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Jason W. Brooks
Associate Editor

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jbrooks@verdenews.com

Jason W. Brooks is the associate editor for the Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle.

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A Sedona man and a teenage boy were injured after a Tuesday evening shooting at a convenience store, according to a release from the Camp Verde Marshal’s office.

By Jason W. Brooks October 28, 2020
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There are no specific restrictions or directives or even discouragement of trick-or-treating by public health officials, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Jason W. Brooks October 27, 2020
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Arizona high school swim teams haven’t gotten into the same water at the same time this fall.

By Jason W. Brooks October 27, 2020
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For the fourth time in 12 days, Arizona is reporting more than 1,000 new COVID-19 positive tests.

By Jason W. Brooks October 27, 2020
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In one of the few times this fall they’ll face a large field of competition, the Mingus Union cross country teams showed Friday they can pace themselves and finish competitively.

By Jason W. Brooks October 26, 2020
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Homeless Coalition director charged with fraud, theft
Cottonwood police: Debit card used for small amounts at first, but, later, $12,000

The executive director of one of the Verde Valley’s largest homeless services organization was arrested on felony charges Friday, according to the Cottonwood Police Department.

By Jason W. Brooks October 26, 2020
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Tuesday’s Clarkdale Town Council agenda is quite full — and marijuana might not even be the topic of its most lengthy, complicated item.

By Jason W. Brooks October 26, 2020
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Horse Fire: Final report shows 74% containment
Type 1 incident management team wraps up operations

Sunday morning, Southwest Area Incident Management Team 2 issued its final report on the Horse Fire — which is promising news in itself.

By Jason W. Brooks October 25, 2020
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Cottonwood City Council passes recreational marijuana ordinance
Permitting with dual medical licensing; conditional on statewide passage of Proposition 207

The Cottonwood City Council took action this week to be prepared if the expected passage of the state's Proposition 207 happens on Nov. 3.

By Jason W. Brooks October 24, 2020
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The Mingus Union volleyball team continues to struggle to remain consistent.

By Jason W. Brooks October 24, 2020

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