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Arizona has not come close to duplicating the single-day high of 5,416 cases reported June 29.

By Dan Engler August 4, 2020
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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.

By Dan Engler August 1, 2020
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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.

By Dan Engler July 5, 2020
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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.

July 2, 2020
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Here we are, 144 days after the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Arizona and some things have become startling clear.

By Dan Engler June 16, 2020
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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.

By Dan Engler June 2, 2020
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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.

May 25, 2020
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What the state’s jobless report fails to show is the number of people who are out of work by choice. They could be working.

By Dan Engler May 22, 2020
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This crisis is not over. We must remain vigilant in the fight against COVID-19. As businesses begin the process to reopen and daily routines are restored, we urge Arizonans to continue to take proper precautions to protect themselves and others.

May 12, 2020
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Any level-headed person has to respect the sentiment on both sides of this debate. People are dying. People are also dying to go back to work.

By Dan Engler April 28, 2020
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There are many silver linings to find in the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the nation.

By Dan Engler March 17, 2020
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Whatley is right on this one folks. The same degree of accountability being asked of those who serve on the town’s appointed boards and commissions should apply to those who serve Camp Verde in an elective capacity.

By Dan Engler March 5, 2020
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As we have seen with the Spring Creek Ranch project, land developers can be a persistent bunch.

By Dan Engler March 3, 2020
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Author Stephanie Lahart best summed up personal integrity with the adage “Say what you mean and mean what you say.”

By Dan Engler February 29, 2020
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Please tell our lawmakers it’s time to shut down predatory fentanyl dealers who knowingly peddle this deadly poison. We must act to #StopFentanylNow.

By Dan Engler February 27, 2020
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The ongoing legislative debate over how much and what kind of control Arizona cities and towns should have over the short-term rental industry.

By Dan Engler February 25, 2020
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More than anything, the Town Council failed in its mission to “Inspire public confidence in Camp Verde government.”

February 20, 2020
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Status quo seems to not exist in the vocabulary of still-new Cottonwood City Manager Ron Corbin.

By Dan Engler February 18, 2020
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Our online user count has increased 41% as compared to January 2019. Online reader sessions are up 25% and total page views have increased by 15%.

By Babette Cubitt: Publisher/CEO The Verde Independent/Camp Verde Bugle February 15, 2020
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For about five years now, a recurring theme in Cottonwood has been the lack of affordable housing for the everyday Average Joe.

By Dan Engler February 11, 2020
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At almost every level today in American politics, statesmanship has become a lost art. They’re all politicians who cling to party loyalty at all costs.

By Dan Engler February 6, 2020
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With school district consolidation again becoming front and center in the Verde Valley, skeptics are going to see political motivations in the Mingus Union School Board’s effort to leave John McTurk’s seat vacant until voters can decide the best person for the job.

By Dan Engler February 4, 2020
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Cottonwood’s newest foray into boundary expansion via annexation comes without the landmines that typically turn a perfectly good idea into an ugly political fight.

By Dan Engler January 30, 2020
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The Camp Verde Town Council met last night behind closed doors to decide what to do about the mess Joe Butner created.

January 29, 2020
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A case of conflicting values represents the rocky waters still to be navigated for a just Arizona law that mandates punishment for people who sell opioids such as fentanyl.

By Dan Engler January 23, 2020

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