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Yavapai-Apache Nation remembers its exodus

Annual commemoration day includes spirit run, blessings, cultural performances, food

At about 10 a.m. Saturday, a near 30-hour run from San Carlos will conclude as members of the Yavapai-Apache Nation will meet on Middle Verde Road in front of the Yavapai-Apache Cultural Center.

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Special handling required: Due to light sensitivity, Archaeology Center rotates Dyck Collection’s textiles exhibit every five months

CAMP VERDE – Many of the artifacts on display in the Verde Valley Archaeology Center’s Dyck Collection are “relatively permanent,” said Ken Zoll, the center’s executive director.

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AARP volunteers offer free tax aid assistance, appointment book quickly filling up

Don’t wait until it’s too late

VERDE VALLEY – Most years, it’s enough that AARP’s Tax Aide Service helps folks prepare their taxes via appointments at three Verde Valley locations.

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Prescott Valley boy seeks third consecutive county spelling bee win

38 school spelling bee winners battle for county spelling supremacy

Two years ago, Tanner Dodt of Prescott Valley won his first Yavapai County Spelling Bee.

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9 Verde Valley schools send spelling champions to county’s 71st annual bee

“Now I’m excited and anxious at school,” Matthew says.

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Camp Verde school board votes to continue four-day week

With a 3-to-2 vote Tuesday, the Camp Verde Unified School District’s governing board decided to retain the four-day school week at its elementary, middle and high schools – and to stick with the five-day school week at South Verde High School.

Beaver Creek Adult Center announces annual elections

At 10 a.m. Saturday, March 4, the Beaver Creek Adult Center will elect new directors – then its new officers, which includes a new president, vice president, secretary and treasurer.

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NRCD to host Small Irrigators Workshop

From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at the Town of Camp Verde’s Community Center, the Verde Natural Resource Conservation District – aka NRCD – will hold a Small Irrigators Workshop so ditch irrigators could learn to become more water-wise.

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Archaeology Center named non-profit partner for Montezuma Castle, Tuzigoot national monuments

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has agreed to become the official non-profit partner for Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot national monuments.

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Camp Verde council could approve cost to remove asbestos, then demolish old library

Before Camp Verde’s old library can be demolished, its trace amounts of asbestos must be removed.

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