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Rockin’ into the night
Thunder Valley Rally brings thousands to Cottonwood

The band 38 Special rocks into the night in Cottonwood at Thunder Valley Rally as a large crowd turns out for the first night of the annual event.

September 21, 2019
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Camp Verde residents to hold yard sale as benefit for vet clinic
Montezuma Veterinary Services facility destroyed by fire in July

Two Camp Verde residents are raising money for Montezuma Veterinary Services, which was destroyed by fire in late July.

By Bill Helm September 21, 2019
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Gov. Doug Ducey won’t support extending state laws to prohibit discrimination against individuals based on their sexual orientation, he said this week.

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The Camp Verde Business Alliance has no plans to rebrand itself as the Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce, but it will take on a new name that helps re-brand the organization.

By Bill Helm September 21, 2019
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If you are looking for a way to help the community, you may consider donating blood.

September 21, 2019
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Oh, Hillary, how we worried about you. Yes, we can all breathe a sigh of relief, as Hillary, the stranded donkey who was marooned for three years on a tiny island, has now been successfully rescued.

By By Judy Bluhm September 21, 2019
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Nothing presents us with comfort-zone busting challenges like standing on the edge of a psychological cliff.

By By Marta Adelsman, Psy.D. September 21, 2019
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Calling all area cookie bakers eager to conjure up their tasty, clever or creative treats for The Verde Independent and Fry’s grocery stores’ ninth annual holiday cookie contest.

September 21, 2019
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The Camp Verde Community Library will present a preview of Ken Burns’ PBS film Country Music, Oct. 3, 6 p.m.

September 21, 2019
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A man who was arrested in July is still being held on charges stemming from multiple robberies that occurred in the west Verde Valley earlier this year.

September 21, 2019
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By a 3-2 vote Wednesday, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors narrowly approved a repeal of the county’s water well code.

By Jason W. Brooks September 20, 2019
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A Sedona woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover along Beaverhead Flat Road Thursday afternoon.

By Jason W. Brooks September 20, 2019
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The City Council voted to approve a committee-generated breakdown of grants to eight agencies from the $100,000 at Tuesday’s meeting, using a scoring system to rank the applications of 13 local agencies.

By Jason W. Brooks September 19, 2019
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A motorcycle parade, running from Camp Verde to Cottonwood and on into Clarkdale, is set to take place Friday afternoon to kick off the 2019 rally.

By Jason W. Brooks September 19, 2019
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Although Carter chose Fleenor over Janet Regner, the county school superintendent said that “in many ways, they were quite equal.”

By Bill Helm September 19, 2019
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Some articulated criticism was issued by local residents Tuesday against a re-plat plan for a newer section of Clarkdale’s Mountain Gate community.

By Jason W. Brooks September 19, 2019
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In a special meeting Thursday morning, the Jerome Town Council voted that town residents will pay to park at the town parking kiosks scheduled to be installed in late October.

By Vyto Starinskas September 19, 2019
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The 4,190-acre Whiskey Fire is now 20% contained. But the fire, burning about eight miles east of Turkey Butte Lookout is not expected to be fully contained until Oct. 16, according to an incident overview at InciWeb, an incident information system.

September 19, 2019
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Sept. 8, Yavapai County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 1100 block of East Willow Point in Cornville regarding a burglary report.

September 18, 2019
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The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating a single motorcycle crash that occurred Tuesday on State Route 89A between Clarkdale and Jerome.

September 18, 2019
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Arizonans have no legal right to know where the state obtains drugs to execute inmates, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday.

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Paperwork filed Tuesday with the secretary of state's office would make it illegal for legislators to take any action on measure in which they or a relative have a "direct and substantial financial interest.'' That is defined to mean any financial benefit that is not shared by at least a significant portion of the general public as a whole.

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For the second time in less than a week, a Verde Valley resident has been arrested for alleged felony driving under the influence with their own children as passengers in the car.

By Dan Engler September 18, 2019
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At about 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, a neighbor of Clarkdale-Jerome School was doing construction work at his residence and using a gunpowder-loaded nail gun to drive nails into concrete.

September 17, 2019
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Friends of the Verde River are now planning for the 2020 Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival.

September 17, 2019

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