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The pattern seen in Cottonwood over the past 30 years concerning a new city hall has hardly been an example of bold leadership.

January 19, 2021
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It seems quite obvious to me that Maricopa County is getting preferential treatment when it comes to the COVID vaccine.

January 19, 2021
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At least a million people marched peacefully in Washington, DC on the 6th while a group of agent provocateurs incited a ‘riot.’

January 19, 2021
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Municipal versus unincorporated attitudes remain the same. Times haven’t changed at all.

January 19, 2021
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Some Democrats are claiming that they can start impeachment now, when President Trump is in office, and finish it with a Senate trial that takes place, or at least finishes, after the president has left office on Jan. 20.

By Byron York January 15, 2021
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We will be forever grateful to Page Springs Living owners Rick and Dione Cozens and all the members of their staff.

January 15, 2021
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They all are suckers and losers.

January 15, 2021
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While I myself am not a user of weed, if it’s legal, make the best of the situation.

January 15, 2021
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There have been multiple American moments of great drama since World War II. Not once, until this month, have our democratic values been in jeopardy.

By David M. Shribman January 12, 2021
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I ask that you also give us all the results decided upon and approved or not approved as the legislature moves through each one.

January 12, 2021
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It’s not about you, it’s about your family, your friends and your neighbors.

January 12, 2021
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I would like to offer my support to any effort to recall Paul Gosar from his position as my district’s representative.

January 12, 2021
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Given the horrific events of Jan. 6, 2021, it is no less than the “Day in Infamy” of Dec. 7, 1941, and the Aug. 24, 1814, invasion and burning of the capitol building by British troops.

By Dave Grondin -- My Turn January 8, 2021
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Recreational marijuana. Many in the community don’t agree with it. It was voted upon and will now be legal.

January 8, 2021
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Reply to Shirley Isaacson’s question in the January 6 Verde Independent, “When you hear someone say, ‘I am not going to wear a mask; nobody can tell me what to do,’ what age do you think that person is?”

January 8, 2021
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According to the logic of one of your Letter to the Editor writers about lack of mask-wearing, Rosa Parks must have been childish for refusing to give up her seat to a white man, and not move to the back of the bus when she was told to.

January 8, 2021
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With Smart and Safe, industry and activists have found common ground in cannabis to address deep divisions and imbalances between our government, laws, communities, and people, with the promise of re-creation to restore unity, heal inequalities, invigorate economics, and revitalize faith in democracy.

By Dr. William Troutt January 5, 2021
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The Code of Conduct for Town Council members must be updated to prevent this type of behavior by a council member and be strictly enforced so that another citizen will not be subjected to this type of public humiliating treatment.

January 5, 2021
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As a history buff, this is a very special edition and keeps the general public, especially newcomers to the Verde Valley, apprised of our heritage.

January 5, 2021
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When you hear someone say, “I am not going to wear a mask; nobody can tell me what to do,” what age do you think that person is?

January 5, 2021
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Vaccinating people like this could cut down on costs and perhaps the logistics of distributing the vaccine.

January 5, 2021
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The governor has ensured that Maricopa and Pinal counties get Covid 19 vaccine, however no one has an idea when he might release it to us in the north.

January 5, 2021
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Ah, 2021 is feeling like a breath of fresh air. So many of us are delighted to move on, yet this past year has probably made us stronger. Maybe even taught us lessons.

By Judy Bluhm December 31, 2020
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New year, new president, new prospects, new attitude.

By David M. Shribman December 31, 2020
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Some leaders simply prefer communication the old-fashioned way. They want to hear it directly from the horse’s mouth.

By Dan Engler December 28, 2020

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