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Stats show dining out not so tough for Arizonans

New figures from OpenTable suggest that Arizonans are once again warming to the idea of dining out -- and doing so with more exuberance than much of the rest of the country.

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State Senate ends 2020 regular session

State senators finally pulled the plug Tuesday on the legislative session, leaving unresolved the question of whether businesses should get special protection from COVID-19 lawsuits.

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Triple-digit temps to scorch Verde Valley this week

Temperatures this week will be consistently hotter than 100 degrees for the first time in 2020 in the Verde Valley.

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Camp Verde Unified releases graduation protocols

Tuesday, Camp Verde Unified announced precautions the district will take at its June 2-4 celebrations, which include South Verde and Camp Verde Accommodation School graduations at 6 p.m. June 2 in the Philip England Performing Arts Center, as well as the eighth-grade promotion ceremony at 6 p.m. June 3, and Camp Verde High School graduation at 7 p.m. June 4, both at Sam Hammerstrom Field.

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Camp Verde honors CVHS Class of 2020 with drive-by salute

Camp Verde honors CVHS Class of 2020 with drive-by salute.

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Camp Verde High School graduation set for June 4

At 7 p.m. Thursday, June 4, Camp Verde High School’s Class of 2020 will graduate on the school’s football field, Sam Hammerstrom Field.

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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.

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Chino Valley traffic stop leads to PANT search warrant, seven arrests

Multiple drug-related arrests were made in Chino Valley after a May 18 traffic stop that led to a search and a drug investigation.

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Cecilio Cruz murder trial still on hold

There will be about 15 days needed for the trial of Cruz, 39, who is charged with killing his pregnant, 17-year-old ex-girlfriend, Marisol Gonzalez, in Cottonwood in March 1997.

Reader Poll:

Would you consider Mingus Union’s “Turning the Tassel” and virtual graduation ceremonies a success?

  • All things considered, an excellent job 67%
  • Mingus should have offered a traditional graduation 0%
  • Actually prefer this to a traditional graduation 33%

6 total votes

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New Music this week

Life On The Flip Side is Jimmy Buffett's first studio album in seven years.

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Watch on DVD -- or stream: available this week

In the movie "The Invisible Man," Cecilia Kass knows what it’s like to have a psychopath for a boyfriend. Her ex, Adrian Griffin, had been controlling, manipulative and violent even after the breakup.

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Mountain Trails Gallery at Tlaquepaque partners with Sedona: Safe. Clean. Ready program

Mountain Trails Gallery, in coordination with Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, is proud to announce that the gallery is a participant in the City of Sedona and Chamber of Commerce’s “Sedona: Safe. Clean. Ready” program and is now open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p,m.

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Chance Densmore named Mingus Union’s male athlete of the year

Densmore also competed in cross country and in track and field at Mingus Union. His ability to play well in multiple sports is only one reason why Densmore is Mingus Union’s male athlete of the year for 2019-2020.

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Zoey Arwine: Mingus female athlete of year

One Saturday in February, Zoey Arwine managed to accomplish something seldom seen in high school athletics: postseason competition in two sports on the same day.

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Mingus’ Silas Willoughby to continue running career at Northwest University

"A team is more than a team. It’s a family, and having a 50-member supportive family makes all the difference when it comes down to it.”

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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:

Would you consider Mingus Union’s “Turning the Tassel” and virtual graduation ceremonies a success?

  • All things considered, an excellent job 67%
  • Mingus should have offered a traditional graduation 0%
  • Actually prefer this to a traditional graduation 33%

6 total votes

See past polls