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Commentary: Lifelong learning essential for a life of quality, a life of meaning

How do you want to live the rest of your life?

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Letter: Better to find whole truth before speaking out and looking inept afterward

Perhaps if our schools were more selective regarding the caliber of teacher candidates, our children would think before acting out.

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Commentary: Beaver Creek School focuses on learning, growing

Beaver Creek School District is focused on learning and growing throughout the entire district.

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Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 18, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 18, 2017

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Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 16, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 16, 2017

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Editorial: Departure of Kirk Waddle opens door for Mingus, Cottonwood-Oak Creek

With this week’s announcement about the resignation of Mingus Union’s highly respected business manager Kirk Waddle, we have an excellent opportunity to put some action behind all the recent words of late about the consolidation of the Mingus and Cottonwood-Oak Creek districts.

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Commentary: National Weather Service needs to take a look outside when it’s raining

So my next question is does the National Weather Service actually have anyone stationed in any location in Cottonwood?

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Letter: Trump’s silence only encourages violence

After waking from my long nap that Jim Barber observed I took, I awoke to find, in my amazement, that Congress did not allow Barack Obama to run for a third term! Had he done so, we would not be in this twittertornado so bad that I look forward to the commercials on TV now.

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Commentary: APS rate case: Not over until ACC votes

On August 15, the five elected members of the Arizona Corporation Commission will tackle the APS rate case. The Commissioners, not APS, will ultimately determine whether the monthly basic service charge and the rates of APS customers’ increase

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Letter: What to do with excess A+ waste water?

The Waste Water Treatment Plant at Riverfront Park has reached another setback. The excess waste water that is produced by the plant has no place to go.

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Letter: Reps. need to get behind get behind Audit the Pentagon Act of 2017

While I’m no fan of Ann Coulter I agree with one point she made in her essay Contract with Republicans, published in the Verde Independent on Friday, August 4, 2017, namely that the United States should stop wasting money and precious lives on pointless wars.

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Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 11, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 11, 2017

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Editorial: McCain potshots don’t sit well with American people

There is no better example of political doublespeak than those who choose to take pot shots at Sen. John McCain.

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Editorial: Free college won’t work in Arizona

Last week Rhode Island became the fourth state to offer two years of community college free for state residents, joining New York, Oregon and Tennessee.

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Letter: Congress only needs to supply the rope: Trump will hang himself

Wow! I had no idea that Trump supporters were so touchy. We all know that Trump is thin skinned – any perceived slight will unleash a torrent of adjectives aimed at the offender, but I thought his supporters might be more restrained.

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Commentary: Fault-finding retaliatory accusations do not serve best interests of public

There is a disturbing precedent being set in our wonderful community.

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Letter: Trump only adds to Obama’s legacy as president

Donald Trump is showing Americans just how good a President Barack Obama was.

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Letter: Please say no to APS’ efforts to increase our bills

I have had three homes in Arizona with solar.

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Letter: Ditto on lousy show of appreciation by Mingus

In response to Charlene Day-Rudolph’s letter about the Mingus Union School Board’s lousy treatment of Dale Williams, Charlene is not only right about how Dale was treated per her retirement, she was downright tepid and reserved.

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Letter: Things are looking up for Clark Memorial Library

Friends of Clark Memorial Library greatly appreciate the upwelling of support we’ve received over the last month.

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Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 9, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Aug.l 9, 2017

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Letter: Not allowing transgender people to serve is wrong

Last week, the president unilaterally declared that transgender people will no longer be allowed to serve in America’s armed forces.

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Letter: Clarkdale library still an asset to community

I had doubts when Friends of Clark Memorial Library set up a book collection booth at July 29’s Concert in the Park.

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Letter: Conflicting point of view

Bob Burke (“Right-wing hypocrisy…”,CVBugle, Opinion) seems a little conflicted.

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Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 6, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 6, 2017

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