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Obituary: Beverly Lenore Bonds

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Beverly Lenore Bonds, 93, of Prescott, Arizona, went to be with her Lord on April 6, 2018. Originally from Ridgway, Pennsylvania, she had lived in Kirtland, Ohio, and Phoenix, Arizona, before retiring to Prescott.

Beverly was a long-time member of The Church of the Nazarene, and delighted in sharing God’s love.… Read the rest

What your windows and your shoes may have in common

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The three Rs of sustainability — reduce, reuse, recycle — are being demonstrated daily by three companies, two in Prescott and one in Prescott Valley, as they work together to reduce waste, increase their profits and keep jobs local.Read the rest

Soldwedels inducted into UofA Journalism Hall of Fame

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Newspaper ink flowed in the blood of The Daily Courier’s long-time owners Don and Luda Soldwedel.

Their devotion to the Fourth Estate proved a lasting legacy for their children and grandchildren.

Their love and commitment to community newspapers in Arizona was honored on Saturday, April 7, at the University of Arizona in Tucson where the loyal Wildcats were an ever-present force at the journalism school, not only with their philanthropy but with their presence and encouragement.… Read the rest

Editorial: The smallest victims among us need help too

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To the common citizen, opioid abuse exists only among drug abusers; however, among us are people who “maintain” on painkillers that are opioids.

They can be the grandfather dependent on a medication that is an opioid to relieve his back and joint pain, or the construction worker or policeman who suffered a mishap and is now addicted.… Read the rest

Days Past: How Arizona got on the map, Part 3

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Previously: The Coronado Expedition reached the Zuni village of Hawikuh in July 1540. The Zuni tried to send the Spaniards on their way with assurances that they would find cities of gold if they just kept going. Coronado would fall for this line just a few more times.Read the rest

Local police detective offers ‘White Cross Project’ to teach life-and-death, safe driving lessons

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Every time Jim Tobin sees a white cross roadside memorial, he immediately ponders the life behind the etched name on the markers — Kyle, Haley, Christopher, Jacob, John, Jose, Benjamin, Patrick, Shane, Sandi, Sandra, Christy, Kasey, Riley, Shawn, Lauren, Julian, Joseph and Jeremiah.Read the rest

Obituary: Curtis Eugene “Gene” Clemens

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Curtis Eugene “Gene” Clemens, 92, passed away on April 17, 2018. He was born in Jasonville, Indiana, in 1925 to parents, Curtis D. and Elizabeth Icey Clemens.

In April 1943, before graduation from Bremen High School, Gene enlisted in the Naval Air Corp.… Read the rest

Enter the 2018 mother-daughter look-alike contest

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Get the cameras out — it’s time for the Mother’s Day Mother-Daughter Look-Alike Contest sponsored by The Daily Courier and Raskin’s Jewelers.

Contestants from the Quad-Cities have until 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, to send in their photos.… Read the rest