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In April, Cottonwood City Manager Ron Corbin announced he was not going to exercise the city’s option for year two of a three-year contract, due to an anticipated sharp decrease in hotel bed taxes for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Jason W. Brooks June 3, 2020
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Clarkdale police officer Joe Candelaria has been promoted to sergeant and School Resource Officer Mike Brundridge has been promoted to lead officer following a multi-step competitive testing process.

June 3, 2020
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There are several people Sarah Jackson says have been helpful to her in her effort to pursue a nursing degree — none more than her husband of five years, Bill.

By Jason W. Brooks June 3, 2020
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Protective face covering are now required in all Yavapai County Superior Court buildings, Yavapai Justice Courts and municipal courts.

By Jason W. Brooks June 3, 2020
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The Yavapai County Citizens Academy provides residents with insights into how their government works, promotes open lines of communication, and offers a clear understanding of how County services affect the everyday lives of its citizens.

June 3, 2020
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Sedona’s early start in organizing an aggressive workplace safety campaign is paying off, with hundreds of businesses agreeing to stringent health standards while hotel occupancy and visitation rebounded during the Memorial Day holiday.

By Sedona Chamber of Commerce June 3, 2020
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At the regular meeting June 3, 2020 the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors voted to ratify resolution No. 2032 and approved the Interim Fire Ban Order enacted on June 1, 2020, across all of Yavapai County's fire zones, in accordance with Yavapai County Ordinance 2012-1, Section VI and A.R.S.§11-251(63).

By Staff Report June 3, 2020
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Yavapai County received almost $10.5 million from the governor’s $441 million AZCares fund, making it the county government receiving the second-most from the governor behind Pinal County’s $27 million (Maricopa, Pima and Navajo counties received funding directly from the U.S. Department of the Treasury).

By Jason W. Brooks June 3, 2020
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The Camp Verde Chamber and Business Alliance – CVCBA – has released a new business directory as a community service for the community’s businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Bill Helm June 3, 2020
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Verde Valley and Sedona schools have donated boxes and boxes of personal protective equipment – PPEs – to help healthcare and first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Bill Helm June 3, 2020
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Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education has been recognized as one of the nation’s top-24 SkillsUSA chapters for 2020.

By Bill Helm June 3, 2020
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Flagstaff Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center and throughout NAH, the healthcare conglomerate recently restructured its leadership team to better focus on efficient patient care and effectiveness of operations.

June 3, 2020
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SEDONA – After consulting with local County Emergency Managers and District Rangers, it has been determined that effective Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 at 8 a.m. Sedona Fire District (SFD) is moving into Stage II Fire Restrictions.

By Staff Report June 3, 2020
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Through the first two days of June, ADHS has reported 2,100 new COVID-19 cases and 64 coronavirus-related deaths.

By Dan Engler June 3, 2020
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Copper Canyon firefighters spent three hours extinguishing a seven-acre fire Tuesday along Interstate 17 between mileposts 294 and 296.

By Bill Helm June 3, 2020
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More than 1,000 Arizonans hospitalized for COVID-19
Officials opine on whether lifting of stay-at-home order was too soon

The number of Arizonans hospitalized with positive or suspected cases of COVID-19 shot past 1,000 on Monday, raising questions from the state's former health chief about whether Gov. Doug Ducey should have abandoned his stay-at-home order.

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Attorneys for the state and a former House speaker told a federal court Tuesday that the legislature is free to remove members for any reason at all -- including political affiliation and race -- as long as they can muster a two-thirds vote.

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Tuesday, a company communications employee said it isn’t clear when, or if, the Cottonwood JCPenney store will re-open.

By Jason W. Brooks June 2, 2020
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There will continue to be still waters in Cottonwood this summer.

By Jason W. Brooks June 2, 2020
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The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 1,127 new COVID-19 positive tests between Monday and Tuesday.

By Dan Engler June 2, 2020
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It took a virtual home dedication on Saturday, but two of the owners of the Sedona triplex built by the Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity got the keys to their new homes on Peach Lane.

By Vyto Starinskas June 2, 2020
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A Verde Lakes woman could see the fear in the face of a police officer who shot her dog Saturday. The dog was trying to protect her 10-year-old daughter.

By Vyto Starinskas June 2, 2020
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Last week, Community Development Director Ruth Mayday and Clarkdale Historical Society Board of Directors President Michael Lindner made a presentation about the town’s effort to form a Historic Preservation Commission.

By Jason W. Brooks June 2, 2020
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A Sunday afternoon call to police for failure to pay resort charges led to a traffic stop on an interstate, a 0.35 blood-alcohol result and a felony charge, according to a news release.

By Jason W. Brooks June 1, 2020
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In a 41-page "roadmap'' released Monday, Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman provided a series of options for local school board members to consider as they figure out what's the best course of action going forward for 1.1 million youngsters in more than 2,000 school buildings.

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