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I do enjoy watching the aircraft from the Cottonwood Airport. However, I do not enjoy the small aircraft buzzing my house every 10 minutes.
I really liked Marsha Rosenbarger’s letter re: airport noise.
Dan Engler, in his May 2 editorial, says the wisest advice is the advice of “health professionals” who advise us to “mask up.”
Like sheep, a majority of Americans went along with the national COVID-19 response, deficient in reliable science and protocols.
In his mad rush to force the federal government deeper into our lives, Joe Biden has issued over 60 executive orders and memos in the short time he has been in office.
I personally owe Cottonwood Council Member Jackie Nairn an apology.
We live in a time of a rogue federal government brought to power by a corrupted voting and vote-counting process.
This is to Gerald McCann in regards to the Cottonwood airport.
I’ve been reading alot lately about the protests of police brutality and racism.
It saddens me that there are so Many Cottonwood residents who have to put up with, not only loud “noise pollution,” but also “air pollution” from piston-driven planes that emit lead, carbon monoxide, and other chemical fumes into the air above the city.
Apparently, Mayor Elinski has not been on S. Main St. or E. Mingus Ave. lately because “We fill in potholes really well” is not applicable in Cottonwood.
In the recent display of unpatriotic decision making ... Mayor Tim Elinski, Council Member Tosca Henry and Council Member Debbie Wilden revealed their unwillingness to acknowledge the very oath of office they took when elected.
In his April 14 Commentary, Byron York highlights a contradiction in Twitter’s shutdown of @realDonaldTrump. Justice Clarence Thomas noted “legal difficulty” with digital platforms.
I think it is unfair to say that a home buyer should be the one responsible for living under airplane noise.
I read with interest the recent letter to the editor decrying the fact that she had seen a sign saying “ammo for sale,” next to a sign derogatory to our president.
A.F. Moore (Letters, April 4) seems a bit confused regarding statistics.
While driving to the Home Depot this weekend, we passed a “flea market/swap meet” on a busy corner of 89A and were shocked and saddened to see (directly adjacent to a big “ammo for sale” sign a HUGE F... Biden sign.
When Mr. Perrell wrote his article about Sweden on March 26, 2021 he failed to relate that Sweden is pushing 7,000 COVID cases per day now. Perhaps he should have actually looked at a source from Sweden.
In any event, March 25, 2021, once again, Governor Ducey withdrew an unpopular Executive Order as soon as the numbers proved it ineffective.
I bow my head and ask, if it be thy will, please save this land from those who seek to destroy it.
So why do I still wear a mask? I do it for you. We are starting to return to a bit of normalcy. We’ve gone to a few restaurants and breweries, some baseball practices and soccer matches with our grand-son, so I may have come into contact with someone who is transmitting or carrying the virus and I might pass it on to you. That’s why I wear a mask in public.
Years ago, during the Viet Nam era, I used to listen to Radio Hanoi on short wave. That’s when I learned a lifelong lesson.
I’m curious if Ms. Coffin took the free class she recommended. (If so, I definitely won’t.)
We readers need to beware of misinformation about the pandemic promoted on these pages by people who make false statements based on no facts whatsoever.
I was dismayed by the news article where Cottonwood Recreation and Parks Department is encouraging people to bring their “painted rocks” for installation along the Riverfront trails.
In the decade-plus that I’ve lived in Sedona, I’ve seen firsthand how short-term rentals have benefited our entire community.
Andrea Wondergen (March 10 Letters to the Editor) sensibly questions the motives of so-called experts. I wish our so-called leaders were so sensible.
How many vaccines have saved lives?
All I ever see on the Verde Independent Facebook posts are whiny letters about politics.
No matter what you have heard (and it’s almost always negative) if you haven’t been introduced to Oath Keepers of Yavapai County, you don’t know what you’re talking about.
The Republican-led Arizona Legislator’s attempt to restrict voting rights and access to the ballot is a blatant attempt to enforce Communism on the voters of Arizona.
Fifth-generation warrior, senator-mother; a life dedicated to family and service for the United States of America.
For all who call Arizona home, we have a duty to protect the lands that we build our lives upon. These diverse lands and the people, cultures, and faiths they are home to are what make this state so special.
Have you ever had one of those headaches that just won’t go away?
Philanthropic gifts poured into the Verde Historical Society during December, January, February and early March as a result of the 2020 Cares Act along with newly created personal, organization and business membership forms, amounting to nearly $12,000, putting the organization in the strongest financial position over the last five years.