Of all the things totally wrecked this past year by COVID-19, public education took one of the hardest hits.
Today, Rough Cuts is back on the market under new ownership. It’s being touted as the perfect site for a new Cottonwood City Hall, no doubt at a higher price tag than if the city had rolled the dice on this building a decade ago.
You may be doing all you can to keep your vessel afloat and chart a good course to home port, but the actions of another might become counterproductive.
Local control seemed like a great idea a year ago when Gov. Doug Ducey allowed Arizona municipalities and county governments to establish their own COVID-19 safety protocols.
Be careful what you wish for. That is a message that applies to Arizona’s stance on the Second Amendment.
This is the week in which young people are encouraged to let loose and enjoy life.
One must ask if Michaels fully understands her scope of authority in making such change.
The sour taste from this incident will not soon fade away.
In February, we’ve been on the right path in this war with COVID-19. We’ve won this battle.
Along with an affordable housing plan, long-range transportation planning represents one of the most important needs of the Verde Valley.
The pattern seen in Cottonwood over the past 30 years concerning a new city hall has hardly been an example of bold leadership.
Some leaders simply prefer communication the old-fashioned way. They want to hear it directly from the horse’s mouth.
The next time there is a major development issue in Rimrock or Lake Montezuma, how would it be received if Mayor Tim Elinski and City Manager Ron Corbin showed up and told the folks on the Beaver Creek Association that this development needs to be run past the Cottonwood City Council first.
In this time of year when the joy of giving is paramount, this is the very best gift you can give yourself, your friends and family.
Our language has changed drastically, our community spirit has changed and our general purpose for the holiday has changed (family fights and football, anyone?), but Thanksgiving remains a true treasure of the American society.
The words “miscarriage of justice” were echoed long and loud throughout the Verde Valley following last week’s hung jury in the Cecilio Cruz murder trial.
It is not just a day of remembrance, but also a celebration of the freedoms secured for all of us by our veterans.
Originally, Gov. Doug Ducey said students could return to the classroom Aug. 17. Now, he’s holding firm to that date with the disclaimer that it’s based on those who can and those who can’t.
In all honesty, Mayor Elinski is getting what he deserves with this proposal by Mathews and Tosca. Elinski is guilty of doing the absolute right thing the absolute wrong way.
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
The social media malady of not reading past the headline has created its fair share of confusion over the intent of Gov. Doug Ducey’s curfew order this week.
Try to fathom the number of men and women who have died fighting our nation’s enemies over the centuries. It’s overwhelming. It’s stunning. It’s certainly worth a moment of our time.