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Soldier of the Year

Cottonwood native PFC Caden James Emmons was recently named Soldier of the Year for U.S. Army XVIII Air Borne Corps.

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K-9 deputy certified by National Police Canine Association

K-9 Deputy Jeff Bowers with the Camp Verde Marshal’s Office recently received certification as a Certifying Official by the National Police Canine Association and is now able to train and certify police canines nationwide.

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100 Candles for Local Veteran

Bob Quinn turns 100 this month.

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GED means YES at Adult Reading Program

Saturday, May 19, Camp Verde Adult Reading Program students Sydnee Green, Victoria Haverkorn, Elizabeth Adams-Stuart, Bibiana Herrera and Liping Wang, from left, received their GED diplomas at a graduation ceremony at Yavapai College’s Prescott campus

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Credit Union West awards Mingus’ Chelsea Clark $1,000 scholarship

COTTONWOOD -- Credit Union West supports the economic development of the city of Cottonwood and of Yavapai County in multiple ways, including offering a scholarship program that’s open to local high school graduates who plan to continue their education at a college or trade school.

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VACTE, Jones Ford announce April JTED students of the month

On May 1, Jones Ford and the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education governing board recognized the April 2018 Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

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V’ACTE, Jones Ford announce January 2018 JTED students of the month

Feb. 6, Jones Ford and the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education governing board recognized the January 2018 Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

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Camp Verde Senior Center Volunteer of the Month: Lonnie Gibbons

The Camp Verde Senior Center and President Denny Hach presented Lonnie Gibbons the Volunteer of the Month award for the month of February.

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Camp Verde High School February Student of Month: Bailey Gagnon

Camp Verde High School has named Bailey Gagnon the school’s student of the month for February.

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Mountain View Prep’s A-team goes to state championship tourney

Congratulations to Mountain View Preparatory’s Girls’ Basketball A Team for winning the Verde Valley Small Schools Championship this year.

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YC Culinary Program’s top chef earns prestigious rating

Jennifer Jackson, lead faculty member at the Yavapai College Culinary Institute of Sedona, is nearing the pinnacle of educational honors in her profession.

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Southwest Wine Center wins awards at state competition

Yavapai College Southwest Wine Center students have notched more “bests” in the industry.

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Chamber names Linda Norman Volunteer of the Year

Linda Norman was named this year’s Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of Year at Friday night’s Annual Dinner and Installation Banquet. Board members were also present at the Moose Club.

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V’ACTE, Jones Ford announce JTED students of the month

On Dec. 5, the Jones Ford and the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education governing board recognized the December 2017 Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

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Verde Valley first responders honored by Moose Lodge

The Verde Valley Moose Lodge 1449 hosted its fourth annual First Responder Appreciation Dinner Jan. 20.

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Celebrating 38 years of service

Tuesday, Cottonwood Mayor Tim Elinski and city council presented DeDe Ewald with a plaque of Appreciation for 38 years of service as a volunteer and a member of the Library Advisory Board.

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DeVore receives scholarship award

Hannah DeVore, athlete at Mingus Union High School was selected to receive the Better Business Bureau’s Ethical Athlete Scholarship award.

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Chief Deputy County Attorney Dennis McGrane wins Jack Ogg Award for Community Service

Dennis McGrane, the chief deputy in the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office, is this year’s recipient of the Jack Ogg Award for Community Service by the Yavapai County Bar Association.

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Cottonwood Elementary celebrates spelling bee winner

On Dec. 15, Cottonwood Elementary School fifth grader Ron Bongon, pictured at right, finished first at the school’s annual Spelling Bee.

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Thank you, Vicky Menseneick

Camp Verde Senior Center and President Dennis Hach recognizes Vicky Menseneick with a Certificate of Appreciation for the special contributions Vicky makes to the Center.

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Camp Verde Senior Center Volunteers of the Year

The Camp Verde Senior Center and President Denny Hach, recognize Carrie McCarter, on the right, and Mikki Uszenski, in the center, with Volunteer of the Year awards.

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YES the Arc recognizes Verde Valley Newspapers at annual Christmas dinner

Since 1974, YES the Arc has met the needs of the Verde Valley’s developmentally disabled. Saturday, the longtime organization held its 43rd Annual Holiday Dinner Dance at the Clarkdale Memorial Club House.

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V’ACTE, Jones Ford announce November JTED students of the month

On Dec. 5, the Jones Ford and the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education governing board recognized the November Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

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Realtors Association names new leadership, honors region’s top professionals

The Sedona Verde Valley Association of REALTORS® held its annual Installation and Awards event on Friday, Dec. 8, at the Clark Memorial Clubhouse with a 1920s theme.

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40 student nurses mark end of Yavapai College studies; earn pins, degrees

Fall semester came to a memorable close for 40 Yavapai College student nurses who earned the chance to either continue their educations or, following a national licensing exam, to join the ranks of nurses caring for the sick and wounded across the globe.

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