Memorial Day

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Opinion: How Summer Has Become So Very Special in America

The calendar opines that summer starts on June 20, but we know better. Metaphorically, it starts on Memorial Day, when we give thanks to those we honor, those who gave their lives for their country. Then it is, “Beach, ahoy!” Memorial Day weekend signals the beginning of summer as if a flaming taper were applied

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Opinion: What Are We Memorializing?

Athens, Greece. (Credit Image: © Aristidis VafeiadakisZUMA Wire) [Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the Prescott eNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] An embassy is a nation’s face to the world. An American embassy is

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Opinion: What Memorial Day Means to Me

This weekend, Americans will pause to remember and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, laying down their lives in service to us here at home. It’s perfectly fine to spend this holiday like others, attending a backyard party or just savoring a day off. But this day is somber for many. As a

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Publisher’s Page: Memorial Day 2021

Memorial Day this year will be a welcome return to tradition. After last year’s cancellations due to COVID-19, this year will see a return to our time-honored civic tradition of a public commemoration at Prescott’s Citizens Cemetery. Just as important, families and friends will be able to gather again without social distancing for informal get-togethers,

Travel

Vaccinated and restless, holiday travelers return at near-2019 levels

They don’t care how they get out, they’re just ready to get out. Travel experts say that with more people getting vaccinated and the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic easing, they expect the number of Memorial Day travelers to bounce back to almost pre-pandemic levels this holiday weekend. That’s expected to be true for planes,

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