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Mingus Union to celebrate 273 graduates; Meg Babcock 2019 valedictorian

COTTONWOOD – Mingus Union High School celebrates its 273 graduates this Friday at 7 p.m. on the school’s football field – Bright Field.

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Mingus hires Justin Hartman as assistant principal

COTTONWOOD – On a 4-to-0 vote, the Mingus Union School Board decided that Justin Hartman will become the high school’s second assistant principal.

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Valley Academy fire science named outstanding CTE program

COTTONWOOD – The Association for Career Technical Education of Arizona has recognized Valley Academy’s fire science program – and instructor Steve Darby – as the state’s outstanding career and technical education program for 2019.

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Six Navajo masters honored with Museum show

Right here in Sedona visitors and residents can enjoy the fact that four of the six artists honored in “Six Navajo Masters,” a new exhibition at the prestigious Booth Western Art Museum, can be seen at a single Sedona art gallery.

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Sedona Poetry Slam is back May 25 at Mary Fisher Theatre

The Sedona Poetry Slam brings high-energy, competitive spoken word to the Mary D. Fisher Theatre on Saturday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m.

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Heart of Compassion Unity of Sedona concert planned May 24

Unity of Sedona will present an inspiring and empowering evening of music and poetry, welcoming Eric Zang back to Sedona community May 25, 7 p.m., at Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive.

Opinion see more>

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Commentary: Water management plan a must for long-term security

The Citizens Water Advocacy Group believes that citizens in the Quad-City area must tell their elected officials they want them to begin now to create a water management plan that will produce long-term water security.

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Letter: I’m a true Republican but we must look at the facts

I’ve been a hard core Republican my entire life but I can’t hold back anymore and I must speak my truth. First; I will never vote for a Democrat, but I gave Trump more than a chance. Can’t I be a hard core Republican and question what’s happening with Trump?

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Editorial Cartoon No. 2: May 22, 2019

Editorial Cartoon No. 2: May 22, 2019

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Newlyweds: Robert Satran and Bethany Haines

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Satran are pleased to announce the wedding of their son, Robert Satran, to Bethany Haines, April 20, at Mormon Lake.

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100 candles for Jerome Elks Lodge

On April 6th, the Jerome Elks Lodge #1361 celebrated its 100th anniversary of serving the communities in the Verde Valley, which includes Jerome, Clarkdale, Cottonwood and Camp Verde. There were 185 members and guests were on hand to join in the celebration, including Arizona Elks State President Mike Murphy and his wife Debra, as well as guests from other lodges throughout the state. Special ...

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Commentary: A comprehensive guide to navigating 'fake news'

Having a certain level of media literacy and critical thinking skills is key to navigating through this churning sea of lies, echo chambers and — dare I mention it again? — “fake news.” Journalists are trained to view every new fact that comes their way with scrutiny. You can, too.

Reader Poll:

Do you believe parents should be allowed to exempt their children from having vaccinations before entering kindergarten?

  • Yes 17%
  • No 83%

12 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Do you believe parents should be allowed to exempt their children from having vaccinations before entering kindergarten?

  • Yes 17%
  • No 83%

12 total votes

See past polls

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Laura L. Goben

Laura L. Goben, age 95, entered her Savior’s arms on May 1, 2019, in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Obituary: Jerry Frank Vojnic 1933 - 2019

Jerry was born to Paul and Mary Vojnic in Jerome, Arizona. He was a Jerome person through and through and would tell everyone “my mother was born in Jerome and so was I.”

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Obituary: Kenneth Edward Steidl 1959-2019

Kenneth Edward Steidl, 59, of Cottonwood, Arizona, passed away at home on April 24, 2019, after a long illness battling cancer with his family at his side.