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Man involved in vehicle-pedestrian crash facing homicide, DUI charges

A 20-year-old Camp Verde man is facing second-degree homicide and DUI charges following a vehicle-pedestrian collision on State Route 260 in July.

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YCSO: Traffic Stop leads to meth, firearm seizure

On September 6, 2018, just before 11 PM, 38-year-old Dustin Perley from Phoenix, 48-year-old David Everitt Jr. from Clarkdale, and 34-year-old Ann Duffy from Phoenix, were arrested for various drug charges following a traffic stop on north I17 near Cordes Lakes, Arizona.

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Man tells officers he can't remember his birthday during wellness check

Officers found heroin on man after he resisted arrest

A Cottonwood man gave officers a fake name and told them he couldn't remember his birthday during a wellness check on Friday, Sept. 7, according to Cottonwood Police.

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Serial bank robber arrested by YCSO deputy during 'routine' traffic stop

Criss-Cross Bandit suspects indicted by FBI

A suspect connected to a string of bank robberies throughout the Phoenix-metro area in the last two years was arrested by a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputy in late August, according to a YCSO news release.

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Border Patrol union aligns with Ducey in gubernatorial race

The head of the local Border Patrol union is telling Hispanics they should not support David Garcia for governor simply because he also is Latino.

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New Arizona law keeps Libertarians off election ballot

For the first time in more than two decades, Arizonans won't have the option to vote for a Libertarian Party candidate for governor.

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Attorney seeks reversal on ruling that hashish not part of medical marijuana law

Attorneys for a Yavapai County resident are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision which makes criminals out of medical marijuana patients who choose to use edibles and liquids rather than smoking the plant's dried flowers and leaves.

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Carol Anne Teague seeks seat on Mingus Union School Board

I characterize the operations of Mingus Union High School as strong and stable.

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Jason Finger seeks seat on Mingus Union School Board

MUHS is a small district that offers incredible programs to their students in a wide range of areas from its award-winning drama department to the wide range of competitive sports opportunities to their vast offerings with its CTE partnerships.

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75 spaces available for Fort Verde Days’ car show

Car show raises money to help fight blindness

Fort Verde Days wouldn’t be the same without the annual Camp Verde Lions Club Car Show.

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Tip-a-Cop to help support Arizona Special Olympics

The Camp Verde Marshal’s Office believes in special tips for Arizona’s Special Olympians.

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Camp Verde council to recognize recently-elected officials

Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council will unofficially say hello to Joe Butner and Bill LeBeau as new members of the council.

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9-11 Remembrance (with video)

Tuesday morning, the Verde Valley Fire District employees lined up at the station on SR260 and listened to the following message: “On the morning of September 11, 2001, the United States found itself under attack.

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New attorney for Cecilio Cruz

Murder case may be ready for trial by next summer

The 21-year-old murder case against Cecilio Cruz, 38, is creeping along as a new attorney for Cruz is now three months on the job.

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Cottonwood P&Z approves new Starbucks amid traffic concerns

P&Z voted 4-2 recommending Cottonwood City Council approve the project. Commission Member Tom Narwid and Vice Chairman Judd Wasden were the nay-sayers in the vote.

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Thunder Valley Rally revving up into Cottonwood Wednesday

COTTONWOOD -- Bikers -- both locals and out-of-towners -- are rolling into Old Town and River Front Park Wednesday for the annual Thunder Valley Rally.

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‘Walkin’ on Main’ a celebration of Historic 89A and Verde Valley

The City of Cottonwood is celebrating Historic 89A and the Verde Valley with the 10th Annual Walkin’ on Main event, November 10th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. presented and sponsored by your Cottonwood Edward Jones offices and supported by the Verde Valley Wine Consortium, the City of Cottonwood, and Local First Arizona.

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‘Singing Cowboys’ inducted into Greater Arizona Country Music Hall of Fame

Cottonwood’s Blazin M Ranch “Singing Cowboys” Jeanne and Jim Martin and Bill Bassett were honored this past weekend with their induction into the Greater Arizona Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Camp Verde Quilters sponsor biennial Quilt Show and Fabric Craft Boutique as part of Fort Verde Days

CAMP VERDE – If it didn’t take two years to plan their biennial Fort Verde Days Quilt Show, the Camp Verde Quilter’s Group just might do it more often.

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VERDE VALLEY EDUCATOR OF THE WEEK: Jess Kennen

Seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher, Clarkdale-Jerome School, Clarkdale

CLARKDALE – Though Jess Kennen teaches science, he really teaches students.

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Mingus may ask Cottonwood-Oak Creek to reconsider consolidation vote

COTTONWOOD – Thursday, the Mingus Union School Board could vote to ask Cottonwood-Oak Creek’s school board to reconsider its December 2017 vote to support a public vote on the consolidation of the two districts.

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Cottonwood Police searching for missing man with Alzheimer's

A 76-year-old Cottonwood man wandered away from his residence at 3400 E. Godard Road this morning, according to a Cottonwood Police news release.

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Motorcycle rider flown to Flagstaff following crash on AZ89A

COTTONWOOD – A motorcycle rider was flown to Flagstaff Medical Center Sunday following a crash near Arizona 89A and Wild Horse Lane.

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Sedona Fire District, DPS rescue injured hiker

SEDONA – An injured hiker was rescued from near the summit of Bell Rock late Sunday morning after suffering a compound fracture of the their lower leg.

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Verde Village car burglar caught thanks to citizen alert

VERDE VILLAGE – An alleged car burglar faces multiple felony charges following his arrest Sept. 8.