COTTONWOOD – Merkin Vineyards Tasting Room & Osteria is looking to extend the existing railing and adding a new shade structure for the patio.
Cottonwood City Council went into executive session Tuesday night to discuss the prospect of purchasing a new city hall building.
An entertainment district must be at least 1/8 mile wide (660 feet) and no more than 1 mile square mile in area. It must have a collection of entertainment/tourism uses, such as restaurants, bars, galleries, and museums. Only one such area is allowed for a city the size of Cottonwood.
COTTONWOOD – “What this house means to me and Jamie - a second chance. For Jamie and I to have a safe home to live in and come to every night. Where some individuals don’t have that,” expressed Rachel Hernandez during an emotional speech Monday morning.
Use Tax is a tax on tangible personal property which is purchased or leased for storage or use in the city on which tax was not paid at the time of purchase or rental.
Remember this cute face?
Cottonwood Police Officer Matthew Watson just returned home from his fourth deployment.
A man died Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a diesel tanker truck exiting Interstate 17 in Camp Verde.
The 33rd annual Verde Valley Toy Run, sponsored by the Moose Lodge, is set for Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
COTTONWOOD – Here’s what you can look forward to at this year’s ‘Walkin’ on Main’ event in Old Town Cottonwood on Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Police department implements assessment to determine risk level
COTTONWOOD – October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Though the month has come and gone, Cottonwood’s risk assessment program is in full force.
The Verde Valley Toy Run, sponsored by the Moose Lodge, is set for Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Historian Glenda Farley provides intriguing information
Every historic home and building in the Verde Valley has a story.
One Love Pet Spa, LLC, offers grooming for dogs of all sizes and breeds.
Event features wine tasting, car show, art exhibits, live music
‘Walkin’ on Main’ returns to Old Town Nov. 11
Second accident near Sedona exit involved '7-8 vehicles'
Two different collisions on I-17 near the SR 179 Sedona exit resulted in numerous injuries and brought traffic to a standstill Monday afternoon.
Extent of injuries unknown
Two different collisions on I-17 near the SR 179 Sedona exit have traffic at a standstill.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is reminding area residents to be aware that Halloween pumpkins and other fall decorations can attract wildlife when displayed outdoors.
One male and one female were transported after a single-vehicle motorcycle accident on Mingus Avenue near 12th Street in Cottonwood around 1:20 p.m. Friday.
Driving through Mingus Avenue hasn’t been a joy for anyone.
Driver cited for failure to obey traffic control device
A 53-foot Family Dollar tractor-trailer, failing to negotiate a hairpin turn on Mingus Mountain about 13 miles south of Jerome, became disabled and halted traffic for three hours Wednesday morning.
Dr. Guth says goodbye to practice he started in 1981
“This is the letter you all have known I would someday write. Here it is, I am retiring from dentistry,” said the goodbye letter from William F. Guth, D.D.S.
COTTONWOOD – Cottonwood could see a new 192-unit apartment complex in early 2019.
Lazuli LLC features unique, exotic gifts
COTTONWOOD – Lazuli LLC, owned by Marianne B. Miles, is open for business. Shoppers can look forward to unique handmade jewelry, art, and accessories at the Old Town Cottonwood store.
Survey shows dramatic growth of Arizona’s vineyard, winery tourism
VERDE VALLEY – The 2017 Arizona Wine Tourism Industry study is published, and the Verde Valley continues to be recognized as a prominent wine growing region.
Citizens throughout the City of Cottonwood and the Verde Valley are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 34th Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event Oct. 3.
“It came to fruition. We outgrew Old Town,” said Mitch Levy.
Tax would focus on costly items purchased elsewhere
Will the City of Cottonwood implement a Use Tax?
COTTONWOOD –“We have tried really hard to not be up here standing in front of you,” said Yavapai Broadcasting financial manager Jackie Bessler at Tuesday’s City Council worksession.
Weekend packed with motorcycles, music, food, pinups
Thunder Valley Rally kicks off Friday in Old Town Cottonwood.
The Sept. 15-16 Thunder Valley Rally will be divided between Old Town Cottonwood and Riverfront Park, with nighttime concerts designated for the latter.
Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council gave staff direction, naming the intersection as the No. 1 transportation priority in the Verde Valley.
“Ask any firefighter what the number 343 means to them and the conversation will immediately turn to September 11, 2001,” said Fire Chief Kris Kazian in a news release.
Two Cottonwood police officer positions were restored during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
Timothy Pebler was appointed and Bill Tinnin was reappointed as members to the Airport Commission. The terms of two current Airport Commission Members, Ron Krumm and Bill Tinnin, expired July 1.
Sedona Fire, along with other emergency personnel, responded to a fatal fall at Midgley Bridge around 2 p.m. Saturday.
Water, infrastructure, budgets, workforce, local government control hot topics
Representatives from Cottonwood and Clarkdale attended the annual League of Arizona Cities and Towns conference last week in Oro Valley.
Walk on the Wild Side: Javelina, mountain lion, bobcat, coyote, deer – your backyard could also be their stomping grounds
The lush-yet-rugged beauty of the Verde Valley landscape is home to all sorts of wildlife.
48 residents without power after power line damage
Many Clarkdale residents were in the dark Sunday evening when forceful winds damaged powerlines in the area.
COTTONWOOD – Monday, the Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission approved the conditional use permit and design review requested by the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church to allow the construction of a new senior housing complex, a rectory for priests, a new social hall, and new parish offices.
Thunder Valley Rally is less than one month away, and the TVR committee is busy putting the final touches on the annual motorcycle rally.
Permit, design review requests go before P&Z Commission Monday
Monday, the Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission will consider the conditional use permit and design review requested by the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church to allow the construction of a new senior housing complex, a rectory for priests, a new social hall, and new parish offices.
COTTONWOOD – Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council members approved the rezoning of two parcels of land at 920 N. Main St. and 925 Cactus St. for the LeMain development from Light Commercial to Planned Area Development.
COTTONWOOD – Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council moved to wave the 5-percent cap on administrative approval of change orders during the construction of the Mingus Avenue waterline project.
From Camp Verde to Sedona, much goes bump in the night
The somewhat sordid history of the Verde Valley isn’t exactly a secret.
New businesses have opened in Cottonwood recently, and more will be opening their doors in the near future.
In the months of June and July, Cottonwood received a total of 1.83 inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service.
Krys Vogler, from Toys for Tots, presented plaques of appreciation to members of the fire department and parks and recreation department for their participation in the 2016 event.
Current student enrollment at 1,265
It’s back-to-school time for Mingus Union High School.
National Night Out is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.