January 1, 2022


Opinion: A Path Forward in Policing in 2022

In 2021 the nation struggled to come to terms with the complexities of policing. The prior year had been held hostage by sloganeering, as though you could create safe and inclusive communities simply by “defunding” or by “defending” police. The result of this retreat into oppositional camps was catastrophic. Minneapolis was ground zero, where the

Michael Barone

Opinion: Plague-Year Immigrants Headed to Trump Country – Michael Barone

I want to add a few notes to my Christmas weekend column on the Census Bureau’s July 2021 state population estimates and what stories they tell about growth and decline in the first 15 months of the coronavirus pandemic. THE IMMIGRATION BUST The big news is about immigration. In the years from 2010 to 2019,


Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99

Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, whether as a man-crazy TV hostess on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or the loopy housemate on “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 99. White’s death was confirmed Friday by Jeff Witjas, her longtime agent and friend. She


US and Russia face deep differences ahead of Ukraine talks

After tough talk between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin over the Russian troop buildup on the Ukraine border, both sides insist they are hopeful that a pathway to easing tensions could open during diplomatic talks set for January. But with less than two weeks to go before senior U.S. and Russian officials are to

City of Prescott

City of Prescott Seeks New Applications for Multiple Boards, Committees and Commissions

The City of Prescott is currently seeking applications for the following Boards, Committees and Commissions: Board, Committee, Commission Term Number of Vacancies Must Be a Prescott Resident Acker Trust Board 03/2022-03/2024 5 NO Art in Public Places Committee 03/2022-03/2024 5 NO Board of Adjustment 03/2022-03/2025 3 YES CDBG Citizens Advisory Committee 03/2022-03/2024 7 NO Fire