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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors held the annual legislative summit with nearly every supervisor from 15 counties in Arizona, according to a news release.

October 6, 2021
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The Clarkdale Town Council recently announced its final candidate list for the vacant town manager position.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. October 6, 2021
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An override that has been continued since the 1980s is on the special election mail-in ballot once again in October, as both the Mingus Union High School and Cottonwood-Oak Creek School districts are included in the vote.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. October 5, 2021
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Residents turned out for shots at the Yavapai County Community Health Services flu vaccination clinic on Saturday, Oct. 2, as people begin to protect themselves from the seasonal flu.

By Vyto Starinskas October 5, 2021
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The Cottonwood Police Department continues to participate in the Breast Cancer Awareness Month of October by wearing pink patches, according to a news release.

By Verde Independent October 5, 2021
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It’s was a picture-perfect Saturday at Cornville’s Windmill Park and Cori Herwick was handing out Narcan kits at a table set up for health information.

By Vyto Starinskas October 5, 2021
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The Zen Mountain Gallery is becoming “one” with Old Town.

By Vyto Starinskas October 5, 2021
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Sean Morris pours some cold ones at the That Brewery booth at the Clarktoberfest celebration in Clarkdale on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021.

By Vyto Starinskas October 5, 2021
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The Camp Verde Community Library recently announced it is set to host Wind & Strings, comprised of Woody Haiken on saxophone and Shelley Haiken on the guitar and vocals, according to a news release.

September 23, 2021
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Former dentist Denis Froehlich, 69, got quite the birthday surprise when the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office knocked on his door Thursday, Sept. 30, and arrested him for allegedly practicing dentistry without a license and aggravated assault, according to a news release.

October 4, 2021
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Cottonwood Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Chad Sinn has announced a date change for the 38th annual National Night Out.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 15, 2021
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Yavapai County health officials reported 170 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths over the weekend, according to a news release Monday.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. October 4, 2021
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The City of Sedona has hired contractor Paul R. Peterson Construction, Inc., to begin construction of the Posse Grounds Parking and Soldiers Pass Road Shared-Use Path Project, according to a news release.

October 4, 2021
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Arizona Town Hall is collaborating with a consortium of community partners for an in-person community town hall meeting Friday, Oct. 8, at Yavapai College’s Clarkdale campus, according to a news release.

October 4, 2021
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I am not sure what I expected our country to look like in 2021, but I certainly did not expect it to be so fractured and so bogged down in hate. My oldest son was a year old on Sept. 11, 2001. The wave of patriotism following that day gave me hope for the America that my kids would inherit.

By BRIAN J. ALLFREY, Special to the Independent October 3, 2021
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On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. October 1, 2021
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to help bring awareness, The Verde Independent is sharing the journey of a few readers who came forward to tell their story.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. October 1, 2021
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The faces of the former high school classmates gleamed as they recognized each other.

By Vyto Starinskas October 1, 2021
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The Town of Camp Verde has come to an agreement to purchase the Camp Verde Water System for $10 million, and it will be up to the council to finalize the document at its regular council meeting Wednesday night, Oct. 6.

By Vyto Starinskas October 1, 2021
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Bashas’ Family of Stores announced Friday, Oct. 1, that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Raley’s Holding Company, an independent regional grocer based in California, according to a news release.

October 1, 2021
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Clouds, rain and even some distant thunder didn’t keep Jerome residents from gathering for their town traditional town portrait Thursday, Sept, 30, 2021.

By Vyto Starinskas October 1, 2021
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A 35-year-old Prescott Valley woman was arrested for several alleged burglaries in Clarkdale over the course of just a few days, according to a news release Thursday.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. October 1, 2021
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The Yavapai County Recorder’s Office recently announced a change in the ballot delivery system involving the envelope, according to a news release.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 30, 2021
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A fatal crash between a tractor-trailer and two passenger vehicles near the Interstate 17 northbound off-ramp closed State Route 260 in both directions Wednesday, Sept. 29, afternoon.

By Vyto Starinskas September 30, 2021
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Yavapai County Community Health Services has confirmed the county’s first human case of the West Nile Virus since 2012, according to a news release Wednesday.

September 30, 2021

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