There are many silver linings to find in the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the nation.
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.
As we have seen with the Spring Creek Ranch project, land developers can be a persistent bunch.
Please tell our lawmakers it’s time to shut down predatory fentanyl dealers who knowingly peddle this deadly poison. We must act to #StopFentanylNow.
The ongoing legislative debate over how much and what kind of control Arizona cities and towns should have over the short-term rental industry.
More than anything, the Town Council failed in its mission to “Inspire public confidence in Camp Verde government.”
Status quo seems to not exist in the vocabulary of still-new Cottonwood City Manager Ron Corbin.
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%.
For about five years now, a recurring theme in Cottonwood has been the lack of affordable housing for the everyday Average Joe.
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.
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.
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.
The Camp Verde Town Council met last night behind closed doors to decide what to do about the mess Joe Butner created.
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.
In building and preserving the Roman Empire, Julius Cesar is credited with the divide-and-conquer approach to war. It’s stood the test of time.
It’s hard to argue with the logic of “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
We can hope for the best with all the political players tossing their hats into the ring in 2020. At the same time we should probably expect the worst.
Any victory folks in the Verde Valley claim in the current trio of major land developments in the region can only be viewed as a battle in a war.
Murray: “While they were throwing a fit about it, we continued working. In the end, the guy at P&Z told me there was nothing in city code that gave the city any authority to oversee murals.”
Too often with incorporation and annexation efforts, proponents of self-government get lost in the weeds of details to the extent they overlook the simplicity of the process.
For those of us who knew him best, it is even more certain that those who live in the mountainside community and the rest of us throughout the Verde Valley will say Jerome was abundantly blessed because that’s where Al Palmieri called home.
Electing a person to office is no guarantee that person is a “qualified expert” to perform the job to which he or she was elected.
Parking has always been a supply-and-demand problem for Jerome. On a busy weekend, you can spend more time finding a place to park than you can enjoying all the good things the town has to offer.
By acknowledging that county government is not designed to provide municipal-type urbanized services, the Village of Oak Creek has no other choice but to incorporate.