We saw the very best in community spirit from the folks in Cornville in the midst of what easily could have been a tragedy.
Last week, the Turquoise Circuit Finals Rodeo announced it would move its 2021 event from Prescott Valley’s Findlay Toyota Center to the new equestrian complex in Camp Verde.
Monday we will honor our nation’s ultimate defenders of freedom in Memorial Day services all over the United States.
If you spend any time at all on local social media sites, you likely have heard about a vicious assault that occurred at the Verde Valley Fair.
There are two important distinctions that need to be made concerning news that the Mingus Union High School football field is an unsafe playing surface.
We get it. Wearing facemasks has gotten old.
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.