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The V-Bar-V Heritage Site, located on the Coconino National Forest’s Red Rock Ranger District, has re-opened following several months of construction work and site improvements, according to a Friday news release.

May 22, 2022
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Anyone planning to drive on Interstate 17 this week may want to leave a little early. Two major projects are expected to close lanes at various locations between Anthem and Flagstaff.

May 22, 2022
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In Arizona, it can take less than 10 minutes to get a sunburn and less than two hours for the red to appear. But it could take many years for the impact of sun exposure to appear in the form of damaging, even deadly, skin cancer.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 22, 2022
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12 year old in fight of his life
Tae kwon do family helps fellow athlete after rare diagnosis

Cole Castro, 12, has a first-degree black belt. But now he is facing the fight of his life.

By Vyto Starinskas May 22, 2022
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War makes student stronger
Ukraine student at Mingus longs to unite family

Sofiia Halemska’s family won’t be in the football stands at Mingus Union High School to see her graduate like hundreds of other family members on the evening of May 27.

By Vyto Starinskas May 22, 2022
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If a person started the huge wildfire near Cornville Road and Page Springs Road last June, they have not been found.

By Vyto Starinskas May 19, 2022
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Friday the 13th, around 9 p.m., Cottonwood Police officers responded to Wal-Mart for a report of a shoplifting in progress, according to a Tuesday news release. Store employees reported a person had filled multiple back packs with merchandise.

May 19, 2022
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A Chino Valley man was seriously injured Wednesday morning on State Route 260 in Camp Verde when the motorcycle he was operating left the road.

May 18, 2022
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A Prescott Valley man who went missing Friday after going for a hike on Mingus Mountain has been found deceased, according to Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

May 18, 2022
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The new principal of Camp Verde Middle School knows the town like the back of her hand – and that includes Beaver Creek, too.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 18, 2022
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The city has gotten over one bump in the road and hired Lisa Boring as the new Cottonwood Area Transit transportation manager.

By Vyto Starinskas May 18, 2022
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Around 90 students from Camp Verde High School are more than ready to take the long walk through graduation ceremonies this week.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 18, 2022
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What happened to $14M project?
Riverfront wastewater plant may go down the drain

The Cottonwood City Council wants to close the Riverfront Wastewater Reclamation Facility plant. It is one of two wastewater plants in the city. Why?

By Vyto Starinskas May 18, 2022
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A graduating senior attended last year’s Mingus graduation ceremony wrapped in a flag, but Mingus Principal Genie Gee said decorations are not permitted on or over the graduation gowns.

By Vyto Starinskas May 17, 2022
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he Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office continued to search on Monday, May 16, for a missing 74-year-old Prescott Valley hiker last seen in Wood Chute Trailhead on Mingus Mountain near FS 102 Friday morning.

May 16, 2022
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Red Rock District Ranger Amy Tinderholt has signed the memo that allows the beginning of a new policy on the Forest Road 525 corridor that closes many popular dispersed camping sites.

By Vyto Starinskas May 15, 2022
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The Verde Valley Fire District firefighters made a quick stop of a brush fire near homes on El Rancho Bonito in Cornville on Wednesday about 1:30 pm. in extremely high winds.

By Vyto Starinskas May 15, 2022
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Judge won’t toss suit against Clarkdale
Co-defendant countersues homeowners

A Yavapai County Superior Court judge has denied the Town of Clarkdale’s request to distmiss a lawsuit against it and its building inspector.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 15, 2022
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Hikers who are rescued in the Red Rock Ranger District by the Sedona Fire District are not charged or billed, even though those rescues are occurring more often and require special equipment, training, skills and stamina from the firefighters.

By Vyto Starinskas May 15, 2022
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Verde Valley businessman Maynard Keenan’s winery and adult playground is sprouting from the middle of Old Town, and the Cottonwood Planning & Zoning Board approved some more time to get his project finished.

By Vyto Starinskas May 15, 2022
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The City Council is contemplating closing the Riverfront Wastewater Reclamation Facility plant.

By Vyto Starinskas May 15, 2022
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Keynote speaker Dr. Jack Dillenberg told the 100 graduates at the Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus’ 52nd annual commencement that they “are not in this alone.”

By Vyto Starinskas May 11, 2022
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Jerome can barely be seen through the dust from Cottonwood on Monday May 9, 2022.

May 11, 2022
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What happens to a mine when it is no longer mined?

By Raquel Hendrickson May 11, 2022
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With one exception, Angel Valley Retreat Center received approval from the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors for a use permit.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 11, 2022

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