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After the Schitt’s Creek reunion tour is canceled, Lori Glazer wants a refund for her tickets. But Tickets-Center.com is only offering a credit. Can it do that?

By Christopher Elliott November 26, 2021
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The ever-increasing population is virtually unaware of the waste that has been laid upon the Verde Valley.

By Glenda Farley November 26, 2021
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Snow-backed by Utah, Arizona created a new, gigantic ecosystem for generations to enjoy. As the land transformed and made more places for cities and towns, a thriving reserve of life and recreation ensued at Lake Powell.

By Stacey Lane November 22, 2021
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When Scenic River Cruises cancels Winston Bateman’s Danube river cruise vacation, his travel agent offers a refund. But it’s been months and he’s still waiting.

By Christopher Elliott November 19, 2021
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The United Verde Copper Company (UVCC) smelter at Clarkdale was blown in May 26, 1915. Only two years later disruptive members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), named “Wobblies,” called for a strike.

By Glenda Farley November 16, 2021
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When Scenic River Cruises cancels Winston Bateman’s Danube river cruise vacation, his travel agent offers a refund. But it’s been months and he’s still waiting.

By Christopher Elliott November 12, 2021
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People with the Arizona @ Work organization in Cottonwood cheer after cutting the ribbon to celebrate their reopening Monday, Nov. 1, 2021

November 12, 2021
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Like so many other places, the Verde Valley is feeling the stress of the lack of affordable housing for our workforce

November 12, 2021
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The Cornelius Veterans Hospital Benefit Drawing is a 17-year-old tradition started by John Cornelius. The Rotary Club of Sedona Village has taken over leadership, with the help of many local businesses to ensure this worthy project continues.

November 2, 2021
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James H. A. Marsh, an experienced builder and contractor from Prescott, was hired by Mary Grace (Vineyard) Willard to build her new brick home. It was to be built in the Queen Anne architectural style and her sons would assist with the construction.

By Glenda Farley November 9, 2021
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A power of attorney (POA) is a legal instrument that delegates an individual’s legal authority to another person. If an individual is incapacitated, the POA assigns a trusted party to make decisions on his or her behalf.

By DAWNA WESTBERG-WELCH, Special to the Villager November 2, 2021
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The main smelter building was surrounded by 17 large and small buildings. On top of the hill, dominating the landscape, the great smokestack stood 425 feet tall. This new smelter, the most modern smelting plant in the world, was designed to operate with 300 men per shift.

By Glenda Farley November 2, 2021
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The freezer section of Lorra Manuel’s new Kenmore Elite refrigerator doesn’t work. She wants a replacement, but Sears and a subcontractor called Transformco are taking their time with her case. How can she persuade them to hurry up?

By Christopher Elliott November 5, 2021
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A gardener’s sense of time is governed by the seasons, and by the life cycles of plants and other garden residents. There is a rhythm to life that a gardener experiences that is a contrast to the strict lock step of days, weeks, and months.

By Richard Sidy November 2, 2021
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There was no shortage of love for the Viticulture and Enology degree program at Yavapai College at the “Love the Wine You’re With” fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 23.

By Vyto Starinskas October 29, 2021
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Chrissie Klinkowski returns her CBD gummies to Green Ape CBD. But the company is taking its time with the refund and wants to charge her a $5 restocking fee. Can it do that?

By Christopher Elliott October 29, 2021
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Travel is a learning tool and the chilling stories in the north about the man who shot Wild Bill Hickok are a precursor to the heat of Arizona’s epic saga.

By Stacey Lane October 26, 2021
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After Ekaterina Quinones returns her merchandise to T.J. Maxx, it agrees to a full refund. Then it fails to repay the money. What’s going on?

By Christopher Elliott October 23, 2021
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Camp Verde resident Rob Witt was motivated to start a car wash in town because he was driving to Cottonwood to the car wash.

By Vyto Starinskas October 23, 2021
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When they announced the winners of the 2021 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards, Cottonwood author Roger Naylor received excellent news.

October 20, 2021
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The Verde Ranch RV & Car Wash, 830 S. Main St., Camp Verde, had their grand opening on Oct. 17 accompanied by Camp Verde Chamber ribbon cutting Oct. 16, 2021.

October 20, 2021
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The reserve was established during 1871, then revoked on April 23, 1875. After the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, the federal government recognized the Yavapai-Apache Tribe.

By Glenda Farley October 19, 2021
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The Element Sedona Hotel in the Village of Oak Creek earned the Innovator/Silver level Sustainable Business Certification from the Sustainability Alliance in 2021.

By DARCY HITCHCOCK, Special to the Independent October 15, 2021
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Bev Pettit’s photo workshop is canceled during the pandemic. But the company won’t give her a refund. Is that their final answer?

By Christopher Elliott October 15, 2021
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After many years of working as a caterer and an educator, Patricia Garitson of Cornville decided it was time to take a different career path.

By AMANDA ARNOLD, For the Independent October 8, 2021

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