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Evacuations, new team on duty at Museum Fire
Fire had consumed 1,800 acres as of Monday night

Evacuations and the arrival of a Type I team marked the third day of the Museum Fire near Flagstaff.

By Jason W. Brooks July 22, 2019
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A Corona, California, woman died Saturday following a two-car crash on State Route 89A at its intersection with Page Springs Road.

July 22, 2019
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Clarkdale man gets 5-year prison sentence
Convicted of abusive sexual contact of a minor

A Clarkdale man who made a plea agreement in April recently learned how long he'll serve in state prison.

By Staff report July 22, 2019
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Windy Jones argued point by point with the two Jerome attorneys and several Board of Adjustment members, but even the ghost of the Cuban Queen could not help her as she and her partner walked away empty handed Thursday night.

By Vyto Starinskas July 20, 2019
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Cottonwood police and the Arizona Department of Public Safety responded to this single big-rig rollover Saturday at about 9 a.m. at the Thousand Trails roundabout on State Route 260.

By Vyto Starinskas July 20, 2019
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Failure to yield to oncoming traffic was the cause of this two-vehicle head-on crash in Cottonwood Friday at about 11 a.m. on State Route 89A, according to Cottonwood police.

By Vyto Starinskas July 20, 2019
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Except for Tuesday, registration is ongoing at Beaver Creek School from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

By Bill Helm July 20, 2019
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Clarkdale property valuations have been on roller coaster
Property tax rate, levy on Tuesday’s agenda

Clarkdale proposes property tax levy increases once again, but its property tax base is healthier than it was six years ago.

By Jason W. Brooks July 19, 2019
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Clarkdale Council to hear input on substation, tax rate and levy
Budget on agenda for one of Tuesday’s two meetings

Tuesday, much could be decided for the next fiscal year for the Town of Clarkdale.

By Jason W. Brooks July 18, 2019
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Spontaneous combustion of green materials most likely ignited the fire whose billowing smoke can be seen from all over the Verde Valley.

By Vyto Starinskas July 18, 2019
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From every $100 that Yavapai County’s residents spend on property taxes, 17 cents goes into a general fund.

By Bill Helm July 18, 2019
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Sedona residents will have an opportunity to provide direct input on state legislation that governs short-term rentals at a July 24 listening session held by their state senator.

By Staff report July 18, 2019
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Camp Verde Community Church is once again providing backpacks to local children so they can be ready for school.

By Staff report July 18, 2019
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An environmental group took the first steps Wednesday to filing suit against the U.S. Forest Service for failing to live up to its promise to keep cattle away from streams in eastern Arizona.

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Protect yourself against mosquitos
Monsoon season could arrive in Verde Valley this weekend

Take precautions to avoid the many health concerns that go with mosquito bites.

By Yavapai County Health Services July 18, 2019
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Reno and Sheila McCormick will perform at the Beaver Creek Adult Center this weekend.

July 18, 2019
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The new associate editor of the Verde Independent has been to a unique combination of places.

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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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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