This week, we published a two-part series regarding the workforce issues affecting Sedona and Verde Valley workers and businesses. The first part, on workforce shortages, was published Wednesday, May 18, while the second, regarding housing, is published in today’s edition.

The 2016 presidential race was supposed to be an easy one. Last year, pundits expected former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to fend off a handful of potentials to face former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a dynastic struggle between two presidential families. Late in the primary cycle, Arizona was expected to rubberstamp the presumptive nominees.

A bad bill killed by the Arizona State Senate in March has resurfaced, passed and is now headed to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk.

In March, the senators voted 16-14 to kill House Bill 2447, which would deprive the public of their ability to read legal notices in their local newspapers.

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