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Who do people call to find out how this year’s tomato crop is doing? – David Stutzman.

By Vyto Starinskas August 1, 2019
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The Ruthie’s Closet children’s resale store has been opened, next to the House of Ruth, at 280 S. Main St. in Cottonwood in the Acme Pizza Shopping Plaza.

August 1, 2019
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A 12-week-old baby coyote drank milk from a metal bowl at the Runnin’ W Wildlife Center in Cornville.

By Vyto Starinskas July 23, 2019
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I know, I know. I mentioned I was installing new fences last week, but with the chaos of that day, I didn't really appreciate what I'd managed to make happen. Now that a week has passed, I think...I hope...no, I'm certain this was exactly what I always wanted.

By Denise Domning July 23, 2019
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On July 16, there were no less than three fires in the area surrounding Camp Verde, and the smoke output was impressive.

By Melissa Bowersock July 22, 2019
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… I got this shot over the weekend of one of my favorite predators launching an attack on a Gambel’s quail.

By Ted Grussing July 22, 2019
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I bought my husband, Doug, a pair of yellow shorts. Who knew that color was so important?

By By Judy Bluhm July 20, 2019
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Weather helps firefighters gain on Cellar Fire
Fire, south of Prescott, was 18 percent contained Saturday morning

Humid and cloudy conditions have helped firefighters battle a wildfire burning along the southern edge of Yavapai County.

By Staff report July 20, 2019
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Chameleons change their color to fit in with their background -- and abandon their own authenticity.

By By Marta Adelsman, Psy.D., Special to The Verde Independent July 18, 2019
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Reno and Sheila McCormick will perform at the Beaver Creek Adult Center this weekend.

July 18, 2019
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A Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Forest Patrol deputy coordinated a rescue with eight volunteers from the Verde Search and Rescue Team last week.

By Staff report July 16, 2019
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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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