Bill Helm


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Camp Verde School Board still looks to replace Kitty McDowell

Tim Carter’s original plan was to swear in Kitty McDowell’s replacement on the Camp Verde School Board by Dec. 11.

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Q&A with Verde Valley Teacher of the Week: Matt Bazzill

sixth-grade teacher, American Heritage Academy

Before Matt Bazzill became a teacher, he studied Chinese medicine, martial arts, and acupuncture. Though he still love these things, Bazzill does not practice them in the classroom.

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Changing the face of development in Camp Verde

Town hopes ‘Opportunity Zone’ the path to long-term community investment

CAMP VERDE – Camp Verde is the only community in the Verde Valley to have received Opportunity Zone designation.

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Camp Verde council chooses Champions Way as road to new municipal sports complex

On Dec. 5, Camp Verde Town Council agreed that Champions Way should be the name of the entrance road to both the town’s wastewater treatment plant and the new Camp Verde Sports Complex.

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Winter Break for Verde Valley schools

Three Verde Valley schools start their two-week winter breaks following Thursday, Dec. 20 classes, the other three schools take off following the next day’s classes.

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Camp Verde council OKs $80K predevelopment of community rodeo arena

On Dec. 5, the Camp Verde Town Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the Camp Verde Arena Association that would provide $80,000 for predevelopment activities of an arena that would be constructed northeast of the Camp Verde Sports Complex.

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Sebra Choe named economic development projects manager for Camp Verde

On Dec. 5, the Camp Verde Town Council approved an updated job description for Economic Development Director Steve Ayers, and the creation of a new position: economic development projects manager.

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Joel England named CEO of State Bar of Arizona

He’s been an intelligence officer, a Judge Advocate General, and most recently, chief judge of the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Tribal Court.

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Beaver Creek to swear in new, returning school board members

RIMROCK – Both residents of the Beaver Creek community, Brandi Bateman and Daniel Dubien have professional experience as executive assistant to a school district’s superintendent.

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100 bicycles for children in need

Donate new or like-new bicycles to inaugural Christmas Cheer event

COTTONWOOD – Christmas is a time for giving and receiving.

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