Here are some events and other announcements about things happening in the Verde Valley.
The fire is burning brush and grass and is also only about four miles west of I-17. It remained at 20% containment, with rain in the forecast and firefighters hoping to make further progress Tuesday.
Some of the media briefings held by Northern Arizona Healthcare leaders within the past year have been filled with heavy news and seemed to have officials looking for reasons to be optimistic.
So if you see those posted speeds on highways as more of a suggestion than a limit, a Southern Arizona lawmaker has some legislation for you.
The city will end its moratorium on both water shutoff and accrual of late fees for individual utility customers. A temporary COVID-19 economic policy, begun in March of last year, put a hold on both utility department actions.
Agave Highlands Golf Course and the Verde Santa Fe Wastewater Co. were each recently issued a notice of violation by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for stagnant water and a strong septic odor in a pair of ponds.
After reviewing an offer to purchase an office complex to serve as its new city hall, the Cottonwood City Council has asked staff to get more information.
The Beaver Creek Food bank is seeking funds as part of the application. It has requested $283,000 to purchase a storage warehouse.
The final step toward making Spring Creek Ranch part of the City of Cottonwood could be taken Tuesday.
Arizonans legally smoked, ate or otherwise consumed nearly 106 tons of marijuana last year - and more than 12,000 medical cardholders now live in Yavapai County.
The Arizona Department of Health Services said Friday it is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination programs, adding distribution at pharmacies and at a second state-run site in the East Valley and broadening the number of people eligible for the vaccine.
The Arizona Capitol is surrounded by two rows of chain-link fence and police presence has been increased, as authorities brace for possible violence in response to the inauguration next week of President-elect Joe Biden.
Gov. Doug Ducey wants to reduce taxes by $200 million this coming budget year -- and another $200 million a year in each of the following two years -- but isn't ready to say who he wants to get that relief.
A former constable and detention officer thinks he's found a way to prevent peaceful protests from turning violent: new criminal penalties.
Federal prosecutors said there was “strong evidence” the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials,” but the head of the investigation cautioned Friday that the probe is still in its early stages and there was no “direct evidence” of such intentions.
The pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials,” federal prosecutors said in court documents.
As Arizona moves into Phase 1B of its vaccination protocol, COVID-19 infections and deaths are at unprecedented highs in the Grand Canyon State.
The City of Cottonwood was busy installing a new decomposed granite multiuse trail this week at Riverfront Park, adding to its maze of hiking trails in the area.
As vaccinations for COVID-19 continue nationwide, blood donation agencies are stepping up efforts to encourage those who’ve had the disease and recovered to donate their plasma to help treat the sick.