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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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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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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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Wednesday, the Camp Verde Council will consider a resolution that would designate Finnie Flat Road, Main Street and Montezuma Castle Highway from the Y-intersection to Black Bridge as a commercial tourism zone.

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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At a special Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday, the board unanimously voted to make Mary Mallory the new District 5 supervisor.

By Staff report July 16, 2019
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A federal court jury has awarded a former state senate staffer $1 million after concluding she was the victim of racial and sex discrimination.

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A Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Forest Patrol deputy coordinated a rescue with eight volunteers from the Verde Search and Rescue Team last week.

By Staff report July 16, 2019
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Coconino County Sheriff’s personnel had to rescue a woman from a cave Saturday.

July 15, 2019
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As many as 12 child abuse complaints against Prescott Valley facility
Eighteen-year-old PV man arrested for alleged child abuse at child care center

The Prescott Valley Police Department Criminal Investigations Section is actively investigating potentially a total of 12 cases of alleged child abuse at a child care center. Two facilities are involved.

By The (Prescott) Daily Courier staff July 12, 2019
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A Northern Arizona University-bound woman was singled out from 3,700 Phi Theta Kappa members to star in a national marketing campaign.

By Staff report July 11, 2019
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A longtime resident of the Verde Valley who passed away in 2018, Dena Greenwood, was a naturalist, ornithologist, educator and guide who devoted much of her life to inspiring others to cherish the remarkably diverse habitats that we have in northern Arizona.

July 9, 2019
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The Clarkdale Town Council received some important insights into the segment of the Verde Valley population that requires emergency mental health intervention.

By Jason W. Brooks July 6, 2019
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Late last month, a task force mad more than a half-dozen arrests in an attempt to break up a drug operation.

By Seven By Tim Wiederaenders, The Daily Courier July 5, 2019
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A Congressman recently visited with constituents in Camp Verde.

By Bill Helm July 3, 2019
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Nonprofit a classic example in an industry that must 'recycle itself'
The state’s only recycling nonprofit battles much economic adversity

Worldwide price drops in recyclables is just one of many factors affecting recycling in the Verde Valley.

By Jason W. Brooks July 3, 2019
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A man who pleaded guilty in February to several sex abuse charges involving minors learned his prison sentence Monday.

By Jason W. Brooks July 1, 2019
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More than 200,000 medical marijuana users are at risk, says a new state auditor's report.

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Supervisor Smith informed the Board he was appointed by President Trump's administration to serve as the Arizona State Director of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Rural Development. He will be filling this role effective July 8, 2019.

June 24, 2019
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Over the next several days, fire managers on the Kaibab National Forest’s south zone will continue operations on multiple prescribed fire projects on both the Williams and Tusayan ranger districts.

By Bill Helm June 19, 2019
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A 21-year-old Chino Valley man has been arrested for allegedly providing alcohol and marijuana to a group of underage persons for a party that ended with a 16-year-old girl dead from a gunshot wound to the head, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) reports.

June 19, 2019
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Prescott National Forest issues fire safety reminders
No restrictions issued yet, despite it getting hotter and dryer

Though parts of Yavapai County have entered into fire restrictions, the Prescott National Forest remain restriction free.

By MAX EFREIN Contributing Reporter June 19, 2019
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A 19-year-old Chino Valley man has been arrested for the alleged murder of a 16-year-old girl Sunday night, June 16. The killing may have been an accident caused by reckless action during a party, according to law enforcement officials.

By By MAX EFREIN Contributing Reporter June 17, 2019
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CLINTS WELL – Coconino National Forest leadership has issued a temporary closure order for public safety for the Coldwater Fire area where interior pockets of unburned fuel will continue to have fire activity.

June 13, 2019

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