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.
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.
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.
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.
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.