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Judge David Mackey: “I know there will be feelings on each side, but let me assure everyone that probably no one would have been truly satisfied with a decision I would have made after two days of hearings. This is a good opportunity and a neighborly opportunity to recognize there are legitimate differences among good people in this community that need to ultimately be resolved by the people in this community.”

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Neighborly compromise: No consolidation election in November

Parties reach decision to take school merger question off ballot

CAMP VERDE – The consolidation question between Mingus Union and Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District won’t be on the ballot this November following a negotiated settlement Friday.