December 3, 2020

Opinion

Opinion: Voters Do Not Want Government Meddling in Healthcare

Although voters have delivered the 2020 presidential election to President-elect Joe Biden, Americans across the political spectrum agree on one major issue: A preference for commonsense, market-based incentives in the healthcare sector over heavy-handed government control. Before the election, COVID-19 understandably stood among the most pressing issues on voters’ minds in casting their ballots. When

Education

FREE learning sessions: ASU Innovation Week + Innovation Quarter

ASU is offering five weeks of free virtual programming to engage students, families with kids and the entire community in learning activities covering topics from social justice to the zombie apocalypse to cookie decorating. The catalog of learning opportunities includes nearly 200 activities, which range from single, 15-minute sessions to courses taking place over multiple

Opinion

Opinion: Public Health Officials Must Regain The Public’s Trust

As the winter phase of the COVID pandemic approaches, there has been a reshuffling of the cards: Several vaccines will be available shortly to the public, more quickly than anticipated. Currently, it is not clear which vaccine will prove superior based on cost, availability and effectiveness, but no matter how effective and safe they are,

Local

Area Realtors Take ‘Charity Caravan’ to Local Charities

In celebration of “Giving Tuesday,” the Prescott Area Association of Realtors (PAAR) Community Service and Outreach Committee donated a total of $4000 to four local charities as part of a “Charity Caravan” donation spree. “Giving Tuesday” is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and according to its website is “a global generosity movement unleashing the power of

State

Governor Ducey Announces Latest Actions To Fight COVID-19, Increase Hospital Staffing

Governor Doug Ducey today announced a series of meaningful actions to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Arizona, support our hospitals and frontline health care workers, and provide the state’s hard-hit restaurants with the resources needed to keep patrons and staff healthy. Speaking at the State Public Health Laboratory, Governor Ducey outlined measures to ensure

The Zany Sage

Relatives bearing fruitcake–and other holiday horrors

The relatives are coming!  Does this turn your holiday ho-ho-ho into ho-ho-horrible? Blame it on Norman Rockwell and his picture-perfect illustration of the perfect family celebrating a perfect Christmas. Or a syrupy Hallmark movie where romance always triumphs and skaters glide about, hands tucked into their white-fur-trimmed muffs. For most of us, the turkey ends

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