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Cottonwood-Oak Creek schools will be closed amid winter storm

Cottonwood is forecast to get one to two inches of snow tonight with up to three more inches Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Lows are expected to drop to 31 with gusts of wind as high as 21 miles per hour.

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Cottonwood Payless closing amid nationwide closures

The Payless ShoeSource in Cottonwood will close along with 2,500 other stores nationwide following the company’s file for bankruptcy.

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Winter storm prompts rescheduling of annual Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce dinner

The severe winter storm predicted by the National Weather Service has prompted the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce to reschedule its annual dinner.

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Yavapai-Apache Nation commemorates Exodus with spirit run, blessings, cultural performances

CAMP VERDE – At about 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, a two-day 188-mile run from San Carlos will conclude as members of the Yavapai-Apache Nation will walk from Veterans Memorial Park below Cliff Castle Casino Hotel to the Yavapai-Apache Cultural Center on Middle Verde Road.

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Clarkdale soil cleanup may restart this summer

CLARKDALE -- It appears workers will resume removing contaminated soil from lawns and properties in Clarkdale again this summer.

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Heavy snow in forecast throughout Verde Valley, Sedona

Snow showers are likely to begin after 11 p.m. Wednesday. The heaviest snow will fall midday Thursday until midday Friday in elevations as low as 3,000 to 4,000 feet. Snow showers will gradually diminish Friday afternoon into Saturday, according to NWS.

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County to review IGA to enhance law enforcement along the US-Mexico border

The purpose of the agreement is to enhance law enforcement services concerning criminal activity related to the U.S. - Mexico border. The agreement would assign deputies to the Border Strike Force Bureau Canine team.

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Yavapai Silent Witness seeks public’s help in locating Daniel Sanchez Martinez

Yavapai Silent Witness is offering a $500 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of Daniel Sanchez Martinez.

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Our Shepherd Lutheran Church presents concert by Stephen Bautista

Stephen Bautista is coming to Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Cornville. He will be presenting a free evening concert on Saturday, Feb. 23, 6 p.m. as well as a musical worship service on Sunday at 9 a.m.

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Winter weather advisory continues until tonight

More snow forecast later this week

A winter weather advisory remains in effect in the Verde Valley until 11 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

Gallery: Jerome welcomes new council members

Jerome swore in incumbent Alex Barber and three new council members Tuesday during a regular ...

Gallery: Thunder Valley Rally closes Cottonwood with a bang Saturday

The festival hosted a myriad of entertainment, vendors, food and drink for motorcycle enthusiasts from ...

Gallery: Verde Valley gets healthy dose of monsoons

According to the National Weather Service, most of the year low-level winds in the region ...

This week in photos: Night skies, fires and state championships

Check out this week in photos by VNI staff.

Mingus Union Homecoming Royalty 2017

Justin Link and Taylor Ervin were named the 2017 Mingus Union Homecoming king and queen. ...

2017 Camp Verde High School Graduation

Thursday, Camp Verde High School’s Class of 2017 graduated on the Sam Hammerstrom football field, ...