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The good news is that participatory government is alive and well in Cottonwood. It’s not going to happen tomorrow, but we are getting there.

July 16, 2019
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Presidents, by the very nature of their job, have to put up with a lot of criticism, and Donald Trump gets more than his share of, well, downright insults.

By By Donald Lambro July 16, 2019
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When told Friday that Flagstaff has become the training site of choice for long-distance runners from all over the world, Young just laughed. “We knew that 50 years ago.”

By Dan Engler July 14, 2019
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I have lived on 89A since before the roundabouts and called it the bypass road since it was built for the cement trucks and I understand with financial aid from the cement plant so the cement trucks could avoid downtown Clarkdale and Cottonwood. NOTE: Bypass and for the cement trucks.

July 14, 2019
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Do voter voices matter? Both Yavapai County and Town of Clarkdale voters have said no to taxes they're getting stuck with anyway.

By Dan Engler July 11, 2019
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We live in a nation of knee-jerk reactions. Case in point: Shoe manufacturer Nike has pulled a flag-themed tennis shoe after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick complained to the shoemaker.

July 9, 2019
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Editorial Page Cartoon: July 10, 2019

July 9, 2019
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As a past superintendent of Mingus Union High School, I would like to congratulate the present board of governors for their wisdom in appointing Mr. Mike Westcott as their new superintendent.

July 9, 2019
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The Sons of the American Legion Squadron #9 would like to thank all of those who participated in the Labor Day Catfish Contest and we hope you all had fun on the Verde River.

July 9, 2019
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For those of us who are truly concerned about the economic future of our Village (ie. property values, tax revenue), we should consider positive change rather than immediately oppose it.

July 6, 2019
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I find that current reporting seems to hold the Catholic Church to a higher standard than what Protestant churches are held to or is it because people believe the Catholic Church has deep pockets. Let’s be fair. Report all abuse.

July 6, 2019
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They don’t mention this at the annual law enforcement career day. Dead guys in cars.

By Dan Engler July 6, 2019
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The community needs to step up, or else our recycling will become a bigger trash problem.

By Dan Engler July 3, 2019
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When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

July 2, 2019
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Editorial Cartoon 2: June 30, 2019

June 30, 2019
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Editorial Cartoon 1: June 30, 2019

June 30, 2019
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Why direct traffic onto Beaverhead Flat to 179, leading to greater traffic issues on that road? As for these roundabouts to nowhere on 260, it makes driving on 260 less enjoyable than before.

June 30, 2019
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There is an informative publication on the FAA website that speaks to the city’s right, obligation even, to charge user fees to help make the airport financially self-sustaining.

June 30, 2019
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In two separate actions Wednesday night, Camp Verde took a big step toward solving one of the long-standing shortcomings in the Verde Valley.

By Dan Engler June 30, 2019
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Mingus Union High School took some unconventional steps -- by Mingus standards -- in hiring Mike Westcott as its new superintendent.

By Dan Engler June 27, 2019
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The fact that this road never had public support as seen by the fact that Jerome, Camp Verde and most recently the Beaver Creek communities have publicly come out against it.

June 27, 2019
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All the opinions seen on Verde Connect seem to be from Camp Verde residents. How about an opinion from a Cornvillian?

June 27, 2019
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One of the biggest problems that comes with planning for a community’s future transportation needs is that plans typically outlive planners.

By Dan Engler June 25, 2019
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Many mistakes have been made throughout the Verde Connect process by both those for and against the project.

June 25, 2019
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I am proud that the Town of Camp Verde Council had the wisdom and courage to recognize this proposed project for what it is: A poorly conceived, waste of taxpayer’s dollars that does nothing to deal with the very real traffic issues that exist in Yavapai County today.

June 25, 2019

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