It was exciting enough last Wednesday when the first SpaceX private flight launched four civilians into a trip around the earth in a trip dubbed Inspiration4.
Maria and her parents moved to the US from Brazil one year before the pandemic. Better education opportunities lay ahead, and they were excited to get Maria into an American high school to prepare for college.
A 741 acre development, with thousands of homes, a water-park, proposed on Arizona state Land, in Cottonwood?
In a recent article about a resort proposed for Cottonwood, Bruce Barrett with Chromatic Resorts said that he was interested in purchasing water rights from the Friends of the Verde River.
Football fans rejoice! The Arizona Cardinals are 2-0 on the young season.
Oh, Emma Raducanu, let’s count the ways we love thee. First, the improbability of a tennis player to emerge from qualifying status to win a Grand Slam tournament, is a stunning triumph.
Times certainly have changed.
In May 1869, John Wesley Powell, a former Union Army major who had lost most of his right arm in the Battle of Shiloh, led 10 explorers in launching four heavy wooden boats loaded to the gunwales with 10 months of supplies.
In response to “Medical Expenses” in the Sept. 12 edition of The Verde Independent, do I have this straight?
It’s amazing how these anti-vaccinators are always talking about private liberties, but they are also the one’s pushing to control a woman’s right to choose.
What is happening with our “hospital-owned” healthcare in the Cottonwood/Verde Valley area?
My Sunday column touched on President Joe Biden’s decision to mandate vaccinations for certain groups of workers in this country.
President Joe Biden decided to go “all in” this week, requiring not only all federal employees, but businesses across the country with more than 100 employees, to either get vaccinated or regularly tested for COVID-19.
Are you there, God? Just checking. We have troubles from the Afghanistan war. Hard to read about, much less comprehend what just happened.
In response to the letter, “My body, my choice,” this is a self-appointed epidemiologist who thinks they know more than the CDC? You can find whatever you want on the internet.
I totally agree with Nancy Floyd in that persons who choose to not vaccinate should not be expecting any government, agency, organization, et al., to pay or help pay for their medical expenses.
When the terrorist attacks took place Sept. 11, 2001, my first reaction to my college roommate was, “You’re crazy.”
In response to a letter stating, “It has not been proven that the un-vaxed are a greater risk to the public than the fully vaxed.” Who are you kidding?
When there is a topic, any topic, and there are two sides that disagree, the rational and intellectual way to resolve the issue is to have a debate.
When are we too old to drive? That question has been on my mind for a while now. This is a topic I have written about before.
In response to the “Masking is a choice” letter to the editor published Aug. 22, 2021, I take exception to this letter on at least two issues:
In my view most people choose to vaccinate for protection.
Yavapai College recently announced a new three-year pilot program that’s going to change the game when it comes to education in our community.
I wear lipstick. And I dye my hair. There, I have said it – all secrets are out – I am admitting to you, dear readers, that some of my “beauty” comes from a tube and a bottle.