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The man involved in a Cornville stand-off with Yavapai County Sheriff’s officers more than a year ago was back before Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff in Camp Verde Monday to set a trial date.

By Paige Daniels February 27, 2024
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Fire Managers on the Verde Ranger District plan to conduct two prescribed fire operations in the Agua Fria area this week. The project is located in between Dugas Road and HWY 169 on the east side of Interstate 17.

February 27, 2024
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies say a suspected impaired driver suffered serious injuries when his speeding vehicle left the road and went down a steep embankment.

February 27, 2024
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With its accrued liability outweighing its pension assets, Yavapai County’s “unfunded actuarial accrued liability” with the state’s Public Safety Personnel Retirement System now stands at $43,518,320.

By By CINDY BARKS, The Daily Courier February 27, 2024
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The Town of Camp Verde held back-to-back special and regular sessions on Wednesday, Feb. 21, ending the meeting in executive session.

By Paige Daniels February 27, 2024
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The Cottonwood City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 20, met in executive session about former Police Chief Steve Gesell’s $620,000 notice of claim, a letter received from former City Manager Scotty Douglass regarding his severance provisions and a notice of charge filed by the Arizona Civil Rights Division of the Attorney General’s Office.

By Vyto Starinskas February 27, 2024
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The Cottonwood City Council approved final plats for two single-family, somewhat different, residential subdivisions.

By Vyto Starinskas February 27, 2024
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Provided by the state, the Camp Verde Marshal’s Office has officially announced Camp Verde Alerts, a free service that provides notifications and updates regarding emergencies.

By Paige Daniels February 27, 2024
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Vaping alarms VACTE kids
Student-teachers reach out to nip it in the bud

The alarming number of students who are vaping in places around local schools prompted teacher Geena Adams and her peer educators at Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education to go on a mission and try to reach kids before they get hooked.

By Vyto Starinskas February 27, 2024
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The fire department is proposing a 100-foot communications and cell tower at its station near the intersection of Page Springs Road and Cornville Road after two controversial cell towers have been proposed in Cornville in recent years, but not built.

By Vyto Starinskas February 26, 2024
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Drivers should be alert for lane closures on Interstate 17 this week in two work zones.

February 26, 2024
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With rain expected Monday and Tuesday, this week still is likely to be quite sunny with temperatures nearing 70 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

By Verde Independent February 26, 2024
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Cliff Castle Casino Hotel announced the appointment of Larry Resick as the new director of marketing.

February 24, 2024
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Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) announced that Sanjiv Faldu, MD, FACC, has joined the Cardiovascular Institute in Cottonwood at Verde Valley Medical Center (VVMC).

February 24, 2024
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After his highly rated program, “Telescopes In (And Out Of) This World,” last March, Lowell Observatory Executive Director Jeffrey Hall, PhD, will make another presentation at the Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts, 201 Camp Lincoln Road, in Camp Verde.

February 24, 2024

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