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You can buy the world at Looky Lulu’s antique store. Well, it’s actually a globe. But there’s also a pink flamingo, an elephant-print shirt, a rooster painting or even a pair of Elton John elevator shoes.

By Vyto Starinskas August 24, 2021
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Diane Dukes can’t make it to comedian Ron White’s show after she receives a cancer diagnosis. Is there a way to get a refund for the event?

By Christopher Elliott August 24, 2021
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A local couple who love sharing their tandem bike together have spun the wheel on a new journey in life, purchasing the Verde Valley Bicycle Co. in Cottonwood.

By Vyto Starinskas August 20, 2021
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Nancy Kores, who has volunteered for the Verde Historical Society at the Clemenceau Heritage Museum in Cottonwood for over two years, has quickly become an integral part of the team. "I love doing paperwork," she commented.

August 18, 2021
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Cornville author Chris Duffy-Wentzel has a new book on Amazon, “Finding the Missing Peace, A Healing Journey to Wholeness,” has a “universal appeal” for many people, especially those who are looking for peace and happiness independent of things going around them.

August 17, 2021
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The Howling Coyote Cantina, a new restaurant which was scheduled to open Tuesday, Aug. 17, in the former Hacienda Inn building, is bringing back some favorite Hacienda menu items, introducing some new of its own dishes and rehiring some former Hacienda cooks and waitresses.

By Vyto Starinskas August 17, 2021
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This week it is all about water! The most important water conservation device is you.

By Sandy Griffis August 17, 2021
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Chocoholics rejoice. Chocolita, 2301 State Route 89A, Sedona, blends chocolate with medicinal herbs that can perk you up or calm you down.

By DARCY HITCHCOCK, Special to the Independent August 17, 2021
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Verde Ranch RV Storage, 162 N. Goswick Way, Camp Verde, celebrated their ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 9, 2021, hosted by the Camp Verde Chamber & Business Alliance.

August 12, 2021
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Scott Honey makes a hell of a halibut in Smelter Town Beer batter. Ditto for his pecan-smoked pulled pork sandwich with house-made coleslaw, or his breakfast chimichanga and a chorizo green chili benedict.

By Vyto Starinskas August 10, 2021
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For 20 years, Cathleen Jochim-Malapanes, MSN FNP-BC, has been her dad’s employee.

By Vyto Starinskas August 10, 2021
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Les and Laura Hammond were married in Livingston, Montana on Sept. 7, 1956.

August 9, 2021
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W. A. Clark shortened the working day for some employees and plans to hire more men for both shifts. The capacity of the refinery would soon be doubled.

By Glenda Farley July 16, 2021
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Mary Wills and Sally Dryer want to take to you on a trip around the world.

By Vyto Starinskas July 9, 2021
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It’s a simple concept as simple as its name – By the Bucket, Hot Spaghetti to Go.

By Vyto Starinskas July 8, 2021
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Preston and Ruth James were married July 3, 1948, in the old Church of Jesus Christ orf Latter-Day Saints in Cottonwood.

July 6, 2021
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It is reported, with other gossip, that the soiled doves are rampant against the fire ordinance and that they have threatened to burn down that part of Jerome that escaped the flames.

By Glenda Farley July 5, 2021
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On June 18, Dr. Rick and Rosalie Malter celebrated their 60th anniversary.

June 26, 2021
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Legislative panels gave initial approval Wednesday to a $100 million plan for fighting fires and their effects, but not before the discussion strayed into the question of climate change and whether humans are responsible for the heat and drought conditions that result in huge blazes.

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Demise of the Great American Bookstore
Old Town shop closing its doors

Owner Ranney Moss said she opened the bookstore in the Old Town location almost 20 years ago and now the building has been sold. Moss said the new owners have other plans for the space.

By Vyto Starinskas June 8, 2021
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Cottonwood’s Thomas and Diana Serafini were married June 10, 1966, in Santa Fe Springs, California. Longtime residents of Cottonwood, the Serafinis are the parents of two children, Matthew Serafini and Emily Serafini

June 7, 2021
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On Memorial Day 2010, the staff of Montezuma Castle National Monument hosted an educational program by Navajo Code Talker Dan Akee.

By ANNE WORTHINGTON Special to The Verde Independent May 25, 2021
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The animals come to live out their lives at her refuge. The animals are brought to the sanctuary for a number of reasons, she said,

By Vyto Starinskas May 24, 2021
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Many believed the fire was of incendiary origin and expected parties to be arrested. The guilty were not publicly identified or punished.

By Glenda Farley May 24, 2021
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Raymond and Peggy Angus are celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary.

May 7, 2021

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