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Editorial: Statistics do not lie; stay safe out there
If we planned our trips by the numbers, no one would travel ever again. Our cars and trucks would become huge planter boxes in our yards.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Column: Nod to history this Thanksgiving Day
Americans may not recall from their history classes that President Lincoln established Thanksgiving as a national holiday during one of the country's most trying times.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Letter: NHRA results!
I would like to thank The Daily Courier and Will Lester for publishing the results of the last two NHRA races of the season in the sports section.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Letter: Happy Thanksgiving
The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors and all of our staff would like to wish all the people of this county a warm and Happy Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Letter: Ostamates thanks
Six months ago, two area women decided that they would start the Prescott Tri-Cities Ostomy Support Group as they recognized a need for such an organization.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Letter: Say 'no' to Hillary
I want to thank Jim Barber for his column, "Evidence says Clinton broke the law."
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Editorial: A ray of hope in a pessimistic world
These days it's hard to be optimistic about the human race.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Letter: Fill-A-Bucket thanks
Yavapai County Public Works Director Byron Jaspers, Office Manager Micki Johnson, Emergency Management PIO Marcie Slay, Salvation Army Lt. Elaine Mansoor, Lt. Gene Apuan, Cottonwood Old Town Mission Kelly Wilson, Bob Burnett, Jill Sweet, Will Woodruff, and Bill Rodriquez would like to thank all the employees and residents Yavapai County for all their donations to this year's Fill-A-Bucket Food Drive in Prescott and Cottonwood.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Letter: Religious test
A list has appeared on the national news of several dozen U.S. governors who have pledged to keep Syrian refugees out of their states.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Letter: Unemployment 'statistics'
President Obama and his administration are boasting of the 5 percent unemployment rate.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Editorial: Is Billy McCarty Jr. buried in Prescott?
Today is (maybe) the birthday of the Old West's most notorious outlaw, and many people believe he is in Prescott today.
Monday, November 23, 2015

Letter: Military helped me
As a retired Navy reservist, I've found it interesting to be included in all the "Thank you for your service" sentiment of recent times.
Monday, November 23, 2015

Letter: Prepare for the worst
In Paris, there were more than 400 casualties, including over 100 innocent people murdered by ISIS butchers who continued firing their weapons as people tried to escape with their lives, the executioners taking their time to reload so they could continue the killing.
Monday, November 23, 2015

Letter: Honored to serve city
As my term on the Prescott City Council comes to a close, I wanted to thank the citizens who gave me the opportunity to serve.
Monday, November 23, 2015

Letter: No problem with school
I just had to comment on the recent letter about congestion at Taylor Hicks School.
Monday, November 23, 2015

Editorial: Food for thought as Thanksgiving draws near
Occasionally, you just need to give a standing ovation to some people.
Sunday, November 22, 2015

Column: Workaholics
I suspect most of us in our lifetimes have known a work addict or two.
Sunday, November 22, 2015

To the Prescott Valley DISH owner who spent 30 minutes on the phone to correct my billing error, here's to the small business owners and "everlasting" customer service! Thank you.
Sunday, November 22, 2015

Letter: Helping veterans
I have volunteered for 23 years in this community and have received many awards for the opportunities given to me by this community to help veterans and non-veterans.
Sunday, November 22, 2015

Letter: Calling 911
I moved here from a rural community in Wisconsin. Calling 911, it would take 25 minutes for the sheriff to arrive.
Sunday, November 22, 2015

Letter: Highway funding
If it wasn't so sad, I would have to laugh at Congresses efforts to fund our highways and highway infrastructure.
Sunday, November 22, 2015

Editorial: Hope is in the air for education
School funding is always a challenge in Arizona. Everyone by now has figured that out.
Saturday, November 21, 2015

Column: A healing time at ministry event
It was my wife Lorie's and my privilege to accompany Kayla Mueller's parents, Marsha and Carl Mueller, to Northern Arizona University Oct. 23-24, Homecoming weekend.
Saturday, November 21, 2015

Letter: Democracy vs. Republic
In response to Susan Lanning: "Where's the democracy?" Nov. 6, no, Susan we are not a democracy.
Saturday, November 21, 2015

Letter: Grocery store
In response to the Nov. 6 editorial by Jeannenne Forster of Prescott Valley, I wholeheartedly agree with her choice to replace Haggen Grocers with WINCO.
Saturday, November 21, 2015

