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Opinion / Editorials

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Social media pundits are ablaze this week with comments about the resulting smoke that has inundated the Verde Valley from the Saber Fire north of Sedona and Sheridan Fire in the Chino Valley area.

By Dan Engler August 22, 2019
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The Beaver Creek communities of Lake Montezuma, Rimrock and McGuireville have become the epicenter for the Verde Valley’s latest growth and development challenges.

By Dan Engler August 20, 2019
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There are many economic reasons to hate on APS. But its proposal to take steps to possibly reduce blackouts in Clarkdale is not one of them.

By Dan Engler August 17, 2019
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Let’s hope Tuesday’s presentation about Cottonwood’s noise abatement program at the municipal airport will end the months-long debate about excessive aviation noise.

August 15, 2019
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The myriad strategies outlined this week to make the Cottonwood Recreation Center more profitable missed one key point.

August 8, 2019
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The haggling over Verde Connect represents an opportunity for the Verde Valley’s collective leadership to re-examine its process for determining transportation priorities.

August 1, 2019
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Giving someone a gift and later asking it be returned is simply bad form.

By Dan Engler July 27, 2019
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What began as a request to delay the school district consolidation election for another year has ended up in a war of words over an alleged violation of Arizona’s Open Meeting Law by the Mingus Union School Board.

By Dan Engler July 25, 2019
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What began as a seemingly simple plan to re-birth some of Jerome’s nefarious history has turned into a real boondoggle for the mountainside community.

By Dan Engler July 20, 2019
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Here’s the truth about “Truth in Taxation” public hearings: They are going to tax us.

By Dan Engler July 18, 2019