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Letter: Three days, 6,500-plus books for Clark library

If anyone’s wondering how Friends of Clark Memorial Library managed to amass over 6,500 books for a three-day Grand Reopening Book Sale this week … I’m with them.

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Letter: Clark Memorial Library reopens Oct. 19

After 7½ months of working to keep Clark Memorial Library open, I’m now having nightmares over not enough people knowing the Grand Re-Opening Celebration is October 19.

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Letter: Beaver Creek School ‘G’ for Great

I am happy to see that Beaver Creek School received a C this year in the State Board of Education’s preliminary grades. I know it is not a fantastic grade, but our students and staff worked really hard to achieve the best grade they could.

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Letter: ‘Healing Trauma Services Day' a success thanks to volunteers

The third “Healing Trauma Services Day”, a free community service event, continues to be successful in offering healing treatments and tools to help attendees cope with trauma, stress, anxiety and/or depression.

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Great success at Healing Trauma Services Day

The third “Healing Trauma Services Day”, a free community service event, continues to be successful in offering healing treatments and tools to help attendees cope with trauma, stress, anxiety and/or depression.

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Letter: The demise of logical thought

Common sense, the one component that can right the listing ship of rationality in politics today, is all but absent, and many voters are losing faith in a system that has abandoned civility and logical thought.

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Letter: Taser is a weapon; never meant to be a parlor game

I would like to commend Mr. Engler on his insightful, and obviously thought out, op-ed on the use of tasers on civilians for demonstrations.

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Letter: Our students succeed because this community has supported them through thick and thin

In support of our children and their dedicated educators here in our valley, we are voting “Yes” ”Yes” for the two upcoming overrides for Cottonwood Oak Creek School District and Mingus Union High School District.

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Letter: Sorry mom, but I’m going to speak my mind

I called my mother yesterday. First words out of her mouth were, “You can’t keep posting your political opinions on Facebook, it’ll hurt your new business.”

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Letter: Success of overrides critical Mingus Union, Cottonwood Oak Creek districts

As it has been previously pointed out in various newspaper articles and letters regarding school funding, the date for the budget override elections is fast approaching.

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Letter: No American should be willing to chip away at our 1st Amendment rights

Democrats of the Red Rocks (DORR) opposes H.R. 1697, known as the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. This bill violates free speech rights protected under the 1St Amendment. We take no position, either pro or anti a boycott.

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Letter: This old soldier will always stand for flag, National Anthem

This mature ”old soldier” always has, and always will, stand for the American Flag and our National Anthem, symbols of our imperfect country.  

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Letter: Persistence pays off in battle with Corporation Commission

Longtime readers may recall I made a public records request of the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) regarding documents and emails concerning the “smart” meter health study that the ACC asked the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) to perform.

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Letter: Seldom do airplanes come apart or just fall from the sky

As a parent who lost my 15-year-old daughter in a car accident, my heart goes out to the families of the two young men lost this week in an airplane.

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Letter: City of Cottonwood tax burden lowest in Yavapai County

In regards to Carol Anne Teague’s letter to the editor in the Verde Independent on September 29th, I want to confirm that the City of Cottonwood and the school districts are separate governmental agencies with their own funding sources, budgets and governing boards.

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Letter: Yes-Yes the best choice for school district overrides

In mid-October ballots will arrive in our mailboxes. We will be asked to cast a mail-in vote regarding the Mingus Union/Cottonwood Oak Creek School District budget override.

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Letter: There was time when pro athletes left playing field to fight for our country

Following President Trump’s criticism of the football players disrespecting our flag and country, the number of players protesting increased. Most of them weren’t involved in showing “unity” prior to this.

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Letter: 1st Amendment allows pro football players to make fools of themselves

I’ve been hearing a lot of hype about the NFL and them not saluting the flag and I understand the concerns that is disrespectful to our troops and to our people that defended our nation.

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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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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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