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The Page Springs and Bubbling Ponds fish hatcheries near Cornville will close Monday, Aug. 15, as Arizona Game & fish Department continues to battle a bacterial outbreak.

August 11, 2022
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A man and woman from California are facing felony drug charges after an incident at the Safeway in Cottonwood Wednesday, Aug. 10.

August 11, 2022
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As work continues on improvements to State Route 89A through Oak Creek Canyon, the Arizona Department of Transportation will have a series of overnight closures of the highway beginning Monday, Aug. 15.

August 10, 2022
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Cottonwood Area Transit (CAT) has reinstated all routes (green, yellow, red, and blue) starting Tuesday, Aug. 9.

August 10, 2022
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Town of Camp Verde Mayor

August 10, 2022
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The Sedona City Council wants vacation-home owners to rent to local workers and is offering cash incentives.

By Vyto Starinskas August 10, 2022
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Recycling is coming back to the old location behind Crazy Tony’s store – as soon as Aug. 15.

By Vyto Starinskas August 10, 2022
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Two traffic stops by Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office netted more than 50,000 fentanyl pills.

August 10, 2022
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A centerpoint of great anticipation and anxiety, the Camp Verde Sports Complex gets its own special meeting Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 10, 2022
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Yavapai County is in the middle of hosting several community meetings around the county to explain its Comprehensive Plan.

August 7, 2022
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The Yavapai County residents running for the new Legislative District 1 had a very different Primary Election experience, depending on whether they were running for the state Senate or the House, and certainly whether they were Republicans or Democrats.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 3, 2022
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The Sedona Fire District responded to a single-vehicle accident on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022

August 7, 2022
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While there were clear-cut winners in Clarkdale and Jerome in the unofficial vote tallies, the City of Cottonwood still had questions after Tuesday’s municipal elections.

By Vyto Starinskas August 7, 2022
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The Town Council has joined several other Arizona municipalities considering resolutions to protect women’s rights in the shadow of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

By Vyto Starinskas August 7, 2022
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Moriarty’s run as Sedona mayor ends
Colleagues praise her long-time leadership

Mayor Sandy Moriarty, who was not re-elected in the Primary Election Tuesday, said she hopes people will vote for the vice mayor in the upcoming runoff election.

By Vyto Starinskas August 7, 2022
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Moore, Escoffier, Whatley win CV council seats
Jenkins cruises to re-election as mayor

No run-off is needed in Camp Verde as all candidates running for town council met the threshold for outright election in Tuesday’s Primary, according to the unofficial count.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 4, 2022
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Manzanita Outreach is buying produce from local farmers and distributing it back to the community.

By Vyto Starinskas August 3, 2022
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The Cottonwood Police Department has put up temporary signs around popular panhandling locations that suggest motorists just say “no” to panhandlers.

By Vyto Starinskas August 3, 2022
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The last music store in the city is closing in the second week of August.

By Vyto Starinskas August 3, 2022
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The Verde Village Property Owners Association received a letter from the Cottonwood Ditch Association stating that due to drought and the adjudication of water rights of the Verde watershed, ponds that are not used for irrigation will be prohibited from using water from the Cottonwood Ditch.

August 3, 2022
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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors is taking applications for the 2022-23 Title III Forest Fee Program. The funding available for this program is approximately $143,000. Funding will be on a reimbursement basis.

August 3, 2022
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A possible medical issue may have caused a driver to flip his vehicle on 12th Street near Fir Street

August 3, 2022
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A close race appears to be playing out for the Republican gubernatorial primary, with Karrin Taylor Robson ahead of Kari Lake in results from Arizonans who voted early by mail.

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In early vote counts in the 2022 Primary Election, former Secretary of State Ken Bennett has a lead over Steve Zipperman in the Republican race for state senator for the new District 1.

August 2, 2022
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Unbranded cattle roaming public lands belong to the U.S. government.

By By Sebastian DiGiovanni, For the Independent July 31, 2022

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