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Verde Independent, Camp Verde Bugle home delivery and newsstand papers delayed due to snow storm

Due to the ongoing snow storm, the Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle circulation departments has closed its offices for the day to allow our call center employees to get home safe.

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Snow day: Verde Valley schools will close Friday due to winter weather

Mingus Union High School and Cottonwood-Oak Creek School districts will be closed Friday as more snow showers are forecast today and tomorrow.

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State Senate Committee reviews SB 1073

VERDE VALLEY – In what she called an “extra education meeting,” Sen. Sylvia Allen will ask the State Senate’s Committee on Education to vote Thursday on SB 1073, which would leave the canvasing of votes as interpreted in Arizona Revised Statute 15-459 so each will be counted separately.

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Verde Valley Rotary builds future leaders

COTTONWOOD – Several of the Verde Valley’s young people spent Martin Luther King Jr. weekend in Prescott learning about leadership and team building.

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Valley Academy competes in SkillsUSA regionals

Seven construction students qualify for state competition April 12-13

HOLBROOK – Seven Valley Academy construction students qualified for SkillsUSA state competition as the Verde’s career and technical education program finished with one first place, two seconds, a sixth and a seventh place in the Feb. 1 SkillsUSA Region 4 competition at Northland Pioneer College in Holbrook.

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Clarkdale-Jerome’s Jolene Earles takes 2nd in state VFW essay competition

Clarkdale-Jerome School seventh grader Jolene Earles placed second in the state-level judging for the Veterans of Foreign Wars annual Patriot’s Pen essay competition, receiving a monetary award, trophy and certificate.

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Clarkdale, Cottonwood offices closed due to winter weather

The Town of Clarkdale administrative offices are closed Thursday and remain closed for the remainder of today. Normal office hours for Friday, February 22, 2019 are scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to noon.

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Road closures: What you need to know

Area agencies are urging drivers to stay off the road amid the Winter Storm Warning in northern Arizona.

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Winter storm prompts school closures Thursday

Yavapai College, City of Sedona, ADOT Motor Vehicle and Cottonwood VA Clinic to also close

With as much as 16 inches of snow predicted in some parts of the Verde Valley with wind gusts as high as 31 miles per hour, a number of schools and other government agencies have announced closures Thursday.

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Cottonwood-Oak Creek schools will be closed amid winter storm

Cottonwood is forecast to get one to two inches of snow tonight with up to three more inches Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Lows are expected to drop to 31 with gusts of wind as high as 21 miles per hour.

Gallery: Jerome welcomes new council members

Jerome swore in incumbent Alex Barber and three new council members Tuesday during a regular ...

Gallery: Thunder Valley Rally closes Cottonwood with a bang Saturday

The festival hosted a myriad of entertainment, vendors, food and drink for motorcycle enthusiasts from ...

Gallery: Verde Valley gets healthy dose of monsoons

According to the National Weather Service, most of the year low-level winds in the region ...

This week in photos: Night skies, fires and state championships

Check out this week in photos by VNI staff.

2017 Camp Verde High School Graduation

Thursday, Camp Verde High School’s Class of 2017 graduated on the Sam Hammerstrom football field, ...

2016 Foliage Mingus Mountain Jerome

Colors finally turn on the mountains surrounding the Verde Valley.