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Editorial: Tradition lives strong in Camp Verde’s Colonel’s Daughter contest

Though the event first began 57 years ago, the title of Colonel’s Daughter came from a novel written in 1882 by Charles E. King, a retired captain who joined the 5th Cavalry in Camp Verde in May 1874.

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Commentary: National Voter Registration Day best day to ensure your voice is heard

The ongoing work of the Office of the Arizona Secretary of State and the Arizona PIRG Education Fund to increase voting in our state isn’t focused on headlines but is centered on results.

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Letter: Cottonwood water woes certainly an exaggeration

I don’t like paying bills as much as the next person, but I think it is funny how much I have heard about “expensive” water bills of Cottonwood.

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Letter: Roundabouts increase safety and promote traffic flow

Regarding some of the recent letters to the editor about roundabouts, I wanted to take some time to clarify some misconceptions.

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Letter: Poker Stroll a winning hand for Clarkdale

The Clarkdale Downtown Business Alliance would like to thank all that participated in our Poker Stroll last weekend.

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Commentary: Facts show city made right call on region water management

Welcome to another edition of “Just The Facts!” produced by the Cottonwood city manager’s office, to keep our citizens informed of facts within our community.

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Editorial: TVR 2017 looks to be major success story

At first glance, this year’s Thunder Valley Rally became the success story its proponents always believed it could be.

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Editorial: Jet Foley, Ken Wood go the extra mile for Hurricane Harvey victims

The Verde Valley’s collective goodness has been clearly evident in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

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Letter: Things continue to look up for Clark Memorial Library

Wonderful news! The Clarkdale Town Council has approved the Library Intergovernmental Agreement needed to reopen Clark Memorial Library.

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Letter: Educating youth about the importance of water conservation essential

The Environmental Education Center of the Verde Natural Resource Conservation District (VNRCD) would like to thank Salt River Project for their generous support.

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Letter: More roundabouts add up to more problems for Verde Valley drivers

This comes as a follow-up to Mr. Coley’s “letter to the editor” dated Sept 6th, 2017.

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Editorial Cartoon: Sept. 17, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Sept. 17, 2017

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Editorial Cartoon: Sept. 15, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Sept. 15, 2017

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Commentary: Mingus offer on shared services fails ‘The Godfather’ test

Hmm … let’s wrap our brains around this. Mingus wants Snyder to work three days a week, at minimum, for a school district that has just one school. The other two days a week, at maximum, would be spent at a school district that has five schools.

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Commentary: Generosity begets generosity: Why retirees should vote yes on overrides

Love begets love. Conscientious care begets conscientious care. Generosity begets generosity. In the end, we will get what we have given.

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Letter: Wise decision by Cottonwood; dubious judgment at Mingus Union

A great big kudos to Police Chief Gesell, Doug Bartosh, Rudy Rodriquez, and the City Council for digging deep and restoring the two vacated police positions. And, very exciting that two, experienced, qualified officers have applied for those positions.

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Letter: Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley is always available to help

Your September 6 article on the alarming trend in the Yavapai County suicide rates mirrors the dilemma we face at the Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley about what a community can do to help prevent suicide.

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Commentary: Time for Mingus to take consolidation off back burner

Since January, a local “grassroots” group has been investigating and then pushing for the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District and Mingus Union High School to study and consider some form of unification-consolidation.

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Editorial Cartoon: 9-6-17

Editorial Cartoon: 9-6-17

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Editorial: Increased taxes for education must include change in school funding mechanism

The latest study on improving Arizona’s school system points to a predictable solution. Increase the current 0.6-cent education sales tax.

Letter: Roundabout coverage sounds like ADOT propaganda

In response to your recent coverage and editorial about the roundabouts on AZ 260, most of your information sounds like ADOT trying to sell roundabouts to the public.

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Commentary: Harvey recovery may derail key goal of Trump presidency

It will take many months, if not years, for Texas to fully recover from the record-breaking storm that slashed a devastating swath of death and destruction across the Lone Star State.

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Editorial Cartoon: Sept. 3, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Sept. 3, 2017

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Editorial: American workforce swells to 205 million, and every one deserves day off

Labor Day isn’t just about barbecues, recreation, big sales and waving good-bye to summer.

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