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The League of Women Voters Verde Valley branch will be hosting a candidate forum for Cottonwood City Council on Wednesday, July 25 at the Cottonwood Recreation Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

July 19, 2018
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COTTONWOOD - From the moment the report of a missing child comes in, to the resolution of the case, every action taken has the potential to make the difference between a successful recovery and a tragic outcome.

July 17, 2018
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Inspiration At Cottonwood, a new 192-unit garden style apartment community, was unanimously approved by the Cottonwood City Council on April 3.

April 12, 2018
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As of Tuesday, April 3, the Cottonwood Transfer Station is being operated by Patriot Disposal, Inc.

April 6, 2018
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Motorists traveling along Mingus Avenue beginning on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 thru Friday, March 30, 2018 can expect to see asphalt paving operations occurring along Mingus Avenue and South 6th Street.

March 27, 2018
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Cottonwood City Council approved a trust to replace a portion of police, administration and Parks & Recreation Department vehicles Tuesday.

By Kelcie Grega March 24, 2018
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Monday March 26, the membership of Central Arizona Masonic Lodge #14 will officially hold a public ground-breaking ceremony beginning at 11 a.m.

March 22, 2018
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Cottonwood City Council allocates use of pavement preservation funds
Old Town could see option to increase parking by 72 percent

The City of Cottonwood is moving forward in giving some public roads a facelift.

By Kelcie Grega March 17, 2018
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Randall Hauk is the featured speaker at the Verde Historical Society’s Last Friday of the Month presentation in March.

March 13, 2018
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Tuesday, the Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education governing board will recognize the February 2018 Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

By Bill Helm March 3, 2018
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Plans for an animal therapy sanctuary got approval Monday at Cottonwood’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

By Jennifer Volpe March 1, 2018
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The Planning and Zoning Commission is planning to hold an election for Chair and Vice Chair Monday night. The election takes place annually.

By Jennifer Volpe February 24, 2018
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Applicant Tom Pender is requesting an extension of conditions of zoning approval for the Skyline Apartment Project to maintain PAD (planned area development) zoning on three parcels on 5.78 acres located between 16th St. and Main St.

By Jennifer Volpe February 24, 2018
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Patriot Disposal will be operating Cottonwood’s transfer station, thanks to an approved agreement by City Council on Tuesday.

By Jennifer Volpe February 22, 2018
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The Cottonwood Police Department would like to present to the community a segment of its Citizen’s Police Academy.

February 20, 2018
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The City of Cottonwood is currently experiencing an outage of email and some phone services. 911 is still functioning. If you need to contact fire or police for non-emergency calls please use 928-649-1397.

February 13, 2018
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The Verde Valley Wine Consortium will present “Dia del Vino Rojo,” an all red wine event in Old Town Cottonwood on March 17 from noon to 6 p.m.

By The Verde Independent February 13, 2018
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The Verde Valley Sanctuary will host a free workshop to discuss the issue of sexual harassment and sexual assault.

By The Verde Independent February 8, 2018
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Become more informed on Arizona’s education f

By Staff Reports January 30, 2018
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The Cottonwood City Council is seeking candidates to fill two seats on the Planning and Zoning Commission.

By Staff Reports January 23, 2018
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There are two open seats on the Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission.

By Staff Reports December 23, 2017
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The Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Monday to discuss an outdoor merchandise display at an existing retail bicycle shop.

By Jennifer Volpe December 16, 2017
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Two regional businesses are the latest beneficiaries of the VVREO Revolving Loan Fund. Galina Fine Jewelers of Cottonwood, a 10-year old retail operation, will use a loan to increase inventory, make store improvements and upgrade its marketing.

By Staff Reports October 24, 2017
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The City of Cottonwood is seeking two applicants for an Administrative Hearing Officer.

October 14, 2017
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COTTONWOOD – It’s not that $42,000 is too steep a price to pay for government transparency, but more a matter of who all should chip in for the continued telecasts of Cottonwood City Council meetings and other public service broadcasting.

By Dan Engler October 5, 2017
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COTTONWOOD -- Due to recent counterfeit bills being accepted, the City of Cottonwood Transfer Station will no longer accept cash.

September 23, 2017
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The City of Cottonwood’s Engineering Department is seeking input from the public regarding design considerations for the reconstruction of Mingus Avenue between 8th and Main Streets.

By Staff Reports September 16, 2017
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The City of Cottonwood will hold an informational open house on September 25, 2017, from 5-8 p.m., at the Cottonwood Recreation Center regarding the possible designation of an “Arts, Culture, & Entertainment District” in the area of North Main Street in Old Town

September 9, 2017
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In July, Valley Academy of Career and Technical Education approved an Intergovernmental Agreement with Camp Verde, Sedona Oak Creek and Mingus Union school districts.

By Bill Helm September 2, 2017
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The City of Cottonwood’s engineering department is seeking input from the public regarding design considerations for the reconstruction of Mingus Avenue between 8th and Main Street.

