From every $100 that Yavapai County’s residents spend on property taxes, 17 cents goes into a general fund.
Yavapai County announced Wednesday that it would like to link State Route 260 to Cornville Road with a connector road from Coury Drive to Beaverhead Flat Road.
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.
After a one-year hiatus, Camp Verde’s Cornfest is back. One of the town’s signature events, Cornfest is back for its 27th year on Saturday July 20 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
CAMP VERDE – Wildland firefighters continue working to extinguish a mulch fire at the Camp Verde Transfer Station.
Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council asked Town Manager Russ Martin to reject all three bids to complete Phase 1B of the town’s sports complex, and to explore value engineering options before going to re-bid.
Legal arguments to disregard Mingus Union’s position against a 2020 school district consolidation election are “baseless and should be rejected in their entirety.”
Brandon Islas of Clarkdale-Jerome School is the Verde Valley Teacher of the Week.
After a one-year hiatus, Camp Verde’s Cornfest is back. One of the town’s signature events, Cornfest is back for its 27th year
Now 90% contained, the 123,875-acre Woodbury Fire should be fully contained by midnight July 15
Verde Valley Habitat For Humanity in Cottonwood has found a new home for its administrative offices on South Main Street.
RIMROCK – The agent and project engineer for the proposed development of 302 housing units on 46.72 acres has asked the public to share its comments and concerns at a 3 p.m. July 20 meeting at the Montezuma-Rimrock Fire Station.
Pancakes, parade and a "pato" race are all part of Beaver Creek's Fourth of July plans this year.
Mingus Union’s legal position on school district consolidation going to vote in 2020 “should be disregarded” because the school board made its decision “in violation of Open Meeting Law.”
Despite Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s commitment to increase teacher pay by 20%, the state still ranks 49th.
The Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District has “heavily invested in recent years additional students support, including counselors, curriculum, professional development, community partnerships, specialized programs for our highest needs learners, and innovative approaches to meeting the needs of all children.”
VERDE VALLEY – To some, the idea is contrary to tradition. But at Camp Verde and Beaver Creek school districts, the four-day school week helps attract good teachers – and helps keep them.
Red Moon Development/Verde Ranch MH, LLC owns 110 acres of land north of Finnie Flat Road and east of SR 260 that is formerly known as Silverado at Simonton Ranch and plans to develop in three phases, Howard told council. Should the developer purchase the remainder of the former Silverado’s 172.5 acres, the project could end up being five phases.
COTTONWOOD – Thursday, Mike Westcott officially became Mingus Union’s superintendent, as he signed a one-year $115,000 contract wit
A land-use application form says the cottage-style project “will provide a unique lifestyle that captures the character of Camp Verde.”
If a local school district's Fiscal 2020 budget is approved as is, teachers would get a raise.
VERDE VALLEY – By 2045, traffic on Cornville Road from SR 89A to Tissaw Road could reach 19,000 motorists each day.
As of 8 p.m. Monday, firefighters have contained 48% of the Woodbury Fire, a fire that has grown to 112,899 acres.
After close to five hours of comment from the county’s Development Services Department, the applicant’s representative, and community members, the commission voted 10-to-0 to recommend that the county’s Board of Supervisors vote yes on Wednesday, Aug. 21.
COTTONWOOD – There is “no reason” for Yavapai County Superior Court Judge David Mackey to modify his stipulated judgment and allow the Committee for Better Upper Verde Valley Schools to take the consolidation of the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union school districts to vote in 2020, rather than in November of this year.
CAMP VERDE – A 23-year-old man charged with the murder of his father in October 2015 at Fossil Creek is back in jail – this time in Maricopa County.
The resolution also explains that Camp Verde also opposes the “takings” of any of the town’s public or private land for the Verde Connect project, and opposes any additional taxes or any matching funds “or any action that will cost the Town of Camp Verde additional expenditures, as well as any reduction in county funds for other project needs in the Town of Camp Verde.”
CAMP VERDE – A room full of people laughed as Camp Verde Mayor Charlie German asked whether anyone was in support of Yavapai County’s Verde Connect project.
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.
According to Jennifer Reed, administrative assistant to the district’s superintendent and governing board, “The only item (so far) on the agenda is to possibly approve a contract for a superintendent.”
CAMP VERDE – Monday, Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff scheduled a status conference for 1:30 p.m. July 8 that in effect extends the state’s deadline to respond to a motion from Cody Delafuente’s attorney to remand his case to the grand jury for a redetermination of probable cause.
That’s what Rimrock Farmers Market Manager Candy Hammond says as she and the community’s farmers and gardeners prepare for opening day of the new market season.
The governing board at United Christian School has named Lynda Hilton interim administrator for the 2019-2020 school year.
June 11, the Mingus Union School Board voted 4-to-1 to approve the district’s proposed 2019-2020 budget.