Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about drunk and disorderly behavior from a man who had two young children with him Saturday — and were able to arrest him before he could drive away.
Anti-discrimination laws do not trump the rights of business owners to refuse to provide services to gays, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Each year the Red Rock Hemp Festival continues to grow and this year’s event will take place on the view deck of the historic Clark Memorial Clubhouse.
Farming, real estate and manufacturing representatives stood and applauded as Army and Environmental Protection Agency officials formally signed documents this week to repeal an Obama-era rule that greatly expanded waters that are subject to federal regulation.
Board Chair Randy Garrison told the Verde Independent the repeal of the well water code was passed unanimously at a meeting in May, but insufficient notice had been given, so the hearing must be advertised and held again.
Monday, Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter will interview Kathleen Fleenor and Janet Regner for an opening on the Valley Academy district governing board.
From 8:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, Special Olympics athletes will compete in the 9th annual Arizona Special Olympics Mountain Area Bocce Tournament.
Tuesday, the Clarkdale Planning Commission is set to hold a work study session on a proposed 46-unit tract in one of the Verde Valley’s larger master-planned communities.
Friends of the Verde River has started preparations for the 2020 Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival.
The Cottonwood Community Band, under the direction of Dr. Sy Brandon and assistant conductor Neil Manzenberger, will present its annual “Pops” concert for audiences in both Cottonwood and Camp Verde.
All National Parks are fee-free for National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 28.
Funding of outside agencies is one of the main action items on the agenda for the Cottonwood Council’s regular meeting Tuesday.
In 1974, Penny Spillman and her then-husband were one of five Verde Valley couples with special needs children.
The Jerome Town Council could not decide if local residents should have to pay when parking at the six kiosks that will be installed in certain parking areas in the community.
Just before hundreds of loud motorcycles roar into the west end of the Verde Valley, a handful of noisy bikes will head to two locations in west Cottonwood to show the youngest citizens what two-wheeling is all about.
Electric vehicle owners can now drive to Grand Canyon National Park without worrying about dead batteries, thanks to new charging stations on the South Rim that opened to the public in late August.
While Tuesday’s work session discussion didn’t lead the Cottonwood Council to a specific set of instructions for staff regarding solid waste hauling, it was clear the Council had less opposition to the idea of a single hauler than anyone who signed up to speak publicly.
Cottonwood police also reported that they interviewed May about taking the Jeep. When May was asked whether he had permission to take the vehicle, he replied, “Well, it was running.”
A 26-year-old Cottonwood man has been arrested and booked into the Yavapai County Jail for allegedly stabbing another man Sunday.
At 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 and 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, Mingus Union High School’s rock band will take the stage at Thunder Valley Rally.
At its Sept. 3 regular meeting, the Cottonwood Council approved a consent agenda that includes awarding a contract for about $96,000 to Carollo Engineers Inc. for “consulting and assessment services” with the city’s utility department.
Since 1989, the public has been invited out for one day to learn what the Verde River is all about — and what it takes to preserve the river.