier wanted an explanation on how the COVID relief bill could be a Democratic wish list.

March 29, 2021
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In response to Andrew Seidel's column opposing the proposed bill in the Arizona Senate to expand the voucher program for K-12 education, I'd first like to point out that he is with the Freedom FROM Religion Foundation, a well-known group of atheist activists who fight to exclude anything religious from the public sphere.

March 25, 2021
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Like Congressman Paul Gosar, I’m a Republican, having first registered to vote during the Richard Nixon era, and yes, I voted for him.

March 24, 2021
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“We are writing an ordinance that protects our citizens from the negative impacts of cell towers,” are words you’ve never heard from your city officials.

March 24, 2021
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I appreciate the dual editorials on Arizona education. Andrew L. Seidel, a director of the Freedom “from” Religion Foundation made several comments I consider false.

March 23, 2021
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Regarding the (March 12 point-counterpoint) piece by Andrew Seidel advocating for the abolition of school vouchers:

March 22, 2021
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If Republican lawmakers are attempting to pass voter suppression legislation with a disparate effect on minorities' constitutional right to vote, then yes, they are racist.

March 22, 2021
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Here is my take on voter laws: The changing of voting laws, by Republican states due to their losses in the 2020 general elections, reminds me of when I was a young lad playing baseball.

March 18, 2021
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Why are younger people getting the vaccine? Also how are seniors going to get signed up for the vaccine when they don't have internet?

March 18, 2021
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Your Sunday Rants&Raves are often an interesting cross-section of opinions, thank-yous and tributes from our neighbors. They are usually well-considered ...

March 17, 2021
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I am extremely disappointed in the Sunday Courier's point (Paul Gosar)/counterpoint (Christine Todd Whitman) discussion of H.R.1. Gosar did not get into any fine points on why it is such bad piece of legislation, and Whitman talked only about the last election.

March 17, 2021
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Karen Fann, President of the AZ Legislature, cannot take the heat.

March 16, 2021
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“Everybody’s Hometown” That phase has been used in letters to the editor to complain about a number of subjects.

March 16, 2021
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