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Arizona has a new telemedicine law that should not only give rural Arizonans more ready access to specialized health care but help assure their insurance will cover those remote treatments.

May 4, 2019
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Editorial Cartoon 2: May 5, 2019

May 4, 2019
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Editorial Cartoon 1: May 5, 2019

May 4, 2019
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After years of practice, last Sunday I became one with my paintbrush. I finally found my calling.

By Judy Bluhm May 4, 2019
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Recently, a small group of anti-noise activists have been actively attacking the Cottonwood Municipal Airport.

By Sid Lloyd May 2, 2019
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After reading all the comments about traffic, it seems the only thing they all agree on is to route the traffic through someone else’s neighborhood.

May 2, 2019
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The Mountain Bike Club at Oak Creek School is an awesome program. I have two children who participate in the club and both absolutely love it.

May 2, 2019
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A year ago, school district consolidation blew through the Upper Verde Valley like a Category 5 hurricane.

By Dan Engler April 30, 2019
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This fee is common with many cities around the United States, it helps pay for things that this city needs like Emergency Services, and local infrastructure.

April 30, 2019
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I grew up across the road from an airport in Southern California that had 10 times the traffic Cottonwood Airport does and never once did I hear a single person ever complain it was too noisy.

April 30, 2019
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Manzanita Outreach held its Saturday food-sharing event Saturday, April 20, in the parking lot of the Verde Valley Christian Church, located at 406 S. 6th Street in Cottonwood.

April 30, 2019
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With this week’s announcement that Texan Tracie Hlavinka will succeed Gayle Mabery as Clarkdale’s town manager, there comes a real seniority shift of institutional knowledge about the intergovernmental workings of the various communities in the Verde Valley.

By Dan Engler April 27, 2019
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I moved to the Verde Valley from Las Vegas, Nevada, almost two years ago because I wanted the opposite of Vegas.

By Kelcie Grega April 27, 2019
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Look around. Spring has arrived. Some poets call it the most romantic time of year, when tree blossoms, mild breezes and songbirds stir up positive emotions. We might want to take time out of our hectic schedules to appreciate the essence of these beautiful Spring days.

By Judy Bluhm April 27, 2019
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WASHINGTON -- A caravan of Democratic presidential wannabes is lining up this spring in the belief that they can beat Donald Trump in the 2020 election for the White House.

By Donald Lambro April 25, 2019
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“Loneliness is the penalty of leadership.”

By Dan Engler April 23, 2019
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Editorial Cartoon 2: April 24, 2019

April 23, 2019
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Editorial Cartoon 1: April 24, 2019

April 23, 2019
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Yes, I can read. I can read the same book, written 100 years ago, that Mr. Kent did that says the salt deposit of the salt mine is left over from the a vast saline inland lake. 500 years ago I could have read that the earth was flat, or the sun revolved around the earth and been ridiculed or charged with heresy for daring suggest a different scenario.

April 23, 2019
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When are the whiners going to stop whining? I have worked in aviation my whole adult life, lived in many different states, worked at many different airports. If you think Cottonwood airport is noisy, go and spend some time at Deer Valley airport, Scottsdale, and Falcon Field in Mesa. I think your outlook would change.

April 23, 2019
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Another road doing the same thing would be a very expensive redundancy

April 23, 2019
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Before starting another costly go-nowhere project, let’s fix the problems we have.

April 23, 2019
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What has been lost? And can it ever be replaced? The heart and soul of Paris, Notre-Dame Cathedral, reminds us that our greatest treasures are not permanent.

By By Judy Bluhm April 20, 2019
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Referencing Doug Melton’s letter on the history of the Camp Verde Salt Mine: It is true that a person may have “heard for years” many things that are simplistic and partially incorrect.

April 20, 2019
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All are invited to Yavapai College District Governing Board meeting to be held next Tuesday, April 23, at the Verde campus, 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale, room M 137 starting at 1 p.m. This is one of only two times the board actually meets in the Verde Valley.

April 20, 2019