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Camp Verde High School to graduate 85 seniors Thursday
Graduates receive $1.5 million in awards, scholarships

With 81 graduates this year and another four from the district’s accommodation school, Camp Verde High School does not recognize the title of valedictorian, nor salutatorian.

By Bill Helm May 20, 2019
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Minerals Research, Inc. would like to advise there will be some blasting activity conducted at the slag pile on Friday, May 24th, 2019 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

By The Verde Independent May 20, 2019
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Republican legislative leaders say they've reached a deal on a spending plan with Gov. Doug Ducey.

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If you are a current home delivery subscriber receiving the Independent or Bugle you can activate your free, unlimited digital access account at VerdeFree.com.

By Verde Independent May 20, 2019
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PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey won't support eliminating the ability of parents to claim a personal exemption for their children from vaccines despite a new published study showing the state's largest county at risk for a measles epidemic.

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Thursday, almost five years to the day, her friend David Waechter choked up as he spoke about his close friend and riding partner.

By Vyto Starinskas May 18, 2019
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Thursday, the district’s posting for a new superintendent went live, according to Mingus Union School Board President Lori Drake.

By Bill Helm May 18, 2019
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The Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum, in partnership with Yavapai College Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Sedona/Verde Valley, is pleased to present an Arizona Humanities Council-AZ Speaks free community education event on Thursday May 23, titled “Hell-raising, Heroic and Hidden Women of the Old West”

May 18, 2019
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According to the Jerome Police Department, the driver is believed to have lost consciousness due to medical condition while driving, accelerated, left the roadway and rolled over, coming to a rest upside down.

May 18, 2019
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Kai Evan Keller, 36, is back in Cottonwood after having been released from the Yavapai County Jail, according to a May 17 press release from Kuhlt.

By Bill Helm May 17, 2019
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At approximately 3:45 p.m. Thursday, an unidentified man tried to kidnap a 16-year-old female while she walking home from Cottonwood’s American Heritage Academy.

May 17, 2019
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Verde Valley Fire District and Cottonwood Fire Department officials are currently on scene battling a brush fire near Bill Gray Road a few miles from the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

May 17, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – With a 5-to-2 vote Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council approved the Camp Verde Arena Association’s request for an additional $50,000 to build its equestrian center.

By Bill Helm May 16, 2019
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The Jerome Town Council has decided to put paid parking kiosks in town to provide a revenue source for high infrastructure repair costs.

By Vyto Starinskas May 16, 2019
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The Town of Jerome is discussing the possible future development of the former Cuban Queen property, but behind closed doors under the town attorney’s advice.

By Vyto Starinskas May 16, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – Camp Verde’s Parks and Recreation department announced Tuesday that Cornfest will definitely be back in 2019.

By Bill Helm May 16, 2019
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You might feel like summer vacation just started, but Yavapai County Community Health Services is urging parents to start thinking about back-to-school vaccinations now.

May 16, 2019
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The Yavapai College District Governing Board voted unanimously to adopt the College’s proposed budget for the 2020 academic year this week at its annual budget hearing on the Prescott Campus.

May 16, 2019
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It was announced at the 48th annual meeting of the Yavapai College Foundation, held Tuesday May 7, that Yavapai College alumnae, Valerie Wood, has been named president of the Yavapai College Foundation Board of Directors succeeding Don Michelman.

May 16, 2019
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Special Report: ‘When it rains, it stinks’
A different border crisis: It’s not security or immigration, it’s sewage

People who live along the southern border all say the same thing: When it rains, it stinks.

By By CHLOE JONES Cronkite News May 16, 2019
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Saying the rates they charge amount to usury, backers of a new initiative seek to outlaw title loans -- or at least the interest they are allowed to charge.

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Siding with retailers, the state House voted Wednesday to at least partly preempts cities and towns from enacting their own rules on the sale and marketing of tobacco and vaping products.

Arizona Jr. and Sr. High School will celebrate the end of its first year when it graduates 35 high school seniors at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Camp Verde Community Center gymnasium.

By Bill Helm May 15, 2019
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A former national speed skating champion lent her voice Tuesday to those who want to give victims of child sexual assault and abuse more time to sue their assailants -- and specifically those who permitted it to happen.

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Well, it's official: The Arizona Legislature is now in overtime.