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The Prescott National Forest (PNF) has upgraded its management of the Cellar Fire, a wildfire that was started by lightning near Wagoner on Sunday, July 14.

By Max Efrein July 18, 2019
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Water rates for Cottonwood residents won't go up until July 2020.

By Jason W. Brooks July 17, 2019
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Here's the latest person sought under the Yavapai Sheriff's July 2019 "Catch 22" program.

By Staff report July 17, 2019
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Yavapai County announced Wednesday that it would like to link State Route 260 to Cornville Road with a connector road from Coury Drive to Beaverhead Flat Road.

By Bill Helm July 17, 2019
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With fires currently burning to the north, west and east, Verde Valley residents can expect more smoke-filled skies Wednesday.

By The Verde Independent July 17, 2019
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According to the Cottonwood Police Department, a music store suffered a major loss Monday morning.

By Staff report July 16, 2019
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Minerals Research, Inc. would like to advise there will be some blasting activity conducted at the slag pile on Friday, July 19th,

July 16, 2019
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Yavapai County has not yet decided which of six possible outcomes to select for a connector road from SR 260 to Cornville Road, District 2 Supervisor Tom Thurman said Monday.

By Bill Helm July 16, 2019
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Wednesday, the Camp Verde Council will consider a resolution that would designate Finnie Flat Road, Main Street and Montezuma Castle Highway from the Y-intersection to Black Bridge as a commercial tourism zone.

By Bill Helm July 16, 2019
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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors promised to build a new jail by raising property taxes if voters rebuffed efforts to pass a sales tax increase in November 2014. That ballot measure narrowly failed; now, supervisors are making good on their vow.

By By Sue Tone, Contributing Reporter July 16, 2019
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At a special Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday, the board unanimously voted to make Mary Mallory the new District 5 supervisor.

By Staff report July 16, 2019
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A federal court jury has awarded a former state senate staffer $1 million after concluding she was the victim of racial and sex discrimination.

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A Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Forest Patrol deputy coordinated a rescue with eight volunteers from the Verde Search and Rescue Team last week.

By Staff report July 16, 2019
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P & Z Commission approves extension on ag project
Rezoning approved for North Main property; extension granted for vineyards on edge of Old Town

The Cottonwood Planning & Zoning Commission took action on a diverse array of projects Monday.

By Jason W. Brooks July 16, 2019
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Will the real Arizona monsoon season please stand up?

By Jason W. Brooks July 15, 2019
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Saturday, July 20, Clarkdale Community Services welcomes Scandalous Hands from 7-9 p.m. at the Clarkdale Town Park gazebo.

July 15, 2019
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Riverfront Park plan presented to public
Eighty people attend meeting on master plan for Cottonwood's largest park

While there aren't immediate plans to make major additions to Cottonwood's Riverfront Park, there has been much public feedback put into what to add to the site.

By Jason W. Brooks July 15, 2019
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Coconino County Sheriff’s personnel had to rescue a woman from a cave Saturday.

July 15, 2019
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The Cottonwood Library will present the award-winning PBS documentary A River Reborn: The Restoration of Fossil Creek presented by the film maker, Professor Stefan Sommer.

July 15, 2019
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In the latest chapter of a policeman’s life that has gone full circle, the 59-year-old veteran lawman was named Cottonwood PD’s “New Employee of the Year” last month.

By Vyto Starinskas July 14, 2019
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What it costs you to operate a school
6-cent drop in primary tax rate projected for Mingus; 5.5% pay raise for staff

“Our goal going forward is to annually rotate through each department for textbook adoption,” Leonard said.

By Bill Helm July 14, 2019
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Arizonans this year are dealing with fewer wildfires than last year, but the fires are significantly larger, according to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management.

By By DYLAN SIMARD Cronkite News July 14, 2019
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Being short-handed is a way of life at the Jerome Fire Department.

By Vyto Starinskas July 14, 2019
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PHOENIX – After an internal audit and investigation, Arizona Department of Public Safety detectives arrested Pedro Javier Aguila Muniz on felony charges of forgery, fraud and theft.

July 14, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – Wildland firefighters continue working to extinguish a mulch fire at the Camp Verde Transfer Station.

By Bill Helm July 14, 2019