Letter: Watson Lake
Regarding the article and comments on dredging Watson Lake, my husband and I do not live in Prescott, although we are considering moving to it.
Saturday, November 21, 2015

Letter: Healthcare
Nothing really demonstrates your commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church than your uncompromising drive to take away healthcare from those less affluent, including kids of parents who are struggling financially, and to those that were shut out under the old healthcare system.
Saturday, November 21, 2015

Editorial: High times on border, pranks on UA & soap
The Friday Catchall:

• PAYING IN COIN - We've all thought about it. Few actually do it. And for an elected mayor paying his fine, it did not work.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Letter: Thank you, PUSD!
Prescott Unified School District employees have led the campaign to pass the most recent bond and override election.
Friday, November 20, 2015

Letter: Success & thanks
Three months ago, a small group of your Prescott neighbors got together formed a committee to champion a bond and budget override for our Prescott public schools.
Friday, November 20, 2015

Letter: Dangerous cuts
This closing process began several years ago with budget and employee cuts. Note the frustration one meets on arriving early at the Prescott library on Wednesdays.
Friday, November 20, 2015

Editorial: Giving back, giving thanks go together
Thanksgiving is traditionally one week from today and, while some of us have already held our feast, the cost of the meal - or even affording it - should not be lost in the mix.
Thursday, November 19, 2015

Column: Mystery in Williamson Valley
My wife, Judi and I were planning an RV trip to Southern California on Saturday, Oct. 24.
Thursday, November 19, 2015

Column: Response to Parade supplement article
The "Parade" supplement to the Sunday, Nov. 1 Daily Courier contained a quip by Marilyn vos Savant, highest IQ holder in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Column: Why the flag of France is flying in Chino Valley, Arizona
Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2001.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Editorial: Aren't we the land of the free?
"Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door."

- Emma Lazarus

I'm assuming most of us know this quote is at the base of the Statue of Liberty.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Column: Take courage, and take refugees (with VIDEO)
The attacks in Paris and Beruit evoke feelings: sympathy, anger, fear.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Letter: Small-town city?
Why is there this urgency to grow Prescott on the north side of town by the City Council?
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Letter: In honor & thanks
Thank you to reporter Nanci Hutson at The Daily Courier for covering Robert Mayer's "Honored veterans party" on Friday, Nov. 6. It was such a very special day.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Letter: Thanks & concern
The first thing I want to say is thank you very much to City Editor Tim Wiederaenders, News Editor Jim Painter, Photo Editor Les Stukenberg and all the others for all the hard work that goes into putting out The Daily Courier.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Letter: Leadership
USA civilian casualties when compared to military will begin to climb because the military has not been adequately given the job of defending them.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Editorial: Don't be a victim of IRS phone scam
A few days ago I got a phone call from a number I didn't recognize. When I answered the call, I heard what was obviously a recording by a rather official-sounding woman who claimed to be a representative of the IRS.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Column: A citizen's plea for safe streets
Do Prescott-area drivers ever compare their vehicle speedometer reading with the posted speed limits on our streets?
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Letter: Water shortages
Yavapai County, as well at the entire state of Arizona, has to come to terms with the shortage of water rapidly becoming less available for building expansion on lands adjacent to Prescott.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Letter: Teaching is full time
As a 21-year former language teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District, I can speak with authority regarding the letter from Terry Hemmen on Oct. 31.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Letter: Thanks, from Highlands Center
We would like to express our sincere thanks to all who contributed to make the Highlands Center's seventh annual Wander the Wild fundraising event the best one ever.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Editorial: This is no time for our leaders to be chasing squirrels
This weekend I was on the Internet to get the latest news on the terrorist attacks in France.
Monday, November 16, 2015

Letter: Support appreciated
Thank you so much for the support of The Prescott Daily Courier in getting the word out about what Prescott and Prescott Unified School District needed.
Monday, November 16, 2015

Letter: A plan to save children

How to help with bullies in the classroom. I would like to end the loss of lives of students because of physical bullying in the schools.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Letter: Recognize volunteers
As we approach the end of a year and look back on the success of any of the non-profit organizations that operate within our community, wouldn't it be a special privilege to recognize that "ONE" person who you would call your outstanding volunteer.
Monday, November 16, 2015

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