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Not to mention the hundreds of legal home lots that could still be developed by individual homeowners. Adding yet another, even larger development to an over committed water resource … Now that’s bad planning.

By Kayo Parsons-Korn: MY TURN August 24, 2019
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Aug. 22, a meeting was convened in Cottonwood with Yavapai County Planning and Zoning to discuss the Clark’s Market Preliminary Plan.

August 24, 2019
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For all of you that have lived in Camp Verde any length of time and have shopped at Bashas’ #49 you probably know Irene Peoble.

August 24, 2019
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Name change? The NRA is no longer called the National Rifle Association. Moscow Mitch has changed it’s name.

August 24, 2019
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Recently, several radio and TV ads are advising us that Congress has started work on the issue of “surprise” medical bills. I didn’t even know what they meant until I’d heard the ads enough times to be able to research it on the Internet.

August 24, 2019
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Social media pundits are ablaze this week with comments about the resulting smoke that has inundated the Verde Valley from the Saber Fire north of Sedona and Sheridan Fire in the Chino Valley area.

By Dan Engler August 22, 2019
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I read in the Bugle that Yavapai County is so strapped for cash they’re raising our property taxes.

August 20, 2019
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I wish to thank the 17 volunteers who helped with the highway 260 cleanup between mile markers 207 and 209. We collected approximately 40 bags of trash This past weekend.

August 20, 2019
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We are writing this letter to express opposition to the “glamping” development proposed by Under Canvas within the Bill Gray Road residential and ranch neighborhood.

August 20, 2019
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The Beaver Creek communities of Lake Montezuma, Rimrock and McGuireville have become the epicenter for the Verde Valley’s latest growth and development challenges.

By Dan Engler August 20, 2019
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One thing we know about short-term rentals: You’re not going to be able to put the genie back in the bottle now.

By Jason W. Brooks August 19, 2019
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After reading the article in the Aug. 11 Verde Independent, I was moved to write in response.

August 19, 2019
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There are many economic reasons to hate on APS. But its proposal to take steps to possibly reduce blackouts in Clarkdale is not one of them.

By Dan Engler August 17, 2019

The Friends of Clark Memorial Library want to thank our donors and everyone who helped make this year’s Summer Reading Program, A Universe of Stories, a success.

August 16, 2019
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I see that Steve Adelsman is wringing his hands publicly about what do with illegal aliens in this country other than heartlessly deporting them -- and he has no answer.

August 15, 2019
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Let’s hope Tuesday’s presentation about Cottonwood’s noise abatement program at the municipal airport will end the months-long debate about excessive aviation noise.

August 15, 2019
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The Democratic debates have been hard on Never Trumpers.

By By Byron York August 13, 2019
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We couldn’t have done it without your help. The kids -- and the parents really enjoyed the show.

August 13, 2019
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At the end of World War II, as Allied Forces uncovered the reality and horrors of concentration camps, it became apparent that many nearby residents claimed ignorance of the very existence of these camps.

By Steve Adelsman: MY TURN August 10, 2019
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In response to Gary Mialocq’s letter that appeared in the Aug. 1 Villager, I would like everyone to know that he misrepresented me as an officer of the Big Park Council.

August 10, 2019
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I do not understand how such a public occurrence as the debates among candidates for the president of the United States can be limited and not available to all of the American people.

August 10, 2019
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The myriad strategies outlined this week to make the Cottonwood Recreation Center more profitable missed one key point.

August 8, 2019
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There is much discussion lately about health care. I would like to relate my experience with Medicare that is being purported as the more popular and the best health care. As an elderly person, it is my only option.

August 8, 2019
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When you measure results, John Parsons’ long-term contributions to the Verde Valley are the high-bar marks every local political leader should aspire to reach.

By Dan Engler August 6, 2019
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As Trump seems to normalize violence in this country, Jeffery Goldberg, editor in chief of the Atlantic.com, recently wrote in an article entitled, He’s Getting Worse, ...”with Trump’s larger goal, it seem(s) to stoke fear among white Americans of dark-skinned foreigners”, and then he goes on to say, “It’s depressing to realize that we were correct (in endorsing Hillary, not for love, but fear of Trump) and it is depressing to think that there is no immediate way out of this crisis.”

August 6, 2019

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