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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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LAKE MONTEZUMA – Kay and Ralph Nye will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 25.

By Bill Helm May 21, 2019
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Before I get to today's post I want to do some updating. The puppies are doing very well. They have mastered "sit" and the art of herding chickens and sheep, when they are not herding dogs.

By Denise Domning May 21, 2019
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Yesterday I spent about an hour and a half photographing House Mountain, an ancient shield volcano in the Sedona area.

By Ted Grussing May 20, 2019
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A shot I took of a grebe at Willow Lake a few weeks ago and he seems to have a look of incredulity about him … or curiosity perhaps … ornery?

By Ted Grussing May 15, 2019
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RIMROCK – Orderly and fun – at the same time. That’s how Beaver Creek Principal Katrina Sacco describes Wendy Quintana’s third grade classroom.

By Bill Helm May 14, 2019
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Mother’s Day! The “Big Day” is usually a joyful celebration, reflection and acknowledgement of the moms we love!

By Judy Bluhm May 12, 2019
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“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” My bud-to-blossom story began with the first man in my life.

By Marta Adelsman, Psy.D. May 12, 2019
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Eve Moffatt has always had an active life. With a thriving career as a jazz and blues singer, as well as a motivational speaker, her voice is a large part of who she is.

By BY KELCIE GREGA Staff Reporter May 9, 2019
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The natural habitat of the Upper Verde River, lake, springs and marshes once included an estimated 5,000 beavers, and an abundant assortment of wildlife.

By Glenda Farley May 7, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – While in college, Jeff Luera taught weekly at a juvenile detention center. His takeaway from the experience was the “need for positive role models in the lives of teenagers.”

By Bill Helm May 7, 2019
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The revolution in Mexico divided the Mexican community at Jerome.

By Glenda Farley May 7, 2019
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Career Day at Beaver Creek School.

By Bill Helm May 4, 2019

USS Houston and the Death Railroad OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, will host Maureen McIlroy McCabe in its May 9 Brown Bag Brain Buzz. McCabe will tell the amazing story of her father, Maurice Hurd, who was part of the surviving crew of the U.S.S. Houston, torpedoed by the Japanese navy on March 1, 1942.

May 4, 2019
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It is fascinating to delve into the histories of holidays that persist after so many centuries of celebration.

April 30, 2019