Sebra Choe, economic development specialist in Camp Verde, hopes to formalize the town’s commitment to a visible night sky by achieving the dark-sky community designation from the International Dark-sky Association.
In June 2016, Timmie Bell was hospitalized for an infection in her lungs. Her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, started as a small cough left that left Bell struggling to breathe.
JEROME -- A measure to initiate staggered terms may not end up on Jerome’s ballot after all this year, now that the Jerome Town Council was notified of the cost.
JEROME -- As of Tuesday night’s meeting, Jerome no longer has a planning and zoning commission due to a lack of members, leaving the board unable to reach a quorum. Two members of the board’s terms expired and neither were present at the meeting.
CAMP VERDE – A sexual exploitation case that disturbed Verde Santa Fe residents two years ago is being prepped for trial by the State and Phoenix attorney Bruce Blumberg.
CAMP VERDE – A man who stole over $400 of meat and alcohol from Walmart accepted a plea deal on Monday.
A fire season can be defined in two ways: the first is by the occurrence of fires, most of which occur from mid-April to mid-July. The second definition refers to when most fire crews are hired – April to October.
Clarkdale Council Member Bill Regner was announced as one of the 2018 fellows in the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership Flinn-Brown Fellowship.
CLARKDALE – The Clarkdale Town Council was all in agreement when it came to Town Manager Gayle Mabery’s performance, calling her “outstanding.”
Cottonwood Police Chief Steve Gesell shook Federal Bureau of Information Director Christopher Wray’s hand last week in Phoenix, after a meeting between the director and approximately 30 police chiefs from around the state.
Tia Lorrell Stevens and Zion Eliaz Plotnikoff appeared in court for their first case management conferences Monday.
CLARKDALE – Town Manager Gayle Mabery gave the Town Council a break-down of the ongoing park remediation at the regular council meeting on Tuesday.
Francis Klettke has been ruled mentally competent to stand trial for the October 2016 murder of his father, Dale Klettke.
Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael R. Bluff deliberated a choice as he often does on Mondays: send 50-year-old Mongco Thich, convicted of child abuse after a jury trial, to prison or grant her probation.
CAMP VERDE – A pre-trial hearing date has been set in the consolidated cases of two Yavapai County men charged with sex trafficking.
Police Chief Allen Muma said it is the department’s goal to operate a parking permit system by May 1, according to a report submitted to the Jerome Town Council.
The first word Ryan Bigelow used to describe his transition from parks and recreation to the library was “unique.”
A man who inflicted a “life-threatening” neck injury to his roommate was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday.
CAMP VERDE -- The suspects charged in an attempted Cottonwood Taco Bell robbery last month are all pointing fingers at each other, according to probable cause documents submitted to Yavapai County Superior Court.
The Town of Clarkdale has a certified silver rating, according to the Verde Valley Sustainability Alliance.
COTTONWOOD – The Riverfront Water Reclamation Facility is operational – more than six years after former Cottonwood City Council members authorized its construction.
Hundreds people arrived for the mile-long Women’s March at 10 a.m. despite cold rain showers. Sedona Police counted 500 marchers between Rodeo Road and Coffee Pot Drive, according to Sergeant Stephanie Foley.
Candidate packets are currently available at the Clerk’s Office.
Ben Kramer was appointed to Clarkdale Town Council in September 2017.
“My actions were wrong. I understand there were two victims and I’m sorry,” Swank said. “I want to right my wrongs and fix anything I possibly can. I was young and wasn’t thinking about how my actions would affect those two girls … I really cannot believe I did those things.”
JEROME – If you don’t live in Jerome, you’ve likely never heard of The Jerome Book.
COTTONWOOD – Red Rock Pediatrics has announced a new partnership with Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
Gary “Jay” Leslie Zimmerman Jr. pleaded guilty to one count of attempt to lure a minor for sex, one count of child molestation, one count of continuous sexual abuse of a child and two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.
COTTONWOOD – There was minimal attendance for the Cottonwood City Council’s first reading of the Use Tax ordinance Tuesday.
In 1895, the Jerome Lumber Company referred to the saw mill located eight miles out of town. Now, the Jerome Lumber Company is what Mike Caruso calls his handmade furniture business.
CAMP VERDE – Richard Byard Sumner Jr., 44, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three counts of exploitation of a minor related to the creation, possession and transportation of child pornography from May 2014 to March 2016.
JEROME -- When Tim McClellan looked down at his phone and saw that an entertainment company was calling him, he was suddenly more nervous than he expected to be.
CAMP VERDE – Tyler Ray Sessler, one of three teens accused in a Clarkdale burglary, was sentenced to 90 days in jail and five years of probation by Judge Michael R. Bluff Monday.
Violations of the permit system can result in a $25 citation.