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Camp Verde gives OK to major housing, commercial project off State Route 260

CAMP VERDE – Carmen Howard made it clear Wednesday that Camp Verde’s town staff “does support” Dugan McDonald’s plan to develop 185 acres along SR 260 into a residential and commercial community.

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Opinion: Verde Connect is no benefit to Middle Verde

For Camp Verde businesses and the Camp Verde Business Alliance to consider, let us say that Middle Verde Road is even mildly successful – meaning traffic will make traffic easier from Camp Verde to Cottonwood easier.

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Keeping the past alive McGuireville holds sixth Memorial Day tractor and engine show

MCGUIREVILLE – For the sixth year in a row, McGuireville will celebrate Memorial Day with its Memorial Day Tractor and Engine Show, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

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Six Navajo masters honored with Museum show

Right here in Sedona visitors and residents can enjoy the fact that four of the six artists honored in “Six Navajo Masters,” a new exhibition at the prestigious Booth Western Art Museum, can be seen at a single Sedona art gallery.

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Sedona Poetry Slam is back May 25 at Mary Fisher Theatre

The Sedona Poetry Slam brings high-energy, competitive spoken word to the Mary D. Fisher Theatre on Saturday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m.

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Heart of Compassion Unity of Sedona concert planned May 24

Unity of Sedona will present an inspiring and empowering evening of music and poetry, welcoming Eric Zang back to Sedona community May 25, 7 p.m., at Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive.

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Mingus baseball stars sign with Arizona JUCOs

Long time friends Chris Mathe and Justin Tanner may be going to different schools but they’re both staying in state for college.

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Commentary: What a school year for Verde Valley high schools

Ahead of the 2A baseball and softball state semifinals I asked Camp Verde head softball coach Henry Smith about the CV baseball and Mingus Union softball teams also playing that late in the season.

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‘Best-kept secret in wrestling’: Pac-12 seeks expansion

PHOENIX – Reacting to concerns it could lose its automatic NCAA qualifier status in wrestling, the Pac-12, which features powerhouse Arizona State, is on the hunt for an affiliate school to join the conference.

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Letter: Where are all the laws and efforts for pro life?

I am hearing about the many states that are initiating anti abortion laws. All I hear is about these anti-abortion sentiments and wonder where are the pro-life sentiments.

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Letters: Trees, for all practical purposes, are now dead and will have to be removed

I’m a retired certified Arborist and I was horrified to pull up to my mobile home park the other day and see that our wonderful conifers across the front had been topped.

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Editorial: 260 ‘economic’ corridor seems to be taking shape for Camp Verde

It was more than a decade ago when former Yavapai County Supervisor Chip Davis announced the Arizona Department of Transportation had prioritized the State Route 260 section between Cottonwood and Camp Verde for a major four-lane expansion.

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Jerome Elks Scholarship Awards

Jerome Elks Lodge #1361 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in Clarkdale presented scholarship awards to the two winners sponsored by Jerome Lodge.

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Newlyweds: Robert Satran and Bethany Haines

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Satran are pleased to announce the wedding of their son, Robert Satran, to Bethany Haines, April 20, at Mormon Lake.

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100 candles for Jerome Elks Lodge

On April 6th, the Jerome Elks Lodge #1361 celebrated its 100th anniversary of serving the communities in the Verde Valley, which includes Jerome, Clarkdale, Cottonwood and Camp Verde. There were 185 members and guests were on hand to join in the celebration, including Arizona Elks State President Mike Murphy and his wife Debra, as well as guests from other lodges throughout the state. Special ...

Reader Poll:

Do you believe parents should be allowed to exempt their children from having vaccinations before entering kindergarten?

  • Yes 18%
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Reader Poll:

Do you believe parents should be allowed to exempt their children from having vaccinations before entering kindergarten?

  • Yes 18%
  • No 82%

74 total votes

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Obituary: Jeffrey Hancock Reede 1981-2019

Jeffrey Hancock Reede. Born on March 3, 1981, in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, and passed away in Clarkdale, Arizona, on May 18, 2019. Although his life here was too short it was full of fun (sometimes too much).

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Obituary: Raymond Gale Weaver 1942-2019

Raymond Gale Weaver “Bubba,” 76, of Cornville, Arizona, went to join the Lord on May 15, 2019, surrounded by his wife and son.

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Obituary: Laura L. Goben

Laura L. Goben, age 95, entered her Savior’s arms on May 1, 2019, in Corpus Christi, Texas.