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Mountain Bike Clubs rolling in Verde Valley schools

Verde Valley Bikes for Kids is creating mountain bike clubs in Verde Valley elementary schools.

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Early voting ends today

Yavapai County Recorder, Leslie Hoffman would like to announce that early voting will close at 5:00p.m., Friday, November 2 for the November 6, 2018 General Election.

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Plea bargain for ex-city employee accused of forging water test results could be either felony or misdemeanor

A former Cottonwood employee accused of forging drinking water test results could face a maximum of two years in prison if he takes a plea.

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Mother arrested after 'passing out' from possible heroin overdose in front of daughter

A 30-year old Cornville woman was arrested on Oct. 25 after her 9-year-old daughter found her "passed out" from a possible heroin overdose a few days earlier, according to the Yavapai County Sherriff’s Office.

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Camp Verde Town Council approves tiny houses

On Oct. 24, the Camp Verde Town Council approved an agritourism use permit for a community of tiny houses on wheels, vintage recreational vehicles and agritourism events.

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Gourd dancing, blessings highlight Yavapai-Apache Veterans Day

The Yavapai-Apache Nation will hold a special Veterans Day pow-wow Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Veterans Memorial Park, below Cliff Castle Casino Hotel.

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New pump at Dead Horse Ranch State Park means 'longer life for fish'

The channel catfish, redear sunfish, largemouth bass, grass carp, rainbow trout, and occasional crappie that live in the three lagoons at Dead Horse Ranch State Park are in for a pleasant surprise.

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Thrilling times in Clarkdale (with video)

Zombies take over Clarkdale on Wednesday night as Clarkdale Police join on the fun. A bus full of zombies were last seen leaving for Uptown Sedona Wednesday night for a 6 p.m. Halloween performance. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

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With gratitude and pride: Yavapai-Apache’s Jane-Russell-Winiecki empowered to accomplish anything she puts her mind to

Jane Russell-Winiecki said her biggest challenge as Tribal Council Chairwoman – more specifically as a woman – is to maintain the Nation’s “beautiful culture.”

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Cottonwood Police find third soda bottle bomb

A third soda bottle bomb was found Tuesday morning on the 700 block of East Mingus Avenue, according to Cottonwood Police.

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Beaver Creek library welcomes Verde Valley Photographic Society

From 3:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, meet members of the Verde Valley Photographic Society as they talk about their work that will be on display from Nov. 10 through Feb. 9 at the Beaver Creek Public Library.

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5 things you should know about New Cornville business: ‘Living Spaces’

In 2014, Mary Steibli began to show signs of dementia. Eventually, her husband Manfred decided that she needed better care than he could provide. So they decided to offer assisted living for others – in their own home.

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Mingus student arrested following threats to shoot another student

Increased police presence at Mingus Union High School today

A 14-year-old female Mingus student was arrested Tuesday after Cottonwood Police School Safety Officer Corbin Rice heard about alleged threats being made by the student, according to Cottonwood Police.

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Jerome Town Council accepts Hunter Bachrach’s resignation

Jerome Town Council officially accepted former council member Hunter Bachrach’s resignation Monday during a special meeting.

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Wicked stories from a wicked town: Three tales from Jerome’s past

It was dubbed “the wickedest town the West” for a reason. Girls, gunfights, gambling and billions of dollars of metals colored the setting of the classic Old West town. Any quasi-historian or anyone who just enjoys a good ghost story would have no problem yielding riches in Jerome’s historical mine. From angry mobs to lovers’ quarrels, here are three stories from Jerome’s past.

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Applications accepted for Camp Verde School Board

Tim Carter’s office soliciting interest through 5 p.m. Nov. 29

With the terms of three Camp Verde School Board members scheduled to end on Dec. 31, Carter, the Yavapai County School Superintendent finds himself in the position of soliciting interest in one of those positions.

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New Camp Verde marshal talks accountability

As he leads the town’s police department. Marshal Rowley said Monday that it’s “well-structured, well-planned, and they’re already doing the things I want to see in a police department.

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New president/CEO named for Northern Arizona Healthcare

The Northern Arizona Healthcare Board of Directors announced the appointment of Florence L. Spyrow, MSN, MPA/MHA, JD, FACHE, as president and chief executive officer of NAH. Spyrow served as interim president and CEO for six months, beginning in March 2018.

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Cottonwood announces finalists for city manager

Deputy City Manager Rudy Rodriguez listed as one of the candidates

The City of Cottonwood has narrowed down its list of candidates for a new city manager to five.

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College, construction industry partner to train, employ students

Yavapai College is rolling out an opportunity for men and women to earn while learning a high-demand skill and help a key industry fill its employee ranks.

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Young Eagles Flight Rally at Cottonwood Airport Nov. 3

Area young people ages 8 to 17 will have a chance to take to the skies in the morning of Saturday, Nov. 3, as Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 952 Verde Valley hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally the Cottonwood Municipal Airport (P52) Terminal.

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Camp Verde to host Hula festival Nov. 3 at Phillip England Center

“Aloha” – the most recognizable word in the Hawaiian language as a common greeting. Hawaiians regard the word with deep love, affection, compassion, kindness and grace.

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Sun City Man arrested on drug, theft charges following YCSO, PANT investigation

Over the past few weeks, PANT obtained information regarding methamphetamine sales involving 38-year-old Jason Clark from Sun City, according to YCSO.

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UPDATE: Mingus board places Hargrove on 10-day paid administrative leave

Board member Jim Ledbetter said superintendent’s actions to resolve AzMERIT testing problems ‘not a focused approach’

What Mingus Union Principal Genie Gee called a “technology failure” in August is now being called an “internal fire, a leadership failure” by a member of the district’s governing board.

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Project H.A.N.D.S. puts smiles on faces at The Haven

On Tuesday, more than a dozen of The Haven of Camp Verde’s residents received blessing bags from residents of the Verde View Senior Apartments.