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Significant flooding throughout Verde Valley (with videos)

8 a.m. report shows Verde River in Camp Verde at 50,000+ cfs

VERDE VALLEY – Residents throughout the Verde Valley began mopping up this morning following one of the most significant floods in years along the Verde River, Oak Creek and Beaver Creek.

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Editorial: SRP Water Rights Initiative an olive branch that deserves fair consideration

More than 30 years ago, Cottonwood’s Norm Gunderson championed the cause of strength in numbers.

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Editorial: ‘If everybody takes the fastest route, would it still be the fastest?’

Our Friday story concerning the use of Arizona Department of Transportation overpass signs to disperse traffic congestion raised a most interesting comment from one of our readers on social media.

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Editorial: Paying income tax in Arizona now a guessing game

More than 200 years ago, American statesman Benjamin Franklin said, “Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

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Editorial: February historically means flood season for Verde Valley

While this weekend’s recipe of snow in the high country and warmer rains to the south produced minor flooding in the Verde Valley, it bears emphasis that February always has been the peak month for flooding along Oak Creek, Beaver Creek and the Verde River.

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Editorial: Consolidation election clarity at heart of SB1073

When it comes to school district consolidation, we prefer clarity to confusion.

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Editorial: Money matters most in effort to re-birth Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce

As the Camp Verde Business Alliance explores the prospect of re-establishing a chamber of commerce, there needs to be a realistic understanding of what makes small-town chambers tick.

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Editorial: Rubber soon will meet road on route for Verde Connect

We’ll soon be getting down to the nitty gritty on the Verde Connect project, a new local thoroughfare expected to link Beaverhead Flat Road with Arizona 260.

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Editorial: Legislating common sense necessary when it comes to cellphones

Common sense is about to become the law in Arizona.

Tucson’s Joe Batiste, South Mountain’s Dwayne Evans to be inducted into nat’l high school track and field Hall of Fame

One of the first Arizona high school track and field athletes to gain national prominence and another who achieved Olympic fame as a teen are among the 2019 inductees in the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame.

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