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Dan Engler

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Dan Engler is the editor of the Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle.

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Key to personal integrity is doing what you say you are going to do.

By Dan Engler June 16, 2019
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A familiar refrain in any government decision-making process is the admonition to “let us vote on it.”

By Dan Engler June 14, 2019
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Cottonwood PD issued 2,149 traffic citations last year
Officers hear ‘every excuse in the book’ from errant drivers

Knock on wood, but in the event you are pulled over by a Cottonwood police officer, there is a good chance it is for that infraction we’re all guilty of at one time or another: speeding. In all, Cottonwood officers cited people for speeding 586 times in 2018.

By Dan Engler June 11, 2019
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Controlled burns are viewed as part of the overall Forest Service management plan to spare us from raging wildfires that consume hundreds of thousands acres of forest land and leave the rest of the state buried in smoke so thick that visibility is all but lost within 100 yards.

By Dan Engler June 11, 2019
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Two bear sightings in Jerome in past week
Bagley: There are between 50 and 70 bears in the Mingus Mountain range

Friday morning, Police Chief Allen Muma said a bear was spotted near the Grand Hotel rummaging through a dumpster on Giroux Street. “They described it as small, probably the same bear that was spotted on School Street earlier in the week … I found tracks near the dumpster so I’m sure the reporting person saw a bear.”

By Dan Engler June 7, 2019
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It’s not over ‘til it’s over, but at first glance it looks as if some of the primary concerns about the Verde Connect project have been resolved.

By Dan Engler June 6, 2019
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Small bear reported in Jerome near School Street
Bagley: There are between 50 and 70 bears in the Mingus Mountain range

JEROME -- The Jerome Police Department this week received a report of a small bear seen near School Street.

By Dan Engler June 5, 2019
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In a few weeks, we’ll be saying goodbye to Gayle as Clarkdale’s town manager. There will be no shortage of accolades to describe her two decades plus of service to the town and the Verde Valley.

By Dan Engler June 4, 2019
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Never accuse the elected officials in the Arizona House of Representatives and Senate of not being smart.

By Dan Engler May 28, 2019
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Cottonwood’s Jordan Bramblett wins NAIA national marathon championship
2014 Mingus grad averages 5:51 a mile for 26.2-mile distance

GULF SHORES ALABAMA – Jordan Bramblett could not have written a better script to call it a day for the final race of his college career.

By Dan Engler May 25, 2019

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