Tag Archives: Verde Valley AZ

Bob Oliphant Interview — Podcast September 12, 2016

Yavapai College 2016 Update: Have the Last Two Years of Local Political Advocacy improved Community College Access for the East County? Democratic Perspective welcomes back Robert Oliphant, ex-Board Member of Yavapai College for Yavapai County District 3, to discuss his new book, Wake … Continue reading

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Yavapai College Update — Podcast June 1, 2015

Putting the Community Back in Our Community College:  Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster welcome Bob Oliphant and Ruth Wicks to bring our audience up-to-date on the latest news from the Verde Valley Community College Citizen Advocates push for home rule — a separate administrative district for the … Continue reading

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Sam Pillsbury and Paula Woolsey Interview — Podcast February 23, 2015

Arizona Wine Country: Vision, Passion, and a Lot of Hard Work. Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson welcome Sam Pillsbury, filmmaker and winemaker extraordinaire, owner of Pillsbury Wine Company, and Paula Woolsey, long time Arizona wine advocate, and owner of Revelation … Continue reading

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Wendy Harford and Bob Rothrock Interview — Podcast February 16, 2015

The Verde River: Why Does It Need Saving, And Why Should We Try To Save It? Democratic Perspective welcomes Wendy Harford, Executive Director, and Bob Rothrock, Board Member, of the Verde River Valley Nature Organization for a discussion of the Verde River … Continue reading

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Yavapai College Update — Podcast January 26, 2015

The Yavapai College Ten Year Capital Improvement Plan a Year Later: Have the Verde Valley’s Concerns Had Any Impact? Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster welcome Bob Oliphant and Ruth Wicks back to discuss recent developments in the struggle over local autonomy in … Continue reading

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Yavapai College Update — Podcast June 16, 2014

The Grass Roots Response to Yavapai College’s 10-Year Plan: Are We Making Any Progress? Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, and Gary LaMaster are joined by Bob Oliphant and Ruth Wicks, representatives of the Verde Valley Community College Citizen Advocates, for a discussion of recent responses by the Yavapai … Continue reading

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Putting The Community Back In The Community College.

No one seems to know when it happened…when the word community was removed from Yavapai College…or if it was ever part of the name in the first place. Since it was billed as a community college, maybe it was just … Continue reading

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The Arizona Show — Podcast November 18, 2013

Arizona: Its Past, Its Present, and Its Future.  Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts Steve Williamson and Mike Cosentino, together with Chuck Williamson and Gary LaMaster, explore Arizona’s past, its present, and together look ahead to its prospects for the future. A critical analysis … Continue reading

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