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Clouds of the desert

By Jean Pehrson

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VOL. 21  ISSUE NO. 40


Council takes another look at banner program, agrees to move horse

CAVE CREEK – Mayor Vincent Francia opened Monday night’s meeting by reminding everyone about the Taste of Cave Creek event next Wednesday and Thursday at Stagecoach Village.

During Call to the Public, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Ryan Branios introduced himself to council and said after a four-year stint in District I, he’s returned to District IV in Cave Creek where he previously served for 13 years.

Town responds to George Ross’ complaint regarding Sonoran News
School district’s abysmal leadership should guide override measure
The unintended consequences of the 1965 Hart-Celler Immigration Act
2,000 sq. ft. expansion to meet demands on Foothills Food Bank
Border Patrol Activity
Arizonans turn in 5 tons of prescription drugs to DEA
Unprecedented partnership moves Sonoran desert tortoise conservation forward


my view by don sorchych'MY VIEW'   |   BY DON SORCHYCH

Roadhouse | Tom Lehman

The Hideaway Roadhouse issues with town hall are not yet resolved. Council, led by Vice Mayor Steve LaMar, directed staff to cite Jim O’Toole, who owns the building, for building a patio on the south side of the building on town property without a permit.

Guest Editorials:

• Understanding school shootings – the facts and a solution | By michael martin
Investigate Obama or risk permanent political-media corruption | By Lawrence sellin, phd
Obama administration enables 'boy play' | By matt barber
Confronting evil and defending liberty | By Rick Manning

Letters to the Editor


Pet News: Wild Art Contest from Southwest Wildlife
Entries due December 1

“We look forward to receiving your beautiful artwork!”

Southwest Wildlife is proud to present their Wild Art Contest 2015! If you love animals and love drawing, then this art contest is for you! Southwest Wildlife would like to showcase their wonderful native animals of Arizona through art! We are asking children ages 5-14 to submit their artwork into our Wild Art Contest 2015.

Pet of the Week: Kiko
• Horoscope: Stargazer by Vivian Carol
Spoof Space by Steele Coddington: America’s apocalypse
God Bless America: We love children
• Book Nook: Cave Creek area featured in new Apache Wars novel