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Arizona transportation officials say they’re not sharing your driver’s license photo with federal agencies, a practice that apparently is occurring in other states.

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Noctilucent clouds are fairly unusual and only appear in certain conditions.

By Melissa Bowersock July 8, 2019
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Of course, it wouldn't have taken much to improve on last week, but I'm not one to look a gift horse in the mouth.

By Denise Domning July 8, 2019
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Are you ready for swimsuit weather? Because it has arrived, ready or not. Hmm . . let me guess, you’d rather walk a plank with a gang of blood-thirsty pirates behind you and a bunch of sharks with their jaws wide open waiting for you to jump, before you’d like to go “public” in a bathing suit. Don’t worry, you are not alone!

By Judy Bluhm July 6, 2019
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A new Cottonwood business offers a very wide range of products.

By Vyto Starinskas July 3, 2019
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Get ready for what will likely be a hot Fourth of July in the Verde Valley.

July 2, 2019
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The City of Cottonwood's Fourth of July festivities will begin in the mid-afternoon.

July 2, 2019
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Pancakes, parade and a "pato" race are all part of Beaver Creek's Fourth of July plans this year.

By Bill Helm July 2, 2019
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You'll have to be awake early Thursday morning to enjoy all of Clarkdale's Fourth of July festivities.

July 2, 2019
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Jeff Clarke has taught at Beaver Creek School for 13 of his 16 years in education.

By Bill Helm July 2, 2019
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Longtime Clarkdale Town Manager Gayle Mabery was given a warm and often emotional sendoff Thursday in a gathering at the Clark Memorial Clubhouse.

By Vyto Starinskas June 30, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – Five times, Betty Gaudy has qualified to compete in the National Senior Games. With this year’s events held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Gaudy was able to compete.

By Bill Helm June 25, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – Right out of high school in 2006, Caleb Davison attended massage school.

By Bill Helm June 25, 2019
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For Britta Booth, it was Lori Hicks’ “warmth and integrity” that were “an immediate draw” to her.

By Bill Helm June 25, 2019
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Summertime, and the living is easy.

By Denise Domning June 24, 2019
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This Gambel’s quail was sitting on top of the desert olive bush in the back yard, looking back at One and me and asking the question, “do you really want to try to get me?” well in response I shot him and One was frustrated by her inability to climb up through the safe haven of that bush.

By Ted Grussing June 24, 2019
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The summer travel season is here. Before you hop on an airplane, please be aware (in case you haven’t flown lately) that there is a new report out by flight attendants that reveals that flying is more terrifying than ever.

By Judy Bluhm June 23, 2019
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That’s what Rimrock Farmers Market Manager Candy Hammond says as she and the community’s farmers and gardeners prepare for opening day of the new market season.

By Bill Helm June 19, 2019
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CORNVILLE – At Cornville’s Oak Creek School, Kim Demoney is STEM and agriculture education teacher. Though she’s been an educator for the past 21 years, Demoney didn’t get into teaching until her own children were in high school.

By Bill Helm June 19, 2019
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Some scientists claim that our brains are wired now to “take in” so much information that we are driven to keep consuming more data, news, videos, and all the interesting things that our devices bring to our attention.

By Judy Bluhm June 16, 2019
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The ego feeds off our drama; therefore, it cooks up plenty of it. When we refuse to feed it, it weakens, and we free ourselves from the pain of conversations-gone-wrong.

By Marta Adelsman, Psy.D. June 14, 2019
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The other day, the wispy clouds and the bit of moisture in the air combined to produce a rare sight: a sun halo.

By Melissa Bowersock June 13, 2019
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When I took off this morning the smoke was pretty intense, so I pointed the nose up and to the north.

By Ted Grussing June 12, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – With two years under his belt at Mingus Union High School, freshman physical education teacher Dave Moncibaez can thank his father for his career choice.

By Bill Helm June 11, 2019
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Yikes, now we have birds getting their hair dyed to improve their looks. Suddenly, even the wimpiest of male birds became chick magnets with increased testosterone levels! The biology professors who conducted the research claim that when birds feel more attractive and “sexy” to chicks (oops, I mean female birds) it triggers a series of “body chemistry changes.”

By Judy Bluhm June 8, 2019

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