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One Man's Rant: Let’s build a town!

Each December, my wife and I have traditionally pieced together a tabletop Christmas town in our living room complete with a produce vendor, a city hall, a police station, a hotel, a couple of Victorian homes and a woodcrafts operation of some sort.

One Man's Rant: The seeds of a takeover have been planted

My wife is master gardener. I’m glad she’s a master of the garden variety instead of, for example, a master sergeant in the Army, but there are disadvantages to her hobby.

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Friday Catchall: Waiting in line (good & bad), green lights on 69

I drew two numbers Monday, 602 and B435. I thought B435 would live up to the hype; boy, was I wrong.

Williams: I’m looking for haute quotes

One Man’s Rant

This is the second in a series of two columns about a topic that no one else would bother to write.

One Man's Rant: I need platitudes with attitudes

This is the first of two columns that explore the importance of platitudes and quotes.

Prescott Valley Police Department states its mission, vision and values

Guest Column

There have been many changes in the last decade and a half in the Town of Prescott Valley.

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Wiederaenders: News to turn your frown upside down

In a world in which we hear so many negatives — such as immigrant parents and children being separated at the border — there must be some positive news out there.

One Man's Rant: Let’s not rush into this

The other morning, my wife and I were discussing the concept of heaven and what we might expect if our final flight lands there.

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Wiederaenders: Trash will exist as long as lazy slobs live among us

A reader recently wrote in to the Courier asking about a ban on plastic shopping bags: “Clean up on Glassford Hill Road!”

One Man’s Rant: Introduction to real racing

I had the competitive spirit when I ran track in the sixth grade, but not enough to qualify for glory.

One Man's Rant: You shoulda been there!

This past April 28 was a big day — or night — in Chino Valley.

Coopey: Honor through action

President John F. Kennedy, a Navy veteran of World War II once said, “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”

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Haddad: One person to stand up and say, ‘Hey, leave him alone’

One of the greatest pains my heart has ever known is to see a child who has lost all hope. In desperate moments, when they feel utterly alone and worthless, some choose to end life.

Williams: Meet Chino Valley’s traveling man

Most of us are cut from normal bolts of cloth, but once in a while, I run across someone who is constructed from a special kind of fabric.

One Man's Rant: What is the Veteran’s Heritage Project?

In October of 2015, Chino Valley High School students took advantage of a rare opportunity.

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