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Flood aftermath: Camp Verde reopens Verde Lakes Drive; road still needs permanent repairs

CAMP VERDE – Tuesday, the Town of Camp Verde reopened Verde Lakes Drive between Cat Claw Drive and Ripple Road, more than a month after heavy rain damaged the road and forced its closure.

House Education Committee to hear SB 1073 Monday

VERDE VALLEY – At 2 p.m. Monday, the Arizona House of Representatives will have their first of several say-sos on SB 1073.

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Camp Verde to demolish dangerous structure

CAMP VERDE – Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council agreed that the town should demolish a dangerous building located on Clear Creek Drive in the Verde Lakes community.

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Final plat OK’d for Simonton White Hawk Business Park

CAMP VERDE – Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council voted to approve the final subdivision plat for the 12-lot White Hawk Business Park that real estate developer Scott Simonton plans to build near the site of the new Verde Valley Archaeology Center, just northeast of SR 260.

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Casino to host emergency preparedness drill Tuesday

CAMP VERDE – For the past 18 months, the Yavapai-Apache Police Department has been both trainer and trainee in different areas of emergency management.

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Mingus School Board approves 2019-20 school calendar

COTTONWOOD – Tuesday, the Mingus Union School Board voted 4-to-0 to approve the school’s proposed 2019-2020 calendar.

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Mingus Union looks to hire second assistant principal

New administrator would have ‘strong focus on curriculum and instruction’

With a 4-to-0 vote, the district’s governing board voted Tuesday to support Gee’s plan to hire a second assistant principal for the school, a person who would complement Allen Mitchell, the school’s assistant principal and dean of students.

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Camp Verde resident opens up about her time as Rosie the Riveter

Today the Camp Verde resident is 93 and a bit of a firecracker, no holds barred as they say. But it wasn’t always that way, she said.

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Blue Marble Challenge at Camp Verde elementary

According to Camp Verde Elementary Principal Britta Booth, 52 teams have signed up for this year’s event, scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday in the school’s gymnasium.

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Simonton business park under review by Camp Verde Town Council

The purpose of the plat is to provide “complete detail and engineering design for compliance” with the town’s subdivision regulations and for construction of improvements “that meet or exceed the town standards,” according to council’s March 20 agenda packet.

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