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Editorial: Council appointment should not focus on city hall issue

With the Cottonwood City Council deadlocked on making the Rough Cut building the new City Hall, the appointment process for filling the vacancy on the council should prove most interesting.

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Editorial Cartoon 2: Feb. 17, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 2: Feb. 19, 2019

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Editorial Cartoon 1: Feb. 17, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 1: Feb. 17, 2019

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Editorial: Rep. Kavanaugh on right track, but needs to take it one step further

The Arizona Legislature is on to something in its attempt to prohibit elected city councils from firing the municipal magistrates they hire.

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Editorial: SRP Water Rights Initiative an olive branch that deserves fair consideration

More than 30 years ago, Cottonwood’s Norm Gunderson championed the cause of strength in numbers.

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Letter: ‘It is not a gender issue, it’s about the economy’

Though 91 percent of Republicans, 92 percent of Independents and 98 percent of Democrats favor the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the Arizona legislature is once again holding it up.

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Letter: Good Samaritans abound in Verde Valley

I would like to extend a personal, heartfelt thank you to Terry Ligon, Cliff Baird, and, Steve Byrne.

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Editorial: ‘If everybody takes the fastest route, would it still be the fastest?’

Our Friday story concerning the use of Arizona Department of Transportation overpass signs to disperse traffic congestion raised a most interesting comment from one of our readers on social media.

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Editorial Cartoon 2: Feb. 10, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 2: Feb. 10, 2019

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Editorial Cartoon 1: Feb. 10, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 1: Feb. 10, 2019

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Letter: Caring, supportive community

We have been fortunate and blessed to live in such a caring and supportive community.

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Editorial Cartoon 2: Feb. 8, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 2: Feb. 8, 2019

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Editorial Cartoon 1: Feb. 8, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 1: Feb. 8, 2019

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Editorial: Paying income tax in Arizona now a guessing game

More than 200 years ago, American statesman Benjamin Franklin said, “Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

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Commentary: Pelosi needs to listen to moderate Democrats on extreme border position

As things stand now, a House and Senate conference committee is the only hope that Democrats and Republicans can reach agreement on border security and avoid another government shutdown.

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Editorial: February historically means flood season for Verde Valley

While this weekend’s recipe of snow in the high country and warmer rains to the south produced minor flooding in the Verde Valley, it bears emphasis that February always has been the peak month for flooding along Oak Creek, Beaver Creek and the Verde River.

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Letter: Byron York commentary a refreshing approach of informing vs. attacking

Thank you for giving us readers the commentaries by Byron York. His recent commentary on ‘co-equal’ was interesting, informative, and factual.

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Letter: Still waiting for a Congress with hard-working, honest people that put country first

I remember someone saying “If you like your health plan, you can keep it.” I actually believed him until I lost it.

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Letter: Verde Connect just a faster way of getting from VOC to 260

It is a very out-of-the-way bypass, if you can call it that. Anyone who is going to stop at Hamburger Junction is going to stop there, whether Verde Connect is built or not, as it is the only gas station/food area and everyone will have to go by there anyway, Verde Connect or not.

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Editorial: Consolidation election clarity at heart of SB1073

When it comes to school district consolidation, we prefer clarity to confusion.

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Letter: What is Camp Verde Arena Association and what is their plan?

Camp Verde Arena Association, a corporation that has filed for 501 c 3 non-profit status is made up of 10 members that have a full resume of past and present members of many different associations such as, Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Association, Women’s Professional Rodeo Association, Verde Valley Fair Association, Verde Valley Ranger Sheriff’s Posse, Special Olympics, National Team Roping Association, FFA/PALS, National High School Rodeo Association, and Camp Verde Calvary to name a few.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Verde Connect creates more problems than it solves

Your Jan. 31 editorial concerning the Verde Connect project missed an opportunity to inform the public that the road proposals promoted by Verde Connect are clearly described in the Verde Valley Master Transportation Plan (VVMTP) of September 2016 available online at AZDOT.

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Editorial: Money matters most in effort to re-birth Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce

As the Camp Verde Business Alliance explores the prospect of re-establishing a chamber of commerce, there needs to be a realistic understanding of what makes small-town chambers tick.

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Letter: We did it; Benevet raised the needed funds

The 10th annual BeneVet was a great success. I don’t know if it was because the community agreed with me about the veterans not needing to battle for their health.

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Letter: Together we can build a vibrant, healthy community

Tuesday, January 15th, the Cottonwood City Council ended the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) process with a 5-2 vote in support of the Parks and Recreation Riverfront Park Master Plan.

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