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COTTONWOOD – Five times, Betty Gaudy has qualified to compete in the National Senior Games. With this year’s events held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Gaudy was able to compete.

By Bill Helm June 25, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – Right out of high school in 2006, Caleb Davison attended massage school.

By Bill Helm June 25, 2019
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For Britta Booth, it was Lori Hicks’ “warmth and integrity” that were “an immediate draw” to her.

By Bill Helm June 25, 2019
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Summertime, and the living is easy.

By Denise Domning June 24, 2019
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This Gambel’s quail was sitting on top of the desert olive bush in the back yard, looking back at One and me and asking the question, “do you really want to try to get me?” well in response I shot him and One was frustrated by her inability to climb up through the safe haven of that bush.

By Ted Grussing June 24, 2019
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The summer travel season is here. Before you hop on an airplane, please be aware (in case you haven’t flown lately) that there is a new report out by flight attendants that reveals that flying is more terrifying than ever.

By Judy Bluhm June 23, 2019
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That’s what Rimrock Farmers Market Manager Candy Hammond says as she and the community’s farmers and gardeners prepare for opening day of the new market season.

By Bill Helm June 19, 2019
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CORNVILLE – At Cornville’s Oak Creek School, Kim Demoney is STEM and agriculture education teacher. Though she’s been an educator for the past 21 years, Demoney didn’t get into teaching until her own children were in high school.

By Bill Helm June 19, 2019
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Some scientists claim that our brains are wired now to “take in” so much information that we are driven to keep consuming more data, news, videos, and all the interesting things that our devices bring to our attention.

By Judy Bluhm June 16, 2019
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The ego feeds off our drama; therefore, it cooks up plenty of it. When we refuse to feed it, it weakens, and we free ourselves from the pain of conversations-gone-wrong.

By Marta Adelsman, Psy.D. June 14, 2019
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The other day, the wispy clouds and the bit of moisture in the air combined to produce a rare sight: a sun halo.

By Melissa Bowersock June 13, 2019
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When I took off this morning the smoke was pretty intense, so I pointed the nose up and to the north.

By Ted Grussing June 12, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – With two years under his belt at Mingus Union High School, freshman physical education teacher Dave Moncibaez can thank his father for his career choice.

By Bill Helm June 11, 2019
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Yikes, now we have birds getting their hair dyed to improve their looks. Suddenly, even the wimpiest of male birds became chick magnets with increased testosterone levels! The biology professors who conducted the research claim that when birds feel more attractive and “sexy” to chicks (oops, I mean female birds) it triggers a series of “body chemistry changes.”

By Judy Bluhm June 8, 2019
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“My family has been in education for many generations,” said Miller, who teaches second- and third-grade students at Camp Verde’s United Christian School.

By Bill Helm June 4, 2019
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First, a turkey update since the black hawk just interrupted my blogging by trying to take a baby turkey. Tom's girls laid about three dozen eggs and settled down to brood at the beginning of May. It was bad from the beginning.

By Denise Domning June 4, 2019
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There are few things that can bring a smile to my face more than watching the squirrels in our neighborhood as they bounce their way across the grass … I caught this one in midflight as the back feet have just left the ground and the front are reaching for the next landing spot.

By Ted Grussing June 4, 2019
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It was an exciting encounter and lasted a total of two or three seconds.

By Ted Grussing June 3, 2019
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Being in the business of fitness, nutrition, and generalized digestion, I guess am expected to occasionally write about the gut.

By By Magdalena Romanska, Ph.D., Certified Wellness Coach and Fitness Specialist June 3, 2019
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Now through June 28, Art in the Clark Memorial Library presents “Cedar Bark Barking,” a wide-ranging display of master weaver Cass Schorsch’s baskets, hats, and wall hangings.

May 30, 2019
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No, not the puppies, although they are growing by great big leaps and bounds. Only two weeks ago they were cute cuddly not-very-heavy things. Now I swear they weigh twice what they did when they came and are all legs.

By Denise Domning May 28, 2019
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Not long ago I resumed my evening walks and have started getting some shots I like again. I took this one of a javelina who was also on his evening walk … taken up near the green on the 11th hole as I was walking back home down the fairway.

By Ted Grussing May 28, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – Looking back on her 26-year career as an educator, Valley Academy’s Laurie Lozano said she wanted to be a teacher “as far back as I can remember.”

By Bill Helm May 28, 2019
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Down the hatch … among humans a way of toasting or celebrating by throwing a drink down your throat ...

By Ted Grussing May 23, 2019
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CLARKDALE – In the words of Steve Doerksen, Angela Russell is “who she is.”

By Bill Helm May 21, 2019

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