- Commentary: Consolidation a 60-year endeavor for Upper Verde
If the Mingus Union School Board eventually chooses to allow voters to decide the fate of school district consolidation, it ...
- COMMENTARY: Add gratitude to your list of New Year’s resolutions
On my way out from the Humane Society, I saw one of our beautiful black Lab puppies on a leash ...
- Commentary: A smoother ride for Donald Trump in 2018?
The year began with portentous questions: How will Donald J. Trump govern? How will the markets, which crave stability, react ...
- Commentary: New tax cuts will allow economy to finally take off
This was the week when Republicans proved once again that they know how to tackle big issues and govern, passing ...
- Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 24, 2017
Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 24, 2017
- Editorial: Christmas Story
AND it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the ...
- Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 22, 2017
Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 22, 2017
- Editorial: Retirees carry heavy load when it comes to community volunteerism
Only three of the seven members of the planning board showed up for the commission’s regularly scheduled meeting. It was ...
- Town needs to lift cloak of secrecy on Nancy Gardner situation
Camp Verde Town Manager is hiding the reason why the Town Marshal, Nancy Gardner, is Under Investigation. About 6 weeks ...
- Letter: Papa John’s dishes up perfect Christmas present for students
I want to personally thank Gerri, the owner of Papa Johns, for making it possible for my students on my ...
- Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 20, 2017
Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 20, 2017
- Commentary: If you are looking for unconditional love, adopt a dog
I read a story about a stray dog that ended up on the doorstep of a rancher. The dog was ...
- Letter: Yes Virginia, life is good in the beautiful Verde Valley
The City of Cottonwood will get a new waterline and some new asphalt on Mingus Ave, however it may not ...
- Letter: Current weather cycle no reason to convert to ‘Climatastrophism’
Record-breaking average fall temperature in the Verde Valley certainly warrants a news article (December 15), but there are a few ...
- Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 17, 2017
Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 17, 2017
- Commentary: Odds and ends on school district consolidation
“I went to a fight the other night and a consolidation meeting broke out.”
- Commentary: Neutrality, community, easier said than done with school consolidation
It’s obvious we can throw the concept of neutrality out the window as we move forward with all involved in ...
- Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 15, 2017
Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 15, 2017
- Commentary: Learning about turkeys at Camp Verde schools
Believe it or not, auditions for the Theatre Arts Guild’s spring musical are right around the corner.
- Editorial: Strange choice of words by Mingus on consolidation issue
Two different policy-making groups took up the same question regarding school district consolidation this week.
- Editorial Cartoon Dec. 13, 2017
Editorial Cartoon Dec. 13, 2017
- Commentary: Love the driving force for all involved in Verde Valley Humane Society
As I watched from my office, a local family enthusiastically smiled, laughed, and then cried as one of our kennel ...
- Editorial: Camp Verde schools need Dr. Goodwin
If indeed we are seeing the end of the Dr. Dennis Goodwin era in the Camp Verde Unified School District, ...
- Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 8, 2017
Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 8, 2017
- Editorial: Bold action this week by Cottonwood-Oak Creek School Board
Good for the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School Board.