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Don Shooter's ouster heard by federal judge panel

Attorneys for the state and a former House speaker told a federal court Tuesday that the legislature is free to remove members for any reason at all -- including political affiliation and race -- as long as they can muster a two-thirds vote.

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No plan for when – or if – Cottonwood JCPenney will re-open

Tuesday, a company communications employee said it isn’t clear when, or if, the Cottonwood JCPenney store will re-open.

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Clippers cancel summer swim season

There will continue to be still waters in Cottonwood this summer.

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Change order would add $65K to Camp Verde Sports Complex

Since February when the Camp Verde Town Council approved a $3.7 million contract to construct Phase 1B of the town’s sports complex, two change orders have saved the municipality close to $400K.

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Camp Verde considers Krebbs for Appeals Board

Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council will consider appointing Ken Krebbs to the town’s Board of Adjustments and Appeals.

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Verde Lakes fire contained to 10 acres

Copper Canyon Fire & Medical Authority used “aggressive firefighting tactics and strong apparatus deployment containment lines” to stop a fire at Catclaw and Verde Lakes drives late Saturday afternoon, according to a report from Copper Canyon Battalion Chief Eric Strauss.

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Domestic violence charge, 0.35 BAC part of Sunday arrests

A Sunday afternoon call to police for failure to pay resort charges led to a traffic stop on an interstate, a 0.35 blood-alcohol result and a felony charge, according to a news release.

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Cottonwood man arrested in strong-armed robbery attempt

A Cottonwood man has been arrested for felony strong-armed robbery after attempting to steal a purse from a woman at Verde Valley Medical Center.

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Accused kidnapper scheduled to head back to court

A man charged in a 2019 kidnapping incident is scheduled for a possible change-of-plea hearing next month in Yavapai County Superior Court.

Reader Poll:

If scientists and the National Institutes of Health bring to market a COVID-19 vaccine in the next seven to 10 months, would you get one?

  • Yes, with no worries. 32%
  • No, I am concerned I or someone in my family would become infected as a result / I don't like vaccines. 20%
  • No, I am not worried about COVID-19 infection. 21%
  • Yes, but with some concerns / how proven would it be? 28%

92 total votes

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Kudos Arts & Entertainment see more>

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Sedona Arts Center reopens

The Sedona Arts Center will be re-opening its Fine Art Gallery and classes to the public in early June with a Covid-19 protocol of: ongoing sanitation, social distancing and following government guidelines, including wearing face masks when social distancing is not possible.

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Sedona Film Festival presents virtual encore of ‘Blackfish’

With the Mary D. Fisher Theatre temporarily closed, the Sedona International Film Festival is proud to continue “MDF@Home” with the “Encore Series” by popular demand featuring the virtual return “Blackfish.”

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Live music returns to Sedona’s Bella Vita

Summer is almost here in sunny Sedona and it’s time to enjoy live music at Bella Vita Ristorante.

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VERDE HERITAGE: JEROME SCHOOLS and J. O. MULLEN

J. O. Mullen was Superintendent of Schools for 31 years. During the early 1900's, schools were closed about 30% of the time due to epidemics such as smallpox, scarlet fever, diphtheria, etc. In 1918 when Mr. and Mrs. John O. Mullin "came to Jerome the school plant consisted of the old Main Street elementary school, the old Jerome High School uptown below the United Verde Hospital on the grou...

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Western Light: New Life

Spring is always the time of new beginnings, new life, no matter how small or insignificant.

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Western Light: April showers bring flowers

Amid the chaos in the human world, nature still keeps to her silent rhythms, unfolding her beauty for us to enjoy.

Reader Poll:

If scientists and the National Institutes of Health bring to market a COVID-19 vaccine in the next seven to 10 months, would you get one?

  • Yes, with no worries. 32%
  • No, I am concerned I or someone in my family would become infected as a result / I don't like vaccines. 20%
  • No, I am not worried about COVID-19 infection. 21%
  • Yes, but with some concerns / how proven would it be? 28%

92 total votes

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Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Roberta Merrill 1938-2020

Roberta Merrill, 81 of Cottonwood, Arizona passed away peacefully on May, 20, 2020. She was born October, 29, 1938 in Rockford Illinois.

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Obituary: Juanita Uribe Molina 1931-2020

Juanita Uribe Molina, 88, of Cottonwood, Arizona, passed away on May 18, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Obituary: Dave Cech 1936 - 2020

John David (Dave) Cech of Cottonwood, passed away on May 20, 2020 after a short battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).