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Walking in our schools I am encouraged each day by what I see in our kids and community. I see kindness, joy, and hard work. Recognizing hard truths should not mean a loss of hope — it should invigorate us to rise to the challenge.

By Steve King: My Turn February 22, 2020
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So, if you would be willing as residents of the RR, Lake Montezuma, and Montezuma Estates and are opposed to the PPE, please contact our Supervisor, Mr. Thomas Thurman of the Board of Supervisors for District 2 and make him aware that our letters of opposition presented to Planning and Zoning which contributed to a No vote by P & Z, have the same sentiment behind them as when presented to the BOS.

February 22, 2020
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More than anything, the Town Council failed in its mission to “Inspire public confidence in Camp Verde government.”

February 20, 2020
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Rants & Raves will be your chance to sound off in 40 words or less about what you like most, or least, about the Verde Valley, or to share your insights on the local, state and national news issues of the day.

By Verde Independent February 19, 2020
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Status quo seems to not exist in the vocabulary of still-new Cottonwood City Manager Ron Corbin.

By Dan Engler February 18, 2020
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Hooray for Dorothy Pedros letter of Feb. 14. I believe far more people agree with her than not.

February 18, 2020
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Let me see if I can understand, Mingus Union School Board is taking taxpayers money to hire lobbyist to oppose the taxpayers right to vote?

February 18, 2020
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Our online user count has increased 41% as compared to January 2019. Online reader sessions are up 25% and total page views have increased by 15%.

By Babette Cubitt: Publisher/CEO The Verde Independent/Camp Verde Bugle February 15, 2020
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The amended Letter of Intent for Borowsky’s urban development of 2100 units when current zoning is approximately 140 residential will negatively affect the footprint of rural Cornville. Cornville’s present infrastructure cannot support this type of urban density.

February 15, 2020
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Yet again, we have a horrendous crash on Cornville Road, one that led to the death of a young girl.

February 15, 2020
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The developers of Spring Creek Ranch have submitted an amended proposal calling for 2,100 housing units: 1,500 manufactured or site-built home lots of which up to 200 may be used for recreational vehicle pads, 400 rental units and a 200 unit assisted living facility.

February 15, 2020
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Mitt had a choice and with all the senators who pledged verbally and in writing I did expect them to follow their conscience.

February 15, 2020
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Workforce housing is not the government’s problem. It is a business model error.

February 13, 2020
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We now live in a country where our elected representatives are unwilling to compromise on basic issues which are important to every American, such as health care.

February 13, 2020
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We need leaders who have a moral compass and a compassionate heart, rather than grabby hands demeaning as many women as he is allowed.

February 13, 2020
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For about five years now, a recurring theme in Cottonwood has been the lack of affordable housing for the everyday Average Joe.

By Dan Engler February 11, 2020
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I was in attendance at the Camp Verde Town Council meeting on January 8, 2020 that has been the topic of great discussions in the local newspapers.

February 11, 2020
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My friend and neighbor Don likes to plant trees. He has a little over an acre with plenty of fruit and nut trees that he has planted since the early 1980s, even though he claims not to eat the fruit (his appetite for pie belies this claim).

By Steve King: MY TURN February 9, 2020
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When there is nothing left to fear but fear itself, another impending disaster is needed to give government more power over the electorate and a larger share of its wealth.

February 9, 2020
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Now, after President Trump asked the Ukraine president to reopen the investigation, the Dems are screaming that Trump is seeking DIRT on Biden.

February 9, 2020
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At almost every level today in American politics, statesmanship has become a lost art. They’re all politicians who cling to party loyalty at all costs.

By Dan Engler February 6, 2020
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With school district consolidation again becoming front and center in the Verde Valley, skeptics are going to see political motivations in the Mingus Union School Board’s effort to leave John McTurk’s seat vacant until voters can decide the best person for the job.

By Dan Engler February 4, 2020
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75% of Americans which includes the Republicans, wanted witnesses in the Donald Trump impeachment trial.

February 4, 2020
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If witnesses had been called, it would have led directly to the heart of the White House.

February 4, 2020
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No one could have sent a better response to ‘Mr’ Garrison than Suzanne Gosar in regards to the terrible money wasting, intrusive Verde Connect.

February 4, 2020

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