September 2, 2017
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Due to the monsoon storm this week, the City of Cottonwood Public Works Department rescheduled closure of 15th Street for Monday, Aug. 28.

By Staff Reports August 26, 2017
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Kindred at Home, in partnership with the Old Town Mission, seeks support for the third annual Local Food Drive which runs through the month of August.

By Staff Reports August 24, 2017
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Valley Academy agreement not on Mingus Union agenda - yet
Superintendent: Tech ed partnership likely discussed in September

The highlight to Tuesday’s meeting of the Mingus Union High School District governing board is not an item on the agenda – but an item conspicuously left off the agenda.

By Bill Helm August 19, 2017
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COTTONWOOD – Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council moved to wave the 5-percent cap on administrative approval of change orders during the construction of the Mingus Avenue waterline project.

By Jennifer Volpe August 17, 2017
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The City of Cottonwood recently mailed the 2017 Citizen Satisfaction Survey to residents via their water utility bills.

By City of Cottonwood August 10, 2017
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The Cottonwood Airport Commission will be holding their regular meeting on Wednesday, August 9th at 6:00pm at the Cottonwood Recreation Center located at 150 S. 6th Street.

August 5, 2017
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Monday, Valley Academy of Career and Technical Education could approve updated/revised Intergovernmental Agreements with Camp Verde Unified, Mingus Union and Sedona-Oak Creek school districts, as well as a Memorandum of Understanding with Camp Verde Unified School District.

By Bill Helm July 8, 2017
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The Cottonwood Police Department is now accepting applications for the Fall 2017 Citizen Police Academy.

July 3, 2017
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Galileo 33 Winery, Tasting Room and Restaurant is slated to be discussed at the 6 p.m. meeting.

By Jennifer Volpe June 10, 2017
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COTTONWOOD – The Cottonwood City Council unanimously approved to adopt the proposed fiscal year 2018 tentative budget as presented, and to establish the city’s fiscal year 2018 expenditure limitation at $85,054,740.

By Jennifer Volpe June 8, 2017
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Board members name Marat Shkandin as interim president for Old Town Association
Anderson relieved of duties until legal situation resolved

Marat Shkandin is the interim president of the Old Town Association.

By Jennifer Volpe June 3, 2017
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May 12, at a City of Cottonwood employee appreciation event, Cottonwood Police Department Sergeant Monica Kuhlt received the award of Employee of the Year for 2016.

May 20, 2017
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The Cottonwood City Council conducted interviews and appointed staff at a regular meeting Tuesday.

April 8, 2017
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COTTONWOOD – Saturday is Cottonwood’s “Laffathon Day - an official holiday to celebrate laughter.

By Staff Reports March 30, 2017
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Amanda Wilber has been selected to fill the Human Resources/Risk Manager position at the City of Cottonwood.

By Jennifer Volpe March 25, 2017
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COTTONWOOD – Friday, Catholic Charities’ The Loft - a drop-in day center serving the homeless - will be closing and transitioning into Manzanita Housing to serve vulnerable women.

By Staff Reports February 23, 2017
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The historic Cottonwood Civic Center, constructed in 1939 using local river rock, is scheduled to start a multi-phase restoration program, beginning Feb. 21, that will last for much of the rest of the year, according to a city news release.

February 16, 2017
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COTTONWOOD – Cottonwood City Council will meet Feb. 14 for a work session to discuss their strategic directives and goals, according to Mayor Tim Elinski’s newsletter.

By Jennifer Volpe February 11, 2017
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CAT closes LYNX service
Dangerous driving conditions in Sedona results in run cancellations

Cottonwood Area Transit announced that the remainder of the LYNX runs for Tuesday have been cancelled due to severe winter driving conditions in the Sedona area.

January 24, 2017
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City Council discusses residential development, clarifies minutes
Yes on commission/board application process, no on location qualification of Parks and Rec commission members

COTTONWOOD – The Cottonwood City Council met Jan. 17 to vote on the Vineyards at Cottonwood development, clarify minutes, review an application process, and discuss the location qualifications of a Parks and Recreation commission member.

By Jennifer Volpe January 21, 2017
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Seven entities want a cut of the possible $950,000 in grant money that would benefit low- to moderate-income people, prevent blight or fix an urgent threat to health or safety.

By By SUE TONE Contributing Reporter January 5, 2017
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The City of Cottonwood Utility Department will have a planned water outage on Willard Avenue between Beech and 89A.

December 12, 2016
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COTTONWOOD – The Old Town Mission will host the Community Christmas Celebration Saturday from 5-8 p.m. The free event is sponsored by many groups, churches, and organizations in the Verde Valley.

December 8, 2016
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The Planning and Zoning Commission met last week to discuss a mural for the Verde Valley Humane Society and the first phase of the Vineyards at Cottonwood subdivision.

By Jennifer Volpe November 26, 2016
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No matter how long it’s been since your loved one died, grief can make the holidays a painful time.

November 14, 2016