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A man wanted on domestic violence charges fled from Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies who were called to the Cordes Junction area, but after escaping up I-17, the man later turned himself in.

By Jason W. Brooks January 17, 2020
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If 18 percent of the nation’s high schools have some sort of drug testing program, then what about the other schools?

By Bill Helm January 16, 2020
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New consolidation legislation introduced
SB1122 seeks single canvas vote on school district merger vote

State Sen. Sylvia Allen has introduced legislation that contradicts the three-canvass ballot asserted in SB 1073, Clarkdale-Jerome School Board President Jill Zaske said Wednesday.

By Bill Helm January 16, 2020
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One person called for censure. Another called for removal.

By Bill Helm January 16, 2020
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An announcement during Wednesday’s Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting confirmed what most observers anticipated would be the next move by a developer hoping to build a mixed-use project.

By Jason W. Brooks January 16, 2020
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Home-grown political signs can be funny, or they can ruffle the feathers of the local pink flamingos that grace Jerome.

By Vyto Starinskas January 16, 2020
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In FY 2019, the City of Sedona spent more than $185,000 on employee training and travel.

By Bill Helm January 14, 2020
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Yavapai College to interview for new Verde campus dean
James Perey to become associate vice president for strategic initiatives

Friday, Yavapai College will hold a meet and greet with the two candidates to replace James Perey as dean of the Verde Valley and Sedona campuses.

By Bill Helm January 14, 2020
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Kegn Moorcroft has interacted with all types of Verde Valley visitors over the past eight years.

By Jason W. Brooks January 14, 2020
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Come admire a variety of hand-crafted fabrics, clothing, and rugs on display throughout Clark Memorial Library.

By Staff report January 14, 2020
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Yavapai College President Lisa Rhine has been recently elected to the Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization 2020 Board of Directors.

By Staff report January 14, 2020
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Thursday’s meeting is set for 9 a.m. at the County Annex building at 10 S. Sixth St. in Cottonwood, just south of Mingus Avenue.

January 14, 2020
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In her first year as an elementary school teacher, Stacey Gagnon was assigned a little boy who was deemed a school menace.

By Nanci Huston, contributing reporter January 14, 2020
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MATFORCE is sponsoring a lunch-and-learn on stress, anxiety and depression in children at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 which will be teleconferenced to Yavapai College’s Verde Valley campus, Building I.

January 13, 2020
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CLARKDALE -- Construction on the Smelter Town Brewery and the Park Hotel in Clarkdale is closer to completion and owners hope to open soon.

By Vyto Starinskas January 11, 2020
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COTTONWOOD – If Mingus Union High School chooses to implement randomized student-athlete drug testing, District Superintendent Mike Westcott said Wednesday it will be a matter of intervention.

By Bill Helm January 11, 2020
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Yavapai College is giving local people that chance in their OLLI member photo shoot at the Yavapai College Sedona Center on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

By Vyto Starinskas January 11, 2020
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Friday, Jan. 10, Members of the Modified Motorcycle Association of Arizona, Verde Valley District, present $3,884 to Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District. According to Bethany Campista, left, the district’s National School Program Coordinator, the money will be used to pay down student debt toward the district’s school meals program.

By Bill Helm January 11, 2020
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Yavapai College’s Verde Art Gallery presents a special exhibit of Mark Hemleben’s Plein Air studies created before the artist finalizes the work.

January 11, 2020
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COTTONWOOD — In 2017, it was Ruben Jauregui. In 2018, it was Kyla Allen, and in 2019, it was Tosca Henry. In 2020, the vice mayor of Cottonwood will be Michael Mathews.

By Jason W. Brooks January 9, 2020
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Not only is 2020 a presidential election year, but Arizona cities and counties will be holding many elections as well.

By Jason W. Brooks January 9, 2020
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Not only did Sheriff Scott Mascher announce in November that he won’t seek re-election in 2020, but District 2 Supervisor Tom Thurman also recently said he definitely won’t try to hang onto his position, either.

By Jason W. Brooks January 9, 2020
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Cottonwood police officers were called to an armed robbery at about 11:45 p.m. Tuesday at Speedway located in the 900 block of South Main Street.

By Staff Report January 8, 2020
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Here are some announcements about events and other things that affect Verde Valley residents the week of Jan. 8, 2020:

January 8, 2020
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If you are passionate about children’s issues and want to impact the early childhood programs available to young kids in our community, First Things First (FTF) needs you.

January 7, 2020

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