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.
There is no better example of political doublespeak than those who choose to take pot shots at Sen. John McCain.
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.
Editorial Cartoon: July 28, 2017
There are two morals to the story concerning the Paulden man who was shot by a Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputy and Chino Valley police officer Friday, July 21.
Ducey, through his press aide Daniel Scarpinato, is adamant that he will not appoint himself to serve out McCain’s term should the veteran U.S. Senator resign.
If the collapse of the historic Cuban Queen Bordello was a wake-up call for Jerome, the town’s new zoning chief is not letting the grass grow under his feet before another old building falls victim to neglect in the mountainside community.
Some will say they are separate and distinct issues, but the doubling up of override extensions for Mingus Union and Cottonwood-Oak Creek should be part of the renewed debate on school district consolidation.
Staff Reporter Bill Helm once wrote that to work is human, but to volunteer is divine. If that’s the case, there is some divine opportunities in the Verde Valley.
John Parsons, more than anyone else, was the person who challenged the status quo and raised awareness that we were guilty of trashing the single most important asset in the Verde Valley. He fought those battles locally as well as on the county, state and federal levels.
It looks like there are happy endings after all when it comes to small-town government budget austerity stories.
OK, here we are in the midst of summer’s most torrid run of triple-digit days. Throughout the state, communities are at or near all-time record highs with the 120-degree barrier being challenged most every day.
Thank you for your selfless service, Mr. Williams.
What’s so unfortunate for Weir is that all of these “past issues” have fallen squarely in his lap. He is being looked upon to provide solutions to problems he clearly did not create. He is being tasked with removing a cloud about the fiscal practices of V’ACTE when he is clearly an advocate of transparency and propriety.
The $40 million sticker shock the Cottonwood City Council received Tuesday night for future sewer expansion should be front and center today when the Camp Verde Town Council takes a hard look at its own current and future sewer needs.
The crucial issue for what’s left of the VVPOA should be an honest assessment of whether the organization is a representative voice of the eight Verde Village units.
A community’s business development success is often measured in the number of new businesses that come to town.
Try to fathom the number of men and women who have died fighting our nation’s enemies over the centuries. It’s overwhelming. It’s stunning. It’s certainly worth a moment of our time.
Clarkdale Town Council members Tuesday likely will do the very thing they would give anything to not have to do.
The rhetoric concerning education funding in Arizona plays like a broken record.
Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona lawmakers are taking heat for opening doors to allow more people to become school teachers.
It’s one thing to do a spec-analysis comparison when shopping for a new car, but it’s quite another to take the salesman up on his offer to give it a test drive.
It’s not that we should expect to see meaningful change, but instead should settle for “it’s the thought that counts” in a bid to reduce the state’s vehicle fleet by 10 percent.
There once was a school of thought in this country that public schools represented one of the essential foundations of the American concept known as E Pluribus Unum.
You hate to see it just when the Valley Academy of Career and Technical Education has a new superintendent and governing board members that engender trust, but you can’t help but think the dominoes are starting to fall in this organization.
- 4 killed, 1 injured in I-17 crash
- 5 haunted dwellings of the Verde Valley
- Vince’s Auto Body expects to open new SR 260 location in mid-September
- Camp Verde football foe drops varsity team for 2017, Cowboys get bye
- Counterfeit money circulating in Verde Valley
- Peggy Dickey talks 5th Day programs at Camp Verde Unified
- YCSO K9 deputy locates 40 pounds of pot inside motorhome
- Continuance granted in Christian Swank child molestation case
- Camp Verde, Town Manager consider contractual commitment
- Arson suspect arrested in Rimrock
- Two Camp Verde residents found dead at home
- Driver dies after SR 260 collision
- 4 killed, 1 injured in I-17 crash
- Man identified in deadly SR 260 crash
- Accident shuts down SR 260 near Cherry Creek Road
- Camp Verde shows potential for commercial, retail expansion
- Obituary: David Williams
- CCFMA receives 38 calls within 48 hours
- Two taken to hospital after SR 260 crash
- Deployed 4 times to Iraq, Lt. Col. Troy Bucher remembers childhood in Camp Verde, Rimrock