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Q&A with Verde Valley Teacher of the Week: Matt Bazzill

sixth-grade teacher, American Heritage Academy

Before Matt Bazzill became a teacher, he studied Chinese medicine, martial arts, and acupuncture. Though he still love these things, Bazzill does not practice them in the classroom.

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Chabad hosts menorah lighting, festival of lights at Tlaquepaque

Chabad of Sedona hosted a menorah lighting event to commemorate the first night of Hanukkah Sunday at the Tlaquepaque in Sedona. Friday marks the sixth night.

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Verde Canyon takes trip to North Pole

Verde Canyon Railroad made its inaugural trip to the North Pole Saturday night with a train full of children and adults. The trip started in Clarkdale.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1972: Indian Community Requests 800 Acres

There are 400 acres available near the Middle Verde Reservation and 400 acres available near Lynx Lake east of Prescott.

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Q&A with Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education Business Manager Shawnna Patton

It’s been more than 20 years since Shawnna Patton’s mother started working in education. It’s why she works in education, “seeing the benefits of working for a school.”

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Mingus thespians present: A Christmas Carol

Over the next two weekends, Mingus Union High School’s theater troupe will present A Christmas Carol at the school’s auditorium.

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Comic book artists set up shop in Old Town

Locals and visitors in Old Town Cottonwood can not only pick up a locally made piece of jewelry or clothing but comic books now, too.

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Q&A with VERDE VALLEY’S EDUCATOR OF THE WEEK Felisa McGavock

Montessori educator a ‘role model to her fellow co-workers’

CAMP VERDE – Felisa McGavock was 7 years old when she decided she would become a teacher. McGavock, now lead teacher at the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Montessori Children’s House in Camp Verde, would gather her cousins at her home and they would play school.

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Cornville Historical Society holiday event planned at Cracchiolo DK Ranch

The Cornville Historical Society has announced its annual holiday fundraiser event at the historic University of Arizona, Cracchiolo DK Ranch, 225 S. Merritt Ranch Road in Cornville.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1973: CLARKDALE; Old Lindner Garage

Cottonwood businessmen move to Clarkdale

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: Nov. 26, 2018

I love clouds and habitually shoot clouds that speak to me. I took this shot of the clouds from our back deck a couple of weeks ago and the Heron I shot at Watson Lake about a month ago.

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Life in the slow Lane: 'Lonely Girl'

It's that time of year and four out of my five piggies are now gone.

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Heart of Arizona Wine country just got bigger with 23rd tasting room

The “Heart of Arizona Wine Country” just got a little bigger. So big, in fact, that the list of tasting rooms in the Verde Valley now has its own map.

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Verde Valley Bicycle Company rolls into new era

Verde Valley Bicycle Company owner Bill Jackson and his staff pose for a photo during their open house after the bicycle shop in Old Town Cottonwood, 743 N Main St., finished major building renovations and upgrade to its bicycle inventory.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1904: Trip to Jerome and Camp Verde, Part 2

The travelers visited Camp Verde, Montezuma Castle, Soda Springs, Montezuma Well, etc., before returning to Jerome, Jerome Junction, and Prescott.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1904: Trip to Jerome and Camp Verde, Part 1.

A traveler's impressions of the scenery, mines, smelter, and Town of Jerome.

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Q&A with VERDE VALLEY’S EDUCATOR OF THE WEEK Sarah O’Donnal

C-OC educator ‘leaves her heart print on every child that crosses her path’

COTTONWOOD – It’s not uncommon for Sarah O’Donnal to spend her spare time with work on her mind.

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: Nov. 19, 2018

Sometimes the sky and my moods intersect in a soft glow where the world becomes a vista of pastels and muted colors and the day I shot this image was such a day … dreamy landscapes, clouds and sky.

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C&B Construction earns EPA indoor airPLUS Leader Award for 2018

C&B Construction has once again received the EPA indoor airPLUS Leader Award for 2018 from the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Verde Valley helps Manzanita Outreach deliver hope abroad

On behalf of myself and Manzanita Outreach, I would like to express our heartfelt thanks to our generous community. Here, I am privileged to be able to share about a place and a ministry that has captured my heart.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1928: Clarkdale Street Paving.

The retaining wall and sidewalk on the hill by the old high school are 90 years old.

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Q&A with VERDE VALLEY’S EDUCATOR OF THE WEEK Debra Terrey, first grade teacher, Verde Christian Academy

COTTONWOOD – Ben Russel recently sat behind Verde Christian Academy first grade teacher Deb Terrey during the school’s chapel time.

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Be Fit Fit!: Watch Out For That Kiddo On The Side Bench

So, the researchers pronounced themselves. The verdict is in.

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Life in the Slow Lane: "Really?!"

"Really?!" I said, my head tilted up to the gorgeous blue sky on Thursday morning. I was limping again, having tweaked a tendon even though I don't recall stepping wrong.

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: Nov. 13, 2018

Eyes wide Open ... … the music by Tony Anderson that I am playing and what this hen Gadwall has as she is dropping her gear (her feet) and swings them forward, spreading her feet out for a landing on the water … wee bit chilly now, but they are well insulated and able to deal with it.

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