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Trash, water and sewer. For decades, in cities and towns across America, people received a monthly bill from their local municipality for these three essential services.

By Dan Engler September 12, 2019
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When we publish news of a wreck along a Verde Valley roadway, reader reactions tend to go in one of two directions: blame the driver or blame the folks who constructed the road.

By Jason W. Brooks September 5, 2019
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When Arizona Public Service CEO Don Brandt provides remarks at the Arizona Corporation Commission about how our state’s largest utility handles customer disconnections, there is likely to be both new information and, at times, heated discourse.

August 31, 2019
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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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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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The Democratic debates have been hard on Never Trumpers.

By By Byron York 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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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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The extension of a major river bridge and road all the way to Beaverhead Flat Road is a major, very expensive, and unfunded matter.

By Thomas W. Eder MY TURN August 3, 2019
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For the Mingus Union track and field program, the issue always has been “the track.”

By Dan Engler July 30, 2019
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Some years ago, when the world was young, my sainted wife took advantage of my accepting a decent-paying job to take a year off work.

By By Gene Lyons July 30, 2019
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The Town of Camp Verde organized the successful return of Corn Fest this past Saturday.

By By Michael Marshall, Camp Verde Parks and Recreation Division Manager July 23, 2019
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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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