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Two hours of music, including well-known songs from famous musical and movies, performed by a cast of close to 100 Mingus Union students.

By Bill Helm January 15, 2020
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Like the returning sunlight after the solstice, joy is beginning to once again creep over the farm. Bear is finally recovering from Moosie's death.

By Denise Domning January 14, 2020
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There’s an old saying, “Be careful of what you ask for – you might get it.”

By Judy Bluhm January 11, 2020
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The Methodist - Baptist Church Building was occupied and enlarged by the Baptist congregation.

By Glenda Farley January 8, 2020
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I took this shot of a great blue heron a few days ago down at the ponds … it was a beautiful image but it needed a little quiet time added to the image

By Ted Grussing January 8, 2020
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The Methodist - Baptist Church Building was obtained by the Town of Cottonwood in 1982. It is currently being remodeled for use as a brew pub.

By Glenda Farley January 7, 2020
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A few warm afternoons and all of a sudden everything is thinking spring has arrived. Of course, "warm" is subjective in this case. Since New Year's Day morning chores have required me to walk out in temps below freezing.

By Denise Domning January 7, 2020
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I got this shot of a drake Widgeon just touching down at Bubbling Ponds this afternoon; wings extended and flattened to reduce lifting forces and swinging them down and forward to use as air brakes which along with the friction of the water gets him down into the water and at a stop fast.

By Ted Grussing January 7, 2020
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Cutting wood on public lands became regulated and resulted in a Supreme Court decision.

By Glenda Farley January 6, 2020
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The services of two Colorado River boatmen were needed to restore electric power to the Middle Verde area. In Oak Creek Canyon, the wooden bridge at Indian Gardens washed away.

By Glenda Farley January 3, 2020
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One year later, the fire on Christmas Eve of 1897 destroyed many buildings in the business district.

By Glenda Farley January 2, 2020
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Jerome is an orderly town with handsome residences and businesses lighted by electricity. There are 2 churches, a school, and a company hospital.

By Glenda Farley December 30, 2019
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The next chapter starts now. Get out the pad and pen, because the New Year is upon us. Ready or not, here it comes.

By Judy Bluhm December 28, 2019
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The journey from Jerome Junction to Jerome on the United Verde & Pacific Railway included a stop at the "city" of Davis, a lumber station.

By Glenda Farley December 28, 2019
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Happy ad Fit-Fit Holidays to you, my beloved Friends! Tomorrow, I am launching myself out onto yet another awaited, anticipated, and planned to detail transcontinental adventure.

By Magdalena Romanska December 27, 2019
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The store opened in the booming mining town in 1918. The store building began to slide and was condemned in 1936.

By Glenda Farley December 27, 2019
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I'm sitting at my desk, looking out the window at thick dark clouds. Rain, or even snow is predicted for Christmas day. That has me thinking about moving my truck across the road. This is because I didn't move my truck last year when we had an unusually heavy snowstorm for New Year's Eve. I was stuck on the property for three days because snow became ice and my driveway has a steep angle. Not that being stuck at home is a hardship. This year, I took the prediction seriously and stocked up for everyone. Lord knows I won't starve to death, and neither will my animals.

By Denise Domning December 24, 2019
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Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the ship Most sailors were sleeping, while the radar went blip. An unidentified object in the North sky Sent a Navy jet off to do a fly-by.

December 23, 2019
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Sometimes you get lucky … you sense that the ducks are about to takeoff, raise the camera to your eye, nail a focus and maybe you get the initiation of the flight

By Ted Grussing December 19, 2019
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“We’ve seen parties come back over the last 10 years,” said Andrew Challenger, the company’s vice president, during a phone call. “But there’s been a scale-back after the Great Recession.”

By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola Cronkite News December 18, 2019
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When children throughout the course of time ask, “Is there really a Santa,” the answer has universally been the same. “Yes, there is a Santa. He lives in the spirit of humanity, in each of us, exemplified by the essence of giving to others.”

By Judy Bluhm December 14, 2019
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Well, I did it. I got Radha her own puppy. This past week Bear hasn't been able to play with her at all and she was clearly bored.

By Denise Domning December 10, 2019
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There are scenes which so emphasize the beauty and vastness of space time that you just keep coming back to them

December 10, 2019
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The Cottonwood Police Department has created a Neighborhood Officer Program that divides the city into nine distinct “neighborhoods.” The objective of the Neighborhood Officer Program is to identify community issues, concerns, problems and crime trends which have long term quality of life issues.

December 5, 2019
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The Cottonwood Police Department has created a Neighborhood Officer Program that divides the city into nine distinct “neighborhoods.” The objective of the Neighborhood Officer Program is to identify community issues, concerns, problems and crime trends which have long term quality of life issues.

December 3, 2019

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