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Electing a person to office is no guarantee that person is a “qualified expert” to perform the job to which he or she was elected.

By Dan Engler December 7, 2019
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Once again, we should be ashamed of ourselves as a community for not being more open-minded about the planned Hilton Hotel, even going so far as to say that “There is going to be loss of life” (Lenore Hemingway, The Villager, Vol. 15 No. 12).

December 7, 2019
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Recent editorials concerning development proposals encouraged us to let Yavapai County know what we want instead of what we don’t want. I’ll attempt to offer some guidelines.

December 7, 2019
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Parking has always been a supply-and-demand problem for Jerome. On a busy weekend, you can spend more time finding a place to park than you can enjoying all the good things the town has to offer.

By Dan Engler December 5, 2019
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By acknowledging that county government is not designed to provide municipal-type urbanized services, the Village of Oak Creek has no other choice but to incorporate.

By Dan Engler December 3, 2019
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I have lived in the Village of Oak Creek for 16 years, and like many of its residents, have seen changes over the years, some which I consider good and some bad.

December 3, 2019
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The staff of Safeway couldn’t have been nicer, as he had a bit of a wait as I had to get organized to come and take him home.

December 3, 2019
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Thanks to some hard work from various poeple, four areas in the Verde Valley are recognized as International Dark Sky Communities, and Cottonwood has a committee and leadership’s backing in pursuing a fifth such honor.

By Jason W. Brooks November 30, 2019
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Even with stormy weather forecast for the first part of this weekend, this could be a time to make a difference in your local economy.

By Jason W. Brooks November 27, 2019
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Coincidentally, two separate developers have submitted plans to build huge communities almost next to each other, close to 89A near Page Springs Road, between Cottonwood and Sedona.

November 27, 2019
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Our language has changed drastically, our community spirit has changed and our general purpose for the holiday has changed (family fights and football, anyone?), but Thanksgiving remains a true treasure of the American society.

November 26, 2019
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Article Two of the U.S. Constitution states “The President, Vice President, and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”

November 26, 2019
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I have become aware that there are two massive residential/commercial developments that have been proposed on property between Sedona and Cottonwood along 89A.

November 26, 2019
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It’s the time of year when gift-giving is driven more by motivation than obligation.

November 23, 2019
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He suggests that we feel that this tsunami will deplete our water supply and bring overcrowding, transportation issues, crime, infrastructure problems, and other troubling matters; Mr. Burke is exactly right!

November 23, 2019
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The Verde River is one of the last remaining living and flowing rivers in Arizona, and Arizona’s only federally designated Wild and Scenic River.

By Lynda Person November 21, 2019
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With all the talk around parts of the Verde Valley you would think a development tsunami is bearing down on our area, bringing with it a depletion of our water supply, overcrowding, transportation issues, crime, infrastructure problems, and other troubling matters.

By Bob Burke: MY TURN November 19, 2019
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We have to appreciate all the hard work that the Forest Service does in the maintenance of our forests. They certainly have a lot of territory to cover and control.

November 19, 2019
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Recent news reports told of the disastrous flooding of Venice, Italy, where high tides brought water levels close to the record high of 1966. Damage is pegged at more than $1 billion, and is predictably blamed by the city’s mayor on “climate change.”

November 19, 2019
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The following people helped with the Highway 260 cleanup on Nov. 16: Peggy Barksdale, Charles Mackey, David Nelson, David Nauman, Beth Cady, Peter Bailey, Dean Koropathicki, Matt Robertson, Steven Stack, Robert Thompson, Collene Maktenicks, Mal Otterson.

November 19, 2019
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Regarding private property rights, they are important, but you must also know that the Primrose developers bought a property which was already zoned. And, given its surroundings, should have little expectation of being able to rezone to high density.

November 19, 2019
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What would happen if someone proposed creating in a 6,000-unit development along Wet Beaver Creek, complete with artificial lakes and five-story buildings? Would you be upset?

November 19, 2019
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As stated in this very space five weeks ago, the indictment of a former business manager for the Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education most likely represents the tip of the iceberg in terms of skeletons in the VACTE closet.

By Dan Engler November 15, 2019
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WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court conducted yet another review this week of President Trump’s attempts to end the undocumented immigrant program aimed at letting young people known as “Dreamers” stay in the U.S.

By Donald Lambro November 15, 2019
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It’s a safe bet that most of the folks reading this came here from somewhere else.

By Dan Engler November 14, 2019

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