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If you’re interested in growing your own marijuana now that it’s legal, there’s a lot more to it than planting a seed and adding a little water.

By Vyto Starinskas December 1, 2020
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"Larry Russell, who grew up beside Soldier Wash in Sedona, revisited his childhood home."

By Glenda Farley November 30, 2020
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Have you ever turned a vision into reality? That is exactly what Hortensia Martinez did to birth Conscious Meals, a sensational grab-and-go eatery in West Sedona.

By Jeff and Suzie Dunn, The Dunnery November 30, 2020
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Addiction is never good. And the specific addiction I am talking about here is hard to spot. It just seems that you are committed to your wellness and fitness. Therefore, it is socially acceptable and even reinforced. Kudos to those who train, run, weight lift, and bike… right?

By Magdalena Romanska November 30, 2020
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A correspondent describes Jerome and the United Verde Copper Company leased by William A. Clark in 1888. As soon as the purchase was finalized in 1890, financial resources were available for vast improvements, development, and new equipment.

By Glenda Farley November 26, 2020
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COTTONWOOD - There’s a magical mailbox right in the Verde Valley where children can send a letter to Santa.

By Vyto Starinskas November 18, 2020
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Nearly two decades into what would be a 22-year career in the United States Navy, Robert Eberle was assigned to the recruitment division in Prescott, less than an hour from where he graduated from Mingus Union High School.

By Bill Helm November 10, 2020
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Rick Brenfleck served his country in the 1980s. He also served in Desert Shield, from 1991-1992. He also wanted to serve in Desert Storm, but the recruiter "laughed at me because of my age.”

By Bill Helm November 10, 2020
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The changing colors of fall have trickled down from Flagstaff through Oak Creek Canyon and is now bursting with color in the Verde Valley.

By Vyto Starinskas November 7, 2020
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I wonder if, recently, you feel somewhat dissociated? I certainly have been getting this feeling over the last couple of months. It works this way: you feel that you are starting your day at some 80%-100% “Charged Positive”. By the end of the day, you are at zero, or, like a title of a song which I used to like when I was a kid, at a “Less Than Zero”. An obvious deficit.

By Magdalena Romanska November 2, 2020
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A $4.3 million total budget should yield a pretty fine car wash.

By Bill Helm October 27, 2020
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The Cottonwood Progressive Association constructed the post office at 827 N. Main Street, which is now Cottonwood City Hall.

By Glenda Farley October 19, 2020
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Michelle Furness hopes that brides-to-be will come to her newly relocated bridal shop, Wedding Belle in Cott

By Vyto Starinskas October 14, 2020
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Friday, Cliff Castle Casino Hotel donated $10,000 to Verde Valley Sanctuary as part of Cliff Castle’s Month of Giving.

By Staff report October 6, 2020
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With 1 church to offset 16 saloons, and palaces of iniquity running day and night, Jerome was on its way to being called the "wickedest town in America" by 1903.

September 29, 2020
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Jennifer Epperson started as a dishwater at age 16 in Cottonwood.

By Vyto Starinskas September 29, 2020
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Camp Verde High School senior Audrey Norman is the school's Kiwanis Student of the Month for September.

September 28, 2020
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Welcome to the Verde Valley’s best new bike ride – Odgen Ranch Road.

By Vyto Starinskas September 20, 2020
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Casey Anderson has opened Casey’s Cowboy Shop in the Safeway plaza, and the store is a “modified version” of the long-time Cowboy Shop that has been in operation in Cottonwood since 1983.

By Vyto Starinskas September 18, 2020
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The travel distance from Prescott to Jerome was cut from 62 to 32 miles.

By Glenda Farley September 16, 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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Has anyone seen Manuel? Is he in quarantine? Come out, Manuel. We are worried.

By Judy Bluhm September 5, 2020
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The word “diet” implies restriction, discomfort, a notion of temporariness and, in general, it sucks.

By Magdalena Romanska September 3, 2020
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It is important how we choose to react to what is going on and if we remain friendly, caring, and loving throughout. During uncertain times, we see more of both the hostility and the caring attitude, of the me-not-you approach and the opposites of ow we can be helpful and supporting to each other.

By Magdalena Romanska August 31, 2020
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The story of the graveyard and school is also the story of the pioneers of what became Cottonwood in 1885. Land was already being used for a burying ground and school before Alexander and Malinda Strahan came to the Verde Valley in 1878.

By Glenda Farley August 31, 2020

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