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Camp Verde receives Important Bird Area designation

In recognition of the wide variety of species, the National Audubon Society has designated the Pecks Lake/Tavasi Marsh area around Tuzigoot National Monument, as well as Lower Oak Creek around Page Springs, as Important Bird Areas (IBA).

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UPDATE: Camp Verde unanimously opposes Verde Connect project

The resolution also explains that Camp Verde also opposes the “takings” of any of the town’s public or private land for the Verde Connect project, and opposes any additional taxes or any matching funds “or any action that will cost the Town of Camp Verde additional expenditures, as well as any reduction in county funds for other project needs in the Town of Camp Verde.”

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Camp Verde unanimously opposes Verde Connect project (with videos)

CAMP VERDE – A room full of people laughed as Camp Verde Mayor Charlie German asked whether anyone was in support of Yavapai County’s Verde Connect project.

Crime & Courts see more>

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Man accused of murdering father arrested on arson charge

CAMP VERDE – A 23-year-old man charged with the murder of his father in October 2015 at Fossil Creek is back in jail – this time in Maricopa County.

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Chino Valley man allegedly supplied drugs, alcohol to teens before shooting death, YCSO says

A 21-year-old Chino Valley man has been arrested for allegedly providing alcohol and marijuana to a group of underage persons for a party that ended with a 16-year-old girl dead from a gunshot wound to the head, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) reports.

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Status conference in Delafuente case scheduled for July 8

CAMP VERDE – Monday, Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff scheduled a status conference for 1:30 p.m. July 8 that in effect extends the state’s deadline to respond to a motion from Cody Delafuente’s attorney to remand his case to the grand jury for a redetermination of probable cause.

Reader Poll:

The Sedona In Motion project includes a study of transit options. Which do you think will help the most?

  • Shuttle buses from VOC and Red Rock Ranger station to Uptown Sedona 36%
  • Shuttle buses for hikers to stops throughout Oak Creek Canyon 14%
  • Increased bus frequency and more transit stops in Sedona 50%

90 total votes

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Kudos Arts & Entertainment see more>

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Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew” debuts June 30

The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the high-definition premiere of William Shakespeare’s renowned play from its home in Stratford-Upon-Avon. There will be one show at 3 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

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Poetry and Prose Project presents author, photographer Larry Lindahl

Friday, June 28th at 5 pm, at the Sedona Library the Poetry and Prose Project will host author and photographer Larry Lindahl with special guest Peg Millet.

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Sound Bites Grill presents weekend of jazz & soul

A Weekend of Jazz & Soul kicks off a fun two days with internationally recognized saxophonist Will Donato and veteran Los Angeles bassist and vocalist Eddie Reddick.

Features see more>

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: June 24, 2019

This Gambel’s quail was sitting on top of the desert olive bush in the back yard, looking back at One and me and asking the question, “do you really want to try to get me?” well in response I shot him and One was frustrated by her inability to climb up through the safe haven of that bush.

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Prepare for worst when flying the not-so-friendly skies

The summer travel season is here. Before you hop on an airplane, please be aware (in case you haven’t flown lately) that there is a new report out by flight attendants that reveals that flying is more terrifying than ever.

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Fresh food, fun and friends at Rimrock Farmers Market

That’s what Rimrock Farmers Market Manager Candy Hammond says as she and the community’s farmers and gardeners prepare for opening day of the new market season.

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Celebrate: Newlyweds Tommy Anderson and Joan Sedita

Tommy Anderson of Cottonwood and Joan Sedita of Cornville were wed on the island of St. John, May 23, 2019. Tommy is a local musician and owner of Tommy Rocks music store in Jerome.

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Celebrate: 60th Wedding Anniversary

CottCottonwood residents John and Beverly Schreiber will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Independence Day. The Schreibers were married in Beverly’s grandmother’s house in West Allis, Wisconsin, July 4,1959. They are the parents of three children, Jeffrey Schreiber (who passed away in 2018), Dawn Luko and Diana Honsa, and fiancé Clark. The Schreibers have two grandchildren, Keith Luk...

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Jacob Shelly receives Bookmarks $1000 scholarship

Jacob Shelly is the recipient of Bookmarks - Friends of the Cottonwood Library $1000. scholarship.

Reader Poll:

The Sedona In Motion project includes a study of transit options. Which do you think will help the most?

  • Shuttle buses from VOC and Red Rock Ranger station to Uptown Sedona 36%
  • Shuttle buses for hikers to stops throughout Oak Creek Canyon 14%
  • Increased bus frequency and more transit stops in Sedona 50%

90 total votes

See past polls

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Nelson Jacob Shaum, Jr. 1924 - 2019

Nelson Jacob Shaum, Jr. was born April 10, 1924, in Elkhart, Indiana. Moving from Elkhart, Indiana in 1936 to Flagstaff, Arizona, where he lived until he moved to Cottonwood, Arizona, around 1982.

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Obituary: Betty Vivian Coe

Betty Vivian Coe, 89, of Cottonwood, Arizona, went home to the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on June 18, 2019. Betty passed away suddenly after a bout of pneumonia.

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Obituary: Thomas Joseph Brennan, Jr.

Thomas Joseph Brennan, Jr. The Lord, in His infinite mercy, lifted from this life our beloved Tommy, 85, at home on Monday, May 13, 2019.