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Cottonwood Police Department to present ‘Use of Force’ demonstration March 15

The Cottonwood Police Department would like to present to the community a segment of its Citizen’s Police Academy.

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Jerome nuisance abatement an uphill climb

Residents of Jerome might ask: what is the technical definition of a public nuisance?

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One woman dies after 13-vehicle collision on I-17

‘Weather played significant role’

A 58-year-old Flagstaff woman died after a 13-vehicle collision on Interstate 17 near Stoneman Lake Monday afternoon.

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Crash closes Interstate 17 northbound 20 miles south of Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF – Interstate 17 northbound has been closed 20 miles south of Flagstaff because of serious collision, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Yavapai-Apache Nation remembers its exodus

Annual commemoration day includes spirit run, blessings, cultural performances, food

At about 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, a near 30-hour run from San Carlos will conclude with a Commemorative Walk as members of the Yavapai-Apache Nation will meet on Middle Verde Road in front of the Yavapai-Apache Cultural Center.

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Punish doctors who prescribe weed too easily?

Could get year in prison for not conducting a full medical exam first

State lawmakers are moving to make felons of doctors who don’t follow all the rules when recommending that a patient be allowed to use marijuana.

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Weapons-on-campus legislation on way to Senate

Students, faculty, staff and visitors are a step closer to being able to carry some kinds of weapons on the campuses of public colleges and universities.

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State lawmakers appear ready to regulate sober living homes

Arizona lawmakers appear finally ready to regulate “sober living’’ homes statewide. In 2020.

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Cottonwood-Oak Creek school board to discuss details of K-8 realignment

Steve King says that Tuesday’s discussion of the Cottonwood-Oak Creek school board will be a matter of “what we know, what we don’t know and what we want to know.”

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Mingus Union, Cottonwood-Oak Creek business managers to present mock-district to consolidation committee

On Feb. 7, the business managers at both Mingus Union and Cottonwood-Oak Creek were asked to create a mockup of a consolidated district to present to members of the Advisory Committee for Consolidation.

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Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition to raise $75K for Western Gateway Trail Construction Project

The VVCC is building upon its 2017 fundraising success by establishing a $75,000 goal for the Western Gateway Trail Construction Project in 2018.

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Libertarian Vann Gutier seeks recall of John McCain

A Libertarian who concedes he was never a supporter in the past is launching a drive to recall John McCain.

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AG gets no help from Trump to deny driver's licenses to 'dreamers'

Attorney General Mark Brnovich is getting no help from the Trump administration in his last-ditch bid to deny driver's licenses to "dreamers.''

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Judge rules Burns can't trump majority vote on APS political spending

A judge won't help Bob Burns force Arizona Public Service to disclose the money it has spent -- and may spend in the future -- to elect candidates of its choice.

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Sheriff’s Office warns that Secret Shopper Survey scam is back

Following an email notification, a Prescott resident recently received a priority mail envelope with instructions on enrolling in a secret shopper program providing ‘undercover’ surveys of local businesses.

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Woman with child in car faces felony DUI charges

Police arrested Rochelle Watkins, 33 for aggravated DUI with suspended license, aggravated DUI with child under 15 years old (two counts), aggravated DUI with Ignition Interlock Required (two counts), and possession of prescription drugs, according to Cottonwood Police spokesperson Monica Kuhit in a press release Friday.

VVPOA announces candidates for next Board of Directors

VERDE VILLAGE -- Candidates for the office of Unit Director for Units 2 and 5 were announced at the Verde Village Property Owners Association General Meeting held Feb. 13.

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Man shot by Forest Service officer was bloodied, naked

New report on Oak Creek Canyon shooting is released

A new report released this week states that the man who was shot and killed by a U.S. Forest Service Agent in Oak Creek Canyon on Jan. 5 was seen walking down State Route 89A bloodied and naked.

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Friday morning SR 260 accident causes minor injuries, heavy car damage

A Friday morning accident on State Route 260 and Western Drive caused minor injuries and heavy front-end damage to a vehicle.

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7 things to know about Buffalo Soldiers

Buffalo Soldiers are the African American soldiers who served from 1866 until 1951.

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Camp Verde school board to look internally, externally for next superintendent

Tuesday, Camp Verde Unified School District’s governing board voted 5-to-0 to meet with Arizona School Boards Association to discuss their options and to compile a list of characteristics they hope to find in the district’s next superintendent.

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Camp Verde school board gives Dr. Goodwin home assignment

Middle School Principal Danny Howe named administrator-in-charge for remainder of school year

Camp Verde Unified School District’s governing board decided Tuesday that it would rather pay its superintendent to not come to work.

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State lawmakers look to tighten noose on teen marriages in Arizona

A House panel voted Wednesday to restrict the ability of teens younger than 18 to marry in Arizona -- but only after creating a couple of ways around that.

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Jerome police hope to begin parking permit system by May

Police Chief Allen Muma said it is the department’s goal to operate a parking permit system by May 1, according to a report submitted to the Jerome Town Council.

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Talk of privatizing Rec Center leaves sour taste in mouths of pickleball crowd

Cottonwood City Council members found themselves in quite a pickle Tuesday night.