Jason W. Brooks is the associate editor for the Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle.
The fire is burning brush and grass and is also only about four miles west of I-17. It remained at 20% containment, with rain in the forecast and firefighters hoping to make further progress Tuesday.
Some of the media briefings held by Northern Arizona Healthcare leaders within the past year have been filled with heavy news and seemed to have officials looking for reasons to be optimistic.
The city will end its moratorium on both water shutoff and accrual of late fees for individual utility customers. A temporary COVID-19 economic policy, begun in March of last year, put a hold on both utility department actions.
Agave Highlands Golf Course and the Verde Santa Fe Wastewater Co. were each recently issued a notice of violation by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for stagnant water and a strong septic odor in a pair of ponds.
After reviewing an offer to purchase an office complex to serve as its new city hall, the Cottonwood City Council has asked staff to get more information.
The Beaver Creek Food bank is seeking funds as part of the application. It has requested $283,000 to purchase a storage warehouse.
The final step toward making Spring Creek Ranch part of the City of Cottonwood could be taken Tuesday.
Adding curbside pickup last years was one of the many changes the staff of Olsen’s Grain had to make over the past two decades.