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Welcome to the Verde Valley’s best new bike ride – Odgen Ranch Road.

By Vyto Starinskas September 18, 2020
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After not having 1,000 or more COVID-19 cases in a single day since Sept. 3, Arizona has now eclipsed the 1,000 single-day caseload for two consecutive days.

By Dan Engler September 18, 2020
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Wednesday, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors extended a benefit that symbolizes a problem that has existed nearly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Jason W. Brooks September 18, 2020
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Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman has issued some important election season reminders to voters. All registered voters are eligible to vote in the Nov. 3 general election.

By Jason W. Brooks September 17, 2020
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Cottonwood Council denies Homeless Coalition’s sprinkler waiver
Homeless were to be housed overnight in building year-round

The council voted Tuesday against granting the waiver, 4-2. Mayor Tim Elinski and Council Member Jackie Nairn voted for the waiver. Vice Mayor Michael Mathews and Council Members Tosca Henry, Debbie Wilden and Doug Hulse voted against it. Council Member Ruben Jauregui was absent.

By Jason W. Brooks September 17, 2020
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Thursday, the Cottonwood Police Department released more information about Friday’s funeral services for Commander Jody Makuch.

By Jason W. Brooks September 17, 2020
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The actions of the three teachers, according to Dep. Yavapai County Attorney Joy Biedermann, were not against the law.

By Bill Helm September 16, 2020
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A Cottonwood teenager has been arrested on an assortment of felony charges after threatening party-goers with a handgun Sept. 12.

By Bill Helm September 16, 2020
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Here are some events and other announcements about things happening in the Verde Valley.

September 16, 2020
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Yavapai County Development Services announced Tuesday that Eric Borowsky of Scottsdale has withdrawn his application for a planned area development in Cornville.

By Jason W. Brooks September 16, 2020
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Judge denies injunction on justice center construction
Opponent of new jail project wants environmental concerns addressed

Late last week, a Yavapai County Superior Court judge denied an injunction request from a Prescott Valley resident that was an attempt to delay the construction of the county’s new jail/justice center.

By Jason W. Brooks September 15, 2020
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Sept. 29-Oct. 2, Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter will host five question and answer sessions specific to the proposed consolidation of the Mingus Union and Cottonwood-Oak Creek school districts.

By Bill Helm September 15, 2020
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It is entirely inappropriate to impose this huge tax increase when many of our citizens have experienced a drastic drop in their household incomes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 15, 2020
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Your Board of Supervisors has lowered property tax rates for three out of the past four years even though our costs for providing services continue to increase year after year.

September 15, 2020
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Two new reports suggest that Arizonans will be among the least likely to get immunized against COVID-19 once a vaccine becomes available.

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Arizona is experiencing a devastating increase of sellers and users of methamphetamine due to increased production of the drug and declining costs.

By Staff Report September 14, 2020
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The Cottonwood Police Department has issued a warning about a phone scam. The scam attempts to solicit donations for a police commander who died last week.

By Jason W. Brooks September 14, 2020
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A full agenda for Tuesday's Cottonwood City Council meeting is set to inlclude the city's annual funding of outside community agencies.

By Jason W. Brooks September 13, 2020
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Funeral for Cmdr. Makuch set for Friday, Sept. 18
Cottonwood Police Department hopes to livestream funeral

Due to a large amount of public interest, the Cottonwood Police Department released information, over the weekend, about a funeral service one of its own longtime officers.

By Jason W. Brooks September 13, 2020
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On Thursday, Sept. 17, about half of Mingus Union's student body will be invited back to school. The next day, the other half.

By Bill Helm September 11, 2020
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At Tuesday’s regular meeting, the Clarkdale Town Council agreed to spend $113,000 in designated funds on four priorities.

By Jason W. Brooks September 11, 2020
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Run the Verde River or join the paddle from any body of water.

By Staff report September 10, 2020
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Although Cottonwood-Oak Creek schools do not officially reopen for face-to-face learning until Monday, Sept. 14, the district has invited its K-2 students back a week early to get a sneak peak into campus life.

By Bill Helm September 10, 2020
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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Camp Verde Unified is only short about 4% from its 1,650 student headcount at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

By Bill Helm September 9, 2020
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Tuesday, the Clarkdale-Jerome School Board voted 5-to-0 to open its school to on-site learning on Sept. 14.

By Bill Helm September 9, 2020

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