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Off-the-grid sex offender apprehended in Oregon

A Cottonwood level-3 sex offender was apprehended in Oregon by the U.S. Marshal and was booked at the Yavapai County Detention Center in Camp Verde Wednesday, according to Cottonwood Police Sgt. Monica Kuhlt.

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Two injured in motorcycle accident on Mingus Mountain

One flown to Flagstaff; road open

A man and woman riding on a motorcycle together were injured as they were heading up Mingus Mountain along Highway 89A late Thursday morning, July 19.

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GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS: Mingus Avenue project almost complete, but city needs to cough up another $300,000

There’s good news and bad news concerning the behemoth known as the Mingus Avenue reconstruction project, according to Cottonwood City Engineer Robert Winiecke.

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Old Town Association sees resurgence in new partnership

Chamber to serve as fiscal agent for organization

COTTONWOOD -- The Old Town Association is on a road to recovery after an embezzlement scandal that shook the organization. Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council approved $5,000 in funding for the Old Town Association for the final two quarters of the last fiscal year 2017-2018.

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Mingus registration begins next week

Mingus Union High School registration begins next week, according to a post on the MUHS Facebook patge.

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League of Women Voters to host Cottonwood City Council forum

The League of Women Voters Verde Valley branch will be hosting a candidate forum for Cottonwood City Council on Wednesday, July 25 at the Cottonwood Recreation Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Cottonwood moves forward with implementing water capacity fees

Cottonwood City Council approved capacity fees for water and wastewater fees Tuesday. Council had its first reading of Ordinance 643, which establishes these fees.

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Alex Goetting becomes write-in option for Camp Verde mayor

On July 17, Alex Goetting officially declared himself an option for Camp Verde’s mayorship.

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Camp Verde students can get free backpacks for school

Camp Verde students go back to school on Monday, Aug. 6. But two days prior, backpacks filled with supplies will be available at Camp Verde Community Church.

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Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Bruce George

Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Bruce George

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Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Carol German

Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Carol German

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Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Bill LeBeau

Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Bill LeBeau

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Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Robin Whatley

Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Robin Whatley

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Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Joe Butner

Camp Verde Town Council Q&A Round 3: Joe Butner

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On a mission At St. Cecilia’s

Vets For Hire is first going to spend five to six days prepping the stucco-covered church, according to Allen.

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Camp Verde Mayor Q&A Round 3: Charles German

Camp Verde Mayor Q&A Round 3: Charlie German

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Cottonwood City Council Q&A Round 4: Jackie Nairn

The location of this consolidated court would also be important as I would want to ensure that those who need to attend the court are able to get there without undue hardship and I would want to know the public wants such a change.

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Camp Verde Mayor Q&A Round 3: Jackie Baker

Camp Verde Mayor Q&A Round 3: Jackie Baker

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Cottonwood City Council Q&A Round 4: Bill Tinnin

As I understand it, annexation is up to the residents of the Verde Villages and the City can only give guidance. Since moving here from Flagstaff in the late 80’s I’ve lived in a few of the Verde Village units and I’ve never really understood why they weren’t annexed, I think it would be a good thing.

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Mingus sues to stop consolidation election

Petitions ‘designed to confuse and mislead’

COTTONWOOD – If it’s not the whole truth, it isn’t the truth at all.

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Cottonwood City Council Q&A Round 4: Michael Mathews

I believe (annexation) is eventually inevitable and mutually beneficial.

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Psychiatrist appointed to examine Jeremiah Gaver

PRESCOTT -- A psychiatrist has been appointed to examine the mental competency of Jeremiah Gaver, one of the men involved in a 2015 melee in the Cottonwood Walmart parking lot that left one man dead and two others shot, including a Cottonwood police officer.

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Married couple in meth bust each get 10 years

CAMP VERDE -- A married couple from Winslow who were both arrested in a methamphetamine arrest last year were each sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday on transportation of dangerous drug charges.

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Mingus Union offers school psychologist 5-percent raise, flexible schedule, but no longer Special Education director

COTTONWOOD – It’s reasonable to give the school psychologist a 5-percent raise and allow him to work four 10-hour days each week when the district’s other teachers are required to work five days.

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Cottonwood Public Safety Communications Center earns membership in national program for missing, exploited children

COTTONWOOD - From the moment the report of a missing child comes in, to the resolution of the case, every action taken has the potential to make the difference between a successful recovery and a tragic outcome.

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