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2009

 

2008


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HEALTH CARE STORIES ON

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PLUS: From sudden staff terminations at VVMC to multiple NLRB indictments at FMC...What ails Northern Arizona Healthcare?

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SiCKO IN SEDONA

AND ALL OF ARIZONA

THE SAGA CONTINUES

Health-care horror stories point to a system that values profit over human life.

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"SOUL-UTIONS"

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HR 676 - Temporary Band-Aid or permanent cure?

 


ELECTION YEAR 2008

Political essayist and author Paul Rogat Loeb analyzes the races in the most critical election in American history, with a special two-article focus on Barack Obama. PLUS: Gender issues and election politics by Kathleen MacThompson.

 

OP-ED PAGE

Editorials and Letters: From the the war and health care, to media and the elections, readers exercise their freedom of speech in letters of indignation and exaltation.


ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT

Charles Grantham brings his big city think-tank expertise to Prescott, helping local leaders think outside the box on the future of work and economic development. John Neville defines a sustainable economy.


WORKPLACE and LABOR ISSUES

Turning over a new page in labor history. PLUS: NLRB charges Flagstaff Medical Center with 53 counts of labor violations. Nurses rally for hospital patient protection legislation.


STATE OF THE STATE: "We are strong."

READ THE STORY

Political reporter Mike Cosentino analyzes Gov. Janet Napolitano's State of the State address and what it spells for Arizona's future.

WATCH THE VIDEO

Listen to the governor deliver her Five Point Plan for Arizona before a Clarkdale audience in this video produced by award-winning Zaki Gordon filmmaker Stephen DeVol.


COMMUNITY   

                                              

CITY ELECTIONS

Who will serve as our next mayor? Political reporter Mike Cosentino poses some tough questions to the candidates.

 

 

 

  

Sedona's Top 10 Issues

WATCH THE LIVE VIDEO INTERVIEWS

Rob Adams

Pud Colquitt

Matthew Turner

News and Views

Streetlight debates, the Dibor Roberts case and local letters and commentaries


SUSTAINABLE LIVING

What is sustainability? Plus: 40 Simple Steps to Save the Planet. Water advocacy group outlines strategies.


AROUND ARIZONA

SOCIAL ISSUES

THE HOMELESS, PART 1

DOWN AND OUT

IN ARIZONA

More and more working families find themselves on the street, debunking the myth that the homeless are just drunks and deadbeats. Traci Robertson reports the hard facts in "Street Talk." PLUS: A special commentary on homeless veterans by author Richard Aberdeen.


The Turning Point

San Francisco writer and artist Jim Kirwan talks about the new national epidemic in "Dumbocracy - The Silence of Americans."


NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

Thomas R. Paine's Column

Does the Bush administration resemble the Nazi regime? Clues from the past hint at America's disturbing future.


Awakenings

Alan Painter looks beneath the surface to examine commonly held beliefs in need of deeper scrutiny.


VISUAL, LITERARY AND PERFORMING ARTS


LIFESTYLES

Professional life coach, author, mediator and divorce attorney Lori Rubenstein offers coping tools and relationship wisdom for men and women of all ages. PLUS: Marie King on "How to Make a Living as an Artist."


ONE LAST OBSERVATION


The Sedona Observer

Restoring 18th Century

Journalism Principles and

the Moral Responsibility

of the Fourth Estate for

the Common Good

 

 

 Freedom of Speech

Freedom of the Press

 

 

New Media for the

21st Century