Bill Helm


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Camp Verde considers future of Cornfest, Fort Verde Days, Pecan and Wine Festival

CAMP VERDE – Once upon a time, the Town of Camp Verde would spend as much as $250,000 in a calendar year to put on Fort Verde Days, Cornfest and its other signature events.

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3 principals, 2 schools for Cottonwood-Oak Creek

Leadership teams ‘have been determined’ for Cottonwood-Oak Creek campus merger study

COTTONWOOD – As Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District considers merging Dr. Daniel Bright School, Cottonwood Elementary School and Cottonwood Middle School into two K-8 schools, there’s only one thing that is certain.

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Mingus Union’s Anita Glazar not a fan of Clarkdale-Jerome students paying high school tuition to unified district

A ‘moral, ethical thing’

COTTONWOOD – If the community says yes, then it’s yes. If it says no, then it’s no.

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Camp Verde to save more than $85K as council OK’s refinance of WIFA loans

CAMP VERDE – With Wednesday’s 6-to-0 vote, the Camp Verde Town Council approved a resolution that effectively refinances two Water Infrastructure Finance Authority loans under the Camp Verde Sanitary District – and saves $85,480 over the life of the loans.

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Three and done for Dr. Dennis Goodwin?

Tuesday, the CVUSD board voted 5-to-0 to accept Dr. Goodwin’s letter of intent to not seek a contract renewal. Goodwin, whose contract expires on June 30, 2018, is in his third year as district superintendent.

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Healing Canyon Ranch could be ‘fully operational’ by April

CAMP VERDE – For close to 10 years, Animal Guardian Network has provided care for hospice, special needs and senior animals on a roughly one-acre parcel in Cave Creek.

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V’ACTE, Jones Ford announce November JTED students of the month

On Dec. 5, the Jones Ford and the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education governing board recognized the November Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

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Town Manager contract subject of Camp Verde council meeting

On Dec. 15, the Camp Verde Town Council could go into executive session to discuss a possible contract for Town Manager Russ Martin.

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Camp Verde council to consider refinance of WIFA loan

Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council could approve a resolution that would authorize the sale and issuance of Camp Verde Sanitary District General Obligation Refunding Bonds.

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Camp Verde council to consider future planning, coordination, execution of its annual events

In the past 20 or so years, the Town of Camp Verde, Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce, Camp Verde Promotions, Verde Valley Archaeology Center, even the newly-formed Camp Verde Business Alliance have played a role in operating and/or owning Camp Verde’s three signature events.

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