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As community members gather in line to fill bags, wagons and trunks of cars full of food, volunteers are smiling, knowing they’re helping the community.

By Paige Daniels November 16, 2022
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A 17-year-old Cottonwood girl and her 22-year-old boyfriend have been smoking fentanyl for the past six months.

By Vyto Starinskas November 16, 2022
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Earlier this month, Cottonwood Police responded to reports of fraudulent ATM withdrawals that occurred at multiple local financial institutions, according to Sgt. Chad Sinn.

By Vyto Starinskas November 15, 2022
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The pilot of single-engine airplane walked away from a crash in the Mazatzal Wilderness Friday afternoon.

November 15, 2022
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Nov. 10, Cottonwood Police officers were conducting interdiction operations on Interstate 17 between the Rimrock and Camp Verde exits. During this operation multiple traffic stops were conducted resulting in several arrests.

November 14, 2022
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Sedona Fire District crews, a Guardian Air helicopter and Department of Public Safety responded to a call of two hikers taking serious falls Thursday, Nov. 10.

November 13, 2022
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Irina Del Genio has been named the Yavapai College Verde Valley dean.

November 13, 2022
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The smiley-face meme said it all.

By Vyto Starinskas November 13, 2022
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Newcomers Misty Cox and Austin Babcock were elected to the Mingus Union High School Board for four years.

By Vyto Starinskas November 13, 2022
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Mission feeds hundreds during holidays as food prices heat up
Community dinner scheduled for Monday, Nov. 14

Food prices are soaring this year as the Old Town Mission kicks off its busy holiday season with a Thanksgiving community dinner on Monday, Nov. 14.

By Vyto Starinskas November 13, 2022
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The Camp Verde Town Council postponed any decision about the future of the historic Arena Del Loma at a special meeting, after listening to a handful of the 100 residents who turned out in the community gym Wednesday night.

By Vyto Starinskas November 13, 2022
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Maintaining a 54-46 margin, retired veteran Eli Crane declared victory over incumbent Congressman Tom O'Halleran, who called Crane Thursday to concede the race.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 11, 2022
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A man had to be extricated after a single-vehicle rollover on Broadway Road Wednesday night. The car ended up on its roof after the driver apparently passed out.

November 10, 2022
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A fire at Dollar General destroyed all its contents, but the owners said they plan to reopen after renovating the remaining shell, according to fire officials.

By Vyto Starinskas November 10, 2022
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Four teachers from Verde Valley schools were among 400 statewide to receive $2,500 each from Fiesta Bowl Charities.

November 9, 2022
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As the holiday season rolls around and we gather with friends and family, it seems like a good time to remind community members that the Verde Village Clubhouse has a spacious hall that is for rent for receptions, birthdays, or any family fun event.

November 9, 2022
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With 100% of precincts reporting, Republicans have easily won the seats for the new Legislative District 1.

November 8, 2022
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As votes continue to pour in from Election Day, unofficial results are showing the Camp Verde School Governing Board race to be wrapping up. There are two seats open, both four-year terms.

By Paige Daniels November 9, 2022
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GOP victors in Legislative District 1 get busy on new bills
Bennett receives more votes than any other Legislature candidate

Ken Bennett is already working on legislation with issues he wants to tackle when he returns to the Arizona Senate next year.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 9, 2022
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The Verde Valley has always recognized the sacrifice of the military. Habitat for Humanity is an organization of special note, providing ongoing works for veterans within the community.

By By Sebastian DiGiovanni, For the Independent November 9, 2022
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Genna Adams is passionate about growing excellent teachers in the Verde Valley.

By Vyto Starinskas November 9, 2022
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Camp Verde Town Council met Nov. 1 for a special retreat and Wednesday for a regular session in council chambers.

By Paige Daniels November 9, 2022
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Federal officials will be watching polling Tuesday in five Arizona counties.

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A family’s belongings have been destroyed in a house fire.

November 7, 2022
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Mayor Dee Jenkins and the town council hosted the 2022 Turquoise Circuit Finals Rodeo Block Party that was held in downtown Camp Verde on Thursday.

By Paige Daniels November 6, 2022

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