Dan Engler is the editor of the Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle.
As stated in this very space five weeks ago, the indictment of a former business manager for the Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education most likely represents the tip of the iceberg in terms of skeletons in the VACTE closet.
It’s a safe bet that most of the folks reading this came here from somewhere else.
Grades are the measuring stick between excellence and failure with the varying degrees of average falling in-between.
When asked why his executive assistant would send out an email that is blatantly false, County Supervisor TomThurman’s response was, “No clue. She always tries to protect me. My mom I guess.”
Yavapai County Development Services Director Dave Williams wasn’t kidding when he recently said the county is experiencing its largest growth in recorded history based on the number of residential single-family and manufactured home permits being issued.
The relationship, or at least the perception of, between community and cops is sadly lacking in many parts of America. We should count ourselves lucky here in the Verde Valley.
Placing all five of its scoring runners in the top 16 places, the Mingus Union girls cross country team claimed top team honors in Saturday’s Bradshaw Mountain Invitational.
The issue of student-athlete drug testing at Mingus is one that needs to be debated and decided on the basis of fact and not emotion.
22-year-old Jordan Bramblett from Cottonwood legitimized his NAIA national marathon championship from May by completing the Chicago Marathon in 2-hours, 21 minutes and 40 seconds.