Again thanks to the people of Cottonwood and the excellent staff of your community pool who make my time there so relaxing and comfortable.
We have a moral obligation to protect our citizens, and especially our young people. Please vote down this referendum.
Is this Operation Trident or something from Cottonwood’s education governing boards?
We will be voting “NO” on the consolidation of Mingus Union High School District No.4 and Cottonwood-Oak Creek Elementary School District No 6.
As a long-time educator at Mingus Union High School, I want to urge you to remember when discussing, investigating, or debating the finer points of school consolidation – to consider civility in this discourse and always take the high road.
Something they don’t tell you about having kids is that you will come to love many of their friends as if they were ALSO yours.
I have been closely following the debate over whether to consolidate the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union School Districts.
To that good couple and the many others out there who realize kindness is free but is worth the world, we salute you and will endeavor to follow your good example.
There are many examples of democratic socialism that do not fit the definition given in the letter by Mr. Beeler of Camp Verde.
I can’t help thinking, if I could have invested all the money I paid into Social Security and Medicare, I would be a lot better off.
In response to the letter regarding socialist programs, I remind all that Social Security is a socialist program, along with Medicare.
I am not a resident of Camp Verde, so I can’t claim to understand the attitudes of the town, as reflected in their Town Council’s recent decisions.
It’s amazing regarding some of the venomous responses sent to the Verde Independent concerning the past articles I wrote about mask wearing.
Consolidating Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District and Mingus Union High School District will not only benefit every single student by providing them with consistency in programming and aligned curricula in a Pre-K-12, but it will benefit every teacher as well.
Since its earliest days, the labor movement has sought to improve the quality of work life, create workplace democracy and participate in employer/employee decision-making.
Mr. York said on Sunday Aug. 30, the postal service is well equipped to handle November mail-in ballots. At the end of his commentary he asks a question, “Shouldn’t someone, sometime take a look at what is actually happening?”
Anybody who is a good problem solver understands that to solve a problem one has to get to the source of the problem, the primary cause.
The Spring Creek Ranch request for the City of Cottonwood to annex US Forest Service has NO effect on the future management on these FS lands.
Webster’s dictionary defines socialism as “a theory or a system of social organization in which the means of production and distribution of goods are owned and controlled collectively or by the government ... the stage following capitalism is the transition of a society to communism.”
In response to “Verde Connect takes another step forward.” I fully contest the 2016 cost statement provided by the county. It is incomplete and misinformation.
The benchmarks for hybrid learning do not suggest a full return to in-person learning.
Things will not change without mitigation which includes masks, social distancing and washing hands.
Let us be clear. There are no ‘conflicting theories’; there are the anti-science anti-maskers who falsely believe their rights are being violated, and there are those of us who believe science.
We, collectively, won’t get this virus behind us, and the economy going again, unless we all work together.