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Letter: ‘Healing Trauma Services Day' a success thanks to volunteers

The third “Healing Trauma Services Day”, a free community service event, continues to be successful in offering healing treatments and tools to help attendees cope with trauma, stress, anxiety and/or depression.

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Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 15, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 15, 2017

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Commentary: Talk of the Town: Explore Arizona on OHVs, but be smart

Riding off-highway vehicles (OHVs) is a great activity for families to enjoy together as they get outdoors and explore Arizona.

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Great success at Healing Trauma Services Day

The third “Healing Trauma Services Day”, a free community service event, continues to be successful in offering healing treatments and tools to help attendees cope with trauma, stress, anxiety and/or depression.

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Letter: The demise of logical thought

Common sense, the one component that can right the listing ship of rationality in politics today, is all but absent, and many voters are losing faith in a system that has abandoned civility and logical thought.

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Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 13, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 13, 2017

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State has dropped ball with schools; it’s our job to pick up the slack

I want the State of Arizona to give the schools the money they need to operate so that we don’t have to ask for override elections.

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Commentary: Good Things Happening at Beaver Creek School

The active engagement of parents and teachers in a collaborative effort to promote student success is essential for student growth.

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Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 11, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 11, 2017

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Commentary: After the horror of Las Vegas, no one knows what’s to come

WASHINGTON -- The investigation into the Las Vegas mass murderer who killed at least 58 people and wounded nearly 500 in a hail of gunfire is still searching for a motive for the massacre.

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Letter: Taser is a weapon; never meant to be a parlor game

I would like to commend Mr. Engler on his insightful, and obviously thought out, op-ed on the use of tasers on civilians for demonstrations.

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Letter: Our students succeed because this community has supported them through thick and thin

In support of our children and their dedicated educators here in our valley, we are voting “Yes” ”Yes” for the two upcoming overrides for Cottonwood Oak Creek School District and Mingus Union High School District.

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Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 8, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 8, 2017

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Editorial Don’t be confused on override vote; your tax bill is not at threat

You should think of these ballot questions as status-quo measures.

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Letter: Sorry mom, but I’m going to speak my mind

I called my mother yesterday. First words out of her mouth were, “You can’t keep posting your political opinions on Facebook, it’ll hurt your new business.”

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Letter: Success of overrides critical Mingus Union, Cottonwood Oak Creek districts

As it has been previously pointed out in various newspaper articles and letters regarding school funding, the date for the budget override elections is fast approaching.

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Letter: No American should be willing to chip away at our 1st Amendment rights

Democrats of the Red Rocks (DORR) opposes H.R. 1697, known as the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. This bill violates free speech rights protected under the 1St Amendment. We take no position, either pro or anti a boycott.

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Commentary: Taser-related deaths aside, in Cottonwood the show must go on

There is no argument that Tasers are one of the very best tools available to law enforcement officers.

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Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 6, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 6, 2017

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Letter: This old soldier will always stand for flag, National Anthem

This mature ”old soldier” always has, and always will, stand for the American Flag and our National Anthem, symbols of our imperfect country.  

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Letter: Persistence pays off in battle with Corporation Commission

Longtime readers may recall I made a public records request of the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) regarding documents and emails concerning the “smart” meter health study that the ACC asked the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) to perform.

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Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 4, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 4, 2017

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Editorial: Meaningful debate on gun control too much to expect

One thing we cannot depend on in the aftermath of Sunday’s horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas is meaningful, respectful dialog on gun control in America.

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