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Presidents, by the very nature of their job, have to put up with a lot of criticism, and Donald Trump gets more than his share of, well, downright insults.

By By Donald Lambro July 16, 2019
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When told Friday that Flagstaff has become the training site of choice for long-distance runners from all over the world, Young just laughed. “We knew that 50 years ago.”

By Dan Engler July 14, 2019
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They don’t mention this at the annual law enforcement career day. Dead guys in cars.

By Dan Engler July 6, 2019
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One of the biggest problems that comes with planning for a community’s future transportation needs is that plans typically outlive planners.

By Dan Engler June 25, 2019
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Legal debates can best be summarized by the philosophical clash between “a deal is a deal” and “let’s make a deal.”

By Dan Engler June 22, 2019
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Their response objecting to our Motion just re-confirms their position of not allowing the taxpayers an opportunity to vote regarding the proposed consolidation efforts to consolidate Mingus Union High School into the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District.

By By Committee For Better Upper Verde Valley Schools June 22, 2019
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Six years ago, 19 members of the Granite Mountain firefighting team were tragically killed fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire near Prescott.

By By U.S. Senator Martha McSally June 19, 2019
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It happened again. I was stuck in the misery on I-17 over Memorial Day weekend. What should have been an easy drive became the nightmare called “going nowhere fast” for more hours than I care to consider.

By Around the Bluhmin’ Town: Judy Bluhm June 6, 2019
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In a few weeks, we’ll be saying goodbye to Gayle as Clarkdale’s town manager. There will be no shortage of accolades to describe her two decades plus of service to the town and the Verde Valley.

By Dan Engler June 4, 2019
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In the days before the Nunes memo was declassified, many of the nation’s top current and former intelligence officials, members of Congress, and analysts in the press warned that declassification would do grave damage to American national security. It didn’t happen.

By Byron York May 30, 2019
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There was a death in the family. Those cruel words have been spoken and experienced by all of us. A parent, spouse, child, sibling, aunt, uncle, grandparent departs from our life and we are catapulted into a different space. The grieving zone. That place that no one cares to be and yet somehow none can completely escape.

By Judy Bluhm May 25, 2019
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For Camp Verde businesses and the Camp Verde Business Alliance to consider, let us say that Middle Verde Road is even mildly successful – meaning traffic will make traffic easier from Camp Verde to Cottonwood easier.

By Eric Eberhard MY TURN May 23, 2019
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The Citizens Water Advocacy Group believes that citizens in the Quad-City area must tell their elected officials they want them to begin now to create a water management plan that will produce long-term water security.

By Chris Hoy: MY TURN May 21, 2019
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Contrary to the “Open Letter from Northern Arizona Teachers,” your LD-6 state legislators have not ignored our teachers, our students, or our schools.

By Rep. Bob Thorpe MY TURN May 16, 2019
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There has been a pattern of consistency that inspired confidence during Genie Gee’s run as acting superintendent at Mingus Union High School.

By Dan Engler May 14, 2019
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Don’t get me wrong. Elected officials should have vision. However, our leaders should also be pragmatic.

By Diane E. Brown MY TURN May 12, 2019
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I am cautiously optimistic that negotiations for the Camp Verde Water Company purchase has again returned for consideration. Acquiring the Water Company was one of my priorities for the following reasons:

May 9, 2019
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The most heart-wrenching thing you’ll ever see is a kid getting called for a false start at a state track and field championship.

By Dan Engler May 7, 2019
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Arizona has a new telemedicine law that should not only give rural Arizonans more ready access to specialized health care but help assure their insurance will cover those remote treatments.

May 4, 2019
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After years of practice, last Sunday I became one with my paintbrush. I finally found my calling.

By Judy Bluhm May 4, 2019
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Recently, a small group of anti-noise activists have been actively attacking the Cottonwood Municipal Airport.

By Sid Lloyd May 2, 2019
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With this week’s announcement that Texan Tracie Hlavinka will succeed Gayle Mabery as Clarkdale’s town manager, there comes a real seniority shift of institutional knowledge about the intergovernmental workings of the various communities in the Verde Valley.

By Dan Engler April 27, 2019
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I moved to the Verde Valley from Las Vegas, Nevada, almost two years ago because I wanted the opposite of Vegas.

By Kelcie Grega April 27, 2019
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Look around. Spring has arrived. Some poets call it the most romantic time of year, when tree blossoms, mild breezes and songbirds stir up positive emotions. We might want to take time out of our hectic schedules to appreciate the essence of these beautiful Spring days.

By Judy Bluhm April 27, 2019
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WASHINGTON -- A caravan of Democratic presidential wannabes is lining up this spring in the belief that they can beat Donald Trump in the 2020 election for the White House.

By Donald Lambro April 25, 2019

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