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Minimization is in vogue. One wouldn’t think it would apply to commercial buildings looming boldly on a main highway.

April 27, 2022
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Miss Arbury teaches history at the local high school. On the excitement scale, learning history for most kids sits somewhere between math and art.

By By The Foundation for a Better Life April 27, 2022
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And so it begins. The Crooks Fire in Prescott and the Tunnel Fire near Flagstaff have grown to monsters, as high winds and plenty of fuel keeps them rapidly growing and moving.

By Judy Bluhm April 24, 2022
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Earlier this month, a bipartisan majority in the U.S. Senate voted to rejected David Weil’s nomination to run the Hour and Wage Division of the Labor Department.

April 24, 2022
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City councilmembers vote on this, that and the other week after week, month after month. But their primary decision-making responsibility is the municipal budget.

April 24, 2022
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It is lovely to live in a place where most of the populace appreciates the natural world around them, and the natural world around them is pretty spectacular in return.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 20, 2022
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In response to Lu Parker’s criticism of the City of Cottonwood and its Manager Ron Corbin regarding proposed annexation and the condition State Route 89A in Cottonwood.

April 20, 2022
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The story of a young woman who dreamed of pushing the boundaries and now designs launch systems for NASA.

By By The Foundation for a Better Life April 20, 2022
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Regarding Charlie Wright’s letter hoping for a blue wave in Arizona this year, has he forgotten that with Democrats in power in D.C. we now have huge inflation, high crime with reduced penalties, and perhaps the worst foreign policies ever?

April 20, 2022
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The Communists, er, Democrats will stop at nothing to destroy this country. The day of reckoning is coming.

April 20, 2022
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Whether a religious affirmation or a time to hunt boiled eggs in the back yard, Easter is above all a time of renewal and hope.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 17, 2022
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It’s coming. I can feel it. A big blue wave is coming to Arizona. A wave of Democratic candidates sweeping the state in the coming mid-term elections.

April 17, 2022
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Uh oh, it’s allergy season. Kachoo! Excuse me, Dear Readers, because it seems I cannot stop sneezing! And I guess I am not alone.

By Judy Bluhm April 17, 2022
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The City of Cottonwood is pursuing the annexation of three properties along the Verde to make the river “their own.” They can’t even take care of what is theirs already.

April 13, 2022
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Under the guise of improving efficiency and removing politics, Camp Verde Town Council removed the Marshal’s Office from the supervision of the town manager.

By Verde Independent April 13, 2022
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Having the local political body managing the day-to-day operations of the local police department is a bad idea.

April 13, 2022
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Pass It On: The Least Likely to Help
How a bedridden attorney still fights for the rights of others

Reggie spent his college years on the ski team. Summers, he worked odd jobs and water-skied. His life was perfect, as he describes it.

By By The Foundation for a Better Life April 13, 2022
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Pity, fear, anger, disgust, trust – whichever way they react to the problem, Cottonwood residents see the problem is real.

April 11, 2022
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Are you ready? Because the deadline for filing your taxes is looming, causing quite a few Americans to become upset (if you owe) or happy if a refund is coming.

By Judy Bluhm April 11, 2022
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No one wants the first driving class their child takes to be the result of getting ticketed by law enforcement.

April 6, 2022
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About a hundred people showed up for the Airport Master Plan community input meeting March 31.

April 6, 2022
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I am old enough to remember the Hungarian Uprising in 1956. Apparently a majority of Hungarians are unable to share those memories, due either to senility or youth.

April 6, 2022
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Cottonwood City Manager Ron Corbin is confused and is not providing the city council or general public with factual information regarding issues of annexation.

April 6, 2022
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The Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum extends a heartfelt thanks to the community for its support of our recent Plant Sale, which sold out in a few hours.

April 6, 2022
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Did you watch the fight last week? Oops, I meant the punch (more like a slap) that Will Smith planted on Chris Rock during the Oscars.

By Judy Bluhm April 3, 2022

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