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Forest around community being cleared

The Village

After a lot of activity in Tonto Village the past few weeks, the forest looks a bit sparse. There has been a logging company, Tri Star Logging from Snowflake, harvesting logs from around Tonto Village and Thompson Draw II. The project is under the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.

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A little bit of this; and some of that in The Village

The Village

Rain! We actually had a good amount of rain over the weekend (I don’t know exactly how much fell in Tonto Village); well, actually before the weekend because Saturday, April 9 was a gorgeous day for the Business Showcase at the Sawmill Crossing parking lot.

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Hoping for rain and a chance to get gardening

The Village

Get ready, folks — Hopefully we are going to have some rain by this weekend. Hurray! The ground is so hard from the lack of moisture that it makes it difficult to dig up the soil for the garden. The weather forecast also called for temperatures to be lower than what we have been used to in the past month.

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Return of ‘winter’ — April Fool’s joke on us all

The Village

As I look out of my office window on a Tuesday morning, the snow showers are coming down almost horizontally.

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No rain, high winds heighten fire danger in the Village

The Village

There has been no rain in our area all of February and now none in March — so far.

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Spring a good time to get some serious health tests

The Village

Last week I said that March is Women’s History Month, but there is another recognition that is much more important health-wise. It is Colon Cancer Month. Since I am a survivor of colon cancer, I cannot stress more emphatically than telling you my personal story.

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St. Patrick’s Day celebration slated in Village

The Village

March is Women’s History Month. It was originally called International Working Women’s Day when the day was recognized, then changed to what it is called today.

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Spring’s early blooms appearing around Village

The Village

I mentioned the unusually warm weather we are having in last week’s column, and I guess that winter is over.

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Warm weather means busy Village residents

The Village

Tonto Village residents have been enjoying the warm weather that Mother Nature has bestowed upon us.

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Warm weather gets green thumb itchy

The Village

The weather is so unseasonably warm for February, I am starting to get the planting fever, so is my daughter, Eileen.

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