Unification/consolidation talks also on Tuesday agenda
After two days of contract negotiations, Dr. Penny Hargrove left the Verde Valley at about 6 p.m. Thursday before her Friday morning flight back home to Kansas.
Town council to also hear United Verde Soil Program presentation
The Clarkdale Town Council will meet Tuesday to possibly vote on the future of the library and to hear a presentation on the United Verde Soil Program.
Africanized bees ready for spring
Spring has sprung, and love – and possibly buzzing – is in the air.
There’s not a single soul at the Camp Verde Adult Reading Program and LEARN Center who works as much as 26 hours in a given week.
A 24-year-old female from Texas, traveling in a remote area of the Havasupai Reservation, became stranded when her car ran out of gas, stated the Arizona Department of Public Safety in a news release.
The man described as an outstanding suspected felon – who fled the scene after a high speed chase that resulted in an I-17 rollover near Camp Verde March 15 - has been caught.
A late winter storm this week and more precipitation expected next week have Arizona Department of Transportation maintenance crews in patrol-and-patch mode as they address pavement-repair needs on I-40 and I-17 in the high country.
Inspired by the Prescott volunteer trails group Over the Hill Gang, the Verde Ranger District has commissioned volunteers to perform trail work in the Verde Valley.
State Route 89A in Oak Creek Canyon is currently closed at night as road repair crews apply patch work and overlays between Sedona and Flagstaff.
Amanda Wilber has been selected to fill the Human Resources/Risk Manager position at the City of Cottonwood.
9th annual event promotes awareness to plight of seniors
The ninth annual ‘March for Meals’ event is slated for Saturday in both Cottonwood and Camp Verde.
COTTONWOOD – Tuesday, the Cottonwood City Council went into executive session for the annual review of City Manager Doug Bartosh. The discussion and possible action regarding Bartosh’s employment agreement was also placed on the agenda after the executive session.
Wednesday was Alexandria Wright’s last day serving as the Regional Economic Development director for Yavapai College.
Audit of Valley career and technical ed program uncovers inappropriate review procedures for fiscal management
COTTONWOOD – That old adage of the left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing never rung more true than with the results of Heinfeld, Meech and Company’s draft of its fiscal year 2015-2016 financial audit of Valley Academy of Career and Technical Education.
With state funding no longer available, CVARP leadership seeks donors
VERDE VALLEY– In existence since 1988, the Camp Verde Adult Reading Program and LEARN Center was designed to help adults earn their GED or learn English as a second language.
Concerned neighbors speak out against ATV riders in their backyard; planning commission rejects proposal
COTTONWOOD – Monday, the Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously shot down the zone change request and design review for Bill Gray Plaza – a single parcel to be used as an ATV rental office.
JEROME – Maybe it doesn’t seem so long ago when Frank Vander Horst spent 20 years working in marketing, purchasing, supply chain management and strategic business relationships.
Stubbs’ case reassigned to Prescott judge
PRESCOTT – Nathaniel Leroy Stubbs, a Cottonwood man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the death of his mother, is scheduled to be sentenced March 31 before Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Paupore in the Yavapai County Courthouse in Prescott.
CAMP VERDE – Jill Sarah Buckley is scheduled to appear for a pretrial conference March 27 before Judge Michael R. Bluff at Yavapai Superior Court in Camp Verde.
PHOENIX -- Claiming a “commitment to transparency,’’ the state’s largest electric utility on detailed more than $10 million it spent in the last two years to directly and indirectly influence elections and gave to other organizations to lobby.
CAMP VERDE – The mother who was accused of giving her children marijuana gummy candy was sentenced March 7 by Judge Michael R. Bluff at Yavapai Superior Court in Camp Verde.
Yavapai County has been working with the Forest Service over the past few years to develop a trail system near the communities of Bridgeport and Cornville on National Forest Lands.
PHOENIX -- The president of the state Senate is quashing legislation that would have made it harder to prosecute people for firing off weapons within city limits.
Judge Bill Lundy of the Verde Valley Justice Court issued the following felony complaints:
Verde Valley News Roundup
COTTONWOOD – The Thunder Valley Rally committee is busy working on the entertainment lineup for this year’s event, set for Sept. 15-16.
- Plans stall for ATV rentals on Bill Gray Road
- Court docket: March 19, 2017
- Mom arrested for giving kids marijuana gummy candy gets 6 months in jail, lifetime probation
- City Council delays review of city manager
- Obituary: Robert Roy Fanning
- Pair involved in deadly Camp Verde Circle K shooting set for pretrial conferences
- March 31 sentencing set for man who killed his mother
- Two people sent to hospital following semi-truck, trailer rollover on I-17
- Editorial: Collins’ case has become exercise in delaying justice
- Jerome mayor’s open forums allow him to hear residents’ expectations for community
- One person dead after attempting creek crossing
- Jerome’s historic Cuban Queen Bordello collapses
- Man who lost life in flood waters identified
- Body discovered beneath Sedona’s Midgley Bridge
- UPDATE: Submerged vehicle in Beaver Creek; status of bodies unknown
- Hotel, expanded retail offerings planned for VOC outlet mall
- Convenience store newest retail offering in Old Town Cottonwood
- Court docket: March 19, 2017
- Court Docket: March 5, 2017
- Project to transform Masonic Lodge into winery, tasting room, restaurant moves forward