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Down the hatch … among humans a way of toasting or celebrating by throwing a drink down your throat ...

By Ted Grussing May 23, 2019
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CLARKDALE – In the words of Steve Doerksen, Angela Russell is “who she is.”

By Bill Helm May 21, 2019
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LAKE MONTEZUMA – Kay and Ralph Nye will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 25.

By Bill Helm May 21, 2019
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Before I get to today's post I want to do some updating. The puppies are doing very well. They have mastered "sit" and the art of herding chickens and sheep, when they are not herding dogs.

By Denise Domning May 21, 2019
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Yesterday I spent about an hour and a half photographing House Mountain, an ancient shield volcano in the Sedona area.

By Ted Grussing May 20, 2019
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A shot I took of a grebe at Willow Lake a few weeks ago and he seems to have a look of incredulity about him … or curiosity perhaps … ornery?

By Ted Grussing May 15, 2019
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RIMROCK – Orderly and fun – at the same time. That’s how Beaver Creek Principal Katrina Sacco describes Wendy Quintana’s third grade classroom.

By Bill Helm May 14, 2019
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Mother’s Day! The “Big Day” is usually a joyful celebration, reflection and acknowledgement of the moms we love!

By Judy Bluhm May 12, 2019
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“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” My bud-to-blossom story began with the first man in my life.

By Marta Adelsman, Psy.D. May 12, 2019
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Eve Moffatt has always had an active life. With a thriving career as a jazz and blues singer, as well as a motivational speaker, her voice is a large part of who she is.

By BY KELCIE GREGA Staff Reporter May 9, 2019
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The natural habitat of the Upper Verde River, lake, springs and marshes once included an estimated 5,000 beavers, and an abundant assortment of wildlife.

By Glenda Farley May 7, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – While in college, Jeff Luera taught weekly at a juvenile detention center. His takeaway from the experience was the “need for positive role models in the lives of teenagers.”

By Bill Helm May 7, 2019
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The revolution in Mexico divided the Mexican community at Jerome.

By Glenda Farley May 7, 2019
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Career Day at Beaver Creek School.

By Bill Helm May 4, 2019

USS Houston and the Death Railroad OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, will host Maureen McIlroy McCabe in its May 9 Brown Bag Brain Buzz. McCabe will tell the amazing story of her father, Maurice Hurd, who was part of the surviving crew of the U.S.S. Houston, torpedoed by the Japanese navy on March 1, 1942.

May 4, 2019
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It is fascinating to delve into the histories of holidays that persist after so many centuries of celebration.

April 30, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – The most diminutive of pupils filled her first classroom what seems to be a lifetime ago.

By Bill Helm April 23, 2019
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The Cottonwood Community Band, under the direction of Dr. Sy Brandon, will perform two May concerts featuring music from stage and screen.

April 23, 2019
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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 Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler Jerry Grimes presented a Grand Exalted Ruler Special Citation to Exalted Ruler Janet Leuer, for 100 years of Meritorious Service to the Community. From left: Special Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler Jerry Grimes, Exalted Ruler Janet Leuer and Trustee Chairman Jim Plas.

April 20, 2019
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I have always enjoyed this image and usually shoot a few new ones every year … it is a reminder of this date (April 15th) during my working years as this is usually how I felt.

By Ted Grussing April 16, 2019
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I gotta ask. Are these not the most stinkingly cute critters you're ever seen? Ducklings! I got ducklings and it's not even Easter yet.

By Denise Domning April 16, 2019
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Drew Wang began his tenure at Camp Verde’s American Heritage Academy as the school’s sixth grade teacher.

By Bill Helm April 16, 2019
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COTTONWOOD -- Coldwell Banker-Mabery Real Estate has just been honored as being in the top 4% of all 3100 Coldwell Banker offices for 2018.

April 13, 2019
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Cottonwood CrossFit Can-Do owners Brandon and Jill Iurato have announced a new partnership with Nancy and Leon Pontikes.

April 13, 2019
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Puscifer the Store, an eclectic retailer of new and used vinyl, will host British singer and songwriter Carina Round for a special in-store performance on Record Store Day, Saturday, April 13, 3

April 11, 2019

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