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Spring Creek Ranch seeks annexation into Cottonwood

Tuesday’s Cottonwood City Council meeting will include a unique request.

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Arizona secretary of state wants investigation into mail delivery delay

Secretary of State Katie Hobbs pointed out that Louis DeJoy, a donor to the Trump campaign and the president's appointed postmaster general, has announced what he called changes to the "organizational structure'' of the financially struggling Postal Service.

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Judges order changes to ballot initiatives

Two more judges have slapped down what they called attempts by Republican lawmakers to taint descriptions given to voters of ballot measures

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Motorists help trooper stop wrong-way driver on I-17

The suspect from that wrong-way incident is Daniel Richard Zimmerman, 44, of Phoenix, according to Bart Graves, DPS media relations specialist. He was booked into the Yavapai County Jail in Camp Verde on charges of aggravated DUI and endangerment, Graves added.

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Cottonwood man who threatened to ‘shoot the place up’ gets 1.5 years in prison

David Michael Getzen, 59, of Cottonwood, was sentenced July 31, to 1.5 years in the Arizona State Prison after pleading guilty to two counts of impersonating a peace officer, both class six felonies.

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Cottonwood police: More than 50 grams of meth seized in traffic stop

Stewart was booked into the Yavapai County Detention Center for several felonies related to possession of meth for sale. He also had pending meth sales charges from Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking and booked on those charges as well.

Reader Poll:

Should our local school boards reopen schools this month?

  • Yes 58%
  • No 42%

402 total votes

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AIA releases fall sports schedule

As long as Arizona Interscholastic Association member schools are offering education, they can offer sports.

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Famed Louis Tewanima Footrace goes virtual this year

Every year for 46 years, hundreds of runners met at the village of Shungopavi, Second Mesa, on Hopi land, to race in honor of Louis Tewanima, a Hopi who won a silver medal in the Olympics in 1912.

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Peter Calandra to play baseball in New Jersey

Peter Calandra, a Class of 2020 graduate from Mingus Union, signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Atlantic Cape Community College in New Jersey.

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Guest commentary: Consolidation is an idea whose time has come

It is time for teachers and school boards of Mingus and Cottonwood-Oak Creek to stop being negative and more positive for all and look into reasons why school consolidation would be good for the students and the community and not their individual needs or wishes.

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Letter: Wearing masks a ‘my body, my choice’ situation

I believe there is a virus and that it is dangerous. But the people who are disseminating the information to us have a long record of lying to and showing dismissive contempt for American citizens as a whole.

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Letter: Dark Sky designation has had little benefit to Village of Oak Creek

The prestige of being a Dark Sky Community comes with responsibilities, lighting regulations, enforcement rules, and community commitment. When the designation was granted, Big Park seemingly had everything in place -- but, perhaps not.

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Jerome Elks Lodge shares the wealth with Camp Verde Bread of Life

On July 28, at the food bank sponsored by Bread of Life in Camp Verde, the Jerome Elks Lodge #1361 located at 100 S. Broadway in Clarkdale presented a $2,000 check to Executive Director Jeremy Embry of Bread of LIfe.

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Rimrock’s Melissa Reay earns doctoral degree in pharmacy from Midwestern University

Melissa Reay, Pharm.D., of Rimrock, has completed the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree at the College of Pharmacy Glendale (CPG) of Midwestern University. Conferring of degrees took place in a virtual graduation ceremony hosted by Midwestern University on May 22..

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Yavapai-Verde student named to Coca-Cola Academic Team

In January, Celeena Johnson was named to Yavapai College’s 2020 All-Arizona Academic Team.

Reader Poll:

Should our local school boards reopen schools this month?

  • Yes 58%
  • No 42%

402 total votes

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Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Herbert Herb Plocher, 1934-2020

Herbert Plocher, 1934-2020 Herbert (Herb) Plocher, 85, former resident of Columbus, Ohio, passed away at Circle of Life, Alzheimer’s Home, in Cottonwood, Arizona on July 27, 2020, with his daughter Claudia by his side.

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Obituary: Vera Ballesteros Reyes, 1938-2020

Vera Ballesteros Reyes entered into eternal peace on July 27, 2020.

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Obituary: William B. Mewhinney, 1927-2020

William B. Mewhinney, 93, of Cottonwood, Arizona, passed away July 21, 2020.