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Creosote Fire stopped at 124 acres
Recap mentions many agencies, citizens, groups who responded quickly

A recap of a recent roadside brushfire shows a quick, multi-agency response helped keep the blaze from growing and more deeply affecting local residents.

By Jason W. Brooks September 30, 2020
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Drivers along what was an already busy I-17, through the Verde Valley, experienced even more traffic delays than usual Friday afternoon due to a fire.

By Jason W. Brooks September 25, 2020
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Sunday, Sept. 27, 2 p.m., the Camp Verde Cavalry will hold its 60th annual Colonel’s Daughter competition.

By Bill Helm September 24, 2020
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The Town of Camp Verde confirmed Monday that planning for this year’s Fort Verde Days will continue as scheduled.

By Bill Helm September 22, 2020
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Watching his daughters race in their go karts makes Matty Scott one proud papa.

By Bill Helm September 21, 2020
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The woman they knew as Monie wasn’t a veteran of the nation’s armed forces. But her husband Darrel was.

By Bill Helm September 21, 2020
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CAMP VERDE — Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council will consider borrowing $1.2 million as it builds plans for sewer service along State Route 260. The planned sewer expansion would begin at Interstate 17 and continue to about one-half mile west of the Aultman Parkway roundabout.

By Bill Helm September 15, 2020
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In mid-March when restaurants and bars first closed because of COVID-19, Gabriela Goodman didn’t expect to reopen her restaurant, Gabriela’s.

By Bill Helm September 15, 2020
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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Camp Verde Unified is only short about 4% from its 1,650 student headcount at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

By Bill Helm September 9, 2020
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Camp Verde Arena Association, in conjunction with the Town of Camp Verde, plans to hold a special rodeo Oct. 9-10 during this year’s Fort Verde Days weekend.

By Bill Helm September 5, 2020
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Council will meet via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. Meeting ID: 857 5131 9086. Council’s agenda, including a detailed list of projects to utilize CARES Act money, is at campverde.az.gov.

By Bill Helm September 1, 2020
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Camp Verde Town Council members Bill LeBeau and Buck Buchanan will attend the training for an Open Meeting Law violation in July.

By Bill Helm September 1, 2020
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New Camp Verde school resource officer is a 2012 CVHS graduate
Liaison role ‘more important than ever in forming positive relations’

The Camp Verde Marshal’s Office’s new school resource officer grew up wanting to become a dentist.

By Bill Helm August 29, 2020
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Jenkins sets sights on affordable housing, jobs
Mayor-elect says it’s time to prioritize planned economic development

The mayor-elect of Camp Verde took some time to tell reporter Bill Helm about some of her highest priorities in 2020 and 2021.

By Bill Helm August 28, 2020
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Camp Verde council promises $15K to Meals on Wheels program
Run by Verde Valley Senior Center, program provides lunch to 60-70 seniors five days each week

Despite the town providing more financial assistance than ever before, the Verde Valley Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels program continues to operate at a loss in Camp Verde.

By Bill Helm August 25, 2020
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Although the Camp Verde Arena Association needs about $150,000 to complete the equestrian center, Association President Mary Phelps said she would have been happy if council would help them to the tune of $80,000.

By Bill Helm August 25, 2020
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Tank Fire along I-17 is out
Multiple agencies responded to blaze

A fire to the east of I-17 was extinguished fairly quickly Thursday.

By Jason W. Brooks August 20, 2020
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Camp Verde welcomes mayor-elect Dee Jenkins
Challenger beats three-term mayor Charlie German by 34 votes

Almost 48% of Camp Verde’s registered voters participated in the town’s Aug. 4 primary election. By a difference of 34 votes, Camp Verdeans asked Dee Jenkins to be their next mayor.

By Bill Helm August 20, 2020
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Work on the Camp Verde Sports Complex is not expected to resume until March 2021, Town Manager Russ Martin said Monday.

By Bill Helm August 18, 2020
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Mary Phelps, president of the Camp Verde Arena Association (CVAA), estimates that the arena thus far has been built with about than $930K in donated services, materials and money, as well as $380K allocated by the town of Camp Verde and a $60K USDA Grant. CVAA estimates about $35K in remaining funds.

By Bill Helm August 18, 2020
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Before voting on the budget, council will hold a hearing to take public comments and questions. Email questions or comments to Town Clerk Cindy Pemberton at cindy.pemberton@campverde.az.gov. Submit all call to the public requests before the meeting.

By Bill Helm August 18, 2020
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On Aug. 5, the Camp Verde Town Council voted 5-to-2 that council members Bill LeBeau and Buck Buchanan must attend training for an Open Meeting Law violation committed in July.

By Bill Helm August 18, 2020
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Camp Verde Unified to open schools Aug. 17
Online education still an option for anyone not comfortable returning to school

Masks are now mandatory. That’s the only change Camp Verde Superintendent Danny Howe said he has made to the Return to Learn plan the district released in July.

By Bill Helm August 12, 2020
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As part of the exploratory process, the town of Camp Verde will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Wednesday to take public feedback and answer questions about the proposed boundary alignment.

By Bill Helm August 11, 2020
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UPDATE: Dee Jenkins leads Charlie German by 34 votes
Unofficial results show 1.14-percent lead for challenger

Dee Jenkins now has a 34-vote lead in her effort to become Camp Verde’ next mayor.

By Bill Helm August 10, 2020

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