Once again, we should be ashamed of ourselves as a community for not being more open-minded about the planned Hilton Hotel, even going so far as to say that “There is going to be loss of life” (Lenore Hemingway, The Villager, Vol. 15 No. 12).
Recent editorials concerning development proposals encouraged us to let Yavapai County know what we want instead of what we don’t want. I’ll attempt to offer some guidelines.
I have lived in the Village of Oak Creek for 16 years, and like many of its residents, have seen changes over the years, some which I consider good and some bad.
The staff of Safeway couldn’t have been nicer, as he had a bit of a wait as I had to get organized to come and take him home.
Coincidentally, two separate developers have submitted plans to build huge communities almost next to each other, close to 89A near Page Springs Road, between Cottonwood and Sedona.
Article Two of the U.S. Constitution states “The President, Vice President, and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”
I have become aware that there are two massive residential/commercial developments that have been proposed on property between Sedona and Cottonwood along 89A.
He suggests that we feel that this tsunami will deplete our water supply and bring overcrowding, transportation issues, crime, infrastructure problems, and other troubling matters; Mr. Burke is exactly right!
We have to appreciate all the hard work that the Forest Service does in the maintenance of our forests. They certainly have a lot of territory to cover and control.
Recent news reports told of the disastrous flooding of Venice, Italy, where high tides brought water levels close to the record high of 1966. Damage is pegged at more than $1 billion, and is predictably blamed by the city’s mayor on “climate change.”
The following people helped with the Highway 260 cleanup on Nov. 16: Peggy Barksdale, Charles Mackey, David Nelson, David Nauman, Beth Cady, Peter Bailey, Dean Koropathicki, Matt Robertson, Steven Stack, Robert Thompson, Collene Maktenicks, Mal Otterson.
Regarding private property rights, they are important, but you must also know that the Primrose developers bought a property which was already zoned. And, given its surroundings, should have little expectation of being able to rezone to high density.
What would happen if someone proposed creating in a 6,000-unit development along Wet Beaver Creek, complete with artificial lakes and five-story buildings? Would you be upset?
Does Cottonwood intend to repeat what has happened in Sedona?
Fortunately, you can highlight Camp Verde’s stellar growth potential and progressive ideas for the future. But unfortunately, driving through our cute little town shows lack of stellar growth and progressive ideas to renovate and/or tear down unsightly dilapidate buildings.
The Yavapai County Education Service Agency (YCESA) was fortunate to be part of a partnership led by Brad Wright of Pinnacle Financial Services, Kari Reilly of Foothills Bank, and Lions from the Prescott Noon Lions Club and the Prescott Valley Early Bird Club in distributing 108 boxes of coats – boys and girls, multiple sizes – to 27 district and charter schools throughout Yavapai County.
On 10/21/19, Monday, at 3:30 p.m., I was entering a DMV office on 12th St. and viewed, to the north, a huge plume of smoke that filled the sky all the way down the Valley, past Camp Verde.
While we are prone to report undesirable practices by local businesses, it is equally important to recognize business practices and integrity.
I am embarrassed to say that recently, I put my cell phone on the roof of my car, forgot it, and drove onto the 17 freeway.
After President Erdogan of Turkey spoke to President Trump an inept decision was made by Trump to pull our military forces from northern Syria. This allowed Turkey to invade and attack the Kurds.
Under Canvas corporation has applied to Yavapai County for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to build a 100-tent motel out there within an existing neighborhood and right next to these remote public lands.
Our members of Congress and the president swore a sacred oath to protect and defend the United States Constitution.
Thank you Cathleen Jochim, Kenneth Bescak, Samuel Butman, Thomas Neumann and Orazio Amabile; all the doctors and nurses ‘behind the scene; the helicopter crew, the therapy department and the volunteers of VVMC for giving me the gift of yet another Christmas with my grandgirls.
It sounds like you have passed judgment and found the Bidens guilty, that’s the only way quid-pro-quo can work, if the President asks for an investigation and they have done nothing wrong, the investigation will clear their name and actually help them in the long run.
A terrible decision was recently made by some of our local school leaders. This decision will have a lasting, negative impact on our young student-athletes immediately and for years to come.