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Beaver Creek artist brings parents, children together with school murals

During the winter break, Conn oversaw a special project as parents and students painted murals with positive messages on the bathroom walls at the school’s 600 building.

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Kyla Allen stepping down from Cottonwood City Council

Vice Mayor cites husband's health, housing as reason for leaving dais

Cottonwood Vice Mayor Kyla Allen is stepping down from her seat after the next regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

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County drug enforcement funding faces reductions

Recent changes in law and criminal activity have threatened funding for Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking, a multi-agency task force charged with drug enforcement in Yavapai County.

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Yavapai County: Even first-class manufactured homes not wanted where not properly zoned

Cari Gorman-Salisbury owns a 2-acre lot surrounded by R1L-175 zoning which limits property owners to site-built structures. Mistakenly believing her property, acquired in 2017, provided for manufactured homes, she bought one and had it delivered one day in September to the property located on the west side of Orme Road off Rocking J Lane in the Dewey area.

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YCSO reports Christmas Eve burglaries in VOC area

On Christmas Eve, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office responded to several burglaries in the Village of Oak Creek.

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Partial government shutdown: What parks are still open in Arizona?

As the United States heads into day three of its partial government shutdown, people may noticed "closed" signs on nearby national parks.

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Firefighters respond to wildfire in Sycamore Canyon Wilderness

Coconino National Forest firefighters responded to a wildfire in the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness approximately 15 miles northwest of Sedona, which was reported Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

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Future nurses complete Yavapai College program

Yavapai College shined a spotlight Dec. 14 on the latest graduates of the college’s highly regarded nursing program when 39 future nurses from across Yavapai County participated in a traditional pinning ceremony.

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Let there be rock: Mingus rock band gives students ‘chance to really build something’ (with video)

Not only are the young musicians learning their chops, but they also learn to work within the scope of a band. According to Logan Trujillo, a band’s relationships “are crucial.”

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VACTE fire science students prepare for state certification

The Firefighter Academy at Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education “has been busy training and preparing students” to become qualified as firefighters, said Steve Darby, the program’s fire science instructor.

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.