It’s hard to argue with the logic of “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
With a Senate impeachment trial likely just days away, President Trump and Democrats are locked in a cycle of mutual trolling over whether the trial should include testimony from witnesses.
This was an ugly night for the Camp Verde Town Council. This situation could have been handled 100 different ways and all of them would have been better than the ambush approach used by Butner.
There is a movement underway to declare some cities or counties as Second Amendment sanctuaries. Using the very word ‘sanctuary’ in connection with the Second Amendment is a cruel distortion of the meaning of the term.
Thank you, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for challenging our great nation to live up to the historic principles outlined in the Preamble of our Constitution in that all people regardless of race, color, or creed would be included in “We the People.”
Reading your Monday (1/13) issue online, I first came to ‘Drought Issues continue to challenge state lawmakers’. Comments by Rep. Regina Cobb, R-Kingman got my attention, especially when she said allowing things to go along without regulation is simply unacceptable.
I didn’t know what the radio ads meant when advocating that Congress do something about surprise medical bill ... until I got one.
In 2016, Bernie Sanders waited until July -- long after the Democratic nomination had been decided -- to endorse Hillary Clinton. Radio host Howard Stern asked Clinton if Sanders could have backed her earlier.
What disgraceful and shameful behavior by an elected official; he brings shame on the Town of Camp Verde.
We can hope for the best with all the political players tossing their hats into the ring in 2020. At the same time we should probably expect the worst.
Big Pharma is the top lobbying organization in Washington, DC, and spent $27.5 million on lobbying activities in 2018! Healthcare costs in this country in general for those patients without insurance is not affordable.
As Samuel Adams said: “It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.”
We are thrilled to see that Gary Krupa has taken up the torch to lead the VOC to incorporation.
Any victory folks in the Verde Valley claim in the current trio of major land developments in the region can only be viewed as a battle in a war.
Here we go again. Two years ago in the Spring of 2018, The Committee for Better Upper Verde Valley Schools (CBUVVS) gathered enough signatures to bring the issue of whether or not to consolidate the Cottonwood-Oak Creek Elementary School District No. 6 (COCSD) and the Mingus Union High School District No. 4 (MUHS) to the voters.
The second amendment is a part of the US.Constitution and the Law of the Land., notwithstanding the support of the County Supervisors. Interpretation of its meaning is reserved for Federal Judiciary, not local authorities.
The MMA (Modified Motorcycle Association) Verde Valley District, would like to extend a big thank you to all who participated in the annual Jan. 1st Run, that benefited the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School Dist.’s Lunch Program.
Finally, the presidential campaign has entered the presidential election year.
This time Mr. Krupa and Mr. Engler want all of us to “wake up and smell the obvious.” Both articles in the Jan. 1 edition of the Villager pontificate and chide us about our failings as citizens. Even though we citizens did all the right things to voice our oppositions, the County Board failed, not us. The Board failed to respect its constituents.
Camp Verde High School automotive teacher Tracy Tudor and I accompanied four of our students, Merrick Leinhart (auto), Michael Martin (auto), Alexis Garcia (graphic design), and John Trey Graves (graphic design) to the SkillsUSA Leadership Training Camp in Williams at the Young Life Lost Canyon Camp, Nov. 20-22.
Rethinking adding Verde Villages to the City of Cottonwood: Because of the many laws and decisions made in Cottonwood by the City Council I believe it would be in the best interests of the Verde Villages to once again see if they might do better becoming part of the City.
Sedona Toys for Tots would like to thank the Sedona Village Business Association for their generous donation of $250.
Every fundraising is dependent upon the community of givers to be successful with achieving funding goals.
The current lie du jour is bribery, quid pro quo, and now abuse of power, and the politicians and press are going over board on repeating it.
If you want to hold other politicians to the standard that they are not above the law, than you need to act that way yourself. Anything less is not protecting our Constitution as you profess.