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.
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.
It’s the time of year when gift-giving is driven more by motivation than obligation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Morning sounds are familiar out in the country all over the U.S.: roosters crowing, dogs barking, sometimes wind whipping through trees or brush.
Even when he's not on the job, the former Maricopa County Sheriff still has the golden touch.
Innovation and a patient-centered approach are more important than ever in solving the challenges that Arizona families face when accessing quality health care.
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.
Now, the American people deserve to know precisely why one party in the House proposes to remove the president. They deserve to know the facts behind the Ukraine matter. It is simply inconceivable that a party could seek to remove a president but say to the American people, in essence, “Trust us, we’ve got good reason.”
The North Carolina Litter-Free Coalition’s America the Beautiful club concept is a program of litter removal which is worth the effort and should be embraced by all as a quality of life issue.
Status quo is a term that is used quite often at many levels of government, usually as a comparison point when talking about a change or proposed change.
At the Oct. 2 Camp Verde Town Council meeting, at least 20 citizens wanted to speak against the Verde Connect road proposed to bisect the Verde Valley through Middle Verde.
It’s never too late to go back and get your GED. Many people find the path to higher learning to be neither straight nor narrow.
Gov. Doug Ducey, the self-proclaimed “Education Governor” has unfairly lashed out at Judge Neil V. Wake for Judge Wake’s ruling on the Prop. 123 enactment.
I have always been interested in improving relations between local law enforcement and the community."
“Nice little country you’ve got there. It would be a shame if my best friend Vladimir burned it down.”
The life of the Trump-Ukraine affair can be measured in days, and the most basic facts of the matter are still unknown.
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.
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.
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.