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Sedona Police responded to a wreck early Friday morning that caused a great deal of commotion.

By Jason W. Brooks September 15, 2019
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Each year the Red Rock Hemp Festival continues to grow and this year’s event will take place on the view deck of the historic Clark Memorial Clubhouse.

September 15, 2019
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Farming, real estate and manufacturing representatives stood and applauded as Army and Environmental Protection Agency officials formally signed documents this week to repeal an Obama-era rule that greatly expanded waters that are subject to federal regulation.

By By Kailey Broussard, Cronkite News September 15, 2019
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The Sedona Heritage Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, Sept. 21, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day.

September 15, 2019
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County supervisors plan re-do on well water code repeal
Board also will consider Rimrock shopping center

Board Chair Randy Garrison told the Verde Independent the repeal of the well water code was passed unanimously at a meeting in May, but insufficient notice had been given, so the hearing must be advertised and held again.

By Jason W. Brooks September 14, 2019
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Monday, Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter will interview Kathleen Fleenor and Janet Regner for an opening on the Valley Academy district governing board.

By Bill Helm September 14, 2019
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The Old Town Mission is offering a carrot to people to give away more produce.

By Vyto Starinskas September 14, 2019
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From 8:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, Special Olympics athletes will compete in the 9th annual Arizona Special Olympics Mountain Area Bocce Tournament.

By Bill Helm September 14, 2019
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Tuesday, the Clarkdale Planning Commission is set to hold a work study session on a proposed 46-unit tract in one of the Verde Valley’s larger master-planned communities.

By Jason W. Brooks September 14, 2019
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Friends of the Verde River has started preparations for the 2020 Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival.

September 14, 2019
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The Cottonwood Community Band, under the direction of Dr. Sy Brandon and assistant conductor Neil Manzenberger, will present its annual “Pops” concert for audiences in both Cottonwood and Camp Verde.

September 14, 2019
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All National Parks are fee-free for National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 28.

September 14, 2019
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Funding of outside agencies is one of the main action items on the agenda for the Cottonwood Council’s regular meeting Tuesday.

By Jason W. Brooks September 14, 2019
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COCONINO NATIONAL FOREST – A Coconino National Forest news release stated Friday that the Whiskey Fire has grown to 3,500 acres.

By Coconino National Forest September 13, 2019
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In 1974, Penny Spillman and her then-husband were one of five Verde Valley couples with special needs children.

By Bill Helm September 12, 2019
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Jerome says no thanks to paid service on council
Volunteerism ‘a time-honored tradition’

The Jerome Town Council said no thanks to a payday Tuesday.

By Vyto Starinskas September 12, 2019
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The Jerome Town Council could not decide if local residents should have to pay when parking at the six kiosks that will be installed in certain parking areas in the community.

By Vyto Starinskas September 12, 2019
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Just before hundreds of loud motorcycles roar into the west end of the Verde Valley, a handful of noisy bikes will head to two locations in west Cottonwood to show the youngest citizens what two-wheeling is all about.

By Jason W. Brooks September 12, 2019
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Electric vehicle owners can now drive to Grand Canyon National Park without worrying about dead batteries, thanks to new charging stations on the South Rim that opened to the public in late August.

By BY CHELSEA HOFFMAN, Cronkite News September 12, 2019
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FLAGSTAFF – Smoke impacts from the Whiskey Fire will increase in the Verde Valley and Flagstaff areas through Thursday.

By Staff Report September 12, 2019
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While Tuesday’s work session discussion didn’t lead the Cottonwood Council to a specific set of instructions for staff regarding solid waste hauling, it was clear the Council had less opposition to the idea of a single hauler than anyone who signed up to speak publicly.

September 11, 2019
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Cottonwood police also reported that they interviewed May about taking the Jeep. When May was asked whether he had permission to take the vehicle, he replied, “Well, it was running.”

By Staff Report September 11, 2019
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A 26-year-old Cottonwood man has been arrested and booked into the Yavapai County Jail for allegedly stabbing another man Sunday.

By Jason W. Brooks September 10, 2019
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Mingus rock band adds local flavor to 2019 Thunder Valley Rally
Shows scheduled for 1 p.m. Sept. 20 and 12:30 p.m. Sept. 21

At 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 and 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, Mingus Union High School’s rock band will take the stage at Thunder Valley Rally.

By Bill Helm September 10, 2019
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At its Sept. 3 regular meeting, the Cottonwood Council approved a consent agenda that includes awarding a contract for about $96,000 to Carollo Engineers Inc. for “consulting and assessment services” with the city’s utility department.

September 10, 2019

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