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My friend and neighbor Don likes to plant trees. He has a little over an acre with plenty of fruit and nut trees that he has planted since the early 1980s, even though he claims not to eat the fruit (his appetite for pie belies this claim).

By Steve King: MY TURN February 9, 2020
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I encourage any of you who have gotten this far, and are so inclined, to give a call to one of our schools in the Cottonwood Oak Creek School District.

By Steve King: MY TURN February 1, 2020
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“One of the most hotly debated clauses in the Constitution deals with the removal of federal government officials,” writes Scott Bomboy, the editor in chief of the National Constitution Center.

By Donald Lambro January 25, 2020
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With a Senate impeachment trial likely just days away, President Trump and Democrats are locked in a cycle of mutual trolling over whether the trial should include testimony from witnesses.

By Byron York January 16, 2020
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This was an ugly night for the Camp Verde Town Council. This situation could have been handled 100 different ways and all of them would have been better than the ambush approach used by Butner.

By Dan Engler January 14, 2020
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In 2016, Bernie Sanders waited until July -- long after the Democratic nomination had been decided -- to endorse Hillary Clinton. Radio host Howard Stern asked Clinton if Sanders could have backed her earlier.

January 11, 2020
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Finally, the presidential campaign has entered the presidential election year.

By David M. Shribman January 4, 2020
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Camp Verde High School automotive teacher Tracy Tudor and I accompanied four of our students, Merrick Leinhart (auto), Michael Martin (auto), Alexis Garcia (graphic design), and John Trey Graves (graphic design) to the SkillsUSA Leadership Training Camp in Williams at the Young Life Lost Canyon Camp, Nov. 20-22.

By Tina Scott, Camp Verde High School January 2, 2020
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Every fundraising is dependent upon the community of givers to be successful with achieving funding goals.

By Charlie German, Mayor, Camp Verde December 30, 2019
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The current lie du jour is bribery, quid pro quo, and now abuse of power, and the politicians and press are going over board on repeating it.

By Doug Melton MY TURN December 28, 2019
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Today is a somber day in American history. When I was elected to represent Arizona’s First Congressional District in the House of Representatives, I did not expect to be voting on impeachment.

By Tom O’Halleran December 19, 2019
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Whenever we hear something terrible happening to a person or group in December, our first thoughts are often that it’s A shame something negative would happen during the holidays.

By Jason W. Brooks December 14, 2019
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Thanks to some hard work from various poeple, four areas in the Verde Valley are recognized as International Dark Sky Communities, and Cottonwood has a committee and leadership’s backing in pursuing a fifth such honor.

By Jason W. Brooks November 30, 2019
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Even with stormy weather forecast for the first part of this weekend, this could be a time to make a difference in your local economy.

By Jason W. Brooks November 27, 2019
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It’s the time of year when gift-giving is driven more by motivation than obligation.

November 23, 2019
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The Verde River is one of the last remaining living and flowing rivers in Arizona, and Arizona’s only federally designated Wild and Scenic River.

By Lynda Person November 21, 2019
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With all the talk around parts of the Verde Valley you would think a development tsunami is bearing down on our area, bringing with it a depletion of our water supply, overcrowding, transportation issues, crime, infrastructure problems, and other troubling matters.

By Bob Burke: MY TURN November 19, 2019
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WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court conducted yet another review this week of President Trump’s attempts to end the undocumented immigrant program aimed at letting young people known as “Dreamers” stay in the U.S.

By Donald Lambro November 15, 2019
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Monday is a day for every citizen to remember and honor the sacrifice of our nation’s veterans. It’s important to celebrate the service of all of our veterans: those who fought during time of war and those who fought to maintain the peace.

By The Department of Arizona Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW November 9, 2019
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When longtime U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings passed away recently, Arizona’s governor was among many elected Republicans across the country to order American flags lowered to half-staff.

By Jason Brooks Associate Editor November 5, 2019
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Yavapai County Development Services Director Dave Williams wasn’t kidding when he recently said the county is experiencing its largest growth in recorded history based on the number of residential single-family and manufactured home permits being issued.

By Dan Engler November 2, 2019
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Morning sounds are familiar out in the country all over the U.S.: roosters crowing, dogs barking, sometimes wind whipping through trees or brush.

By Jason W. Brooks October 26, 2019
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Even when he's not on the job, the former Maricopa County Sheriff still has the golden touch.

By The Daily (Prescott) Courier October 24, 2019
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Innovation and a patient-centered approach are more important than ever in solving the challenges that Arizona families face when accessing quality health care.

By By Will Humble October 19, 2019
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Trump came into office in the midst of a huge scandal: that Russia interfered in the election by conducting a high-level cyberwar campaign that helped him win the presidency. Trump called the scandal a hoax and “fake news” and denies he had anything to do with it.

By Donald Lambro October 15, 2019

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