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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.

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Editorial Cartoon Dec. 13, 2017

Editorial Cartoon Dec. 13, 2017

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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 staff brought them their lost dog. They didn’t have a secure fence and their 1-year old got out and was picked up by animal control.

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Editorial: Camp Verde schools need Dr. Goodwin

School board must stop trend of administrative musical chairs

If indeed we are seeing the end of the Dr. Dennis Goodwin era in the Camp Verde Unified School District, it’s a good bet that one day there will be people who regret things did not work out.

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Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 8, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 8, 2017

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Commentary: Christmas spirit, silly animal stories at Camp Verde schools

The overall enrollment of Camp Verde Unified School District is 1547 as compared 1617 one year ago.

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Editorial: Bold action this week by Cottonwood-Oak Creek School Board

Good for the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School Board.

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Protection of aesthetic values must not take a back seat to commercial development

The RV park going in next to 89A in Clarkdale just before the bridge over the river to Tuzigoot does a disservice to the Verde Valley area.

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Letter: Clark Memorial Library’s promotion of literacy should include promotion of local art and education

I was so pleased to see Mingus Union High School photography students’ work decking Clark Memorial Library for the holiday season! The sight of stacks lined with their pro-quality photo art underscores the fact CML is open for the entire community to enjoy on a daily basis.

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Letter: Thank you to all who gave in money or in spirit

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7400 and Auxiliary recently conducted their two-day Buddy Poppy campaign, soliciting donations at the following businesses in Cottonwood:

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Letter: Once again, the GOP has hoodwinked American public

The Republican triumvirate has given the Country what is being called a “big Christmas present.”

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Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 6, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 6, 2017

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Editorial: Thunder Valley Rally survives rough roads thanks to perseverance and compromise

The Verde Valley’s relationship with Thunder Valley Rally is much like a troubled marriage that perseveres and has something good to show for it in the end.

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Commentary: Yavapai-Apache Nation thanks Camp Verde superintendent for ‘excellent leadership’

We wish to thank the Camp Verde school board for the service Dr. Dennis Goodwin has extended to our Nation.

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Letter: Beware of mountain lion on the prowl in Clarkdale

I live next to the Park in upper Clarkdale. At 1 am I took our puppy out to go potty in our front yard.

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Letter: $20 trillion a boatload of debt no matter how you add it up

They say we as a nation are $20 trillion in debt.

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Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 3, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 3, 2017

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Editorial Let’s hope Cottonwood-Oak Creek decision will not cause consolidation powder keg to blow

School district consolidation has always been a powder keg in the Upper Verde Valley.

Commentary: Are you confused about health insurance? Free help is available

Is financial assistance still available? How much does it cost? Are pre-existing conditions covered? Isn’t the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare dead? Who can help me enroll?

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Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 1, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 1, 2017

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Editorial: Simplistic analysis an eye-opener for consolidation number crunchers

Currently mired down in budget analysis, the group studying the consolidation of the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union school districts should slow down, take a deep breath and simplify their work.

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Letter: Tax increases do nothing other than help the rich get richer

I am writing to express my position on the proposed GOP tax increases. I adamantly oppose any legislation that provides tax breaks to the wealthy, while raising taxes for the lower and middle classes.

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Letter: What a great show of support for ‘Firewise’ clean up

Thanks to all the support of the Copper Canyon Fire Department, Chief Terry Keller and the Town of Camp Verde.

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Commentary: The letter ‘O’ at Camp Verde schools

From 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Dec. 5 will be Camp Verde High School’s second blood drive. 

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Editorial Cartoon: Nov. 29, 2017

Editorial Cartoon: Nov. 29, 2017

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